Travel Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure

  • Starwood gets $76 per share  bid

    Patrick Scholes, SunTrust Equity Research, discusses Starwood Hotel's unsolicited takeover bid by China's Anbang Insurance Group.

  • Blackstone Group has agreed to sell Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. to a Chinese firm for $6.5 billion.

  • A taste of Tampa

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen talks about the Tampa culinary scene with David Laxer, President & Owner of Bern's Steak House and the Epicurean Hotel, and Chad Johnson, Executive Chef of Haven, the Epicurean Hotel, and Elevage.

  • March 10- Yum Brands Inc owned Taco Bell upped the ante in the breakfast wars, launching a nationwide $1 breakfast menu in a bid to compete with other fast-food chains that are cashing in on the trend. Taco Bell is the latest fast-food chain to jump on the wagon of offering breakfast items, encouraged by a shift in eating habits away from traditional cereals and a...

  • *Bookings down for Tunisia, Turkey, Egypt. *Beneficiaries include Spain, Italy, N.America, Caribbean. Attacks in tourist hotspots like a Tunisian beach resort and the city of Paris over the past year have rattled travelers' confidence, sending bookings for Tunisia, Turkey and Egypt plummeting and heralding a slowdown in demand for international travel.

  • Chipotle meets with employees on proper health and safety protocol

    Chipotle Mexican Grill received praise for its handling of potential norovirus infections at a Boston-area restaurant.

  • The premium burger chain is likely to exceed its "prudent" forecast for slower growth in openings of company-operated restaurants in the United States as well as same-restaurant sales, Barclays analyst Jeffrey Bernstein wrote in a note. The sandwiches, which sell for $6.29 compared with $5.29 for the ShackBurger, have been a hit. Shake Shack maintained its 2016...

  • Tourism is the pillar of our economy: Alain St. Ange

    Alain St. Ange, minister of tourism for the Seychelles, says the islands are dependent on tourism and talks about pitfalls to avoid.

  • Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews, left, talks with her attorney, Randy Kinnard, last week in Nashville, Tenn.

    The sportscaster won against a stalker and the owner of a hotel where he recorded secret nude videos of her. NBC News reports.

  • With a slowing global economy and a strong dollar weighing on U.S. exports and manufacturing, the services sector "is going to be the driver, not only of jobs and growth for the next year or so, but also for inflation," San Francisco Fed President John Williams said after a speech earlier this week in San Ramon, an affluent city in northern California.

  • We feel good about future prospects: IHG CEO

    Richard Solomons, CEO of IHG, discusses the leisure, travel and hotel sector and talks about his company's earnings.

  • Choice Hotels CEO expecting a busy summer

    Steve Joyce, President & CEO of Choice Hotels International discusses how his business is set to grow thanks to cheaper gas prices, and how they are catering to millennials.

  • AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin gives his thoughts on the state of European economy and how the company is hiring right now.

  • AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin talks about the changing face of the hotel industry.

  • AccorHotels CEO, Sébastien Bazin discusses recent earnings, the terrorism impact, and its performance in hotel bookings worldwide.

  • Serendipity 3'S $1,000 Golden Opulence Sundae in New York, NY.

    A Caribbean vacation, a five-figure dessert and an edible marriage proposal are just some of the things wealthier valentines can do on Feb. 14.

  • The future of restaurants

    Jonathan Segal, CEO of The ONE Group, discusses his company, which offers "experience-driven dining", and says business conditions are tougher today.

  • Dunkin' Donuts

    As Dunkin' Donuts faces continuing challenges from growing competitors, analysts hold little hope for turnaround.

  • ARIA Sky Suites in Las Vegas, NV

    Looking for a holiday getaway or just a swanky vacation destination? Look no further.

  • The "Fast Money" traders have their eye on some bets based on the idea that Asian gaming hub Macau may be stabilizing.