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Marriott Faces $124M Fine for Massive Data Breach Under New Data Protection Rules

The massive hacking of Marriott International Inc. reservation databases could lead to a 99 million-pound ($124 million) fine as the U.K. cracked down on privacy breaches with its second major penalty notice in two days. The cyber attack, which Marriott …

Lawsuit Alleges Marriott Failure to Protect Employee Against Guests’ Sexual Misconduct

Leticia Vallejo, a housekeeper at a Marriott hotel in Irvine, California, said that back in the summer of 2017, a drunk male guest groped her while she was cleaning the hotel lobby bathroom. As he did so, he offered her …

Major Hotels Agree to Provide Staff with Panic Buttons to Fight Harassment

Major hotel chains including Marriott International Inc and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. said on Thursday they are arming U.S. employees with panic buttons to fight sexual harassment and crime, an about-face for an industry that has opposed the idea for …

List of 20 Hotels in 10 States Believed Hit by Hackers

Twenty Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months. According to the hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, malware put into place in at least 20 …