Sept 23- Carnival Corp will relocate its chief operating officer to Shanghai from Miami and expand his role, underscoring the increasing importance of Asia for the world's largest cruise operator. The $29 billion global cruise industry is expected to benefit in the coming years from the rise of the middle class in emerging economies such as China and India.» Read More
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.
Herve Humler, Ritz-Carlton president & COO, shares his thoughts on luxury lodging and reveals his company's new development plan to increase the number of properties to 100 by 2016.
Darden Restaurants reported a lower profit and higher sales, and said President and Chief Operating Officer Drew Madsen would retire.
Business travel has gotten a whole lot more interesting as hotel owners begin offering guest more exotic accommodations, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
Vasant Prabhu, Starwood Hotels & Resorts CFO, and Brian Tierney, American Electric Power CFO, share their thought on how the Fed's tapering policy and health care reform are impacting their businesses.
A growing number of airports are getting spiced up with visits from food trucks. Some airport cellphone lots are even offering car washing and auto detailing.
Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings plans to raise $1.25 billion from an initial public offering of its common stock.
Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman explains how legitimate betting could be commercially "very appealing" to many sports teams.
Gary Loveman, Caesars Entertainment chairman & CEO, says Vegas is coming back and shares his plans on expanding his gaming empire through non-gambling activities.
Caesars Entertainment chairman and CEO Gary Loveman discusses what his company has learned by collecting information on customers.
McDonald's is now testing a mobile payment application at its Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas, stores, the company said.
Airports have been upgrading their restaurant offerings to meet travelers' changing tastes. Food revenue at airports now ranks third in non-aeronautical revenue.
Middle-of-the-night cupcake cravings used to go unnoticed but now, no more! New York is getting a 24-7 cupcake ATM.
Starbucks says it will start rolling out its own brand of snack bars and fruit pouches, marking yet another push into the packaged food category.
The low-budget, amenity-rich Yotel hotel chain has announced plans for a 600-room property in Singapore and plans more locations in the United States and Europe.
Taco Bell has already sold 600 million of its Doritos-flavored shells in 18 months and will add a new flavor Aug. 22: "Fiery."