SEATTLE— Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before. The glitch affected registers at 7,400 company-operated stores in the U.S. and 1,000 in Canada, and prompted some stores to give away drinks. "All Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada are expected to open for business as usual...» Read More
Hipmunk is finding a slightly younger user base by mixing nontraditional results in one place with tried-and-true airlines and hotels.
Mark Hoplamazian, CEO at Hyatt, discusses the impact of Beijing's austerity measures and the firm's outlook on the hospitality industry in China.
Mark Hoplamazian, CEO at Hyatt, discusses the opening of its Andaz Hotel in Tokyo and elaborates how a pickup in leisure and business travel is driving tourism in the city.
McDonald's reported better-than-expected global sales at established restaurants in May, helped by strong demand in China.
Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman and Claire Chiang, Senior VP at Banyan Tree Holdings, discusses how they expanded from one resort in Phuket into 40 branches.
As travel rebounds, second-tier U.S. cities, looking to grow arrivals and receipts, are wooing both developers and travelers—even overseas.
Despite seeing occupancy rates at its hotels drop nearly 50 percent due to the political crisis, Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, is optimistic on tourism in Bangkok.
Airbnb is encouraging hosts to throw fee-based dinners for strangers as part of a new pilot program in its home city, San Francisco.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Jonathan Gray, The Blackstone Group global head of real estate, about Blackstone's investment strategy in the hotel sector.
A field of 25 bidders has been narrowed to a final few who want to buy a Times Square hotel infamous for winning a dubious "dirty" honor.
The Moms group has had success in changing other gun policies after launching similar campaigns against restaurants.
Richard Solomons, InterContinental Hotels Group CEO, discuss the launch of their EVEN Hotels brand and addresses reports that IHG rejected a $10 billion takeover bid from.
Discussing what the Olympics could have brought to New York City, and the state of hotel business in New York, with Loews Hotels Chairman Jonathan Tisch.
Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide president & CEO, explains the hotel's mobile, keyless check-in and the company's plans for returning cash to shareholders.
Christopher Nassetta, Hilton Worldwide president & CEO, discusses the launch of the hotel's Curio brand and efforts to pay down debt.
As Dairy Queen opens its first location in Manhattan, we put it up against a big-city favorite for a blind taste test.
At The Cosmopolitan, poolside revelers can get bottle-service via drone. What could go wrong?
The prototype for the Empire State Building will turn into a hotel and luxury apartments next year.
The oceanfront resort made famous in "Some Like it Hot" has sold in a deal that values its rooms in excess of $1 million each.
McDonald's said it plans to return $18 billion to $20 billion to shareholders between 2014 and 2016 through a combination of dividends and share repurchases.