A unit of China's HNA Group agrees to buy Carlson Hotels for an undisclosed amount.
Ajit Gunewardene, deputy chairman of John Keells Holdings, says tourists from India and China into Sri Lanka have been a boon for the island's economy.
Helima Croft, CNBC Contributor and Managing Director of Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets, and Jean-Francois Seznec, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow and Georgetown University professor, discuss Saudi Arabia's economic reform plans to diversify away from oil.
Bjorn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle, talks about the airline industry and says his company is not competing with low-cost Ryanair and EasyJet.
CNBC takes a look at the top European cities for a great party.
Tourists now want personal relationships with locals when travelling, says The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels CEO, Clement Kwok.
International events like Art Basel and Hong Kong Sevens are tourist attractions the city needs, says The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels CEO Clement Kwok.
A lot of focus has been placed on how virtual reality (VR) technology will transform the gaming industry, but it has many real-world uses.
Sweden has created a national phone line allowing anyone in the world to call and chat to a random Swedish resident.
Pierfrancesco Vago, executive chairman of MSC Cruises, discusses the plans for the company's four new LNG-powered cruise ships.
Geoffrey Yu, ultra high net worth investment strategist at UBS, comments on what MSC Cruises' decision to buy four new ships means for the economy.
The global cruise industry still has significant potential for growth, the chief executive of one of the world's largest cruise ship companies said.
"The most important thing for us to succeed at is the loyalty program," Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson tells CNBC.
The terrorist attacks in Brussels that killed 32 people last week are set to knock international visitor numbers across Europe in the months ahead.
Tom Jenkins, CEO of European Tour Operators Association, talks about the impact of the Brussels terror attack on tourism to Europe.
As China's economy looks to be slowing, countries in the region are loading up on prophylactics.
Airbnb is offering thrill-seekers the chance to spend the night under the watchful eye of 35 sharp-toothed sharks.
Fancy a night with some sharp-toothed fish? Airbnb is offering three lucky individuals to win a one-night stay with a chosen guest at France’s Aquarium de Paris.
Marriott isn't likely to offer another sweetener to its bid for Starwood Hotels, an analyst said. That could clear the path for rival Anbang to step in.
Rising numbers of female millionaires and billionaires around the world may help drive a rise in luxury health and wellness holidays.