Kimpton Hotels announced this week that they are investigating a potential breach of customer credit card information. The company has hired a security firm to look at its systems and determine if data was stolen and the extent of the breach.
Further updates are expected from the company with the results of their investigation and it is expected that affected travelers will be notified at that time. In the mean time, guests who have stayed at a Kimpton hotel are advised to closely monitor their credit card statements for fraudulent activity.
News of this potential breach comes in the latest in a series of hacks of travel suppliers in recent weeks, including Omni Hotels and Asiana Airlines. Please visit these stories for tips on what you can do should your personal and financial information become compromised in a breach such as this. You may also want to check out Travel and Transport's Ultimate Guide to Protecting your Personal and Financial Data for more resources and tips on how to protect your information.