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GDPR Compliance Deadline Has Come and Gone; What Does It Mean for Hotels?

Beekeeper | July 24, 2018

Beekeeper Chief Data Officer Dr. Amir Ameri answers hoteliers' frequently-asked questions to better navigate GDPR next steps SAN FRANCISCO, CA July 24, 2018 The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline has passed, and it now requires every hotel in the world to have guidelines in place that protect European Union (EU) residents' personally identifiable information against security breaches. While a lot has been discussed to help hoteliers become compliant, many are wondering "what comes next?" Dr. Amir Ameri, Data Protection Officer for Beekeeper, a GDPR-compliant developer of a digital workplace app haile...

Beekeeper Achieves ISO Certification to Protect Hotels’ Data

Beekeeper | June 12, 2018

GDPR encourages the use of ISO 27001 to demonstrate that an organization is actively managing its data security; Visit Beekeeper at HITEC in Booth 1702 and Attend the Beekeeper Breakfast with Special Guest Sixty Hotels SAN FRANCISCO, CA June 12, 2018 - With the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in effect, Beekeeper is pleased to announce that it is now ISO 27001 Certified in addition to being GDPR compliant. Published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the ISO standard is protecting intellectual property, employee details, and informat...

Now Available for Download: HEBS Digital’s GDPR Whitepaper

HEBS Digital | May 7, 2018

At HEBS Digital, we make it our job to keep hoteliers in the know about the latest developments in the industry that could affect their online strategies. The European Union's new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), begins on May 25th and will affect hotels across the globe. We've prepared some tools to help you navigate this change. Download the GDPR Whitepaper: What Hotels Need to Know and How to Prepare to learn about: What the GDPR is: Get familiar with the new data protection and privacy regulation affecting EU citizens. The Most Important Changes that Come with the GDPR: Discover the most important chang...

Agilysys Participates in HTNG Whitepaper on GDPR

Agilysys | March 22, 2018

Guidance for Hospitality Industry Professionals on GDPR Regulations in Newly Released Whitepaper ALPHARETTA, GA. — March 22, 2018 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced the release of an HTNG whitepaper on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Stephen Clay, Product Manager, represented Agilysys in the workgroup assembled to discuss the GDPR and its impact on the hospitality industry. The workgroup was coordinated by Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG), a global not-for-profit trade association. The GDPR is a...

Interview: Concilio Labs CEO Terri Miller Talks About the Impact of GDPR on Hotels and Their Guests

Terri Miller | March 15, 2018

Recognized as an industry expert on hospitality technology, eCommerce, and business intelligence, Terri Miller, CEO and co-founder of Concilio Labs, discusses the impending European General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) and what that means for hoteliers. Why has GDPR become such a top-of-mind issue for the hospitality industry? The May 2018 deadline for GDPR implementation will significantly change the way hoteliers handle guest data. Having guest's personal data stored in the cloud has become a necessity for today's hotelier. Until now, fines for breach of data protection regulations were limited and enforcement actions infrequent....

ALICE Shares Everything They Learned About GDPR Compliance

ALICE | March 14, 2018

by Alex Shashou Introduction ALICE has been working hard to fully understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and its obligations on us and our customers. We'd like to share what we've learned in order to help hoteliers and anyone else who has to figure out what is going on. 1. What's the GDPR and why should I care? In essence, the GDPR was brought into effect to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). Building upon the 1995 Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC), the GDPR was approved by the European Parliament, the Council of the European ...

Beekeeper Offering 31 Point GDPR Assessment Checklist to Hoteliers Preparing for Compliance

Beekeeper | March 13, 2018

Already GDPR compliant, the Beekeeper digital workplace app protects employees and hotel guests against data threats SAN FRANCISCO, CA March 13, 2018 - Beekeeper, a GDPR compliant developer of a digital workplace app, is offering a "31 Point Assessment to Ensure GDPR Compliance" white paper to assist hoteliers in preparing for the European General Data Protection Regulation deadline that goes into effect May 25, 2018. GDPR protects European Union (EU) residents' personally identifiable information against security breaches. Any hotel that does not comply is risking heavy fines. "If you operate a hotel in North American, GDPR directly af...

The Deadline for GDPR is Approaching Fast. Is Your Hotel Ready?

February 20, 2018

Within the hospitality community, you cannot avoid the topic of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation); discussion of its impact is everywhere. And for good reason. There are only a few months to go until the May 25, 2018 compliance deadline for GDPR, which is a game changer for hoteliers as it introduces a new and comprehensive set of strict data protection regulations. By this date, all hoteliers will be required to demonstrate a "reasonable level" of personal data protection. When it comes to data security, there are few sectors as vulnerable to threats as the hotel industry so as hoteliers face a need for new systems, processes a...

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