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A Marriott hotel in San Francisco, California.

Marriott gets slammed with $123 million fine after a major data breach exposed the personal data of 339 million hotel guests

Marriott inherited a data breach that started in 2014 in Starwood's database when it bought the company in 2016. The breach was discovered in 2018.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a lot of heat this year

The 21 scariest data breaches of 2018

Millions of people had their personal information compromised this year in data breaches. See which companies were hit the hardest.

Here’s how to check if you were one of the 500 million customers affected by the Marriott hack

About 500 million guests of Starwood hotels had their information compromised, Marriott announced Friday.

500 million Marriott customers have had their data hacked after staying at hotels including W, Sheraton, and Westin

The hotel chain said an unspecified number of people among the 500 million affected had their credit-card details stolen, leaving them open to fraud.
Marriott has announced a new rewards program.

Marriott announced a new loyalty program — and Starwood hotel loyalists are sure to be relieved

Marriott International announced a set of unified benefits across the loyalty programs for its three major hotel brands — Marriott, Starwood, and Ritz Carlton.
Cheap flights can be made possible by signing up for the right credit card rewards programs, Alex and Erin Miller of Upgraded Points said.

The 6 best credit cards for travel rewards, according to a couple who flew around the world for just $1,000 each

The key to cheap flights aboard luxury airlines is cashing in the right credit card rewards.

Trump’s rollback of Obama’s Cuba policies may harm the Cubans it means to help

Trump's efforts to further isolate the Cuban government and bolster the island's private businesses may have the opposite effect.

Airbnb might not be hurting the hotel industry after all

Airbnb has a small corner of the hospitality marketshare, but it's not a real threat to hotels, new data shows.

IT’S A DEAL: Marriott is buying Starwood Hotels for $12.4 billion

Marriott International and Starwood Hotels shareholders on Friday voted in favor of a deal that will create the world's largest hotel company.

The giant Chinese insurer that wanted to buy Starwood Hotels is suddenly walking away

Starwood last year agreed to be bought by Marriott International. Anbang had made multiple attempts to bust up that deal in recent weeks.