Articles tagged “gdpr”

Online Travel

Will Marriott and British Airways Ever Pay Those Huge Proposed Data Breach Fines?

Those headline fines were pretty jaw-dropping, but it seems more than likely that they will be massively reduced whenever they are finally rubber-stamped.

Will Marriott and British Airways Ever Pay Those Huge Proposed Data Breach Fines?

Online Travel

Skift Global Forum Video: Responsible Travel Marketing in the Era of Data, Privacy, and the Always-On Consumer

Travel marketing was a hot topic at this year’s Skift Global Forum in New York. In this video recap from the event, we learn about how travel marketers can deliver relevant messages to consumers at the right moment while still respecting growing requests for privacy.

Skift Global Forum Video: Responsible Travel Marketing in the Era of Data, Privacy, and the Always-On Consumer

Hotels

Marriott Handed $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach

The headline fine amount might seem pretty substantial, but as with an earlier British Airways breach case, the penalties likely will be challenged. Both companies will no doubt vigorously defend themselves in the hope of getting the figure reduced.

Marriott Handed $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach

Airlines

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach

When the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation came into force, everyone was wondering whether national regulators would have the guts to dish out substantial fines. This case shows the intention — at least in the United Kingdom — but it remains to be seen how much British Airways will actually have to pay.

British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach

Airlines

British Airways May Face Fine for Data Breach

The degree to which British Airways is responsible for the data breach may lead to a fine, but does little to comfort customers who've been burned.

British Airways May Face Fine for Data Breach

Business Travel

Travel Managers Should Get Used to Data Privacy Restrictions

While Europe’s new data regulations may only apply to one continent, they’re expected to form the blueprint for similar legislation in other countries. Travel managers everywhere should get used to them.

Travel Managers Should Get Used to Data Privacy Restrictions

Meetings

What Europe’s New Data Protection Law Means for Meetings and Events

U.S. meeting planners expect the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation to have a major effect on how they manage data. While the giant meetings firms are prepared to comply with it, smaller companies and related meetings vendors may lag behind.

What Europe’s New Data Protection Law Means for Meetings and Events