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  • Jan 14- Hyatt Hotels Corp said a malware attack on its payment processing system occurred between August 13 and Dec. 8. The hotel operator said it identified unauthorized access to payment card data from cards used onsite at certain Hyatt-managed locations, primarily at its restaurants. The company disclosed in December that its payment processing system was...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 14- When Sophie travels to Paris, there is only one place to stay: The Castille, a five-star boutique hotel on the Rue Cambon, in the heart of the city's fashion district near the Place Vendome. Paris is hardly Sophie's only destination, though. The 10- pound pooch has jetted to Barcelona, to the Spanish resort town of San Sebastian- even to the Ritz-Carlton...

  • TOKYO, Jan 13- Japanese stocks rebounded on Wednesday morning as the oversold market saw buying across all sectors, with sentiment helped by China's efforts to stabilize its currency, even as oil fell below $30 a barrel. "The market was massively oversold by the end of trading yesterday, so it's no surprise that we're seeing a snap back," said Nicholas Smith, a...

  • New York, Jan 12- Travel expert Tim Winship considers himself a budget-conscious travel expert, but even this editor-at-large of SmarterTravel.com was blind-sided by a mandatory resort fee. The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas is charging him a resort fee of nearly $30 per day for an upcoming family reunion, something he noticed only in the last stage of booking through...

  • Our growth has been organic: IHG chief

    Richard Solomons, CEO of InterContinental Hotels Group, discusses the industry as the group opens its 5,000th hotel in New York.

  • A user scans for an available vehicle using the Uber's app on a smartphone in London.

    A proposed Uber Travel app could soon let users automatically hail a ride as their plane hits the tarmac.

  • Last-minute NYE hotel reservations

    Some people wait until the last minute to book a hotel for New Year's Eve. Hotel Tonight CEO Sam Shank, discusses the availability and the deal strategy for customers.

  • Can cruise stocks continue rally?

    James Hardiman, Wedbush Securities analyst, provides his outlook on cruise operators, as the sector reaches multi-year highs in 2015.

  • The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Hyatt Hotels warn customers of malware

    The company announces a malware on computesr used for payment processing

  • Dec 23- Hyatt Hotels Corp said on Wednesday that its payment processing system was infected with credit-card-stealing malware in an attack discovered three weeks ago, the latest in a series of breaches at hospitality firms. Company spokeswoman Stephanie Sheppard said in an email late on Wednesday that the attack was discovered on Nov. 30.

  • Dec 23- Hyatt Hotels Corp on Wednesday asked customers to review payment card statements for possible fraud after it found malicious software in its payment processing systems for hotels it manages. Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc and Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc last month reported malware breaches at their payment systems.

  • Dec 23- Hotel operator Hyatt Hotels Corp said it had identified malware on computers that operate the payment processing systems for Hyatt-managed locations. The company, controlled by the billionaire Pritzker family, said it had launched an investigation and asked customers to review their payment card account statements. Hyatt did not disclose how many...

  • Startup: Booking.com is not happy with us

    Charlie Osmond, co-founder and "Chief Tease" of Triptease, responds to complaints by Booking.com that Triptease's widget caused damage to their brand and reputation.

  • Why James Packer stepped down as Crown Resorts director

    Tony Nash, chief economist at Complete Intelligence, says James Packer could have various reasons, from hiving off the accountability, diversifying the response to shareholders or even simply moving on.

  • The most searched travel destination in APAC?

    Macau has made a comeback as a holiday destination as it is no longer seen as a casino hub, says Abhiram Chowdhry, Asia Pacific VP of Hotels.com.

  • Portugal’s tourism in one of best periods

    Turismo de Portugal President, Joao Cotrim de Figueiredo, says financing has been available for Portugal’s tourism as its projects prove profitable.

  • Ronaldo: Soccer star and hotelier

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is expanding his brand empire after announcing a more than $40 million investment into boutique hotels.

  • Dec 16- Some casino and hotel companies including Caesars Entertainment Corp and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc are expected to get a reprieve from a proposal to curb real estate investment trusts, or REITs. An earlier version of the $650 billion tax break bill detailed Wednesday included provisions that would have potentially derailed major company deals...

  • The battle brewing inside the upscale hotel company comes after two failed deals, one involving Yucaipa Companies billionaire Ronald Burkle and the other with Los Angeles hotelier Sam Nazarian. The request follows a letter Rambleside sent last month to the company's board, which says that it has shareholder support to have Rambleside Chief Executive...