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  • Sky Rider

    Air New Zealand jumped on the April Fools' Day bandwagon and announced standing room only airfares. But a real vertical airline seat has been developed and might be a future reality.

  • Hotel Room Service Goes Mobile Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 10:52 AM ET

    Forget room service. Hotels' latest food entree is putting it in trucks and delivering it on the street.

  • Tourism in Cuba     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:31 PM ET

    In 2011, 2.7 million tourists visited Cuba, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • CNBC's Traveler's Check     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 6:27 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche has some tips for travelers to beat the stress of longer lines.

  • Olympics Games, Royal Jubilee Boost London Hotels Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 11:03 AM ET
    A detailed view of the prototype design of the new golden Olympic torch during its unveiling at St Pancras Station on June 8, 2011 in London, England. 8,000 torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame around the UK during the 70-day relay, which starts at Land's End in Cornwall on May 19, 2012.

    London’s hotel sector will grow by 3.9 percent in 2012, with the London Olympics and the Queen’s diamond jubilee bolstering tourist demand, according to UK estate agency Savills.

  • StubHub Prepares for London Launch     Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Sporting events and the secondary ticket market have proved to be lucrative for companies like StubHub. Insight on the company getting ready to launch operations in London, with Chris Tsakalakis, Stubhub president.

  • 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.

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