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 Data Protection Regulation. Earlier industry efforts on a code of conduct never got off the ground. “We have taken a collaborative approach to GDPR,” Amadeus North America general counsel Jorge Reynardus told attendees to…

New Risk Management Firms Aim To Mainstream Real-time Tracking

The most common and largely practical way to locate travelers in a crisis is to look at who intended to travel to the area and ping them. Credit card swipe data is another way follow an employee’s path. Potentially even more effective, GPS-based tracking is challenged by privacy concerns and battery drain. However, a relatively…

EU Privacy Ruling Creates Legal, Tech Uncertainty

[UPDATE, Oct. 9: Amadeus statement included. An Oct. 12 BCD Travel statement is here.] Travel and expense management providers don’t expect drastic changes in response to the European Court of Justice’s annulment of a key EU-U.S. data privacy accord. The data will still flow. But they’re attentive to these and similar developments, and thinking about where they may ….