Hilton Worldwide Holdings reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday

Hilton Worldwide Holdings reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as healthy travel demand helped the US hotel operator boost r(...)

Amazon’s computer models were trained to vet applicants by observing patterns in resumes submitted to the company over a 10-year period. Most came from men, a reflection of male dominance across the tech industry. Photograph: Reuters

Amazon. com’s machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been building compute(...)

Trade between China and Ireland is currently at record levels. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

In Dublin’s gossipy stockbroking community, it was a wonder that the talks were kept under wraps for so long. It emerged in early February that Goodb(...)

Avolon’s headquarters in Dublin.

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is examining options for aircraft leasing business Avolon Holdings, two years after it bought the firm, sources said. (...)

Hainan Airlines will operate from Dublin Airport to Beijing four times per week

Companies are spending more on business travel these days, translating into stronger demand for hotel rooms as well as at hotel restaurants and bars, (...)

In 2016, Blackstone agreed to sell a 25 percent stake in Hilton to China’s HNA Group for $6.5 billion, three times what it paid in 2007.

After holding an interest in Hilton Worldwide Holdings for nearly 11 years, private equity firm Blackstone Group has decided to exit the hotel chain o(...)

CRH has a trading update  and an agm this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Monday Results: Südzucker, Alphabet, Hasbro, Whirlpool, Xerox. Indicators: Euro zone composite, manufacturing and services PMI flash (Apr); German (...)

HNA logo on a building in Beijing: debt-laden Chinese conglomerate owns a majority stake in Irish aircraft leasing group Avolon. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

HNA Group Co is seeking to sell some or all of its $6.5 billion (€5.3 billion) stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings, part of a global asset purge by the(...)

Domhnal Slattery of Avolon. The market interest rates on his firm rose on Tuesday.

The market interest rates on Domhnal Slattery-led aircraft leasing company Avolon rose on Tuesday as investors continued to fret about the finances of(...)

Air traffic figures across the European network are up on average by 3.6 per cent.  Photograph: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

European air traffic outside EU falls 2.5% in May The European air traffic report for May released by ACI Europe has interesting underlining trends.(...)

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