March 30- Fast food giant McDonald's Corp said on Thursday it would make its Quarter Pounder burgers with fresh beef, prepared when ordered, by mid-2018 in most of its restaurants. The company has been implementing changes to attract more diners, phasing out the use of eggs from caged hens by 2025, and also removing artificial preservatives and high fructose...
Increase in cruise travel is expected to continue this year, with an estimated 25.3 million passengers expected to sail in 2017, compared to 15.8 million a decade ago, according to Cruise Lines International Association, an industry trade body. Carnival, which operates the Costa and Princess cruise lines, hiked ticket prices last year in response to growing...
Craig Smith, MD of Marriott International, says Chinese tourists remain the top source market for the hospitality chain in Bali and Phuket.
Virgin founder Richard Branson discusses Wednesday's suspected terror attack in Westminster and the necessary security measures to keep people safe.
Virgin founder Richard Branson discusses how security threats are affecting his business and the wider leisure industry.
This is the first Texan hotel boom in about a decade, New York Times reports.
Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO, discusses tax reform and the benefits of bringing money back into the U.S. Also Sorenson weighs in on whether immigration concerns are impacting the hotel business.
Arne Sorenson, Marriott International CEO, talks about the hotel's three-year growth strategy as optimism in the travel industry grows.
Tan Juay Hiang, CEO of Ascendas Hospitality Trust, says the company targets business hotels and travelers rather than the leisure space Airbnb operates in.
Clement Kwok, CEO of HSH, addresses the dip in profits amid a difficult operating environment in Hong Kong.
The U.S. business and leisure travel sector continued to perform well in 2016, however the WTTC suggests inbound travel looks less certain going forward.
Dinosaur receptionists were on standby as a second hotel staffed mostly by robots opened in Tokyo this week.
IHG CEO Richard Solomons says he hasn’t seen an impact of Donald Trump’s travel ban on the business yet, while commenting on performance in certain markets.
IHG chief executive Richard Solomons talks about the company’s share price movement, inflation and the impact of Brexit on the hotelier.
Marriott plans to open up to one hotel per day in the U.S. in the coming year despite President Trump’s controversial travel ban.
Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson explains why U.S President Donald Trump's travel ban has not significantly affected his business as yet.
Accor CEO Sébastien Bazin discusses his company's decision to appoint former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to its board.
Singapore, China, Japan and Thailand each boasted nine restaurants on the annual list.
SunTrust says Marriott's hotel bookings are not improving significantly, according to its research checks.
InterContinental Hotels Group CEO Richard Solomons weighs in on the company's earnings, which reveal "pretty good revenue growth around the world."