Hotels Resorts and Cruise Lines


  • Hyatt Hotels misses 3Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Hyatt Hotels Corp. on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $32 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Hyatt Hotels shares have increased 23 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Oct 28- Marriott International Inc raised its profit forecast for the year as more business travelers and tourists pay higher rates to stay at its hotels in North America. With a greater percentage of its hotels in North America than Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc, Marriott was less affected by the strong dollar and Ebola concerns that dragged on its...

  • *Sees FY 2014 profit $2.79- $2.80/ shr vs est $2.84. Oct 28- U.S. hotel operator Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc forecast a full-year profit below Wall Street estimates, citing volatility in international markets and the strengthening U.S. dollar. Starwood, which operates the Sheraton and Westin chain of hotels, said it expected a full-year 2014 profit of...

  • UPDATE 1-Starwood Hotels profit beats as travel rises Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 9:26 AM ET

    Oct 28- Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit, as a rise in travel drove up occupancy and room rates. Starwood said it expected a full-year 2014 profit of $2.79- $2.83 per share, below the average analyst estimate of $2.84. Total revenue fell 1 percent to $1.49 billion, missing analysts' average estimate...

  • Oct 28- Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc reported a 31 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a fall in revenue in its residential business. The company's net profit fell to $109 million, or 59 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept.30, from $157 million, or 81 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue from sales of residential units fell to $2 million...

  • Starwood Hotels tops 3Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    STAMFORD, Conn.— STAMFORD, Conn.— Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc. on Tuesday reported profit of $109 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 65 cents per share. Starwood Hotels expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.79 to $2.83 per share.

  • NYC tourism, travel unfazed by Ebola worries Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 5:02 PM ET

    Hotel, restaurants and museum officials said they did not expect tourists to stay away from New York City after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola.

  • Choice Hotels beats 3Q profit forecasts Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 8:12 AM ET

    ROCKVILLE, Md. _ Choice Hotels International Inc. on Friday reported earnings of $39.4 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Choice Hotels expects full-year earnings to be $1.99 to $2.02 per share.

  • Oct 23- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, the world's second-largest cruise operator, forecast full-year profit below analysts' estimates due to stiff competition in the Caribbean, its biggest market, and a stronger dollar. The company is struggling to boost sales in the Caribbean as smaller rivals such as Europe- based MSC Cruises offer customers packages as cheap...

  • Royal Caribbean CEO talks soft Q3     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Royal Caribbean shares are lower after the cruise line reported a soft Q3. The company's Chairman and CEO Richard Fain, says Europe and China have proven to be tremendous markets.

  • Royal Caribbean says it's safety obsessive     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Royal Caribbean Chairman and CEO Richard Fain, discusses fear over containing Ebola and the safety on board its cruise lines.

  • Royal Caribbean's quarterly profit jumps 34 pct Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    Oct 23- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, the world's second-largest cruise operator, reported a 34 percent jump in quarterly profit as bookings rose for its Asia and Europe cruises. The company's net income rose to $490.2 million, or $2.19 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $365.7 million, or $1.65 per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 3.3 percent to...

  • Casino owner Full House Resorts looks for buyer Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Full House Resorts Inc., the casino and hotel operator, said Wednesday that it is putting itself up for sale. The company, based in Las Vegas, evaluated strategic alternatives and decided that a sale was the best move. Full House, headquartered in Las Vegas, owns the Rising Star Riverboat Casino in Rising Sun, Indiana; the Silver Slipper Casino in Hancock...

  • Coca-Cola and Apple are big market movers Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The Coca-Cola Co., down $2.61 to $40.68. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., down $45.48 to $607.55.

  • Justices will decide privacy case on hotel records Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels' guest information without first getting a search warrant. The justices said they will hear an appeal by the city of Los Angeles of a lower court ruling that struck down an ordinance that requires hotel operators to open their guest registries at the demand of police.

  • Discussing Ebola protocol and who's to blame for a Texas caregiver boarding a Carnival Cruise ship, with Stewart Chiron, The Cruise Guy.

  • Quarantined on Carnival Cruise     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    A Texas hospital worker who may have handled Ebola samples is currently quarantined aboard the Carnival Magic. "Closing Bell" speaks to Carrie Bond, a family member of a passenger on board.

  • Carnival: China partnership is 'groundbreaking'     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:45 PM ET

    David Dingle, Chairman of Carnival U.K., discusses the cruise line operator's decision to explore a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation.

  • That was an easy choice recently for Glenda Oakley, 31, who stayed at a Westin hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina. "I don't need extra towels... or someone else to make my bed daily," said Oakley, an Army veteran and motivational speaker from San Antonio, Texas. Also on board are an assortment of independent properties, like the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan;...

  • PARIS, Oct 13- Accor, Europe's largest hotel group, is among potential buyers of No. 2 budget operator Louver Hotels, which owner U.S. investment group Starwood Capital is seeking to sell, a source close to the matter said on Monday. French daily Les Echos said on Monday that Starwood was seeking buyers for Louver Hotels and that Accor was among those that had...