Discussing the overall state of the cruise industry, and the opening in the Northwest passage, with Edie Rodriguez, Crystal Cruises president & COO.» Read More
Sept 23- Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year profit forecast as higher demand from Chinese holiday makers boosted ticket sales for cruises in Asia.
Sept 23- Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported a 4.7 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for its Asia cruises. The company's net income rose to $1.25 billion, or $1.60 per share, in the third quarter ended Aug. 31 from $934 million, or $1.20 per share, a year earlier.
As hotels prices rise through fall, travelers are expected to hit the road, lured by new hotels, Ferrari driving packages and upgraded attractions.
Sept 18- Hyatt Hotels Corp said it will sell as franchises 38 select service hotels to a company organized by Lone Star Funds for about $590 million.
EDINBURGH, Sept 18- Scotland's independence vote is too close to call, but the owners of hotels, pubs and restaurants are already jubilant as thousands of journalists and tourists descended on the ancient streets of Edinburgh.
LONDON, Sept 17- Shares in Russian oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Sistema tumbled on Wednesday after its head Vladimir Yevtushenkov was accused by Russian investigators of money-laundering in connection with the company's acquisition of oil producer Bashneft.
Sept 16- Blackstone Group LP aims to raise about $16 billion for its latest flagship buyout fund, roughly in line with a predecessor fund that wrapped up fundraising in 2012, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported on the fundraising target.
The travel industry has taken a deep dive into the debate of whether new jobs created since the recession are worse than the old jobs.
With wind speeds reaching 125 miles per hour, Hurricane Odile on Monday hit upscale resort city Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. The Category 3 storm forced authorities to evacuate coastal areas and prepare shelters for 30,000 people.
Responding to a request from a millennial, Marriott is testing a new grab-and-go healthy option for its lobby.
The peer-to-peer home-sharing website Airbnb faces new opposition in New York.
Matthew Upchurch, Virtuoso chairman & CEO, reveals the top luxury destinations travelers are booking now, including New Zealand and Mexico.
Vail Resorts on Thursday agreed to buy out Park City Mountain Resort for $182.5 million in cash.
As ice retreats in the Northwest Passage, bigger and more luxurious cruise ships are booking voyages on the storied route. NBC News reports.
NEW DELHI, Sept 8- The jailed chief of India's Sahara conglomerate has won 15 days more from the Supreme Court to use his makeshift office in prison to negotiate the sale of his group's trophy overseas hotels and raise $1.7 billion in bail money.
NEW DELHI, Sept 5- India's Sahara conglomerate would rather mortgage its trophy overseas hotel properties than sell them to raise the $1.7 billion in bail money for its jailed chairman, a senior company executive told Reuters.
Magic Mountain in California is banking on a combination of nostalgia and new technology for its big new ride next summer.
Sept 2- Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said it would buy Prestige Cruises International Inc from its owner Apollo Global Management LLC in a $3 billion deal to expand its high-end luxury cruise offerings.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is acquiring Prestige Cruises International for $3.025 billion in cash and stock.
Sept 2- Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said it would buy Prestige Cruises International Inc in a $3.03 billion deal, including debt. Prestige owns upper-premium cruise operator Oceania Cruises and luxury cruise operator Regent Seven Seas Cruises.