Tag: Hotels

7 new travel planning rules of the COVID era

A lot has changed in the travel world since the pre-pandemic days of 2019. Even if it seems like your life is going back to...

Why online-travel giant Booking is getting into the fintech game

Add Booking Holdings Inc. to the list of e-commerce companies betting that a tighter control over the payments process will create a better experience for...

A benchmark-beating robot thinks AMC will outperform Facebook and GameStop. It likes these other stocks, too.

An exchange-traded fund run by artificial intelligence bought AMC stock at the beginning of July, preferring shares in the cinema chain and retail investor favorite...

Looking for a fun escape? Try a weekend getaway in Atlanta

You know this vibrant Southern city for its deep musical roots, professional sports teams and emerging reputation as a film production hot spot, but Atlanta is also...

There are plenty of jobs, but not enough people to fill them. What’s going on?

The U.S. created 850,000 new jobs in June. Great. Yet 9 million people who likely would be working right now had there been no pandemic...

How hotels are adapting to the unpredictable nature of post-pandemic demand

At the offices of French hospitality major Accor India, the numbers-focused cohort of revenue managers have been asked to reorient their analytical thinking to take...

Krispy Kreme IPO: 5 things to know about the doughnut maker before it goes public

Hot Light Theater Shops and glazed waterfalls are just two mouth-watering features that Krispy Kreme Inc. discusses in its IPO prospectus, which was filed this...

Americans are still hesitant about getting on a plane

At the onset of the pandemic, airlines and hotels saw nearly identical declines in bookings as Americans quarantined at home, but new research suggests that...

Small businesses had to adapt in the pandemic: some innovations that we’ll continue to see

“If you make it through this, you ask, you learn, you adapt, and I think it only makes you stronger,” says Keith Hall, president and...

Opinion: 5 smart ways to shift your investments as the Fed gets ready for a big move

Fed policymakers surprised a lot of investors on Wednesday by signaling that tapering and interest-rate hikes are finally on the way. Investors sat up and...

The new cruise ship rulebook: What to know about booking a trip, getting on board, and other changes

You may have been able to hear the champagne corks pop and cheers resound on June 5 as the Celebrity Millennium cruise ship weighed anchor...

‘Not being able to connect with people was really hard’: Company sports teams are finally getting back together

American office workers are moving from the Zoom window to the batter’s box. When Sean O’Rourke took the field at a softball league on Monday...

Here’s what employers are NOT allowed to do to entice workers to get COVID-19 vaccinations

Answer: When the deep-fried treat is dangled as an enticement to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Government officials, companies and employers keep trying to persuade vaccine...

Teen jobless rate falls to lowest point in years

The unemployment rate in May for 16- to 19-year-old workers dropped to 9.6% from 12.3% a month earlier. If that doesn’t sound striking — especially...

5 surprising things in short supply this Memorial Day Weekend

It’s an odd choice of vehicle for someone who is not in the moving business. Up until this week, Matt Landau had never actually driven...

market outlook: Money managers see good days ahead as Street looks forward to unlocking

MUMBAI: After three-and-a-half months of ping-ponging in a 1,300-point range, the Nifty50 index finally broke out of its shackles this week to hit a fresh...

Do you trust your friends or coworkers to be honest about their COVID vaccine? What about strangers at a restaurant or concert?

While the recent federal guidance on mask wearing depends on people being transparent about their COVID-19 vaccination status, a new survey suggests most Americans don’t...

When was the last time you saw Paris? EU ambassadors met to discuss travel restrictions, but Americans still face hurdles

European Union ambassadors met this week to finalize plans to relax travel restrictions and allow in fully vaccinated visitors — but roadblocks remain for Americans...

San Francisco Fed has cautionary words for 22 states ending enhanced unemployment benefits

At least 22 states are effectively running an experiment to find out whether or not scaling down unemployment benefits incentivizes more recipients to find new...

Fully vaccinated and after a year at home, retirees are hitting the road — here’s where they’re going

Ellen Currie wants to go to Paris but she’s waiting until next year. This summer, she is staying closer to home. She plans to fly...

The jobs report reveals two very different Americas

So who was left out of the less-than-stellar jobs recovery? Getty Images The official U.S. unemployment rate rose again in April to 6.1% from 6%...

A million new jobs? That’s how many Wall Street thinks the U.S. created in April

The U.S. might have created a million-plus jobs in April as the economic recovery spread across the country and reached businesses that suffered the most...

Caesars loses more than $400 million in a quarter, and that is an improvement

Caesars Entertainment Inc. continued to battle its way back from the COVID-19 pandemic at the start of 2021, pushing quarterly losses under half a billion...

New York City sets goal to reopen fully on July 1: De Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday morning that New York City will set a goal to ‘fully reopen’ on July 1, citing the city’s strong...

Google ad sales push Alphabet earnings to record, stock heads toward new high

Google parent Alphabet Inc. rang up record profits for a third straight quarter during the pandemic, catapulting shares 5% toward a record stock high in...