Lawsuits Filed Against Marriott Over Data Breach

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Marriott over the recently discovered data breach. The hotel chain has already taken a few steps in notifying affected customers, setting up a website and even offering to cover passport renewal expenses for those whose numbers were stolen. But experts say that the breach, which started sometime…

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Massive Data Breach at Marriott, 500 Million Customers Affected

If you have stayed at Marriott Hotels or any of their other brands then you might have had your personal information stolen. Marriott announced today that they suffered a major data breach affecting about 500 million customers. The breach came from the Starwood brand database. Apparently the hacking has been going on since 2014, but…

Marriott Workers Are on Strike In 7 Cities

Marriott hotel workers are still on strike in several cities and more of them are joining in. Nearly 3,000 Marriott employees went on strike in Hawaii on Monday, adding to a major multi-city work stoppage hitting the world’s largest hotel chain. There’s now a total of 7,700 workers in seven cities that are on strike after having…

Amazon’s Alexa Will Be Available at Marriott Hotels This Summer

Amazon has partnered with Marriott to help increase guest access to amenities with Alexa, through its voice-controlled device Echo, in an attempt to expand its presence in the hospitality industry. The partnership that was announced today will add Amazon Echo smart speakers into a select number of rooms. Guests can use the Alexa-enabled device to order room…