Discussing the overall state of the cruise industry, and the opening in the Northwest passage, with Edie Rodriguez, Crystal Cruises president & COO.» Read More
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.
CNBC's Josh Lipton introduces the very first "Botlr," a robot butler designed to assist the front desk staff with jobs like sending items to guest rooms.
A metasearch travel website is expanding its audience with an offbeat ad campaign, Skift reports.
Revel's auction had already been postponed one week to allow for more time to review bids, court filings indicated.
A New York hotel was suffering a severe backlash to its posted policy of charging $500 extra if guests posted bad reviews online.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- Hotel group Marriott is watching the spread of the Ebola virus in Africa but so far it has not hit countries where the group operates, CEO Arne Sorenson said on Tuesday. "The Ebola issue is not a positive one in terms of travel to Africa," Sorenson said in response to a question on the sidelines of the U.S.-Africa Business Forum.
BOSTON, Aug 4- Activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management said on Monday that it has hired Houlihan Lokey as a financial advisor as it seeks to persuade InterContinental Hotels Group to consider selling itself.