LOS ANGELES/ BOSTON, May 21- McDonald's Corp shareholders defied executives at its annual meeting on Thursday, approving a proposal to make it easier to nominate directors to the board of the fast-food chain and taking its new CEO to task over wages, advertising and its food. McDonald's Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook, who took the helm on March 1, is fighting on...» Read More
Dorchester Collection hotels in California face more protests over their owner's ties to severe Islamic law penalties in Brunei.
McDonald's shareholders approved an advisory measure on exec pay at the chain, where CEO Don Thompson took home compensation of $9.5 million in 2013.
After a court battle, the peer-to-peer home rental company has agreed to comply with a subpoena but, at least initially, in an anonymous way.
Wayne Goldberg, La Quinta CEO, discusses the lodging company's outlook and plans for growth and expansion.
A new luxury hotel has opened in the California desert with 244 guest rooms and suites.
Europe's AC Hotels are coming to the United States in hopes of luring the millennial business traveler.
Discussing the real estate market in the United States and around the world, with Ritz-Carlton President Herve Humler. He says some of the hottest markets outside the U.S. are Asia, China and North Africa.
The recession finally appears to be in the rear-view mirror for American travelers, many of whom will even indulge in upgrades, according to new industry reports.
Paul James, global brand leader for luxury at Starwood Hotels Group, discusses the growth of high-end, premium travel brands and says the group is expanding fast and incorporating new technologies.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is trying another tack in pursuit of people who may be illegally renting their residences via Airbnb.
A New York judge ruled in favor of Airbnb Tuesday in its ongoing fight with the state's attorney general.
The protest against the Beverly Hills Hotel and Bel-Air Hotel continues to grow.
The Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air face a loss of business over their owner's ties to Sharia law.
The Virgin CEO has joined Ellen DeGeneres, Jay Leno and others in a boycott of the Dorchester Hotel chain over the owner's ties to Sharia law in Brunei.
Corporate expense reports are seeing an eye-popping rate of growth from employees using sharing-economy businesses.
About 1.8 million Chinese tourists visit the U.S. each year and that number is expected to rise 20 percent annually.
Price and quality of information are the two top elements customers want from a trip booking site, according to a new survey.
As some hotels have added ladies-only floors to increase security and add amenities, one court has said it's unfair.
To save on your summer vacation, you'll need to get creative. Here are six tricks to cut airfares and hotel stays with minimal effort.
Emirates Airline, the world's largest operator of A380s, offers aspiring pilots "flights" to any of a dozen major airports around the world.