How the hotel industry has adapted to GDPR
How the hotel industry has adapted to GDPR

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

Wake Up Hospitality: Marriott Fine Proves GDPR Legislation Has Teeth
Wake Up Hospitality: Marriott Fine Proves GDPR Legislation Has Teeth

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.

ICO's One-Two Punch Hits Marriott with GDPR Fine
ICO's One-Two Punch Hits Marriott with GDPR Fine

Business Travel News (BTN) · 10 Jul

After sending a chill through the European business community on Monday by levying a record $230 million fine on British Airways for a June 2018 data

How the hotel industry has adapted to GDPR

hotelmarketing.com · 10 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

BA Faces Hefty GDPR Fine
BA Faces Hefty GDPR Fine

Business Travel News (BTN) · 8 Jul

British Airways is facing a fine of 183.39 million pounds from the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office for infringements of the General Data Prote

One Year After GDPR, Consumers Are More Tuned In To Data Privacy

Lodging Magazine · 17 Jun

On May 25, 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. This regulation applies to all citizens of the Euro

One year after GDPR, hotels and consumers are more tuned in to data privacy

hotelmarketing.com · 17 Jun

As of yet, the hospitality industry has not been a target for GDPR-related fines; however, that will likely change as crackdowns become more frequent

Google May Face New U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Probe

skift.com - Digital · 1 Jun

The momentum is certainly building for a renewed looked into Google's business practices as they relate to antitrust issues. As part of that, a wide

Choosing Hospitality Technology in a Post-GDPR World

Amadeus Hospitality Insight · 28 May

Keep your data safe with technology providers you can trust.

GDPR One Year Later: What's Changed and What's Still To Come for Hotels
GDPR One Year Later: What's Changed and What's Still To Come for Hotels

Lodging Magazine · 23 May

The implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in May 2018 has affected every organization that handles the data of anyone residing

What is the Penalty for a GDPR Violation?

Beekeeper Blog · 21 May

Wait, What is GDPR? In May of 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. The GDPR unifies the rules for processing persona

Privacy Reg Compliance (GDPR, CCPA) Made Easy With Venza’s New Partnership
Privacy Reg Compliance (GDPR, CCPA) Made Easy With Venza’s New Partnership

VENZA · 20 May

As the hospitality industry's guide in today's ever more treacherous journey toward data protection, VENZA has always sought to provide up-to-date ex

GDPR checklist for digital experience management platforms in 2019
GDPR checklist for digital experience management platforms in 2019

clickz.com · 16 Apr

What should brands look for when choosing such a solution? A six-point checklist to help brands achieve marketing goals in the privacy and compliance

Starwood data breach: Lessons for the hotel industry
Starwood data breach: Lessons for the hotel industry

HotelNewsNow · 15 Apr

Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee in early March, providing some insight into the da

Data protection rules, one year on: Anticipating a second wave - HITEC Europe Preview
Data protection rules, one year on: Anticipating a second wave - HITEC Europe Preview — By Stuart Pallister

Hospitality Net · 4 Mar

HITEC Europe Preview: Over the past year, many of us have been bombarded with emails from companies virtually begging us to allow them to keep our personal details on file. That was due to the introduction of new regulations in Europe which imposed — in theory at least — substantial penalties on any firm breaching the rules. And the penalties were harsh — up to four percent of annual global revenues or 20 million euros, whichever figure is greater.

GDPR: Where Are We Now?
GDPR: Where Are We Now?

4hoteliers.com · 3 Mar

On this episode of The Business of Travel, we take a look at GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect in the EU on May 25,

What You Need to Know About GDPR and Data Privacy: Lisa Loftis of SAS Talks to Marketing Smarts [Podcast]
What You Need to Know About GDPR and Data Privacy: Lisa Loftis of SAS Talks to Marketing Smarts [Podcast]

MarketingProfs · 28 Feb

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) took effect. Some companies ignored it and now need to know how to proceed. Others worked

GDPRapp Solves GDPR Risk Exposure for Hospitality
GDPRapp Solves GDPR Risk Exposure for Hospitality

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 1 Feb

dramds.com ltd., a British technology company, said it offers same-day deployments and immediate GDPR compliance with its GDPRapp. GDPRapp is a new s

How Customer Participation Builds Trust in the Age of GDPR
How Customer Participation Builds Trust in the Age of GDPR

MarketingProfs · 24 Jan

The term "customer participation" is sometimes used interchangeably with "customer engagement," but to do so misses the mark on why the former is so

Do US Consumers Want GDPR-Like Data Protection Rights?
Do US Consumers Want GDPR-Like Data Protection Rights?

MarketingProfs · 24 Jan

Most consumers in the United States would welcome personal data protection rights similar to those established last year by the European Union's Gene

Guest Privacy - It's Your Business | Robert Braun
Guest Privacy - It's Your Business | Robert Braun — By Robert E. Braun

JMBM · 8 Dec

On a basic level, the hospitality business is simple - as is often said, it amounts to putting heads in beds. But finding the heads to put in the beds is a complex process and requires hotel companies to find out a great deal of information about their guests. Gathering and processing that information provides not only opportunities, but creates obligations, one of the most basic of which is ensuring the security of guests' personal information.

The Gist on GDPR
The Gist on GDPR

Hospitality Technology Magazine · 6 Dec

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) unifies the data protection rules across Europe, strengthening the rights of EU residents by emphasizing tr

Marriott sued hours after announcing data breach
Marriott sued hours after announcing data breach

zdnet.com · 3 Dec

Hours after announcing a data breach on Friday, two Oregon men sued international hotel chain Marriott for exposing their data. Their lawsuit was fol

In the wake of GDPR, what's next for data privacy?
In the wake of GDPR, what's next for data privacy?

clickz.com · 15 Nov

In a marketer survey by SAP, 42% did not believe GDPR applied to them and 26% said they did not collect the type of data protected under the regulati

What’s Haunting Hotel Marketers This Halloween?
What’s Haunting Hotel Marketers This Halloween? — By Dave Spector

Tambourine · 31 Oct

Continuing our annual Halloween tradition, we've asked hotel marketers nationwide, across all chain scales and property sizes, what they're most spooked about right now. In past years, the list has included:

GDPR Redefines Industry Privacy Practices on a Global Scale

Smart Meetings · 22 Oct

Since taking effect in May, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has altered data management practices throughout the meetings industry