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Starwood Properties Hit by Malware

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced that point of sale systems of a few hotels in North America were infected with malware, enabling unauthorized parties to access payment card information. After discovering the breach, Starwood ran an extensive investigation. ...

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Preventing and Preparing for Terrorist Attacks

Preventing and Preparing for Terrorist Attacks

The current hostage situation at a Radisson Blu in Mali dredges up memories of the Mumbai, India terrorist attacks that took place in November 2008, which targeted a number of buildings, including the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel and ...

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Destination Hotels Adds Newpark Resort to Portfolio

Destination Hotels Adds Newpark Resort to Portfolio

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Destination Hotels, the largest operator of independent hotels, resorts and residences in North America, has expanded its mountain portfolio into Utah with the addition of the Newpark Resort. Situated at the edge of the scenic 1,200-acre Swaner Nature Preserve, ...

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Parisian Hotels Struggle After Terrorist Attack

Following last weekend’s terrorist attacks in Paris, the city’s five-star Le Bristol hotel lost more than $530,000 because of canceled reservations. The property is just one of many suffering from tourists and business travelers cutting trips short or cancelling travel ...

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Carlson Rezidor Comments on Radisson Blu Attack

This morning, gunmen stormed a Radisson Blu hotel around 7 a.m. in Bamako, Mali, taking a number of hostages. In the latest report from The New York Times, three are dead. Security forces have launched a counterattack, reports CNN in ...

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U.S. Travel Continues Support of Visa Waiver Program

The U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement in response to congressional moves that would undermine the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) in the wake of terror activity in Europe: “It would ...

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