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  • Eating alone? The new American diner flies solo Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    As lifestyles and demographics shift, Americans are emerging as a nation of solo diners—one that restaurants are adjusting to meet.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 11- Five fast food chains including McDonald's and Yum Brands Inc have published details of their suppliers on their Chinese websites following a request from Shanghai authorities after a food safety scare.

  • Eating alone? The new American diner flies solo Saturday, 9 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As lifestyles and demographics shift, Americans are emerging as a nation of solo diners—one that restaurants are adjusting to meet.

  • Aug 8- McDonald's Corp said on Friday that its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a China food scandal drove away diners and forced the chain to scramble to find new suppliers of ingredients for Chicken McNuggets and Big Macs.

  • Aug 8- McDonald's Corp said its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a food scare forced it to temporarily withdraw menu items such as Big Macs and Spicy McWings in China.

  • Where are the world's best restaurants? Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 3:29 AM ET

    Many cities claim to have the best dining scene – be it the U.K., home to chefs like Gordon Ramsay, or the U.S, with its thriving foodie scenes.

  • Orbitz CEO: Diverse growth drivers     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Orbitz Worldwide CEO Barney Harford, discusses which units are really driving sales at the company, and its focus on the loyalty program.

  • Wendy's earnings rise in the second quarter Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:28 AM ET
    Wendy's Co. signage outside a restaurant in Torrance, California, Jan. 16, 2014.

    Wendy's reported quarterly earnings that came in a penny a share shy of analysts' expectations on Thursday, but sales were better-than-expected.

  • Aug 7- The bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has postponed an auction of the 1,400- room property by a week to Aug. 14 to allow more time to evaluate bids, according to a court filing late on Wednesday.

  • Hotel apologizes after 3,000 bad reviews Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:10 PM ET

    A New York hotel was suffering a severe backlash to its posted policy of charging $500 extra if guests posted bad reviews online.

  • Ebola has no impact yet on Marriott -CEO Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 5- Hotel group Marriott is watching the spread of the Ebola virus in Africa but so far it has not hit countries where the group operates, CEO Arne Sorenson said on Tuesday. "The Ebola issue is not a positive one in terms of travel to Africa," Sorenson said in response to a question on the sidelines of the U.S.-Africa Business Forum.

  • Retirees get creative to eat cheap at restaurants Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Retirees are eating out more and more, but to make it work with their budgets they are forced to be frugal. The USAToday reports.

  • HomeAway CEO: Good year for rentals     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Our fastest-growing market this year is the Jersey shore, says Brian Sharples, HomeAway CEO, providing his read on the short-term summer rental business and the latest travel trends.

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 4- Alsea, one of Latin America's biggest restaurant operators, said on Monday that it had acquired a 71.76 percent stake in Spanish firm Grupo Zena in a 107 million euro deal. Grupo Zena operates more than 400 restaurants in Spain, including Domino's Pizza franchises and four other restaurant brands.

  • BOSTON, Aug 4- Activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management said on Monday that it has hired Houlihan Lokey as a financial advisor as it seeks to persuade InterContinental Hotels Group to consider selling itself.

  • "While this matter will negatively impact results in the near term, we cannot reasonably estimate the impact on full year 2014 earnings at this time," according to a regulatory filing from McDonald's, which has just over 2,000 restaurants in China.

  • Aug 4- McDonald's Corp's sales in markets, including China and Japan, are experiencing a "significant negative impact" since a food safety scandal in China a fortnight ago forced it to halt the sale of items such as Big Macs and Spicy McWings.

  • Candidates for tax inversion     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu looks at whether hotel companies could be tax inversion candidates.

  • Hotel says $500 bad-review fee was a joke Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    A hotel in New York says it doesn't really charge $500 to guests who post negative online reviews.

  • Aug 4- The Shanghai branch of China's Public Security Bureau has detained six employees of the meat supplier at the center of the country's latest food-safety scandal, the supplier's U.S.-based parent company confirmed on Monday.