BEIJING, Nov 23- Chinese property developer Dalian Wanda Group plans to build more than 150 premium hotels around the world by 2018 in an expansion of its luxury hotel business, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday. The announcement comes as Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties, a subsidiary of Dalian Wanda Group, plans to raise up to $6 billion in a Hong Kong...» Read More
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.
Aug 31- Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, the world's third largest cruise operator, is in advanced talks to acquire peer Prestige Cruises International Inc for around $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Atlantic City is preparing for more than 6,000 jobs lost. Insight on the road ahead for the city, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
Hotels are taking a page from the airlines' playbook and have begun charging guest extra fees, even for services you may not use, reports NBC's Kerry Sanders.
*Sees no significant improvement in France in H2. PARIS, Aug 26- Accor, Europe's largest hotel group, forecast operating profit would rise this year as cost-cutting and restructuring efforts start to pay off and demand for hotel rooms improves in all regions outside its home market of France.
The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.
The cruise industry is seeking a bigger slice of the growing Chinese tourist pie, with Beijing putting its heft behind expansion efforts.
Aug 18- A spokesman for the Sultan of Brunei dismissed a report by the Wall Street Journal online that he had made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel.
Alaska is setting tourism records due in part due to improved air service and cruise access to the Northwest Passage.
Following protests, orcas in San Diego will get a new 10-million gallon killer whale environment, SeaWorld officials said.
Once the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world, the Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain is being retired.
On its centennial, cruisers are still flocking to make the 8–10 hour trip between oceans.
PARIS, Aug 14- French private equity firm Ardian and Chinese conglomerate Fosun International said they would withdraw their offer for resort operator Club Mediterranee, leaving the way clear for a bid by Italian businessman Andrea Bonomi.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports start-up company Savioke's robot butler "Botlr," is part of a pilot program at Starwood's Aloft Hotels.
CNBC's Josh Lipton demonstrates how to use the very first "Botlr," a robot butler at Starwood Hotels.