July 31- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, the world's second-largest cruise operator by revenue, raised its full-year profit forecast, citing better-than-expected performance in the Caribbean and China and lower fuel costs. Royal Caribbean, which had cut its full-year forecast in April, on Friday said cruise bookings for the third and fourth quarters were...» Read More
As travel rebounds, second-tier U.S. cities, looking to grow arrivals and receipts, are wooing both developers and travelers—even overseas.
Despite seeing occupancy rates at its hotels drop nearly 50 percent due to the political crisis, Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, is optimistic on tourism in Bangkok.
Airbnb is encouraging hosts to throw fee-based dinners for strangers as part of a new pilot program in its home city, San Francisco.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Jonathan Gray, The Blackstone Group global head of real estate, about Blackstone's investment strategy in the hotel sector.
A field of 25 bidders has been narrowed to a final few who want to buy a Times Square hotel infamous for winning a dubious "dirty" honor.
The Moms group has had success in changing other gun policies after launching similar campaigns against restaurants.
Richard Solomons, InterContinental Hotels Group CEO, discuss the launch of their EVEN Hotels brand and addresses reports that IHG rejected a $10 billion takeover bid from.
Discussing what the Olympics could have brought to New York City, and the state of hotel business in New York, with Loews Hotels Chairman Jonathan Tisch.
Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide president & CEO, explains the hotel's mobile, keyless check-in and the company's plans for returning cash to shareholders.
Christopher Nassetta, Hilton Worldwide president & CEO, discusses the launch of the hotel's Curio brand and efforts to pay down debt.
As Dairy Queen opens its first location in Manhattan, we put it up against a big-city favorite for a blind taste test.
At The Cosmopolitan, poolside revelers can get bottle-service via drone. What could go wrong?
The prototype for the Empire State Building will turn into a hotel and luxury apartments next year.
The oceanfront resort made famous in "Some Like it Hot" has sold in a deal that values its rooms in excess of $1 million each.
McDonald's said it plans to return $18 billion to $20 billion to shareholders between 2014 and 2016 through a combination of dividends and share repurchases.
Discussing if big U.S. hotel chains will attempt to domicile overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes, with Patrick Scholes, SunTrust.
Check-in is only the start of hotel spending. Guests are paying more for cocktails, massages and other extras.
For those with a private jet at their beck and call, some destinations are more popular than others.
A lawsuit seeks to find the person who posted a negative review including the claim "the owner smokes weed," The Oregonian reports.
Dorchester Collection hotels in California face more protests over their owner's ties to severe Islamic law penalties in Brunei.