Hotel News & Information

Hotel News & Information

Articles discussing a variety of different hotel chains.

Here it Goes Again! Marriott Data Breach, 5.2 Million Customers Affected

At the end of February 2020, an unexpected amount of guest information may have been accessed using the login credentials of two employees at a franchise property.

Airbnb Free Cancellations Extended till 5/31 Plus $250M Fund for Hosts

Guests who cancel will receive, at their option, travel credit or a full cash refund.

Master List: Coronavirus Hotel Policy On Changes And Cancellations

Master list: Coronavirus hotel policy updates on changes & cancellations. Broken down by brand, as well as OTAs & AirBnb, here are the relevant policies.

(Book Tonight) Bonvoyed Again! Marriott Announces Hotel Category Changes for 2020

A total of 2185 hotels are changing categories and most of them are getting more expensive. That is about 30% of the total hotel portfolio.

Lawsuit Alleges MGM Misrepresented a Data Breach and Failed to Protect Guests

MGM Data Breach Lawsuit There is yet another potential class action involving a data breach of the personal information of hotel guests. This time, MGM Resorts Internationals database was hacked and guests personal information was...

Marriott Not Issuing Elite Nights For Meetings Booked in December

Marriott is applying the new rule retroactively. This affect those people who signed meeting contracts in late 2019 to earn their 10 elite nights at the beginning of 2020.

Wyndham Rewards, 800 Hotels Changing Tiers on February 11

Wyndham has announced today that it will move some of its hotels into different redemption tiers as part of the annual hotel review process. These Wyndham Rewards tier changes are going into effect on February 11, 2020.

Devaluation! Marriott Guts Meeting Program – No More Elite Night Credits

Starting in January of 2020 Marriott meetings no longer earn elite nights which is a blow to anyone who tries to manufacture elite status with the brand.