There are many advantages and disadvantages that come with hosting a major event like Olympic Games. The constant scramble to host such an event is associated with the perceived economic gains and a chance to market the country in the world. 2008 Beijing Olympic Games was one of the most important event to have bee hosted by China and it provide a chance to resell brand “China” to the world amid its dented image by environment pollution and human rights record. Beijing Olympic was the most expensive Olympic Games in the world with the government spending more than $42 billion in laying down infrastructure which created more than 800,000 new jobs increasing the purchasing power of the population. Beijing received more than 600,000 visitors from outside the city which was an impressive tourism record for the city. Beijing Olympic was also viewed by more than 4 billion people all over the world making it the most viewed Olympic Games event in the world. However there were some serious management issues that came with the event special the restricted visas for entry into the country.