It just seemed to be one more of those out of the country trips that Presidents have to make for diplomatic reasons. That was the Brazil trip Obama made this spring. Fox News took a lot of heat for reporting it as a vacation. Media Matters pointed out that it was designed to strengthen US-Brazil economic ties.
Which, apparently, it was - Oh, Brother, it really was.
The list of company execs that accompanied him read like a Left-wing Crush List. See the List at The Savage Nation.
If Bush had done that, the press would have been all over him and his corporate friends.
For Obama - nada.