Hotels Resorts and Cruise Lines


  • Oct 30- Shares of Brixmor Property Group Inc, a shopping center company owned by Blackstone Group LP, rose as much as 4 percent in their market debut as investors were drawn to the second-largest U.S. retail real estate company offering. The New York- based company's shares were up 2.5 percent at $20.49.

  • Oct 30- Hyatt Hotels Corp's quarterly profit more than doubled, driven by higher occupancy and a rise in room rates across most of its properties. Net income rose to $55 million, or 35 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $23 million, or 18 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose about 4 percent to $1.02 billion.

  • Blackstone's Brixmor raises $825 mln from IPO Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 6:29 PM ET

    Oct 29- Brixmor Property Group Inc, a shopping center operator owned by Blackstone Group LP, priced its enlarged initial public offering at the midpoint of its expected range, raising $825 million in proceeds. It filed in September to take U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Inc public and also registered for an IPO of hotel chain Extended Stay America Inc..

  • Big money on the high seas     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    Buoyed by the performance of its newest ship, Norwegian Cruise Lines outperformed in the third quarter and saw earnings grow for the twenty-first consecutive quarter. Kevin Sheehan, Norwegian Cruise Line, CEO, explains the success and how they expect to grow the brand.

  • European shares drift lower, InterContinental weak Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    *InterContinental Hotels falls on softer U.S. growth. *Assa Abloy and Aggreko rise after earnings updates.

  • Oct 24- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd reported strong bookings for 2014 as more vacationers opted for its Europe cruises, helping the world's second-largest cruise operator take market share from Carnival Corp..

  • Oct 24- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd raised its full-year earnings forecast after an improvement in ticket sales in Europe helped the cruise operator report better-than-expected quarterly results. Royal Caribbean, the second-largest cruise operator in the world, said it had higher bookings for 2014 in most markets including Europe, Asia and Alaska.

  • TOKYO, Oct 22- A Tokyo court has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada against U.S. casino operator Wynn Resorts and some of its top executives, saying the case should not be handled by a Japanese tribunal.

  • Rough seas ahead for Carnival?     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 10:52 AM ET

    C. Patrick Scholes, SunTrust lodging and cruise line analyst, explains why he has a "sell" rating on the cruise line and whether the company will be able to turn the tide.

  • Carnival's troubled cruise ships sink its profit Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 1:29 PM ET
    The Carnival Breeze

    Carnival, the world's largest cruise line operator, saw profits sink 30 percent after mishaps on its Triumph, Dream and Legend ships.

  • New Carnival CEO takes the helm     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Arnold Donald, Carnival Corp. president and CEO, explains why he sees a slowdown in the first half of next year, as the company tries to recover from some of the fallout from incidences that occurred earlier in the year with several of its passenger ships.

  • Hilton plans to raise $1.25 billion in IPO Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    The Hilton Hotel in New York.

    Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings plans to raise $1.25 billion from an initial public offering of its common stock.

  • Florida sinkhole partially swallows resort     Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 6:26 AM ET

    A 100-foot sinkhole opened under the Summer Bay Resorts outside Disney World, forcing guests to flee their rooms. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

  • Watch: Florida resort villa falls into sinkhole Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    The Summer Bay Resort after a sinkhole opened up under the building.

    Vacationers evacuated a central Florida resort building before a sinkhole caused a section of the villa to partially collapse early Monday.

  • Hilton grows 30% since acquisition     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    Hilton has seen 30 percent growth since being acquired by Blackstone in 2007. CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports Blackstone will restructure Hilton's debut for a third time.

  • High gas prices won't kill middle-class vacations Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 3:58 PM ET
    Gas prices displayed in Los Angeles on July 16.

    Participants in a guests survey say that a rise of 20 cents to 30 cents in gas prices won't deter them from taking a trip, the chief of Choice Hotels told CNBC.

  • Hotel guest satisfaction hits 7-year high: Survey Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    The traditional mint on the pillow is just the beginning of amenties offered today’s hotel guests.

    Those staying in hotels this year are happier with their visit than they have been in the past 7 years. Here are tips to make you even more satisfied.

  • Sequestration's impact on hotels     Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs shares a preview of earnings out of the hotel sector; and Patrick Scholes, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, discusses the impact of government sequestration on the industry, and why he likes Wynn Resorts and Felcor Lodging.

  • Figure It Out When You Get There, Hotel App Says Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 10:41 AM ET
    Sam Shank, CEO and co-founder of HotelTonight

    Too much hassle to plan a trip? One online travel booker says to just go—you'll find accommodation through its mobile app when you arrive at your destination.

  • Need a Room Tonight? There's an App for That     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Sam Shank, CEO of HotelTonight, explains how its new app lets impulsive travelers and procrastinators book same-day hotel reservations from their mobile phones and at a discount.

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