Security


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VIDEO: How tech-enabled solutions can improve safety and security of short-term rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | December 5, 2019
Leaders from Vrbo, TurnKey Vacation Rentals and Certistay discuss safety and security solutions for short-term rentals. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Sift - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Sift - Launch pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 5, 2019
Dynamic Friction can assist efforts to reduce longstanding problems like false positives and growing problems like account takeovers. Read More
Interview | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: CertiStay certifies the safety and security of vacation rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | November 11, 2019
CertiStay, backed by a team that includes industry veteran Terry Jones, provides safety and security inspections and certifications for short-term rental properties.  Read More
Interview | Startups
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Airbnb says it will verify all listings, add other safety steps on heels of shooting
By Mitra Sorrells | November 6, 2019
Airbnb will verify every listing on the platform and add other security measures in the wake of a shooting at an Airbnb rental that left five people dead. Read More
News | Online
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Airline fraud on the rise, finger pointed at loyalty programs and data breaches
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Online fraud attacks on airlines are increasing with loyalty schemes often the target, according to a report from Forter. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: SITA on aviation's massive task to connect the digital dots
VIDEO: SITA on aviation's massive task to connect the digital dots
By Kevin May | September 9, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to SITA CEO Barbara Dalibard about the "digitalization" of passengers and both the opportunities and challenges facing the entire sector. Read More
News | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: Padlifter wants to connect vacation rental service providers
By Mitra Sorrells | September 6, 2019
Padlifter is a marketplace to connect vacation rental hosts with providers of services such as property management, security, marketing, maintenance, laundry, accounting and more.    Read More
Interview | Startups
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The economic benefits of a tech-first traveler safety strategy
By Michael Becker - GeoSure  | September 6, 2019
Technology can be the key to improving traveler safety and confidence, ultimately creating economic benefits for destinations.      Read More
Opinion | Technology
How SCA will affect the travel industry
How SCA will affect the travel industry
By Eric Liebman and Marc Van Puyvelde  | September 5, 2019
We look at the timeline and milestones for the SCA roll-out and the impact of different SCA use cases for airlines, hospitality and online travel agencies. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Q&A: BCD Travel's Yannis Karmis on innovation, new tech, threats to legacy TMCs
By Mitra Sorrells | August 30, 2019
BCD Travel's senior vice president of product strategy and development, Yannis Karmis, discusses emerging technologies, NDC, digital identity and more. Read More
News | Technology
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Business travel, part 4: How data management can minimize trip "leakage"
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2019
Data management tools are enabling corporate travel managers to capture and analyze data from off-channel bookings to minimize leakage. Read More
News | Technology
Choice Hotels is the latest chain suffering data breach exposing customer details
Choice Hotels is the latest chain suffering data breach exposing customer details
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2019
Choice Hotels has suffered a security breach said to involve 700,000 customer records. It blames a third-party vendor that “copied the impacted data from our environment without authorization." Read More
News | Technology
Business travel, part 3: How technology is improving risk management
Business travel, part 3: How technology is improving risk management
By Mitra Sorrells | August 19, 2019
Artificial intelligence and mobile technology are improving both the quality of risk management information that business travelers can receive and the speed at which they receive it. Read More
News | Technology
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Could digital ID be the key to achieving a frictionless travel experience?
By Mitra Sorrells | August 19, 2019
Amadeus traveler ID innovation manager Laurent Conjat says digital identity is coming and will add efficiency and remove friction at every step of the traveler's journey.  Read More
News | Technology
Sitata new corporate travel risk management tools
Risk management solution expands offerings for corporate travel
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2019
Sitata, a global health, safety and risk management service for travelers, is adding new tools for corporate travel. Read More
News | Technology