VENZA Helps Sojourn Hospitality Group Implement Proactive, Cyber-Resilient Strategy to Minimize Risk, Protect Guest Data

(Atlanta, GA – August 9, 2016) VENZA® is working with Naples, Florida-based Sojourn Hospitality Group to help the company implement a proactive cyber-resilient strategy, including employee training, awareness audits and reinforcement tools, to mitigate data security vulnerabilities and keep hotel guests and their data safe.

“With this initiative, Sojourn Hospitality Group is demonstrating just how seriously it takes the issue of protecting its properties as well as the security of its guests,” says Jeff Venza, VENZA’s president and CEO. “Employees are the first line of defense, and this is a comprehensive approach that will ensure all staff are able to do their part—not just to meet PCI/PII compliance requirements but to exceed security expectations.”

“We view this initiative as an extension of our commitment to providing guests with a ‘four star plus’ experience,” says Ingrid Hernandez, Director of Human Resources, Sojourn Hospitality Group. “Having experienced VENZA’s platform, we knew they were the right partner. They have the proven track record to provide the quality, industry expertise and comprehensive approach our employees need to be able to reassure our guests that their payment and personal information is protected.”

All Sojourn Hospitality employees will participate in VENZA learning program, reinforcement and follow-up, including PCI/PII awareness training, webinars, “spot check awareness” audits, gamification and prescriptive learning modules. Included with the services are tracking and reporting capabilities as well as other management support tools.

About VENZA®

Drawing on decades of hospitality industry experience, VENZA can help properties mitigate their data security 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.

Over 10,000 properties in over 100 countries look to VENZA for tools, technology, and strategic security support. Founded in 2008, VENZA is a privately held company and headquartered in Roswell, GA. For more information, please call 770.685.6500 or visit

About Sojourn Hospitality Group, LLC

Sojourn Hospitality Group, LLC, owns and operates the award-winning, AAA Four-Diamond Naples Bay Resort in downtown Naples, Fla. In addition to a fully operational yacht club and marina with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico, the resort’s amenities include a spa and fitness center, tennis center, four swimming pools, a lagoon-style river and private cabanas. More information: