Business Travel


  • Hilton revenue rises 7 pct on higher occupancy Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 6:14 AM ET

    Feb 18- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, the owner of Conrad and Waldorf Astoria hotel brands, reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, as increased business travel drove up occupancy at most of its properties. Net income attributable to shareholders rose to $158 million, or 16 cents per share, from $26 million, or 3 cents per share. Hilton's fourth-quarter...

  • What the Expedia-Orbitz deal means for you Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    Orbitz and Expedia

    Expedia's blockbuster purchase of Orbitz represents a dramatic move in the larger, ongoing battle for travelers' dollars. NBC News reports.

  • Starwood CEO quits in ‘mutual’ decision Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    Frits van Paasschen, CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts.

    Frits van Paasschen, president and chief executive of international hotel chain Starwood, has resigned “by mutual agreement with the board of directors,” according to the company.

  • Travel without leaving your seat: Qantas goes VR Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    In a first, Australian carrier Qantas will make Samsung's virtual reality headsets available to high-end flyers on some overseas trips.

  • Expedia to buy Ortbiz: Here's the deal  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 2:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs provides insight to the $1.3 billion deal between Expedia and Orbitz.

  • Expedia CEO talks $1.3 billion deal  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    Ortbitz has found a buyer. Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, discusses his company's deal to buy the Orbitz brand, and competition with Google.

  • Feb 11- Travel review website operator TripAdvisor Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the company earned more from click-based advertising and subscriptions. TripAdvisor's revenue from North America, its biggest market, rose 35 percent as leisure and business travel increased in the United States. TripAdvisor's net income...

  • Have gifts, will travel: Cool airport giveaways Saturday, 7 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    Weary travelers, rejoice! Free cookies, flowers, and prime parking spots await you at some of the busiest travel hubs across the world.

  • Need a vacation? Escape to these top cities Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 1:26 AM ET

    When it comes to picking a vacation destination, forget the Caribbean or the U.S. — here are a slew of more popular holiday hot spots.

  • CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    The CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index represents private service industry companies raising the most capital through equity crowdfunding.

  • Will a strong dollar spook international tourists? Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 1:34 PM ET
    Tourists on the Big Bus Tour double decker bus during a sight-seeing trip to South Beach, Miami.

    If dollar has an effect on flight and hotel bookings, there will likely be a delay, NBC News reports.

  • Airlines to deploy flights earlier than planned  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on travel delays caused by the blizzard that hit the Northeast overnight.

  • Airlines got ahead of storm: FlightAware CEO  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 7:14 AM ET

    Daniel Baker, FlightAware CEO, discusses the latest travel implications of the winter storm that hit the Northeast.

  • Airport delays abound  Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC''s Kate Rogers has the update on travel delays at the airports.

  • 5 tips for traveling smart during this Nor'easter Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 2:56 PM ET
    Airport personnel work to de-ice airplanes on Saturday morning at Boston Logan International Airport.

    Road warriors and travel experts offer tips on how to navigate airports with a Nor'easter barreling toward the region.

  • Hotel room rates may be hiked 'aggressively' Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 11:14 AM ET

    The national average hotel room rate is forecast to rise 5.4 percent, according to PKF Hospitality Research.

  • Here's what $100 gets you in Cuba Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 4:21 PM ET
    A woman lights a hand rolled cigar in Havana, Cuba.

    New rules allow U.S. travelers to bring back $100 worth of rum and cigars from Cuba. So how far does $100 bucks go in Havana?

  • Here's what $100 gets you in Cuban rum and cigars  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 3:59 PM ET

    New rules allow U.S. travelers to bring back $100 worth of rum and cigars from Cuba. CNBC's Eamon Javers sought to find out how much that could really buy.

  • Marriott to have 1M rooms in 2015: CEO Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 9:05 AM ET
    Arne Sorenson of Marriott International

    Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson says the US economic recovery has helped the travel industry, but antiterrorism measures could be a headwind.

  • Vegas, Vietnam or Romania? Hot travel sites for 2015 Saturday, 17 Jan 2015 | 4:00 PM ET

    The new year offers opportunities to venture out to one of the world's many exotic locations that experts say are hot right now.