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Early last week, Marriott announced its acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts. And, even though Marriott says that they will preserve the best of both loyalty programs, I’m not too optimistic. Mergers like these usually lead to...Show More Summary
The customers of 54 hotels now need to keep an eye on their credit as financial data has been stolen.
Starwood, the luxury hotel group that owns and operates dozens of properties across the globe, has confirmed that 54 of its properties were caught in a malware attack designed to harvest credit and debit card information from cash registers...Show More Summary
Starwood Hotels and Resorts, the company behind nearly a dozen hotel brands, says that more than 50 of its locations suffered from a malware attack on point-of-sale systems.
Here’s the statement just released from Starwood and you can check the impacted properties here: Dear Starwood Customers: We recently became aware of a malware intrusion that affected some point of sale systems at a limited number of Starwood hotels in North America. Show More Summary
Another luxury hotel chain admits to a credit card breach.
Starwood Hotels on Friday became the latest in a growing list of luxury hotel brands to disclose card breaches, joining chains including the Trump Collection and Mandarin Oriental hotels. Malware aimed at stealing credit and debit card information was found on payment systems at restaurants and stores in 54 Starwood hotels in North America, according to a letter […]
The Starwood hotel chain reveals 54 of its establishments were infiltrated by malware designed to steal credit card information.
Starwood said hackers were able to see debit and credit card information of some people that dined or shopped at 54 of its hotels, including some Sheraton, Westin and W locations. The hotelier said... To view the full story, click the title link.
Company says hackers were able to see debit and credit card information of some people that dined or shopped at some of its hotels
The Stamford, Connecticut-based hotelier says malware was found in payment systems at hotel restaurants, gift shops and other retail areas, but not at the front desk where guests pay for their stay.
Just days after Starwood Hotels and Resorts made headlines for combining with Marriott to make the world’s largest hotelier, the company is back in the news for a decidedly less exciting issue: it’s the latest victim of a hack attack. Starwood –the operator of brands like Sheraton, St. Regis, W and Westin – notified customers Friday that payment systems …
Another day, another data breach. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide joined the long list of companies that have disclosed attacks. Here's a list of the locations Starwood posted on its website.
A data breach at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide exposed payment card information for some of its North American hotels.
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I was excited to learn that Design Hotels, a loose network of individual boutique hotels, would be partnering with Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Now the two companies are celebrating with a daily contest. Unscramble the puzzle pieces to see if you’ve won an instant prize. Even if you don’t, you’ll be entered to win a grand […] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.
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Every big hotel chain has a loyalty program, but Starwood Preferred Guest stands out for the way it pampers the company’s most frequent customers.
With the major news announced this week by Marriott International, Incorporated acquiring Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Incorporated — as well as the frequent flier loyalty programs of Aer Lingus and American Airlines beingShow More Summary