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6 Tips for Improving Security in the Hotel Industry

Posted by Komal Rajpal on Mar 16, 2017 2:47:56 PM

The guests that enter a hotel property do so believing they are safe and secure. They believe the hotel, owning companies, and tourist companies have their security as a number one priority.

Given the increase in hotel targeted active shooter attacks, hostile vehicle assaults and other types of incidents in certain regions of the world, it is imperative that the hotel industry continues to recognise the importance of a managed security approach to deal with these worst case scenario attacks.

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How does an Active Shooter Scenario Unfold?

Posted by Ian Todd on Mar 13, 2017 6:11:00 PM

Today I delivered a case study at our Hotel Security Briefing, held at the Movenpick Hotel on JLT. During the case study I tried to outline how a typical Active Shooter Scenario might unfold, by placing myself in the shoes of the perpetrator.

We might assume that an attack targeting individuals within a hotel is carried out at random, with no identified plan of attack, but if we go back a step, we begin to unravel the full scope of the incident and what preventative actions can be taken by the hotel to deter the attacker, and equally as important, what can be done when an attack occurs to minimise the damage inflicted.

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Top 5 Hotel Security Challenges in 2017

Posted by Komal Rajpal on Mar 13, 2017 5:24:45 PM

Sadly, the world continues to be a dangerous place, with terrorist attacks on the increase, particularly in the MENA region. Hotels have seemingly been identified as a "soft target", as by their very nature, they must be welcoming and friendly establishments as opposed to fortresses. Following the global incidents witnessed in 2016, we outline below the top 5 threats currently impacting security planning and strategy in the hotel sector.

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Key concerns for Hotel Security raised by the Active Shooter Scenario

Posted by Rebecca Cousins on Dec 5, 2016 12:21:59 PM

Travelers, whether their trip is undertaken for business or pleasure, demand safe and secure hotel accommodation. How can hoteliers ensure that their property provides as secure an environment as possible?

Hotel security and safety involves protecting not only your guests, but also employees and the physical assets of the property from emergency situations such as criminal activities, natural disasters and terrorism. As Warren Buffet once said: “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”

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