NEW YORK— If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on. Dunkin' Brands CEO Nigel Travis said in a phone interview Thursday that the company is pushing to get its cashiers to "upsell" to afternoon customers.» Read More
TGI Fridays' endless appetizer promotion may have a ripple effect across the already challenged industry, one restaurant analyst said.
SEEHEIM, Germany, July 9- Lufthansa may launch low-cost long-haul flights under a new brand as part of plans by the company's new boss to battle competition from Middle East carriers and no-frills airlines.
When Crumbs shuttered its remaining stores, it seemed like an abrupt ending for a company that opened a decade ago to ride the wave of popularity of the sugary treat.
Business travelers spent less money per trip in the second quarter, but it wasn't because prices went down, according to a new report.
Fluffy pillows might make hotel guests feel welcome, but sometimes face time with a pet is what a road warrior might be craving.
July 2- Fast-food titans McDonald's, Taco Bell and KFC are conquering the globe, but they are losing to the likes of In-N-Out Burger, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Chick-fil-A in the United States, according to Consumer Reports' latest fast-food survey.
July 1- Buyout firm Berkshire Partners LLC is in advanced talks to acquire Portillo's Restaurant Group, the largest privately owned restaurant chain in the U.S. Berkshire Partners has outbid other private equity firms for the Chicago- based restaurant group, the sources said on Tuesday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs takes a look inside the InterContinental's first "EVEN" brand hotel, focusing on health and wellness.
Hotel and air rates in many destinations are either flat or lower than 2013, but July 4 travel is up for a third year in a row.
An app-only booking company has added keyless room entry and mobile check-in features for hotel guests.
Del Taco is owned by private equity firms that include Goldman Sachs Mezzanine Partners, Charlesbank Capital Partners and Leonard Green& Partners. The owners are working with Piper Jaffray and Goldman Sachs Group Inc on the sale process, the sources said, requesting anonymity because the matter is private.
The majority of them are in West Coast states including California and Oregon. Goldman Sachs Mezzanine Partners led a new equity infusion into privately held Del Taco in 2010, with existing investors Charlesbank Capital Partners and Leonard Green& Partners also contributing new capital to the recapitalization.
Carl Shepherd, HomeAway co-founder, discusses the growing alternative accommodations industry. There is more supply in this industry than there ever has been before, says Shepherd.
Intercontinental Hotels' board rejected a merger offer in May, Sky News reports.
U.S. airlines collected $790 million in bag fees in the first quarter of 2013.
OTTAWA, June 20- Restaurants operated by McDonald's Corp and others in Canada will face tough restrictions on bringing in temporary foreign workers under reforms announced by the government on Friday to address an outcry over perceived abuses of the system.
CAMDEN, N.J., June 20- Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel has received court approval to borrow $23.9 million that it said would keep the 1,400- room resort operating for the coming month as it scrambles to find a buyer.
Oracle slumps, Carmax surges after results. NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, pushing the Dow and the S&P 500 to record levels and setting the benchmark index up to score its fourth weekly advance over the past five.
*Oracle slumps, Carmax surges after results. NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks climbed on Friday, lifting the S&P index to a third straight intraday high and its sixth day of gains, with the benchmark index also poised to notch its fourth weekly advance over the past five.
*Oracle slumps in premarket after results. *Carmax surges in premarket after earnings. *Oracle Corp shares were down 6.3 percent to $39.82 before the opening bell after it posted fourth-quarter results that disappointed investors looking for more progress against rivals selling web-based services.