hospitality

A Growing Role for Tourism in Sustainable Development

In a somewhat surprising report, The U.N. Environment Programme says one of the most promising green industries -- at least when it comes to creating economic growth, reducing poverty, fueling job creation and addressing major environmental challenges -- turns out to be tourism.

Coming to America: U.S. Cities Attract More Global Tourists

Nearly 60 million foreigners visited the U.S. in 2010. Where did they go? The most popular destinations included New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. The Big Apple is particularly appealing, drawing a record 48.7 million, big-spending foreign tourists.

Choice Hotels CEO Cleans Up His Act on Undercover Boss

Some CEOs look as though they've never done a day of manual labor in their lives, and Stephen Joyce, the head of Choice Hotels International is one of them. His week in the spotlight of "Undercover Boss" left him sweaty and distressed, and -- as usual -- put him in touch with soul of his company.

Highland Hospitality Could File for Bankruptcy

Highland Hospitality could file for bankruptcy as economic woes squeeze the hotel industry, The Wall Street Journal reported. Highland Hospitality, which holds 27 hotels, could file as soon as next month, The Wall Street Journal reported without naming its sources. Still, discussions about the move are still at an early stage.