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  • L Capital Asia's Ku De Ta renamed to Ce La Vi

    Ravi Thakran, chairman & managing partner of L Capital Asia, discusses the rebranding and renovation of the dining and nightlife destination at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands.

  • Carnival’s Adonia ship is being turned into a new brand called Fathom.

    Carnival us adding a new cruise line, one that caters to travelers with social consciences.

  • Taco Bell's new Quesalupa

    Taco Bell says it will serve beer, wine and "mixed alcohol freezes" at a new location set to open in Chicago this summer.

  • Hard Rock plans NJ casino

    Hard Rock and the Meadowlands racetrack are unveiling plans to develop a casino in northern New Jersey. Jim Allen, Hard Rock chairman, explains how the tax revenues from the new casino can help Atlantic City.

  • Regional chicken chain Bojangles' has built a loyal following, but the Street remains divided on whether the latest hot restaurant stock is a "buy."

  • A pedestrian walks past a Hilton Worldwide Holdings hotel in San Francisco.

    CEO Christopher Nassetta says Hilton Worldwide is seriously considering spinning off its $13 billion in properties into a real estate investment trust.

  • LeBron James drives against DeMarre Carroll of the Atlanta Hawks

    As LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers gear up for 2015 NBA Finals, the team's investment in the 11-time NBA All-Star appears to be paying off.

  • Focused on quality of growth: Four Seasons CEO

    Allen Smith, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts CEO, joins CNBC's Simon Hobbs to discuss the outlook on business and expectations on service.

  • Marriott: 'Hotel occupancy still good in Macau'

    Simon Cooper, managing director for Asia Pacific at Marriott International, says occupancy rates in Macau are unaffected by the fall in gaming revenues hence the decision to open the 1,000-room JW Marriott.

  • Hotel outlook sunny but dark clouds loom

    Jonathan Tisch, Loews Hotel chairman, shares his outlook on tourism, and weighs in on the strong U.S. dollar and whether there is a hotel room glut in New York City.

  • Why Asia's first Nobu Hotel is in Manila

    CNBC's Susan Li speaks to Robert de Niro and his business partners about why they chose to open Asia's first Nobu Hotel in the Philippines.

  • (Left to right) Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia, co-founders of Airbnb

    This online marketplace, which allows people with extra space to rent rooms to visitors around the world, may be getting primed for an IPO.

  • Checking in with Choice Hotels: CEO

    Steve Joyce, Choice Hotels International CEO, discuss the company's quarterly results and its new brand identity.

  • Workers install signs for an upcoming bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, April 27, 2015, in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are scheduled to fight May 2.

    Sky-high ticket prices and hotel room rates are starting to come down, though they remain inflated beyond anything Vegas has ever seen.

  • A woman walks past a Starbucks cafe in New York.

    Coffee retailer Starbucks met earnings and revenue estimates and reported a key restaurant metric that topped analysts' forecasts.

  • A Chipotle restaurant in New York.

    Chipotle Mexican Grill stock fell after it delivered a mixed report on Tuesday.

  • Condé Nast's 2015 hot hotels list

    Pilar Guzman, Condé Nast Traveler reveals the top names and locations of the world's best properties, including the Raj Mahal in Jaipur, India, and Natucket's 21 Broad, where travelers can stay for under $200 per night.

  • Millennials dining out

    Americans are now spending more money dining out than in grocery stores. Here's why, according to economist Chris Low.

  • Time to travel to Europe: CEO

    Orbitz Worldwide CEO, Barney Harford, says it's the year for U.S. travellers to travel to Europe, thanks to the strong dollar.

  • Austen Mulinder, CEO of Ziosk.

    Ziosk is aiming to improve the customer experience by allowing guests to order and pay through table-top tablets at casual-dining restaurants.