BETHESDA, Md.— Marriott International has more guests staying in its rooms and they are paying more per night than guests did last year. The biggest gains came in the Caribbean and Latin America, where room rates climbed 8 percent.» Read More
Customers at 14 hotels in eight states will get free credit monitoring for a year after a data breach.
*New Zealand's sheepmeat trade to China up fivefold to $550 mln. WELLINGTON/ SYDNEY, Feb 7- At a sprawling plant run by New Zealand's biggest meat processor, rows of lamb carcasses hang from meathooks on their way to a cutting room to be chopped, trimmed and shipped out in increasing quantities to China.
Gamblers around the world lost $440 billion last year, and the industry is growing. The US is the biggest market, but China is rising.
As some hotel chains are going smoke free, smokers can search 250,000 smoking-allowed rooms on a new booking website.
Fast-casual spots such as Chipotle and Noodles & Co. are far outperforming other categories, especially fast-food companies like McDonald's.
Reporters are turning to Twitter to vent about substandard hotel rooms in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, The Washington Post reported.
Fourteen hotels in eight states are awaiting the results of an investigation into a nine-month security breach of customer information
BANGKOK, Feb 4- Thailand's anti-government protests, now in their third month, have taken a heavy toll on tourism in the bustling capital Bangkok, but sparked an upturn in arrivals at beach and mountain resorts, officials say.
Feb 3- A credit card data breach has been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, hotel management firm White Lodging Services Corp said on Monday.
Feb 3- A credit card data breach had been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, hotel management firm White Lodging Services Corp said on Monday.
More than a dozen hotels are investigating a report that customer data was stolen at a number of locations.
Aloft hotels in New York and California are letting guests open their rooms with a smartphone app.
Andrew Sangster, editor at Hotel Analyst, discusses the luxury hotel sector, the advantages of not owning physical properties, and instead franchising or managing hotels.
Melco Crown announced that luxury hotel chain Nobu will be part of its newest integrated casino resort. CNBC's Susan Li reports live from Manila.
Baedeker Guides are long gone, but many of the traditional travel guides retain their influence when they produce a best-of list.
The luxury level hotels have been slow to offer free Internet connections, but Loews is giving up the fees in hopes of luring more guests.
CNBC's Robert Frank shares a sneak peak of tonight's episode of "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" on CNBC, which takes a tour of the presidential suite inside San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel.
Where to find love Feb. 14 if you're willing to spend thousands on a hotel.
Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide president & CEO, shares his thoughts on growing global demand in the lodging industry and weighs in on travel trends in 2014. I think we will offer more services and actually lower costs because of technology, says Van Paasschen, explaining how his business model is unlike the airline industry.
Arne Sorenson, CEO & President of Marriott International, discusses his hotel's plans for global expansion and creating jobs in the industry.