Kirk Kinsell, president of IHG Americas, tells CNBC's Simon Hobbs Even Hotels are a total wellness offer; they give the opportunity to maintain dietary needs as well as get a great night's sleep.» Read More
Top Western hotel brands are already well established in Beijing and Shanghai – as well as smaller cities – and are boosting their presence, looking to capitalize on the games, which are expected to draw an estimated 2 million visitors.
Hotel operator Marriott International said it planned to quadruple its hotels in China to 100 in the next five to six years to tap growing demand for tourism and business.
American travelers have several forces working against them this summer: gasoline prices and airfares are edging higher, while vacationing overseas will be a lot more expensive given the sagging dollar. While those factors may keep some folks closer to home, some analysts say a beleaguered greenback may actually help profits at some lodging and leisure companies this season
Okay, we're slowly but surely posting the most recent information on the contest. Here's the stock report--for both the Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge and Second Chance Showdown. Earnings are still helping the best performers. One longtime favorite--CMGI--shows up on worst performer as well as most active and widely held. Maybe it's time has come and gone. Here ya go..
Apparently, the urge to merge persists well into December. CNBC’s Bob O’Brien explained which companies are rumored to be takeover targets, today.