The government is on a mission to eliminate the practice of hotels charging their guests undisclosed Resort Fees, and is going after hotels for massive fines and penalties.
Health insurance is a critical recruiting and retention tool, but its cost and time constraints are difficult to navigate. Thats why were trying to help Congress reform the law.
Privacy legislation is dominating the news cycle these days and it's unlikely to slow down. Now, as U.S. companies are adjusting to the requirements of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, the State of California has introduced new laws that will apply to California companies or companies doing business in California.
Traditionally the guest data is available to both the hotel's owner and operator during the term of the management agreement and, perhaps more importantly, following the termination of the management agreement. In more recent times there has been a tendency on the part of some operators to stipulate that the guest data is effectively the 'property' of the operator.