Year after year, this event brings together a strong showing of hotel owners, operators, developers, investors, managers, and employees, as well as experts in government affairs and others interested in the lodging industry.
Today, Marty shares some good news from Riverside, California, where the Riverside County District Attorneys Office is seeking to stop abusive ADA lawsuits filed by serial litigants.
Voters in Long Beach, California passed an initiative in November 2018 that affects all hotels in Long Beach with more than 50 hotel rooms. The Hotel Workplace Requirements and Restrictions Initiative Ordinance, known as the 'Panic Button Initiative' places new requirements and restrictions on hotel owners and puts non-union hotels at a disadvantage.
Hotel data breaches can have significant financial and reputational impacts on a brand, as evidenced by Marriotts $123 million GDPR fine. In the article below, Bob Braun, senior member of JMBMs Global Hospitality Group® and Co-Chair of the Firms Cybersecurity & Privacy Group, outlines the critical importance of data security for the hospitality industry.