Rosewood Hotel Group attributed a data breach that compromised guest reservations and payment data at 16 of its hotels to a "security issue at Sabre," according to a disclosure by the hotel group Monday.
A U.S. District Court in California this week dismissed class-action claims against Sabre stemming from a months-long breach of its Synxis central reservations system, which is used by hotel operators.
Sabre this week filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit stemming from the breach of its Synxis central reservations system, which is widely used by hotels to host reservation data, including payment information.
Sabre has completed an investigation into the unauthorized access of its Synxis Central Reservations system, which is used by more than 36,000 hotel properties worldwide, according to a statement from the company this week.
A Los Angeles resident filed a lawsuit against Sabre that seeks nationwide class action status regarding the months-long data breach of the company's Synxis Central Reservations system, which is used by tens of thousands of hotel properties.
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David Smith and Pass Consulting Group CEO Michael Strauss separately submit letters about the complexities of airline content aggregation. BCD Travel execs share thoughts on the Sabre Synxis breach.
Sabre disclosed plans to reduce global headcount by 9 percent to achieve $110 million in annual cost savings. The global distribution system operator and travel IT company is "reorganizing certain functions, reducing layers of management and lowering costs to enable a more nimble, faster moving and focused organization," the company disclosed Tuesday as it reported second-quarter financial results.
Sabre by the end of 2023 will migrate all its systems off IBM's Transaction Processing Facility mainframe operating system and onto more modern, open, cloud-based systems, the company told investors this week. It will join Amadeus, which retired its last mainframe last year.
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, effective May 2018, encourages industry segments to draw up codes of conduct to govern how relevant businesses could apply the regulation. Will a code of conduct emerge for travel?
We're told Scott Alvis left his job as president and general manager of Sabre Holdings' hotel reservations system provider SynXis, although a spokesman declined to comment. It's not known whether the decision was his or was related to Sabre's December layoffs, which did include some senior-level posts. Alvis had been with Sabre for nearly 19 years, following two years at American Airlines, according to his LinkedIn profile.