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CNBC's Mandy Drury reports on Africa's first underwater hotel room at the Zanzibar resort.
McDonald's is launching a new experiment with premium-quality, build-your-own-burgers, The Orange County Register reported.
Passengers are spending more at airports, due in part to unique offerings. In 2012 travelers spent $630 million on retail items in U.S. terminals.
McDonald's plans to spend up to $3 billion next year to open 1,500 new restaurants and remodel 1,000 others.
Former Starbucks CEO and current Extended Stay America CEO Jim Donald, celebrates his IPO day at the NYSE. "We will end Q1 of 2014 with over 50 percent of our properties with platinum renovations," he says.
Gabriel Escarrer, CEO of Melia Hotels International, discusses the group's newest hotel in Dubai, the Middle East's "huge potential" and how diversifying risk helped them perform during the crisis.
Business travelers plan to take more trips in the coming months, according to industry forecasts. They'll find slightly higher hotel prices.
Marriott and Hyatt reported stronger-than-expected profits as a rebound in U.S. business travel boosted hotel occupancy and room rates.
Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO & president, breaks down the hotel company's earnings and shares his strategy to expand globally. A little over fifty-percent of all the rooms in the pipeline are overseas, Sorenson says.
Stephen Joyce, Choice Hotels International CEO, reveals his strategy for refreshing the Choice brand, as hotel occupancy and room rates rise.
Actor Robert De Niro is diving into the world of Chinese property development, inking a deal to build a massive entertainment complex in Shanghai.
Sonia Cheng, CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group talks about the company's strategy to capitalize on emerging "affluent explorers."
Bloggers, restaurant critics and other food writers from around the world voted to create the list of 101 Best Hotel Restaurants Around the World.
Starbucks has launched a petition drive in hopes of hastening an end to the federal government shutdown.
Christian Davis, editor of Drinks International and Alex Kratena, head bartender at Artesian Bar, discuss why Artesian is ranked the world's best bar.
Blackstone Group has received more than six offers for the hotel operator La Quinta, but may sell shares of the company to the public instead.
Wedding crashers have less interest in your reception goodies than in your discounted hotel room block.
Mike DeNoma, CEO of GLH, comments on the launch of the brand's new luxury hotels, based on research which showed customers wanted more personalized services and world-class technology.