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  • Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah salutes during a ceremony to mark his 68th birthday in Bandar Seri Begawan on August 14, 2014.

    The Sultan of Brunei dismissed reports that he had made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel.

  • Six Flags Colossus Roller Coaster.

    Once the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world, the Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain is being retired.

  • Tim Williams

    A metasearch travel website is expanding its audience with an offbeat ad campaign, Skift reports.

  • Botlr robot at Starwood Hotel

    Forget your toothpaste? Need more towels? If you're staying at Starwood Hotels, you may be served by a Botlr.

  • Hotel robots at your service

    CNBC's Josh Lipton takes a look at a California pilot program that uses robots to deliver items to guests' rooms.

  • 'Hotel' indicator: Choice CEO

    We represent the ninety-nine percent, says Steve Joyce, Choice Hotels president & CEO, discussing current travel trends and how the company plans to attract younger travelers.

  • As lifestyles and demographics shift, Americans are emerging as a nation of solo diners—one that restaurants are adjusting to meet.

  • As lifestyles and demographics shift, Americans are emerging as a nation of solo diners—one that restaurants are adjusting to meet.

  • Many cities claim to have the best dining scene – be it the U.K., home to chefs like Gordon Ramsay, or the U.S, with its thriving foodie scenes.

  • Orbitz CEO: Diverse growth drivers

    Orbitz Worldwide CEO Barney Harford, discusses which units are really driving sales at the company, and its focus on the loyalty program.

  • Wendy's Co. signage outside a restaurant in Torrance, California, Jan. 16, 2014.

    Wendy's reported quarterly earnings that came in a penny a share shy of analysts' expectations on Thursday, but sales were better-than-expected.

  • A New York hotel was suffering a severe backlash to its posted policy of charging $500 extra if guests posted bad reviews online.

  • HomeAway CEO: Good year for rentals

    Our fastest-growing market this year is the Jersey shore, says Brian Sharples, HomeAway CEO, providing his read on the short-term summer rental business and the latest travel trends.

  • Candidates for tax inversion

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at whether hotel companies could be tax inversion candidates.

  • A hotel in New York says it doesn't really charge $500 to guests who post negative online reviews.

  • Marcato Capital Management has hired a bank to tout a purchase of InterContinental Hotels Group for a tax inversion, the Journal reports.

  • Recreational vehicles are "the most discretionary purchase you can think of," so as the economy emerges from the recession, sales are starting to follow.

  • Jane Wells lives it up in Malibu.

    CNBC's Jane Wells spends a day in the life of a Malibuian as she walks rescue dogs, eats local and does Taichi on a Pacific cliff.

  • Marriott CEO: US economy growing

    Arne Sorenson, Marriott president & CEO, breaks down Marriott's second quarter results and weighs in on current travel trends, including trips to Russia.

  • A worker puts together an order of Chicken McNuggets at a McDonald's restaurant in Little Falls, N.J.

    McDonald's and its franchisees can be held liable in complaints that the company violated employee rights, an official at the U.S. NLRB said.