CNBC Franchise Archive Transportation: Leisure


  • Trading on the Euro Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 12:40 PM ET
    Trading on the Euro

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter weighs in on Europe's growing debt problems, and the Fast Money traders with trades to play today.

  • Can Airlines Heat Up with Summer? Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 10:35 AM ET
    Can Airlines Heat Up with Summer?

    The airline sector is down 7% in the past month. A look at where the industry is headed, with Jamie Baker, JP Morgan.

  • With OPEC expected to increase production for the first time in years, the "Fast Money" traders reveal how they're trading the news.

  • NBC Gets 4-Game Olympic Deal Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 12:52 PM ET
    NBC Gets 4-Game Olympic Deal

    CNBC's Darren Rovell reports NBC will get the rights to a new four-game Olympic Games deal. Discussing OPEC's impact on shippers, with Urs Dur, Lazard Capital Markets, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on today's trades to play.

  • Bernanke Testifies to Congress on U.S. Monetary Policy

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke weighs in on the economy Tuesday, and he is expected to acknowledge the recent slowdown but may withhold a view on the duration.

  • Ford's Louisville, Kentucky Assembly Plant

    Ford Motor Executive Chairman William Ford told CNBC Friday the U.S. economy is still in "recovery mode" despite recent weak data on jobs and manufacturing.

  • Gas at $3.50/Gallon or Lower by July 4: Gulf CEO Thursday, 2 Jun 2011 | 12:32 PM ET

    The price at the gas pump will fall from the current $3.80 per gallon national average to $3.50 or lower by July 4, Gulf Oil Chief Executive Joe Petrowski told CNBC Thursday.

  • It all turns on the criteria that make up the ten categories in our point system and this year has brought some interesting changes. Here's the rundown.

  • Credit Card swipe

    It’s much better to use a credit card overseas than rely on cash or travelers checks for a number of reasons—most notably the fact that Visa and MasterCard provide some of the best exchange rates possible—the question becomes, what are the best credit card companies for foreign travel?

  • China’s Economy Slows, But Inflation Still a Threat Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 3:13 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    The question now is how much economic growth may slow, before the authorities shift from controlling inflation to revving the growth engine. The NYT reports.

  • Celebrity Cruises Sailing Into Vacation Season: CEO Friday, 27 May 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    The Memorial Day weekend is the start of an important time for Celebrity Cruises — vacation season, Chief Executive Dan Hanrahan told CNBC Friday.

  • We're Fueling Terrorism by Paying OPEC: Pickens Friday, 27 May 2011 | 10:59 AM ET

    T. Boone Pickens sees companies exporting natural gas and importing oil from OPEC, saying, "We’re gonna go down as the dumbest crowd in history that’s ever come to town."

  • Gas Problems Everywhere Friday, 27 May 2011 | 7:47 AM ET
    Gas Problems Everywhere

    AAA reports that 34.9 Americans will travel over Memorial Day weekend. Insight on Summer spending, with Robert Darbelnet, American Automobile Association president/CEO.

  • Hotels Struggle To Raise Room Rates: Marriott CEO Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 12:23 PM ET

    Hotel room rates have risen in the last year but they are still down 10% from before the 2008 economic downturn, Arne Sorenson, president of Marriott International, told CNBC Thursday.

  • Small Cars and Top Safety Picks Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:25 AM ET
    Small Cars and Top Safety Picks

    The results from some new tests that give doubters on the safety of small cars some pause, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • American Luxury Travelers Return to Europe Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 2:49 AM ET

    European luxury hotels recorded strong growth in 2010 which continued into the first quarter of this year, driven by travelers from outside Europe returning to the region, new research showed.

  • WD-40: a Global Brand, Based in America Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 12:07 PM ET

    WD-40 was founded in San Diego in 1953. With a staff of three, the company set out to create a line of rust-prevention solvents and degreasers the aerospace industry. Now half of the company’s business is outside of the US.

  • GM to Add 2,500 Jobs at Detroit-Area Factory Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 9:35 AM ET
    Gm Building

    General Motors says it will add 2,500 jobs at a Detroit-area plant that now makes the Chevrolet Volt electric car.

  • Travel Dollars - A CNBC Special Report

    Some consumers have said enough is enough to repeated fare hikes  and are changing their plans.

  • POLL: IS U.S. AIRPORT SECURITY ADEQUATE? Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 7:32 AM ET

    Once again, Americans are being warned about travel abroad, but conditions in the U.S. may warrant concern as well.