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BERLIN, March 6- Europe's hotel sector is finding its financing options are the best in years as investors seek better returns in a low interest rate environment and economies emerge from bruising recessions, fanning optimism for the rest of the year.
With admission to some amusement parks hovering around $100 per person, some families are considering other options.
About half a million Americans legally travel to Cuba every year, and tour professionals are hopeful that policies may change to allow more.
Feb 27- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, the world's largest hotel operator, reported a 13 percent rise in quarterly revenue as increasing business and leisure travel pushed up occupancy and room rates.
Feb 27- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, the largest U.S. hotel operator by market capitalization, reported a 13 percent rise in revenue due to higher occupancy and room rates at most of its properties. Revenue rose to $2.64 billion in the quarter ended Dec. 31. Total revenue per available room rose 4.7 percent.
Why should Corporate America support the gay community? It can't afford not to, says Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson.
As lending options returned last year, hotel companies have ramped up construction, including Best Western, which is aiming for a more upscale market.
Choice Hotels president & CEO Stephen Joyce discusses its strong year thus far in 2014, and how bad weather impacts its business.
Discussing economic optimism, and the outlook on U.S. growth, with Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson.
Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson explains why the hotel saw a decline in profits and revenue, and is accelerating its buyback.
Cruise lines are now offering some of their best deals of the year. How to score a luxury cruise for less.
Tim Boyd, Founder & CEO of Peak Resorts, and Bill Benneyan, Mountain Creek Resort president explain how ski resorts are cashing in on this winter's brutal weather.
About 67 million international travelers visited the United States in 2012, a number boosted by a $72 million marketing program.
Winter travel is up, especially among people booking near-term trips to warm-weather destinations.
Customers at 14 hotels in eight states will get free credit monitoring for a year after a data breach.
Gamblers around the world lost $440 billion last year, and the industry is growing. The US is the biggest market, but China is rising.
As some hotel chains are going smoke free, smokers can search 250,000 smoking-allowed rooms on a new booking website.
Walt Disney Co handily beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Wednesday, and shares popped in after-hours trading.
Fourteen hotels in eight states are awaiting the results of an investigation into a nine-month security breach of customer information
Despite another round of bad news headlines about the cruise industry, Carnival set a one-month reservations record in January.