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Kirk Kinsell, president of IHG Americas, tells CNBC's Simon Hobbs Even Hotels are a total wellness offer; they give the opportunity to maintain dietary needs as well as get a great night's sleep.
*Blackstone not selling shares; to retain 76.2 pct stake. Dec 2- Hilton Worldwide Inc said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion in the biggest-ever hotel IPO, more than doubling Blackstone Group's investment. Blackstone has invested about $6.8 billion in Hilton and its 76.2 percent stake after the IPO will be worth up to $15.7 billion.
Hilton said its IPO would raise up to $2.37 billion, in what would be the biggest-ever hotel IPO and perhaps the second-biggest IPO of the year.
CNBC's David Faber reports on Hilton Hotel's IPO push. Hilton is expected to raise as much as $2.37 billion.
*Deutsche, Goldman Sachs, BofA and Morgan Stanley lead underwriters. Dec 2- Hilton Worldwide Inc said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion, in what would be the biggest-ever hotel IPO and perhaps the second-biggest IPO of the year.
Dec 2- Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Inc, controlled by private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, said its initial public offering would raise up to $2.37 billion, valuing the company at about $20.7 billion.
Dec 2- Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Inc, owned by private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, said it would raise as much as $2.37 billion from an initial public offering of its shares.
Robert Barnard, partner at BDO, discusses Accor's new strategy as the group abandons leases to concentrate on its franchise and management business.
For the first time in 95 years, Hanukkah directly coincides with Thanksgiving, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Discussing the importance of social media for business, what to expect from the holiday travel season ahead, and $1 billion worth of projects at his company, with Loews Hotels Chairman Jonathan Tisch.
The St. Regis New York recently began touting its super luxury makeover in the hotel's first ad campaign since 2011.
Nov 22- The parent company of TGI Fridays Restaurants said on Friday it is considering a potential sale of the casual bar-dining chain as part of a review of strategic alternatives. The board of Carlson, a privately held U.S.-based hospitality and travel company, selected Piper Jaffray to serve as its financial adviser, the company said in a statement.
McDonald’s is getting grilled over its employee advice, after suggesting returning purchases and bringing a sack lunch.
The fast-food giant is not offering the cult favorite nationally but instead will let franchisees choose whether or not to put it on their menu.
Nov 21- Activist investor group Barington Capital Group stepped up its push for change at restaurant chain and Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants Inc on Thursday.
Barington, which leads a group of shareholders that own a combined 2 percent stake in the Olive Garden and Red Lobster parent, also said it is working with proxy solicitation firm MacKenzie Partners.
Nov 20- Yum Brands Inc said it would combine the U.S. and international divisions of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and keep its China and India units separate as part of a reorganization. The reorganization will be effective from Jan. 1 and beginning fiscal year 2014, the company will report results for KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and for its China and India divisions.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- Goldman Sachs Group Inc's private equity arm is nearing a deal to acquire events services company PSAV Presentation Services for close to $900 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- Goldman Sachs Inc's private equity arm is nearing a deal to acquire events services company PSAV Presentation Services for close to $900 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
Restrooms are marketing tools. Everyone notices a great restroom, because it's an oddity, which is strange, considering the time we spend there.