The Tricolour above the porch of the Shelbourne hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Shelbourne has always had more grandeur than any other hotel in Dublin’s history. And now, following an almost complete restoration of its exterio(...)

China’s Anbang Insurance has abandoned its $14 billion bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, paving the way for Marriott International Inc to buy the Sheraton and Westin hotels operator. (Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters)

China’s Anbang Insurance has abandoned its $14 billion bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, paving the way for Marriott International(...)

Inside the JW Marriott Essex House hotel in the Manhattan borough of New York, Nov. 20, 2012. After a Chinese-led group raised its bid for Starwood Hotels to $14 billion, the hotel chain’s other suitor must now decide whether it will prolong the bidding war.

China’s Anbang Insurance Group has raised its offer for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide to almost $14 billion, in the latest challenge to the (...)

Lufthansa: using iBeacon

Merger of hotel groups in a spin after Chinese bid The world’s largest hotel deal was nearly derailed over the last week. The offer by Marriott Hotels(...)

Glanbia lost 1.2 per cent at €18 in line with several industry rivals as major London food conference got under way.

Volatility across global financial markets is at a two-month low as signs that central banks will keep borrowing costs lower for longer settled invest(...)

Marriott International said it made a higher offer for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide that was accepted by the owner of the Sheraton and Westin hotel brands. (Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters)

Marriott International said it made a higher offer for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide that was accepted by the owner of the Sheraton and Westi(...)

Ryanair closing up nearly 3 per cent at €13.60, which was roughly in line with its European rivals. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

World equity markets capped a fifth week of gains yesterday, their best run in more than two years, as a 2016 high for oil, the dollar’s recent decli(...)

US hotel operator Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide said it received a non-binding buyout offer from a consortium of companies, valuing the company at $12.84 billion.

US hotel operator Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide said it received a non-binding buyout offer from a consortium of companies, valuing the com(...)

Hilton, owner of the Waldorf-Astoria and Hampton Inn brands, aims to meet increasing demand by young travelers seeking no-frills, affordable lodging. (Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Hilton Worldwide, the world’s biggest hospitality company by number of rooms, may add a new brand that focuses on small, cheap hotels in big cities, (...)

InterContinental Hotels Group, which runs the former Four Seasons in Dublin, is to return $1.5 billion to shareholders in the form of a special dividend after selling hotels in Paris and Hong Kong last year.

InterContinental Hotels Group, owner of the InterContinental Dublin, plans to return $1.5 billion to shareholders in the form of a special dividend a(...)