Travel Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure

More

  • Loews Hotels Chairman on Airbnb

    Loews Hotels Chairman Jonathan Tisch on job growth, business travel and nontraditional lodging.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 2- Anheuser-Busch and Starbucks announced a deal on Thursday to produce, bottle, distribute and market Teavana ready-to-drink teas in the United States, with products expected to be available in the first half of next year. The world's biggest coffee chain bought tea seller Teavana in 2012. Starbucks and joint venture partner PepsiCo Inc...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 2- Anheuser-Busch and Starbucks on Thursday announced a deal to produce, bottle, distribute and market Teavana ready-to-drink teas in the United States, with products expected to be available in the first half of next year. The world's biggest coffee chain bought tea seller Teavana in 2012. Starbucks and joint venture partner PepsiCo Inc...

  • June 1- McDonald's Corp is nearing a deal to shift its headquarters to the former Harpo Studios campus in Chicago from Oak Brook, Illinois, Crain's Chicago Business reported. The world's biggest restaurant chain is in advanced negotiations with Chicago- based developer Sterling Bay to move its headquarters to a building on Randolph Street, Crain's Chicago...

  • June 1- McDonald's Corp is nearing a deal to shift its headquarters to the former Harpo Studios campus in Chicago from Oak Brook, Illinois, Crain's Chicago Business reported. The world's biggest restaurant chain is in advanced negotiations with Chicago- based developer Sterling Bay to move its headquarters to a building on Randolph Street, Crain's Chicago...

  • Apartment building

    You can now file a complaint for rowdy parties and illegal hotel listings through Airbnb, Recode reports.

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, May 31- European Union governments should not ban services like home-rental site Airbnb or ride-hailing app Uber except as a last resort, the EU says in new guidelines, seeking to rein in a crackdown on the "sharing economy". In guidelines seen by Reuters, the European Commission said any restrictions by EU member states on these new online...

  • Jonathan Tisch, left, and his cousins James and Andrew attend the opening bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchanges

    A member of the billionaire Tisch family has a deal in the works to invest in Brooklyn restaurant Roberta's, Eater reports.

  • Campaign not helping business at Trump Hotels

    Travel planning site Hipmunk reports bookings have plummeted

  • The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago.

    According to one travel search engine, bookings for Trump Hotels have declined about 59 percent year over year.

  • OAK BROOK, Ill./ LOS ANGELES, May 26- U.S. restaurant operators would probably not replace workers with robots if they had to pay the $15 hourly wage demanded by protesters, McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook told shareholders at the company's annual meeting on Thursday. The picketers are part of a national "Fight for $15" movement that, along...

  • OAK BROOK, Ill., May 25- Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting. The suburban Chicago campus was shut for the third year in a row because of protests centered on the shareholder gathering,...

  • May 20- O'Charley's Inc said the payment card network at its restaurants had been breached, possibly affecting cards used between March 8 and April 18. The company, which runs more than 200 restaurants in 17 states, said an unauthorized program was installed on point-of-sale systems that looked for data from payment cards used at its restaurants.

  • May 20- A consortium that includes sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp and U.S. buyout firm KKR& Co has ended discussions to buy a stake in Yum Brands Inc's China unit, according to people familiar with the matter. Louisville, Kentucky- based Yum Brands, owner of the Pizza Hut and KFC fast-food chains, has been looking to spin off its 7,205 China restaurants by...

  • NEW YORK/ SINGAPORE, May 19- Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and a consortium that includes China Investment Corp and KKR& Co have advanced to a second round of bidding for a minority stake in Yum Brands Inc's China unit, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Louisville, Kentucky- based Yum Brands, owner of the Pizza Hut and KFC fast food chains, aims...

  • *FTSE 100 down 1.1 pct. LONDON, May 19- UK shares fell on Thursday after a drop in summer bookings for Thomas Cook and the disappearance of an EgyptAir flight weighed on the travel secutor, as mining shares also dipped. News that an EgyptAir flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea also...

  • NEW YORK/ SINGAPORE, May 19- Singapore's Temasek Holdings and a consortium that includes China Investment Corp and KKR& Co have advanced to a second round of bidding for a minority stake in Yum Brands China unit, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Louisville, Kentucky- based Yum Brands, owner of the Pizza Hut and KFC fast food chains, aims to spin off its...

  • LOS ANGELES, May 13- The former Iowa science teacher and McDonald's Corp "brand ambassador," who preached the virtues of walking and near-daily french fries in presentations to youth, is no longer visiting U.S. schools, the fast-food chain said on Friday. The program presented by John Cisna, author of the book " My McDonald's Diet: How I lost 37 pounds in 90 days and...

  • Sternlich: China biggest buyer of US real estate

    Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital CEO weighs in on the deal between Starwood Hotels and Marriott, and Anbang's offer to bid higher.

  • The company, which began as a hotdog stand in New York City's Madison Square Park in 2001, said the recent launch of its Chick'n Shack sandwich at U.S. stores helped same-restaurant sales rise to 9.9 percent. The New York- based restaurant chain, which went public in January 2015, reported a net profit of $1.5 million, or 7 cents per share, compared to a net loss of $12.7...