Neowin News Feed for: Hotel Neowin News Feed for: Hotel en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Suspected hacker in Chinese hotel group's data theft is taken into custody <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A hacker selling 141.5GB of customer data from Huazhu Hotels Group on the dark web was arrested by Chinese police. He also attempted to blackmail the hotel chain to pay for its own data. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ruel Revales) Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:36:01 +0000 Google is making it easier to plan trips on the go <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a bid to make it easier for people to plan trips on the go, Google is rolling out some features that will facilitate users in booking flights and making reservations at hotels in a streamlined way. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:56:01 +0000 Over 1000 InterContinental and Holiday Inn hotels infected with credit card stealing malware <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Though the hotel operator originally said just a dozen locations had been affected, new data has been released, which shows over 1000 hotels in the US alone were overrun with malware. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:02:02 +0000 Hotel pays Bitcoin ransom after guests are locked out of rooms <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A hotel fell victim to hackers who managed to take control of its electronic key system, making it impossible for guests to access their rooms. A ransom of €1,500 was paid to restore the system. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Firth) Sat, 28 Jan 2017 21:20:01 +0000 Hyatt Hotels discovers malware on payment processing systems <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hyatt Hotels has announced the presence of malware on computers which operate the hotel chain&#039;s payment processing systems, and warned customers to monitor their financial statements closely. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Wed, 23 Dec 2015 23:06:01 +0000 Marriott is rolling out free Netflix for all hotel guests <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Guests who stay in a Marriott hotel will soon be able to access Netflix on their hotel TV, free of charge, from their existing Netflix account - the first hotel chain to offer such a feature. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Thu, 11 Jun 2015 04:00:01 +0000 Marriott to pay $600,000 fine, stop blocking guests' WiFi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Marriott hotels has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $600,000 to the FCC as well as cease their unlawful actions in response to an investigation claiming that they illegally blocked guests&#039; WiFi. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Sun, 05 Oct 2014 17:14:01 +0000 Microsoft and Novotel create a hotel room of the future <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/room1_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has teamed up with Novotel Hotels to create a state of the art hotel room at the Novotel Paris Vaugirard with items like Xbox 360 consoles, Windows Phones, Microsoft Surface and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:57:56 +0000 Nintendo Upgrades Hotel Rooms <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>LodgeNet and Nintendo issued a joint announcement today that they would begin offering Nintendo GameCube titles through its sigNETure TV system. The sigNETure system consists of on-demand delivery of theatrical movies and other services in... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Tue, 24 Jun 2003 19:33:31 +0000 Major Hotel Chains Lose High-Speed Internet Access <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Some of the nation's top hotel chains hit a speed bump on the information superhighway in recent weeks, after losing service from their bankrupt high-speed Internet access provider, hotel representatives said on Friday. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 27 Jan 2002 06:43:36 +0000