*Russia says McDonald's branches breached sanitary rules. MOSCOW, Aug 20- Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine.» Read More
Why should Corporate America support the gay community? It can't afford not to, says Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson.
As lending options returned last year, hotel companies have ramped up construction, including Best Western, which is aiming for a more upscale market.
Feb 24- Darden Restaurants Inc's plan to spin off its Red Lobster chain should be put to a shareholder vote, activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP said. Darden said in December it would spin off or sell the floundering Red Lobster chain, bowing to pressure from hedge fund Barington Capital Group.
Feb 24- Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP wants to put to shareholder vote Darden Restaurants Inc's plan to spin off its Red Lobster chain, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a letter Starboard plans to send to shareholders on Monday.
Marathons represent big business opportunities for hotels. What properties are doing to draw in runners as guests.
Hundreds of more flights are canceled as airlines struggle with storm-battered Valentine's weekend schedules.
A stay in the royal penthouse suite at the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva is the world's most expensive hotel room, according to Wealth-X. The Asia Squawk Box team discuss. (EDITOR'S NOTE: Wealth-X has clarified that the Four Seasons Hotel offer is $45,000 per night, not $41,000).
About 67 million international travelers visited the United States in 2012, a number boosted by a $72 million marketing program.
Winter travel is up, especially among people booking near-term trips to warm-weather destinations.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
Ted Knighton, Interstate Hotels & Resorts president & COO, discusses the reality of building in Sochi and provides insight into the challenges hotel operators are facing at the Olympics.
Customers at 14 hotels in eight states will get free credit monitoring for a year after a data breach.
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
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.