Marriott International, Inc.


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Marriott is victim of another massive data breach
By Mitra Sorrells | March 31, 2020
Marriott says 5.2 million guests have been impacted by a data breach it discovered in late February. Read More
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Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
By Linda Fox | March 9, 2020
A regulator in the U.K. imposed the fine, saying that between October 2014 and May 2018, the airline’s computer systems did not have “appropriate security measures” to protect customer data. Read More
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Sabre partners with Accor to develop property management and reservations platform
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Sabre is working with Accor on the development of what the distribution company is calling a “full-service property management capability.” Read More
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VIDEO: Hotels hold fast to direct distribution and the power of loyalty schemes
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2019
Perhaps a semblance of calm has arrived in the hotel distribution landscape as large hotel groups become more comfortable with their third-party strategies. Read More
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Removing friction from travel is Expedia's "Everest" goal
By Jill Menze | November 14, 2019
Expedia Group is seeking to connect customers partners more intelligently as part of a bid to make it locally relevant. Read More
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Accor gets access to Alibaba customers via distribution and loyalty deal
By Linda Fox | November 11, 2019
The agreement aims to develop “digital applications and loyalty programs” by integrating Accor’s products and services within the Alibaba ecosystem. Read More
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Wholesale changes in distribution: Marriott and Expedia in the spotlight, Amoma in the deadpool
Wholesale changes in distribution: Marriott and Expedia in the spotlight, Amoma in the deadpool
By Gino Engels - OTA Insight  | September 25, 2019
Since rate disparity has a significant impact on profitability for hotels, the demise of a channel with a negative parity history is noteworthy. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Marriott tightens reins on wholesale rates by tapping Expedia to manage distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2019
Expedia Group and Marriott International have signed an agreement that makes Expedia Group the single gateway and redistributor for Marriott wholesale inventory.   Read More
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Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
Marriott picks BookingPal as exclusive tech partner for home-rental unit
By Jill Menze | September 3, 2019
Marriott International has selected BookingPal as the exclusive technology partner for its Homes & Villas vacation rental division. Read More
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Uber and Lyft are dominating business travel expense claims
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2019
The suppliers that top business travel expense claims include Uber, Starbucks and Lyft according to Certify. Read More
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The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
By Peter Matthews - Nucleus  | July 30, 2019
If data breaches can happen to some of the biggest players in the business, whose cyber security budgets dwarf most businesses, how exposed are smaller groups and individual hotels? Read More
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Q&A: Hospitality tech guru Dave Berkus on disruption, exec mistakes and Amazon
By Mitra Sorrells | July 16, 2019
Dave Berkus, creator of one of the earliest property management systems, discusses technology lifecycles, the risk of hacking, tech giants and travel, his advice for entrepreneurs and travel executive... Read More
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Authorities bare teeth on travel data breaches for second time, announce large fine for Marriott
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2019
ICO, the information authority, plans to fine Marriott International more than £99 million for the data breach it reported last year. Read More
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Rethinking hotel distribution with attribute-based selling
By Simone Puorto - Simone Puorto Consulting  | June 4, 2019
How the development of systems to offer room attributes might impact distribution. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: Airbnb plays down competition, says it welcomes new entries into home-sharing
VIDEO: Airbnb plays down competition, says it welcomes new entries into home-sharing
By Jill Menze | May 16, 2019
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe, Airbnb managing director of EMEA Jeroen Merchiers claimed: “We’re not obsessed with any individual company.” Read More
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