McDonald's reported a bigger-than-expected drop in sales for February, with competition and bad weather battering U.S. sales.» Read More
Winter travel is up, especially among people booking near-term trips to warm-weather destinations.
MUMBAI, Feb 12- Less than nine months after opening the first hotel in Mumbai under its brand, Hong Kong luxury chain operator Shangri-La Asia handed the keys back to the owner.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 11- Raymond Tremblay, a loyal McDonald's Corp customer from Los Angeles, thinks the fast-food chain sells tasty food at reasonable prices and he cannot think of a quick fix that would help end the company's disappointing U.S. performance.
Ted Knighton, Interstate Hotels & Resorts president & COO, discusses the reality of building in Sochi and provides insight into the challenges hotel operators are facing at the Olympics.
Feb 10- McDonald's Corp on Monday reported better-than-expected global sales at established restaurants for January as gains in Europe helped the company offset a sharp decline in the United States. McDonald's, the world's biggest restaurant chain by revenue, said worldwide sales at restaurants open at least 13 months rose 1.2 percent last month.
Customers at 14 hotels in eight states will get free credit monitoring for a year after a data breach.
*New Zealand's sheepmeat trade to China up fivefold to $550 mln. WELLINGTON/ SYDNEY, Feb 7- At a sprawling plant run by New Zealand's biggest meat processor, rows of lamb carcasses hang from meathooks on their way to a cutting room to be chopped, trimmed and shipped out in increasing quantities to China.
Gamblers around the world lost $440 billion last year, and the industry is growing. The US is the biggest market, but China is rising.
As some hotel chains are going smoke free, smokers can search 250,000 smoking-allowed rooms on a new booking website.
Fast-casual spots such as Chipotle and Noodles & Co. are far outperforming other categories, especially fast-food companies like McDonald's.
Reporters are turning to Twitter to vent about substandard hotel rooms in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, The Washington Post reported.
Fourteen hotels in eight states are awaiting the results of an investigation into a nine-month security breach of customer information
BANGKOK, Feb 4- Thailand's anti-government protests, now in their third month, have taken a heavy toll on tourism in the bustling capital Bangkok, but sparked an upturn in arrivals at beach and mountain resorts, officials say.
Feb 3- A credit card data breach has been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, hotel management firm White Lodging Services Corp said on Monday.
Feb 3- A credit card data breach had been detected that exposed guests at certain Marriott, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and other hotel properties to theft, hotel management firm White Lodging Services Corp said on Monday.
More than a dozen hotels are investigating a report that customer data was stolen at a number of locations.
Aloft hotels in New York and California are letting guests open their rooms with a smartphone app.
CARACAS, Jan 28- A sushi bar in Caracas makes tempura with ground oats and cornstarch to replace increasingly scarce wheat flour. I'm working with what I had last year, "said Eduardo Castaneda, 45, owner of La Guayaba Verde, or The Green Guava, in Caracas, which offers a modern spin on traditional Venezuelan food.
NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. prosecutors have criminally charged a former Wells Fargo& Co broker and a banker with insider trading in Burger King securities ahead of a 2010 buyout of the fast-food chain.