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.
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.
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.
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.
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation takes effect May 25, and its writ extends globally to any business handling the personal data of EU citizens. As in other commercial sectors, companies in corporate travel are trying to understand the precise implications for how they operate, how they must comply, the cost of compliance and whether they even need to take notice.
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?
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.
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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.
German travel manager's association VDR submitted a formal petition to the country's federal cartel office alleging that data consolidators Prism and the International Air Transport Association "violate data protection and competition regulations in disclosing corporate data when booking flights," according to a VDR statement.
Travel management company World Travel has become the first business in the travel sector to appear on the U.S. government's list of companies that have joined the European Union-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. U.S. companies adhering to Privacy Shield self-certify they are transferring personal data of European Union citizens to the United States in compliance with EU law. The European Commission approved the framework on July 12. It succeeds Safe Harbor, which the European Court of Justice ruled invalid in 2015.