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  • MIAMI— Cuba has loosened a policy banning Cuban-born people from arriving by sea, allowing Carnival Corp. to go forward with the first U.S. cruise to the island in a half-century, the Cuban government and the Miami- based cruise line announced Friday. The company at first barred Cuban-born Americans from buying tickets for the planned May 1 cruise to comply with...

  • HAVANA, April 22- Cuba said on Friday it would lift a ban on Cubans and Cuban-Americans entering and leaving the Caribbean island by commercial vessels, opening the way for cruise operator Carnival Corp to set sail for the country next week. Carnival received approval from the United States last year to sail to Cuba, and the green light from Havana a day after U.S.

  • Here's why you can't sleep well in hotels

    Researchers say some parts of the brain don't go into 'sleep mode' in the first night of a new location.

  • CUBA TO LIFT PROHIBITION ON CUBAN-AMERICANS TRAVELLING TO THE COUNTRY BY CRUISE SHIP- STATE MEDIA.

  • MGM Growth Prop. CEO on IPO, resorts

    James Stewart, MGM Growth Properties CEO, talks about his company's fresh IPO, as well as his outlook for growth and cooperation with spin-off parent MGM Resorts.

  • Court upholds snowboard ban at ski resort

    A federal appeals court backs a ban on snowboarders at a ski resort in Utah.

  • PARIS, April 19- AccorHotels, Europe's largest hotel group, posted higher underlying sales on Tuesday as robust demand for hotel rooms in most markets overcame a weaker performance in France and in recession-hit Brazil. Meanwhile, Shanghai Jin Jiang International had further raised its stake in AccorHotels to 14.98 percent of its capital and 13.07 percent of...

  • Carnival threatens to postpone Cuba cruise

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Carnival Corporation's Cuba bookings.

  • April 18- U.S. cruise operator Carnival Corp said it may delay its voyages to Cuba, scheduled to start on May 1, unless Cuban authorities allow Cuban-born Americans to travel in cruise ships as they are allowed in airlines. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday condemned the world's largest cruise operator for barring Cuban-Americans from its planned...

  • April 18- U.S. cruise operator Carnival Corp said it may delay its voyages to Cuba, scheduled to start on May 1, unless Cuban authorities allow cruise ships to operate in the same manner as air charter operations. People born in Cuba can, however, travel to the island on an airplane. Last month, the Miami, Florida- based company said it was the first cruise ship operator to...

  • April 15- U.S.-based casino operator Red Rock Resorts Inc plans to raise as much as $569 million in an initial public offering, which could value the company at about $2.4 billion. Other companies currently marketing their IPOs include Dell- owned cyber security firm Dell Secure Works and MGM Growth Properties LLC, a real estate investment trust backed by...

  • April 15- U.S.-based casino operator Red Rock Resorts Inc plans to raise as much as $569 million in an initial public offering. The company expects the offering of 27.1 million class A shares to be priced at $18- $21 per share, it said in a regulatory filing on Friday. Red Rock said it had applied to list its shares on the Nasdaq under the symbol "RRR".

  • NEW YORK, April 12- A Texas- sized selloff of companies based in the Lone Star State is helping one small-cap fund manager produce outsized returns. Hodges is prospering mainly by buying Texas- based homebuilders, banks and hotel chains whose shares were caught up in the deep selloff in early 2016 triggered by fears that oil prices would dip into the $20 range.

  • MSC Cruises to build 4 new cruise ships

    Pierfrancesco Vago, executive chairman of MSC Cruises, discusses the plans for the company's four new LNG-powered cruise ships.

  • What cruise ships say about the economy

    Geoffrey Yu, ultra high net worth investment strategist at UBS, comments on what MSC Cruises' decision to buy four new ships means for the economy.

  • High roller Vegas suite

    CNBC's Robert Frank looks at The Venetian's invite-only top suite in Las Vegas.

  • PARIS, April 5- AccorHotels, Europe's largest hotel group, has bought British serviced home rental company onefinestay to strengthen its response to Airbnb and further expand its luxury portfolio. Onefinestay was launched in London in 2010 by four friends Greg Marsh, Demetrios Zoppos, Tim Davey and Evan Frank, who had raised about 200,000 euros from family and...

  • April 4- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's string of luxury hotel properties, The Trump Hotel Collection, appears to be dealing with the second breach of its credit card systems in a year, KrebsonSecurity reported on Monday. The company was investigating the claims, the blog reported. The company could not be immediately reached.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 3- Nine months into a minimum wage hike at some Los Angeles hotels, city leaders and other backers of the move are claiming victory, saying doomsday forecasts from hoteliers have proven unfounded. "There have not been the wholesale layoffs or cutbacks that we were told would occur," said Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price, who co-authored...

  • Anbang's pullout effect

    Discussing Anbang's dropped bid for Starwood Hotels and how it could affect real estate prices with Ken Cruse, co-founder of Alpha Wave Investors and former president & CEO of Sunstone Hotel Investors.