No final agreement has been reached, and there's no certainty the negotiations will lead to a deal, it's understood.
Thomas Cook has confirmed the Atlantis Sanya resort in China will undergo an animal welfare audit.
Wu Jianrong is being investigated by an anti-corruption agency for undisclosed offenses.
In July alone, OYO Rooms signed about 400 franchisees and added more than 25,000 rooms in China.
The company is on track to achieve $1 billion annual bookings in 2018.
Overall expenditure by international visitors to Japan for the April to June was 1.1233 trillion yen ($9.9 billion), up 4.2% from a year earlier.
"China has the Pacific world of tourism on a platter, and it is about to have Europe and Africa on a platter," said Jonathan Tourtellot, the CEO of the Destination Stewardship Center
Visit Britain showed that the number of Chinese visitors coming to the UK jumped 29% in 2017 compared to 2016, reaching a record 337,000 visitors.
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