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IATA: Agency Collection Of Passenger Contact Info Will Be Mandatory From June 1

IATA beginning June 1 will require accredited travel agencies to ask customers for mobile phone numbers and email addresses. The airline association said it made…

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Amadeus Works On Industry Privacy Initiative

New York — Amadeus IT Group is working with other industry players on some sort of standards initiative related to privacy and, specifically, the General…

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Tom Tulloch On GDPR And Supply Chain Compliance

Data protection and privacy have been a big deal for a long time in the data-intensive travel industry. With new regulations set to take effect…

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HRS Tests Blockchain For Corporate Hotel Negotiations, Check-In Procedures

One of the first applications of blockchain to corporate travel is in the works at hotel distribution and contracting specialist HRS. Spurred in part by…

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Sought-After Travel Data Protection Code Not Forthcoming Despite GDPR

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a seal of approval for the protection of business travelers’ data and privacy? There are certifications for data…

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Explainer: The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation And Business Travel

Businesses in travel and beyond face a deadline of May 25, 2018, for compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR changes several…

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