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Norwegian Cruise Line will offer one of its ships as a "floating hotel" for as many as 4,000 people over Super Bowl weekend. Its CEO Kevin Sheehan, offers insight.
Aloft hotels in New York and California are letting guests open their rooms with a smartphone app.
Baedeker Guides are long gone, but many of the traditional travel guides retain their influence when they produce a best-of list.
The luxury level hotels have been slow to offer free Internet connections, but Loews is giving up the fees in hopes of luring more guests.
Where to find love Feb. 14 if you're willing to spend thousands on a hotel.
The 6,000-square-foot presidential suite at the Fairmont in San Francisco is in a league of its own. Take a look inside this $20 million hotel room.
No matter where the Super Bowl is played, Las Vegas is always a winner. "Vegas is the mecca for Super Bowl shenanigans," said one repeat fan.
Business travelers have clear favorites among restaurants, hotels and airlines, but they spend their money elsewhere. Here's why.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs speaks with Royal Caribbean Cruises Chairman & CEO Richard Fain about how he keeps his business afloat amid controversy.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs tours the "Carnival Breeze" for an inside look at what went wrong on the "Triumph" and how the company will fix it. Hobbs also tours Royal Caribbean's "Liberty of the Seas" to check out its ice rink on board.
Carnival CEO Arnold Donald details Carnival's value proposition and how the company plans to draw "new to cruise" customers. CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports.
CNBC's Robert Frank provides a look at several luxury destinations for travelers looking to escape the frigid weather.
Timothy Conder of Wells Fargo has an outperform rating on Royal Caribbean; and Joel Simkins has an outperform rating on Vail Resorts.
Despite any public trash-talking, Expedia knows which fans really think their team is going all the way this year.
Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, reveals that Disney is Yahoo's company of the year for 2014. Santoli explains the reason behind the decision.
Hilton's large asset holdings and better valued competitors could undermine its long term potential, two hotel industry analysts told CNBC on Thursday.
Hilton said its IPO would raise up to $2.37 billion, in what would be the biggest-ever hotel IPO and perhaps the second-biggest IPO of the year.
Marriott and Hyatt reported stronger-than-expected profits as a rebound in U.S. business travel boosted hotel occupancy and room rates.
Buoyed by the performance of its newest ship, Norwegian Cruise Lines outperformed in the third quarter and saw earnings grow for the twenty-first consecutive quarter. Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line, CEO, explains the success and how they expect to grow the brand.
C. Patrick Scholes, SunTrust lodging and cruise line analyst, explains why he has a "sell" rating on the cruise line and whether the company will be able to turn the tide.