July 24- Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit as an increase in global business travel drove occupancy and room rates. The operator of the Sheraton and Westin chain of hotels also raised its full-year profit forecast to $2.78- $2.85 per share from $2.76- $2.83.» Read More
Quality is becoming more important than price, according to the American Customer Service Index.
Competition to secure a private plane for the World Cup is heating up as Brazilian airports fill up.
Priceline announces it is buying online reservation site OpenTable for $103 per share, or about $2.6 billion.
Wyndham Worldwide chairman and CEO Stephen Holmes, provides insight to increasing travel across the globe, and healthy booking trends in Europe.
Greg Marsh, co-founder and CEO of onefinestay, says the service offers an alternative to luxury city center accommodation and discusses the environment for start-ups in the U.K. and London.
The economy in Sin City continues to move away from gaming since the worst days of the Great Recession.
Hipmunk is finding a slightly younger user base by mixing nontraditional results in one place with tried-and-true airlines and hotels.
*Deutsche Lufthansa profit warning sees selling of airlines. EDINBURGH, June 11- European stocks turned negative on Wednesday after a profit warning from German airline Deutsche Lufthansa rocked the travel and leisure sector.
June 10- P.F. Chang's China Bistro is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States, the Asian-themed casual dining restaurant chain said on Tuesday.
June 10- PF Chang's is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States, the Asian-themed casual dining restaurant chain said on Tuesday. We will provide an update as soon as we have additional information, "said Anne Deanovic, a spokeswoman for P.F. Chang's.
NEW YORK, June 10- Dunkin' Brand Group Inc said on Tuesday it expects "modest increases in coffee prices" at its Dunkin' Donuts restaurants as the company reviews rising commodity costs with its franchises.
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.
June 9- McDonald's Corp on Monday reported a small rise in global sales at established restaurants for May, after a rebound in China helped offset another month of disappointing results from the fast-food chain's home market of the United States.
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.