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Hackers Breach Hotel Company Franchised Under Marriott, Sheraton, Westin

Here goes another security breach. This time it was a hack against White Lodging company that has franchises under the Marriott, Sheraton, and Westin branding. Marriott says that this security breach occurred in 2013 and was found to have affected hotels in Austin, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Louisville and Tampa. To read more about this story, check here. Apparently, this hack exposed the credit cards of guests at those locations. Here is the list of locations they serve.Have you stayed at any of these locations?

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Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.


  • These security breaches are disheartening and sad to those of us that rely on credit cards to build our point totals. Not only are we the victims of theft, but are also victimized again as we are treated with suspicion as we go about our mile and point collecting activities.