Posted in Reporting Risk Suppliers

European Court’s Data Privacy Decision Adds Uncertainty And Work For TMCs, Other Travel Companies

Ensuring the protection of data about European citizens transferred to the United States just became mildly to a whole lot more complicated. The Court of…

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Posted in Payment Productivity

A Month Out, New European Payment Security Rules Are ‘A Moving Target’

Chicago — New regulations in the European Union governing payments there with locally issued cards are set to take effect next month. Part of Europe’s…

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Posted in Distribution Risk Suppliers

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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Posted in Risk

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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Op Ed: 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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Posted in Negotiating Service

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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Posted in Risk Suppliers

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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