New Japanese hotel will be operated almost entirely by robots

New Japanese hotel will be operated almost entirely by robots

By Sonal Patel - Feb 06, 2015

Japan is set to open a hotel that claims it will eventually be staffed almost entirely by humanoid robots. The Hen-na Hotel is scheduled to open inside the Huis Ten Bosch the

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Marriott signs $168M deal to acquire Canada’s Delta Hotels

Marriott signs $168M deal to acquire Canada’s Delta Hotels

By Sonal Patel - Jan 28, 2015

Marriott International Inc. announced that it has signed a deal to acquire the Delta Hotels and Resorts brand and management and franchise business from a subsidiary of British Col

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Fast Food Nutrition Study Sees Little Change In Fast Food Portion Size, Nutrient Content Between 1996 And 2013

Fast Food Nutrition Study Sees Little Change In Fast Food Portion Size, Nutrient Content Between 1996 And 2013

By Carrie Ann - Jan 02, 2015

A study into the nutrition offered in meals from three major fast food chains finds there’s been little change in food portion sizes from 1996 to 2013. The calorie, sodium, s

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Marriott Fined $600000 for Deliberately Blocking Its Customers' Wi-Fi

Marriott Fined $600000 for Deliberately Blocking Its Customers' Wi-Fi

By Carrie Ann - Oct 04, 2014

Marriott International Inc. has agreed to pay a $600,000 civil penalty for blocking visitors from utilizing personal Wi-Fi networks at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Hotel and

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To the Last Drop: Starbucks to Buy Out its Partners in Japan for $913.5Mn

To the Last Drop: Starbucks to Buy Out its Partners in Japan for $913.5Mn

By Carrie Ann - Sep 24, 2014

Starbucks Corp on Tuesday unveiled plans to take full ownership of the remaining 60.5 percent stake of Starbucks Coffee Japan Ltd valued at about $913.5 million, in a move to furth

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Investor Offers to Buy Gambling Mecca’s Revel Casino for $90M

Investor Offers to Buy Gambling Mecca’s Revel Casino for $90M

By Christy Gren - Sep 11, 2014

As the gambling Mecca – Atlantic City, continues to batter from the recent string of casino closures and bankruptcies, several investors have lined up to make a bid in hopes

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S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder Dies at 93

S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder Dies at 93

By Christy Gren - Sep 08, 2014

S. Truett Cathy, the founder of U.S. fast food chain Chick-fil-A that is not only notoriously famous for being closed on Sundays but also for the protests it drew on opposing same-

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Starbucks Plans New 'Express' and Posh Store Designs

Starbucks Plans New 'Express' and Posh Store Designs

By Anna Domanska - Sep 05, 2014

Starbucks plans to unveil a few new one-of-a-kind store formats, including pocket-sized “express” stores in addition to more than 100 boutiques devoted to the highbrow Reserve

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McDonalds Plots Global Digital Overhaul with Online Music and Entertainment

McDonalds Plots Global Digital Overhaul with Online Music and Entertainment

By Carrie Ann - Aug 26, 2014

McDonalds is set to launch a new digital manifesto in a bid to expand its digital presence, modernize the brand and drive customers. The American fast-food chain is now offering on

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