BTN's What to Watch 2018: Travel Data Protection Will Turn into Opportunities
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Personal data makes business travel possible. It can also make business travel smarter and faster. Data, handled effectively and appropriately, can bring down costs, increase compliance with laws and policies and keep travelers happy and safe.  The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, coming into force this May, aims to update how personal data is handled and shared. It has a broader scope than the law it replaces, so any company handling EU data must pay close attention to this shift. 

Travel is complicated, and business travel involves high-risk data. A travel transaction isn’t a simple data flow. It involves many different entities located around the world. Business travel is increasingly driven by data-powered consumer technologies that can cause privacy problems if they are not handled carefully.

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