DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Dubai could soon have some new roller coasters to go with its man-made islands and the world's tallest skyscraper. Newspapers in the Middle Eastern emirate reported Sunday that local property developer Meraas Holding has reached a deal with Six Flags Entertainment to build a theme park in the city's largely industrial outskirts.» Read More
The documentary "Blackfish" has inspired more than two dozen petitions calling for changes at SeaWorld animal theme parks.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs speaks with Royal Caribbean Cruises Chairman & CEO Richard Fain about how he keeps his business afloat amid controversy.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs tours the "Carnival Breeze" for an inside look at what went wrong on the "Triumph" and how the company will fix it. Hobbs also tours Royal Caribbean's "Liberty of the Seas" to check out its ice rink on board.
Pot-friendly guides, activities and tours in Colorado are expected to expand as recreational marijuana sales become legal as of Jan. 1.
Shirley Tafoya, Travelzoo's president of North America, says 2013 will see record U.S. holiday travel, boosted by more car trips.
What keeps customers coming back to SoulCycle, and just how much is the fitness empire growing? SoulCycle co-founders Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, discuss how they choose where to expand.
"We have been approached in two different territories by potential park opportunities, which gives you some sense of the cultural impact of this franchise," said Lions Gate's Chief Executive Jon Feltheimer during the company's earnings call with analysts on Friday. He did not give further details and a Lions Gate spokesman offered no added comment.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 7- Walt Disney Co reported a 12 gain in profit that beat Wall Street expectations, lifted by higher visitor spending at U.S. theme parks, increased consumer product sales and its summer animated movie hit " Monsters University."
LOS ANGELES, Nov 7- Walt Disney Co reported a gain in profit that beat Wall Street expectations, boosted by higher spending by summer visitors to U.S. theme parks and increased sales of toys and other consumer products. Shares of Disney slipped 2.8 percent in after-hours trading to $65.30, down from their earlier $67.15 close on the New York Stock Exchange.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 7- Walt Disney Co reported higher profit for the quarter that ended in September, lifted by increased spending from summer visitors at its U.S. theme parks and a rise in sales of toys and other consumer products. The media company posted diluted earnings per share of 77 cents, according to a statement released on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 7- Walt Disney Co reported higher profit for the quarter that ended in September, lifted by more visitors to U.S. theme parks and higher sales of toys and other consumer products. The media company posted diluted earnings per share of 77 cents, according to a statement released on Thursday.
Three tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawing and will split a $448 million jackpot, authorities said on Thursday.
The boss of UltimatePoker.com—the first legal, real-money poker site in the U.S.—told CNBC that users can only play in one state right now but not for long.
Jaison Blair, analyst and managing director at Telsey Advisory Group, dissects Disney's quarterly earnings and estimates what the growth drivers will be for the coming years.
Nevada has become the first state to legalize online poker play for residents of legal age. Many other states will follow suit if sites such as UltimatePoker.com prove successful.
"Six Flags is back and big," said James Reid-Anderson, chairman of Six Flags Entertainment, discussing how the company's deferred revenue gains is a positive indication of future growth.
More bad news for Carnival cruise lines: Another ship adrift and reports of sick guests on an island cruise center. Will this latest wave sink the stock?
The higher payroll tax and rising gas prices are prompting consumers to dine out less. But could tax refunds in the mail bring relief to the sector?
St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend for the second year in a row, giving Irish bars an opportunity to reel in more customers.
Rob Katz, Chairman & CEO of Vail Resorts, discusses the outlook on this season's skiing season and weighs in on whether his business will be impacted by the "fiscal cliff" stalemate.