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Travel Industry Giants Failed to Secure their Websites Despite High-Profile Data Breaches, New Research Shows

Major airlines and hotel chains have failed to secure their online platforms even after previous data breaches and cyberattacks exposed information of millions of customers’ and drew fines from privacy regulators.

That’s the conclusion of an investigation by Which?, which found hundreds of data security vulnerabilities on popular travel companies including Marriott, British Airways, and EasyJet, all of who have previously suffered a severe data breach.

In June 2020, the consumer group analyzed 98 travel industry companies, ranging from airlines to cruise operators, revealing a troubling trend.

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