*Security concerns hurt France, Turkey and Belgium demand. Oct 21- InterContinental Hotels saw slower growth in room rates in the third quarter as the slump in the oil industry continued to affect bookings in some U.S. states and security concerns hurt demand in France, Belgium and Turkey. Hoteliers also face rising competition from online holiday rental...
André Juillard, senior equity research analyst at Kepler Cheuvreux, takes a look at the current performance in the hotels market, with specific comment on Intercontinental and AccorHotels.
Holger Jakobs, VP at Mövenpick, talks about the hospitality brand's Asian expansion and the surge in Chinese travelers.
Accor's JO&JOE brand was designed around millennials to tap into changing consumer preferences, says Michael Issenberg, chairman & CEO at AccorHotels Asia.
PARIS, Oct 14- Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental Group has picked Vinci to handle the multi-million pound revamp of its landmark 19th century Hyde Park hotel in London, the French construction group said on Friday. The 60 million pound renovation of the Edwardian-style property overlooking Hyde Park, its first in 16 years, will allow the five-star hotel to...
Disney recently announced a new "Magic Kingdom Park After-Hours" wedding package at its Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.
HELSINKI, Oct 11- Finland's Meyer Turku shipyard said on Tuesday it had won an order for two new cruise ships from Royal Caribbean, a shot in the arm for the country's struggling economy. Royal Caribbean said the vessels were due to be delivered in 2022 and 2024. The yard competes in cruise vessels with STX Corp's shipyard in France, another Meyer yard in Germany and...
The tourism and leisure business can get volatile, but Hilton Worldwide's CEO thinks the legacy hotel chain has the right strategy.
Size matters but success in the hotel business requires quality as well, says Hilton Worldwide's Christopher Nassetta.
Hilton Worldwide CEO Christopher Nassetta talks about old and new competitors, including the merged Marriott-Starwood group and disruptor Airbnb.
The Asia region is also embracing the idea of home-sharing like the rest of the world, says Airbnb's Chip Conley.
Hotels and home-sharing platform Airbnb can co-exist because they provide different options, says Chip Conley, head of global hospitality and strategy at Airbnb.
Galaxy Entertainment Group's Lui Che Woo talks about the state of the casino and gaming industry in Macau, and the Chinese property market.
"Fast Money" trader Guy Adami explains his bullish take on Royal Caribbean. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
Marriott International Asia Pacific's Craig Smith talks about the Golden Week holidays, tourism in China and Marriott's Starwood acquisition.
Republican candidate Trump's company conducted business in Cuba in the late 1990s, violating the trade embargo, Newsweek will report on Friday.
The "Fast Money" traders discuss Carnival Corp. amid the stock's 4-percent jump following the company's claim that Zika is a non-factor.
PARIS, Sept 27- AccorHotels is launching a youth hostel brand called Joe&Joe to tap the spending power of young adults, part of its response to the challenges posed by Airbnb and an entry into a high-growth sector. Europe's largest hotel group said on Tuesday it would open hostels in Paris and Bordeaux in 2018. More are planned in Warsaw, Budapest, Rio and Sao Paulo...
Various tourist destinations have different patterns of recovery from terrorist attacks, explains Sojern's Stephen Taylor.
Sept 26- Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue and boosted its earnings forecast for the year as its benefits from strong demand for its cruises in North America and Europe. Carnival said it now expects full-year adjusted earnings of $3.33- $3.37 per share, compared with its previous...