• Demand for Carnival May Be Slow to Recover: Analyst Friday, 9 Mar 2012 | 1:45 PM ET
    More than four thousand people were on board when the ship hit rocks last Friday.

    Although Carnival shares rose ahead of its conference call on Friday, they turned lower amid concerns that demand for the Costa brand may be slow to recover, one analyst told CNBC.

  • Most Productive Cities Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 5:52 PM ET
    The Brookings Institution recently issued a report the compared per-capita gross domestic product and changes in employment data from 2010 to 2011 in 200 of the world’s largest metropolitan areas. The report found that these areas produced 48 percent of global output despite accounting for only 14 percent of the world’s population and employment.In other findings: Ninety percent of the fastest-growing economies were outside North America and western Europe; U.S. metropolitan areas outperformed t

    The Brookings Institution analyzed the financial data of the world’s largest metropolitan areas and uncovered some interesting findings. Check out which cities were the most productive.

  • Costa Cruise Endures Another Negative Event     Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    Discussing the second incident in the last two months for Carnival's Costa Line and how this will impact the stock and overall cruise industry, with Kevin Milota, JPMorgan.

  • NagaCorp Posts Strong Growth     Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Timothy McNally, Chairman at NagaCorp, McNally, discusses the factors driving the company's growth.

  • Rein: When Chinese Tourists Are Not Welcome Monday, 20 Feb 2012 | 1:11 AM ET

    As hoteliers focus on wooing the high-spending Chinese tourists, they risk losing their core Western guests.

  • Regional Jet Makers Fight for Emerging Markets Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 7:07 PM ET

    While Airbus and Boeing fight it out for a bigger share of the large passenger jet market in Asia, another battle is heating up among manufacturers of smaller, regional jets that carry between 60 and 120 passengers.

  • Marriott CEO: Broad Recovery in U.S     Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 7:13 AM ET

    In the U.S. there is a broad recovery underway but in Europe there is a broad slowdown creeping across the continent, says Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO-elect. Sorenson also discusses some of the independent hotels that have joined Marriott as franchises.

  • The Fairest Dog in the Land, Malachy Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 11:05 AM ET
    Pekingese Malachy poses for photographers after winning Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

    A Pekingese named Malachy, last year's No 2. dog, won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at New York's Madison Square Garden. 

  • American companies adding outsourcing and back office operations in Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Mumbai, are resulting in a boon for high-end hotel brands seeking to build properties in India. The New York Times reports.

  • Asia's Airline Boom Comes With Rising Competition Sunday, 12 Feb 2012 | 7:02 PM ET

    While Europe's debt crisis and global economic uncertainty are threatening airline profitability in the West, in Asia airlines are experiencing relatively strong growth. But rising capacity and cut-throat competition are threatening to derail that.

  • Undeterred by the strong Aussie dollar Chinese are flocking to Australia, making up for the lack of Western tourists.

  • Time to Buy Hotel Stocks?     Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 10:23 AM ET

    A look at the hotel stocks that are outperforming the broader S&P 500, with Jake Fuller, Lazard Capital Markets.

  • Chinese Tourists Flood Land of the Rising Sun Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 2:08 AM ET
    Chinese tourists stand outside a Laox Co. electronics store after shopping in the Akihabara district of Tokyo, Japan, during the Lunar New Year holidays.

    There were times last year when foreigners all but vanished from the elegant wooden veranda of Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, one of Japan’s most celebrated tourist spots, but now they are flowing back – and most of them seem to be speaking Chinese.

  • Near Cambodia's Temple Ruins, a Devotion to Learning Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 8:18 PM ET

    Millions of tourists come here every year to visit the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat, an influx that has helped transform what once resembled a small, laid-back village into a thriving and cosmopolitan town with thumping nightlife and more than 10,000 hotel rooms. The NYT reports.

  • More Warriors on The Road Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 | 3:12 PM ET

    A industry survey shows travel agents anticipate business bookings to increase by three to five percent in 2012, compared to a year ago.

  • Sinking cruise ship in Giglio Porto, Italy

    Unregistered passengers might have been aboard the stricken cruise liner that capsized off the Tuscan island of Giglio, a top rescue official said, raising the possibility that the number of missing might be higher than previously announced.

  • Bob Iger: President Obama's Tourism Plan     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 2:49 PM ET

    Disney CEO Bob Iger discusses the President's plans to boost tourism.

  • President Obama Touts Tourism     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    President Obama is taking action to increase tourism. Secretary Ken Salazar, who is traveling with the President, joins CNBC from Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

  • Hilton Offers Brighter 2012 Outlook     Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:47 AM ET

    Demand growth for hotel rooms is "reasonably good," says Christopher Nassetta, Hilton Worldwide president & CEO. "We are seeing rate increases; we are starting to see pricing power," he says.

  • Coast Guard to Italian Captain: Go Back Aboard! Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 2:54 AM ET
    Costa Concordia cruise liner captain Francesco Schettino (R) is escorted by an Italian policeman in Grosseto on January 14, 2012. The Costa Concordia cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio, late on January 13.

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