Hotels Resorts and Cruise Lines


  • Future Cruise Traffic Affected?     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 2:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports one of the four tugboats pulling the Carnival Triumph has broke. CruiseCritic.com editor-in-chief Carolyn Spender Brown, shares her opinions on whether this story will affect future cruise traffic.

  • Tug Boats Pulling Carnival Ship to Port     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    The Carnival Triumph is being towed into port in Mobile, Alabama, with NBC's Janet Shamlian and U.S. Coast Guard Bobby Nash. Paul Argenti, Dartmouth Professor of Corporate Communication and Gene Sloan, The Cruise Log, weigh in on what kind of damage could be done to Carnival's reputation.

  • Cruising For a Bruising     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    Discussing what the stranded Carnival cruise will do to the company and the cruise industry as a whole, with Jaime Katz, Morningstar equity analyst. NBC's Janet Shamlian reports the latest on Carnival Triumph.

  • NBC's Jay Gray reports passengers aboard Carnival Triumph say conditions are getting worse; and Debra Borchardt of TheStreet says her sister-in-law and niece are aboard the cruise right now, and offers insight on what they're saying.

  • Carnival Triumph Headed to Mobile, Alabama     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    The Carnival Triumph is being towed to a port in Mobile, Alabama, after an engine fire left it adrift in the Gulf of Mexico. NBC's Janet Shamlian is awaiting the ship's arrival.

  • Conditions on Disabled Cruise Ship in Dispute Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    The cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the ship lost propulsion power February 10, after a fire broke out in the engine room.

    A cruise line said it is making the passengers stranded aboard a disabled ship in the Gulf of Mexico as comfortable as possible, contradicting the accounts of some passengers who told relatives of filthy, hot conditions and limited access to food.

  • Coast Guard Captain on 'Triumph'     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Greg McGee, Coast Guard Captain of Vigorous provides an update on the disabled ship, "Truimph", stranded at sea for the last few days. Also, Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise CEO, weighs in on the stranded ship and discusses the direction of his company's stock and its business model.

  • Engine Fire Strands Carnival Cruise Passengers     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group, explains whether the engine mishap could impact the company's stock.

  • Wyndham CEO on Strong Earnings Results     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Stephen Holmes, chairman & CEO of Wyndham Worldwide, explains how his company was able to post strong fourth quarter numbers and discusses growing demand in lodging and vacation ownership.

  • Hot Housing Play: Hotel REITs?     Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    If you are looking for a hot and hidden housing play, maybe you should check out housing REITs. Ken Cruse, Sunstone president & CEO and Michael D. Barnello, LaSalle Hotel Properties president & CEO, discuss the hotel business.

  • Bair on Regulation In Hotel Industry     Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair discusses the future of regulation in regards to the hotel industry and commercial real estate, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Hotel & Gaming Icon's Industry Outlook     Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:41 AM ET

    Discussing whether casino stocks are a worthy gamble in 2013, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Michael Leven, Las Vegas Sands president and COO.

  • James Tisch, president and CEO of Loews Corporation, explains whether Washington can get its act together over the debt ceiling.

  • Checking In on Travel Stocks     Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | 9:49 AM ET

    How are travel stocks faring amid fiscal cliff concerns, and the holiday season, with Jake Fuller, Lazard Capital Markets

  • In Mayan Doomsday, Marketers See $$$ Opportunity Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

    As ancient doomsday predictions draw near, hotels and restaurants are launching tongue-in-cheek promotions to profit from the fiery apocalypse forecasts surrounding Dec. 21, one Mayan Calendar's end date.

  • The Secret to Cheap Hotel Deals and Discounts Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 12:03 PM ET
    Marriot Orlando

    Finding the best deals and discounts on your hotel stay can be a challenge, but an industry insider reveals the science behind hotel pricing.

  • Marriot San Francisco

    As one Marriott executive said, the hotel chain operator had "lost its mojo." Learn how the company is going to great lengths to get it back.

  • The FTC on Wednesday warned hotel operators they should disclose all fees a consumer is required to pay when checking into a hotel.

  • Hilton's Plan to Grow Its Luxury Brands     Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    "Luxury has returned very strongly," said John Vanderslice, Hilton Worldwide Luxury & Lifestyle head, explaining how his company plans to expand growth by catering to luxury consumers and personalize travel.

  • Hotel Guests Face Carbon Monoxide Risk Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 10:49 AM ET

    Carbon monoxide poisoning is a real threat when staying in a hotel with eight reported deaths and 170 sickened since 2010, a USA Today investigation finds.