InterContinental confirms credit card breach at 12 U.S. hotels

InterContinental confirms credit card breach at 12 U.S. hotels InterContinental Hotels Group said on Friday that a malware in the servers at 12 of its hotels in the United States tracked payment card data if the card was used at the hotels’ restaurants and bars between August and December last year. Source: Hotel Marketing InterContinental confirms credit card breach at 12 U.S. hotels

Mainstream private accommodations reshaping lodging distribution

Mainstream private accommodations reshaping lodging distribution According to new research by travel industry research authority Phocuswright, while hotels represent the U.S. travel industry’s fastest-growing sector, they now compete with a new and increasingly popular product category: private accommodation. Source: Hotel Marketing Mainstream private accommodations reshaping lodging distribution

India’s 2016 business travel spend is expected to hit $33 billion

India’s 2016 business travel spend is expected to hit billion India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and the business travel spend that originates there is expected to reach $33 billion in 2016. India is the 10th largest global business travel market, and GBTA expects the country to climb into the sixth spot by 2019. Source: Hotel Marketing India’s 2016 business travel spend is expected to hit billion