We all know that travel can be a real hassle. So, what about a trip makes it worth packing up your suitcase, saying goodbye to your family for the next few days, fighting the airport and staying in a.
The HFTP 2018-2019 Global Board of Directors was installed during the association's 2018 Annual Convention and introduces new directors Toni Bau, Carson Booth, CHTP and Mark Fancourt. These extensive director profiles give insight into the distinguished professions and personal goals of HFTP's newest association leaders.
Data security remains a pressing concern and top priority for the hospitality industry. The HFTP Research Centers are dedicated to producing findings that can significantly aid hospitality businesses in their efforts to protect their guests’ privacy and personal information against potential cyber threats and attacks.
By Alvaro Hidalgo. The EU General Data Protection Regulation has set a path towards protecting personal data which many other countries will follow. In a global industry such as hospitality, it should be a primary objective to take the steps towards compliance.
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
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
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
Amadeus Hospitality Insight · 28 May
Keep your data safe with technology providers you can trust.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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,
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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:
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
eyefortravel.com · 22 Oct
Whether you are focused on data, technology, marketing or RM the message from Day 2 of EyeforTravel North America was that you need to understand the
hoteldesigns.net · 19 Oct
Despite GDPR legislation having come into effect over four months ago, the majority of UK hospitality businesses are now risking penalties by failing
HFTP Connect · 28 Sep
As we prepare to transition to the new HFTP Global board at the 2018 Annual Convention in October, I would like to take the time to reflect on my yea
While some organizations saw the May 25 enforcement deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the finish line for compliance, lea
Beekeeper Blog · 13 Sep
Last year, consumers spent $1.6 trillion on hotel rooms worldwide. As global travel continues to grow, and with new GDPR compliance laws taking effec