Luxury Daily lists its top 10 travel and hospitality efforts of the first half of 2015, like Four Seasons global app: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is encompassing the entire consumer journey in its long-awaited, portfolio-wide mobile application. From bookings to in-room requests, the app rapidly changes how Four Seasons guests will use mobile. The luxury hotel sector is not known for mobile mastery, so the new app propels Four Seasons to among the top in the field. Mandarin Oriental cyber attack: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is investigating a data breech in its credit processing in which hackers stole consumer card information. According to a statement from the company, it found and eliminated malware from an “isolated” number of hotels in Europe and the United States, but it has not shared specific hotel names because it is still looking into the issue. Leaks in payment security may cause concern for consumers, but taking direct action and retaining open communication about measures can help a brand regain trust. The Ritz-Carlton’s event planning app: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is enhancing its event services with a mobile application designed to assist meeting and event planners with the details involved with scheduling a function at a property. The app gives meeting planners a way to communicate with the Ritz-Carlton while organizing the fine details such as food and beverage choices, audio visual requests, in-room temperature and more. The ease of throwing an event through this app will likely entice more companies to hold conferences and meetings at Ritz-Carlton properties. Get the full story at Luxury Daily