This was my second year covering HITEC Dubai, and from a hospitality student perspective, it is always interesting to go to hospitality events and see theory put into practice.
It is officially December — and while many are dreaming of a white Christmas, HFTP also dreams of an iridescent spring, when HITEC Europe 2020 returns to Palma, Mallorca, Spain.
JMBM · 16 Jan
On January 6, 2020, the Director of the FTC's Consumer Protection Bureau published a blog post with changes to the FTC's approach to its orders and settlements of data breach enforcement actions. One of the key elements of the report was a revision to the FTC's routine enforcement practice to ensure that its remedial data security orders include greater specificity about compliance expectations for companies subject to enforcement action and for third-party assessors engaged to conduct FTC-mandated monitoring and audits of targeted companies' data security practices.
Hospitality Technology Magazine · 9 Jan
At MURTEC, attorney Odia Kagan will unravel the complexities surrounding privacy legislation from CCPA to GDPR and beyond.
skift Inc. · 8 Jan
Those headline fines were pretty jaw-dropping, but it seems more than likely that they will be massively reduced whenever they are finally rubber-sta
simonepuorto.com · 7 Jan
Last month, I flew to Prague to meet a few clients, and, before leaving, I stepped by HotelTime Solutions offices to say hi. While I was desperately looking for a vegetarian-friendly restaurant (with not much luck, I should add), Jan Hejny, CEO, and co-Founder of the company joined me in this heroic quest. The following is the transcription of the long chat we had on cloud systems, IT, GDPR, and data breach.
JMBM · 20 Dec
The California Consumer Privacy Act (the "CCPA" or the "Act") is a piece of consumer privacy legislation which was signed by California Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, and goes into effect on January 1, 2020. The Act is, far and away, the strongest privacy legislation enacted in the United States at the moment (although there are a number of contenders for that honor), giving more power to consumers to control the collection and use of their private data, and is poised to have far-reaching effects on data privacy.
Experience Hotel Blog · 27 Nov
Sorry about the grouchy title! But I am so sick of hearing negative comments about the GDPR that certain so-called “professionals” pass off as the tr
MarketingProfs · 26 Nov
If you think back to your time in physics class, you may remember what is known as Newton's law of action and reaction. Stated simply: With any inter
VENZA · 22 Nov
VENZA®, a global data protection company with a focus on the hospitality industry, hosted its 12th annual charity event on November 12, 2019. This ye
It’s a given in today’s technological age that you operate a hotel business that depends on technology to process customer credit card purchases and
VENZA Blog · 31 Oct
What is the single biggest misconception on why GDPR does affect hotels in the US? I've heard people say: 'I don't have hotels in Europe so it doesn'
hotelmarketing.com · 30 Oct
Marketers are generally upbeat about GDPR, with 84% seeing its introduction as a positive development.
VENZA · 25 Oct
Stonebridge Companies does it all—ownership, management and hospitality development—so why shouldn't they tackle their own PCI DSS Compliance? With t
Hotel Management · 17 Oct
The white paper provides additional guidance, clarity and perspective about the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.
MarketingProfs · 15 Oct
In less than three months, "California's GDPR"--the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)--will be come into effect. How are those data-privacy regu
Cendyn™ · 14 Oct
As many of you know, the California Consumer Privacy Act will soon go into effect. Like GDPR, it has wide-sweeping effects for the hotel and technolo
HTNG · 10 Oct
The European Union's (EU's) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018 with a mission to strengthen the protection of
Tambourine · 20 Sep
GDPR: One Year Later It all started across the pond when the European Union's 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, 2018. It mandated that companies do more to protect the personal data of consumers. In short—if hoteliers marketed to European Union citizens without the proper permission, then they were in violation and could be fined.
4hoteliers.com · 20 Aug
On August 5, 2019, Marriott International announced that it had taken a $126 million charge in the second quarter, primarily as a result of the data
Travel Tripper/Pegasus · 12 Aug
A raft of new data privacy laws have come into force over the past few years, and many have had a major impact on the hospitality industry. This January, hotels need to be aware of another piece of legislation — the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Hotel Law Blog · 7 Aug
Many hotels operate internationally and are frequently subject to the European Union's 2018 General Data Protection Regulation. The financial consequ
Vizergy · 7 Aug
On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in an effort to protect consumer data for all citizens of the European Union and the European Economic Area.
VPNpro · 31 Jul
The hospitality industry has one of the highest numbers of security breaches. A lot of sensitive customer data is processed daily, including names, a
clickz.com · 23 Jul
ePrivacy Regulation and GDPR are affecting data capture and personalization activities in European businesses, but the future looks good for consumer
Tambourine Blog · 17 Jul
Why hoteliers need to care about The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
HotelNewsNow · 11 Jul
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation went into effect in May 2018, but many companies outside of Europe are still playing catch up
Hospitality Technology Magazine · 11 Jul
The UK's ICO levied a PS99M ($124M) fine on Marriott for its Starwood data breach affecting 30M EU residents.