Running a hotel with 7,000 properties in 130 countries is a gruelling job requiring near-constant travel. Photograph: iStock

Marriott International chief executive Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest types of the disease, and plans t(...)

Photograph: iStock

Marriott International is expanding its home-sharing business to the US as Airbnb siphons away travellers, according to a person with knowledge of the(...)

 Dalata’s  non-executive chairman John Hennessy  and chief executive Pat McCann:  claim Dublin needs a 1,000-bedroom superhotel is “the biggest load of rot”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Hotels, tourism, hospitality – it’s all about hosting and being polite. So it was noticeable how scathing Dalata’s Pat McCann, the country’s biggest h(...)

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(...)

End-of-year figures for property sales show a slight cooling-off in the otherwise upward trajectory for asking prices. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Monday Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Jan); UK manufacturing and industrial production (Dec), GDP (Dec), construction output (Dec), business inv(...)

Some Bank of Ireland customers have been told they can no longer use their existing cards for contactless transactions, online or abroad.

Bank of Ireland has been forced to impose severe restrictions on many customers’ debit cards this week over fears they have been compromised by frauds(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

This time of year wouldn’t be complete without – no, not novelty socks – our annual top 10 online business stories of the year. Back in its rightful p(...)

An empty hotel lobby will soon be no more. Photograph: iStock

Walk into a US hotel lobby and you may notice something unexpected: people. Not people checking in, or waiting for someone to arrive or hustling to t(...)

Quora was quick to reassure its customers that the likelihood of identity theft was low, as it doesn’t hold financial data or identifying information such as social security numbers.

“We are writing to let you know that we recently discovered that some user data was compromised as a result of unauthorised access to our systems by a(...)

The falling oil price benefitted fuel-dependent travel companies, with Ryanair up 0.52%  to €11.65

US stocks gained as investors focused on the outlook for trade ahead of a meeting between the US and Chinese presidents. US treasuries edged higher an(...)

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