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  • Santa clause sleeping in an airplane seat

    A look at the top 15 domestic and international destinations where many Americans will be headed for the winter holidays this year.

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 26- Police in central China have arrested 94 members of a $72 billion cross-border gambling ring whose activities stretched into Southeast Asia, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, citing police. Police in Jincheng city in Shanxi province arrested members of the gang that illegally brought more than 400 gamblers across to Laos...

  • Hong Kong Disneyland is a tourism play: Strategist

    Disneyland's $1.4 billion upgrade in Hong Kong is a tourism booster, says Jonathan Galaviz at Global Market Advisors.

  • The Hong Kong resort also faces competition from other theme park operators fighting for mainland Chinese visitors, including Dalian Wanda, which plans to spend billions of dollars to launch at least 20 tourism parks in China. The Hong Kong resort will add Frozen and Marvel themed areas-- attractions that it hopes can help differentiate it from other parks...

  • *Chinese 2016 nightly stay at Louvre Hotels up 8-10 pct. Roulot, who oversees state-owned Jin Jiang's expansion in Europe, said the close ties with China enjoyed by Louvre Hotels had helped it to weather an overall decline in Chinese visitors to France in 2016 due to security fears. Louvre Hotels, which is the number two for budget hotels in Europe after France's...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 20- Japan's private equity industry, held back by decades of pitiful economic growth and a hostile corporate culture, could see a flurry of activity, with several funds raising capital for deals encouraged by governance reforms and demographic shifts. Japan's private equity market is small relative to its economy, which ranks third behind the...

  • The Genting Group's Lim Kok Thay tells CNBC about the $1.3B luxury cruise liner, the Genting Dream, that he hopes to use to break into the China market.

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 17- Airbnb launched a new program on Thursday called Trips to transform itself into a travel company, marking the most significant expansion since the company was founded eight years ago as a home- and room-renting service. Chief Executive Brian Chesky kicked off a three-day event in Los Angeles with the announcement that Airbnb would offer...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 17- Airbnb launched a new program on Thursday called Trips to transform itself into a travel company, marking the most significant expansion since the company was founded eight years ago as a home- and apartment-renting service. The company's Chief Executive Brian Chesky kicked off a three-day event in Los Angeles at which he said Airbnb would...

  • Fireworks during the official opening of the Crown Macau in May 2007.

    Australia' top casino operator says one of 18 staff arrested in China in October for suspected "gambling crimes" has been released.

  • Nov 8- TripAdvisor Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as the travel review website operator earned less from referrals to third-party hotel websites. The company's shares were down 13 percent at $54.89 in after-hours trading on Tuesday. The company is trying to aggressively promote the feature by partnering with hotel chains such as...

  • Nov 7- Marriott International Inc reported a 10.2 percent rise in quarterly revenue, as the hotel chain gained from the acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc.. However, the company, which operates Marriott, Courtyard and Ritz Carlton brands, said net income fell to $70 million, or 26 cents per share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30 from $210 million,...

  • PARIS, Nov 7- AccorHotels is buying a 30 percent stake in Germany's 25 hours Hotels for 35 million euros, stepping up its expansion in the fast-growing market for "boutique" hotels that shun the replicated styles of mass-market brands. 25 hours Hotels, which will continue to be run by chief executive and co-founder Christoph Hoffmann, runs seven boutique hotels in...

  • At least that is the word from a clutch of corporate executives in recent weeks who have laid at least some blame for their companies' rocky performances or uneven consumer demand at the feet of constantly bickering White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Since the start of October, executives from more than 80 U.S. companies have made some...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 3- Argentina will ease regulations on opening and operating currency exchange businesses, the central bank said on Thursday, making it easier for tourists to buy pesos at hotels, restaurants and banks. The measures are yet another blow to informal money changers who have experienced falling demand for their services under President Mauricio...

  • EDM Cruise

    The Livescape Group's Muhammad Iqbal talks about the allure of the "It's the Ship" festival for millennials and electronic dance music (EDM) fans.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Nov 3- Argentina will ease regulations on opening and operating currency exchange businesses, the central bank said on Thursday, making it easier for tourists to buy pesos at hotels, restaurants and banks. The measures are yet another blow to informal money changers who have experienced falling demand for their services under President Mauricio...

  • Wynn falls on earnings

    CNBC's Aditi Roy reports details from the earnings conference call of Wynn Resorts, including what CEO Steve Wynn has to say. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.

  • Wynn Resorts misses on top & bottom lines

    Earnings are out for Wynn Resorts. CNBC's Aditi Roy reports the details. Stephanie Link, TIAA Global Asset Management, and Rob Cox, Reuters Breakingviews, weigh in.

  • TORONTO, Nov 1- A Canadian judge on Tuesday appointed a receiver to oversee the sale of a Toronto hotel-condo tower bearing the name of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump after the tower's developer failed to make payments on its loans. The decision brings the 65- storey Trump International Hotel& Tower, the first Trump-branded hotel in Canada, one step...