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  • Increase in cruise travel is expected to continue this year, with an estimated 25.3 million passengers expected to sail in 2017, compared to 15.8 million a decade ago, according to Cruise Lines International Association, an industry trade body. Carnival, which operates the Costa and Princess cruise lines, hiked ticket prices last year in response to growing...

  • Carnival, which operates the Costa and Princess Cruise lines, hiked ticket prices last year in response to growing demand for cruises to Alaska and the Caribbean. The company's net income rose to $352 million or 48 cents per share in the first quarter, from $142 million or 18 cents per share a year earlier. Excluding one-time items, Carnival earned 38 cents per...

  • March 28- Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported a 3.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher ticket prices and on-board spending. The company's net income rose to $352 million or 48 cents per share in the first quarter ended Feb. 28, from $142 million or 18 cents per share a year ealier. Revenue rose to $3.79 billion from $3.65...

  • One of two listed casino operators in South Africa, Sun International has been hit by sluggish economic growth in its home market. It is scheduled to open its second-largest casino and entertainment complex there, the 4.2 billion rand Time Square project in Pretoria, next month. The owner of Sun City resort and the Sibaya Casino in South Africa said the slowing...

  • The chosen theme of the annual meeting at the beach resort of Acapulco was "liberalism versus populism," with President Enrique Pena Nieto, senior ministers, former U.S. President Donald Trump's populist jabs at Mexico have generated some sympathy for Pena Nieto at home. After extensive security checks in this fabled tourist destination that today struggles...

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    Some retirees find living aboard a cruise ship full time makes financial sense when compared to other options.

  • Lavell Mayo aboard ship.

    Lavell Mayo has been on over 64 cruises since retiring. Here’s why Mayo and other retirees are opting to spend their days at sea, rather than in assisted living.

  • The hotels will feature modern, sleek interiors and communal areas, and offer rooms at $200 to $300 a night, about half what it costs at some hotels in Trump's luxury chain. It's in the Trump boys' DNA, "said Trump Hotels CEO Eric Danziger. Instead, their company, the Trump Organization, plans to get local real estate developers and their investors to foot the bill, as do...

  • NEW YORK— You might have expected the Trump Organization to tap the brakes on expansion plans given all the criticism over potential conflicts of interest while its owner sits in the Oval Office. The hotels will feature modern, sleek interiors and communal areas, and offer rooms at $200 to $300 a night, about half what it costs at some hotels in Trump's luxury chain.

  • Regis luxury hotel brands said it would earn $675 million in stabilized fees from hotel rooms added to its system. Earlier this month, Marriott said it would speed up expansion of its Starwood brand in Europe by 2020.. Marriott bought Starwood for about $12.41 billion in September, adding names such as Sheraton, W and Aloft to create the world's largest hotel...

  • HK & Shanghai Hotels is cautiously optimistic for 2017

    Clement Kwok, CEO of HSH, addresses the dip in profits amid a difficult operating environment in Hong Kong.

  • Carnival Cruise CEO talks Trump, travel and innovation

    Carnival Cruise CEO Arnold Donald sits down for an exclusive interview from Susan Li at the Seatrade Cruise Global Conference.

  • BEIJING/ HONG KONG, March 10- After a spending spree stretching from hotels to electronics distribution in 2016, Chinese conglomerate HNA Group says it is now investing in financial services, betting on asset managers and consumer finance for growth at home and overseas. The moves reflect a broader push by China into financial services globally as Beijing...

  • In a post on its Chinese website, the U.S. cruise operator, one of the world's biggest, said it had changed its China- based cruises to remove visits to popular South Korean resorts because of "recent developments regarding the situation in South Korea". The move makes Royal Caribbean one of the first major travel firms to publicly stop or restrict trips to South...

  • Plenty of opportunity in uncertainty: Carnival Australia CEO

    Ann Sherry, CEO of Carnival Australia, talks about business opportunities created by digital innovation in Australia.

  • BERLIN, March 6- Hotels group Marriott International is planning to speed up the expansion of brands acquired in the takeover of rival Starwood, and is not ruling out further additions to its portfolio, its chief executive said on Monday. "We are concerned about whether national policies around travel roll out in a way that is harmful to our business and economies,"...

  • Look at impact of Trump's travel ban every day

    Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson explains why U.S President Donald Trump's travel ban has not significantly affected his business as yet.

  • How you can skydive...at sea

    Sean Treacy, MD of Royal Caribbean, talks about the offerings onboard the Ovation of the Seas cruise liner.

  • Macau's casino industry turns the corner

    Alex Bumazhny of Fitch Ratings says a change in strategy and the improvement in macroeconomic conditions have contributed to Macau's gaming sector recovery.