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  • PARIS, April 20- AccorHotels, Europe's biggest hotel group, will make further acquisitions in coming years, using cash from the sale of a majority stake in its property business rather than paying a special dividend, its chief executive said on Friday. In February, the company agreed to sell 55 percent of its AccorInvest property business to sovereign and...

  • Longer cruises are attracting more Chinese tourists

    Bert Hernandez of Royal Caribbean International says the company has lengthened itineraries for Chinese tourists to take advantage of all the activities on its ships.

  • Eldorado Resorts Inc., up $5.80 to $41.50. Shire PLC, up 22 cents to $152.41. Bank of America Corp., up 13 cents to $29.93.

  • MILAN/ LONDON, April 16- European shares fell on Monday as investors awaited new U.S. sanctions on Russia, while losses were limited as the market expected there would be no immediate military escalation in Syria following the weekend's American-led strike. Trading remained cautious as tensions between Western powers and Russia persisted and markets braced...

  • The combined company would have more scale to compete other hotel-branded rivals, including Hilton Grand Vacations Inc and Bluegreen Vacations Corp.. ILG also explored a merger with Apollo Global Management LLC's Diamond Resorts International Inc, sources said last month. Talks between ILG and Diamond Resorts have now ended, according to the sources.

  • Oil prices fell after surging last week ahead of the U.S.-led missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 13.52 points, or 0.9 percent, to 1,563.03. The market was in rally mode from the start of trading Monday, despite a sell-off among major indexes in Europe.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Carl Icahn's company struck an approximately $1.85 billion deal Monday that would fuse the gambling and hotel operations of Tropicana Entertainment to Eldorado Resorts Inc.. The agreement includes the sale of Tropicana Entertainment Inc.' s real estate to Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. It doesn't include Tropicana's Aruba assets,...

  • MILAN, April 16- European shares steadied on Monday as investors expected there would be no immediate military escalation in Syria following the weekend's American-led strike. Trading however remained cautious as tensions between Western powers and Russia persisted and markets braced for new U.S. sanctions on Russia over its continued support of Syrian...

  • NEW YORK— If you want to tailor a Facebook ad to a single user out of its universe of 2.2 billion, you could. Trying to pitch your boutique bed and breakfast to a 44- year-old "trendy mom" who lives in Seattle, leans conservative and is currently traveling in the Toronto area but hasn't booked a hotel for the night yet? The ads you might see can be tailored to you down to the...

  • April 12- Casino operator Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its partially built Boston Harbor resort to rival MGM Resorts International, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/wynn-resorts-in-early-talks-to-sell-boston-area-cas i n o- p r o j e c t- t o- m g m- 1 5 2 3 5 5 6 1 6 5? MGM has been planning to open a casino in Springfield.

  • April 12- Casino operator Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its partially built Boston Harbor resort to rival MGM Resorts International, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/wynn-resorts-in-early-talks-to-sell-boston-area-cas i n o- p r o j e c t- t o- m g m- 1 5 2 3 5 5 6 1 6 5? Both MGM and Wynn Resorts declined to comment.

  • April 12- Casino operator Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its partially built Boston Harbor resort to rival MGM Resorts International, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/wynn-resorts-in-early-talks-to-sell-boston-area-cas i n o- p r o j e c t- t o- m g m- 1 5 2 3 5 5 6 1 6 5? m o d= s e a r c h r e s u l t s& p a g e= 1& p o s= 1, citing people familiar with the...

  • Wyndham Hotel Group announced Tuesday that it's adding the words "by Wyndham" to 12 hotel brand names. Days Inn becomes Days Inn by Wyndham. The solidifying of Wyndham hotel brands comes as Wyndham Worldwide prepares to spin off its hotel business into a separately traded company apart from its timeshare business.

  • *Lufthansa, Air New Zealand work with Winding Tree on blockchain. BERLIN, April 10- Blockchain technology has the potential to shake up the travel industry by giving airlines and hotels a way to bypass controlling intermediaries like Expedia or Amadeus and gain better access to customer data. That looks very fruitful potentially, " Xavier Lagardere, head of...

  • *Hilton sees 1st- qtr adj EPS 52- 54 cents vs prior 43- 47 cents. April 9- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc's main shareholder HNA Tourism Group will sell about 63 million shares of Hilton common stock in a secondary offering, making good on signals it would exit its stake in the U.S. hotel operator. Hilton, which owns the Waldorf Astoria brand, raised its first-quarter...

  • April 9- Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc's main shareholder HNA Tourism Group will sell about 63 million shares of Hilton common stock in a secondary offering, making good on signals it would exit its stake in the U.S. hotel operator. Its parent, HNA Group Co Ltd, said last week it would sell some or all of the $6.3 billion stake in Hilton. Hilton, which also owns the...

  • April 9- U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc said on Monday a selling stockholder affiliated with China's HNA Tourism Group Co Ltd had commenced a secondary offering of about 63 million shares of Hilton common stock. HNA Tourism Group, Hilton's biggest stockholder with a 26 percent stake, owned about 82.5 million shares as of April 5.

  • Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International Jim Murren

    Shares of Wynn Resorts initially rose after a report that MGM Resorts could be interested in a deal.

  • April 5- China's HNA Group Co Ltd said on Thursday it has decided to sell some or all of the common stock it holds in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.. HNA is Hilton's biggest shareholder with a 26.1 percent stake in the U.S. hotel operator. Hilton's shares fell about 2 percent to $76.50 in premarket trading.

  • Carnival Miracle cruise ship

    Carnival Corp. is taking a stand in the civil rights struggle in Bermuda.