Classic Hotels & Resorts selects VENZA for Its Continued Compliance Plan

Classic Hotels & Resorts selects VENZA for Its Continued Compliance Plan

            Maintaining a consistent security posture and staying up-to-date on guest data security is a mandate for today’s hospitality industry, and that is why Classic Hotels & Resorts chose to partner with VENZA.

VENZA is the perfect complement to Classic Hotels & Resorts because of the mutual focus on “white glove” service. Classic Hotels & Resorts chose the Everest package, which includes SAQ Preparation, a policy template library, phishing campaigns, internal/external network scanning, a personal program coach, posters/job aids, webinars and data breach coverage. VENZA will guide Classic Hotels & Resorts every step of the way, utilizing the VENZA InfoSec Awareness Program (PCI/PII/GDPR) to train its “human firewall” to protect against data breaches.

“Classic Hotels & Resorts needed a singular solution to not only train its employees and guide them in their PCI DSS SAQ Prep but to meet their network security needs,” said Jeff Venza, CEO & President of VENZA. “Checking the boxes is one thing, however creating a comprehensive and flexible program that meets the needs of the client is what separates VENZA from the competition.”

“We chose VENZA for its decade-long focus on the hospitality industry,” said Esteban Velez, Vice President of Information Technology & Cyber Security for Classic Hotels & Resorts. “It’s that understanding of the day-to-day concerns and real-world experience that made VENZA the perfect choice for ensuring the security of our properties and guests.”


Drawing on decades of experience, VENZA is a data protection company that can help organisations mitigate their vulnerabilities and ensure compliance, keeping guests and their data safe from breaches. By delivering a security solution for readiness, reassurance and response, VENZA offers 360-degree visibility for proactive management of risks—so users can focus on guest service and building trust in their brand. Better visibility means better defense. Know the risks, protect the enterprise with VENZA.

More than 225,000 users in 100+ countries look to VENZA for tools, technology, and strategic security support. Founded in 2008 with a decade of service to the hospitality industry, VENZA is a privately held company with regional offices in Atlanta, GA and The Hague, Netherlands. For more information visit

 About Classic Hotels & Resorts

Developer Sam Grossman founded Classic Hotels & Resorts with a mission of providing guests and groups alike with a hotel brand that blends the consistent service of a premier chain hotel with the design and service elements of an independent hotel. Essentially, Sam’s mission was to create a hotel company featuring the “The Best of Both Worlds.”

The quality that makes the company so unique is that Classic Hotels & Resorts owns and manages ALL of their hotels. This renders the company free from substantial management, franchise and corporate marketing fees, along with global sales and loyalty program fees which chain hotels must pass on to the guest. Classic Hotels & Resorts is then able to provide attentive service at every turn, impeccable food and beverage offerings, and unique experiences which many chain hotels are unable to match…all at a fair price. In essence “The Best of Both Worlds.”