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China orders Marriott to suspend website, app in map furor

AP  |  Beijing 

Regulators have ordered the Marriott to close its China-based website and app for one week after criticizing the company for referring to and self-ruled as countries in a customer survey.

The said Friday that Marriott was ordered to "to conduct a comprehensive self- examination and rectification to completely clean up illegal content."

The of Marriott International Inc., Arne Sorenson, said in a statement the company "respects and supports the and territorial integrity of "

The survey sent to customers asked in which country they lived and gave options including Tibet, and Hong Kong.

is intensely sensitive about the status of Taiwan, the self-ruled island that communist-ruled claims as part of its territory, and of

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 12:10 IST