Menu

Marriott International - News, Features, and Slideshows

News

  • Up to 500 million customers affected by Marriott breach

    Marriott International has revealed hackers accessed up to 500 million customer records in its Starwood Hotels reservation system in an attack that began four years ago, exposing data including passport numbers and payment cards.

    Written by Reuters03 Dec. 18 08:43
  • Marriott now says it won't block guests' Wi-Fi hotspots

    Hotel operator Marriott International has backed off its request to block some outside Wi-Fi hotspots inside its facilities, saying the company has responded to customer feedback.

    Written by Grant Gross16 Jan. 15 06:21
  • Hotel group asks FCC for permission to block some outside Wi-Fi

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will soon decide whether to lay down rules regarding hotels' ability to block personal Wi-Fi hotspots inside their buildings, a practice that recently earned Marriott International a US $600,000 fine.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Dec. 14 07:24
  • Marriott must pay $600,000 for blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots

    Here's some payback for everyone who has felt gouged by hotel charges for Wi-Fi service: Marriott International has to pay US$600,000 following a probe into whether it intentionally blocked personal Wi-Fi hotspots in order to force customers to use its own very pricey service.

    Written by Grant Gross04 Oct. 14 01:56