Security Services

Hotel Security

March 8, 2019
Today, more than ever, hotel security has grown to encompass more than just emergency and evacuation plans, a stern visit to a rowdy room, or a security guard at the hotel's entrance. Like all other large facilities in a post 9/11 world, hotels must protect themselves and their guests against terrorists looking for a high-throughput environment that would draw media and public attention in the case that an event transpires there.

The connotations of contemporary threats translate into several crucial aspects regarding hotel security. First, the risk assessment is no longer an option for hotels, but rather a necessary tool. Secondly, the security manager and his or her team must be professionally trained and qualified to deal with today's contemporary hotel security threats. Third, hotels benefit from joining an industry organization whereby they can be kept abreast of measures that their competitors are taking in terms of hotel security. Finally, hotels must have an orderly system in place whereby they are periodically updated about the local and/or national security warning level by law-enforcement bodies.

In the case that a hotel is not mandated to undergo a hotel security risk assessment by local or national authorities, it must take this responsibility upon itself. That is, a professional risk assessment will help a hotel identify its assets, the potential threats to those assets, and the magnitude of losses in the event that the threat manifests. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, a risk assessment will draw conclusions and provide workable recommendations and countermeasures to be implemented by the hotel management. Although a professional risk assessment prevents a formidable investment for the hotel itself, it is the most imperative investment that the entity can make.

Most hotels have a security manager or chief of hotel security operations who is responsible for a crew of security guards. Today's managers and their teams must be professionally trained and educated regarding modern threats that face the hotel security industry. In addition to knowing how to properly monitor security technologies such as CCTV, access-control and other integrated hotel security systems, today's hotel security [] managers and officers must be trained in identifying suspicious behaviors, interpreting body language and cris-response intervention.

Thirdly, many countries or states have collective hotel associations that provide a supportive community network for local hotels. Some examples include the IH&RA ( International Hotel & Restaurant Association ), the AH&LA (American Hotel and Lodging Association), the EHMA (European Hotel Managers Association) and the IHA (Israeli Hotel Association). These fraternal organizations are the ideal platform for hotels to gain support in regards to how their counterparts are providing services to their clients.

Finally, hotels must have an orderly system in place whereby they are periodically updated about the local and/or national security warning level by law-enforcement bodies. Many national and/or local law enforcement bodies make this aspect of hotel security a requirement. That is, the hotels in a given area must be willing to have a consistent flow of dialogue between police or state security forces, and themselves. Through updates, and even set standards, these hotels will be better equipped to provide the best to their guests.

The future of Nightclubs

February 22, 2019
The bar and nightclub business is a great way to invest in the entertainment industry. This business does come with a lot of inherent risk, but there is amazing potential for tremendous growth and profits. The bar and night club industry is complex and will require a lot of hand on work and a ton of money.

Before even considering investing in the bar or club business, it is fundamental to know some of the many details related to owning one. Examine and consider what the industry is like and ho...

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Avoid Nightclub Problems

February 22, 2019
Nightclubs and bars are supposed to be fun -- places to dance, hang out with friends, have a drink, listen to music, have a good time. But the mix of alcohol, testosterone and a charged atmosphere can lead to trouble. And constant trouble can cause a bar owner to lose their license. All the work that went into the creating a great space and promote a venue can go for naught if security is not address and a bar is forced to close by the authorities.

It's rare for a nightclub or bar to shut down...

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Security Services are easy to find?

February 20, 2019
What is the most important thing that people look for no matter if they are visiting a school, a workplace, or even somebody's house? It is safety and security. Lack of security leads to robberies and other such crimes that we read in daily newspapers. This is the reason why a number of people are ensuring the safety of their loved ones, by choosing an effective and reliable security services.

Gone are the days when simply installing locks and alarms would warn you about some mishap. Today, wh...

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Finding the best Security Services

February 20, 2019
All the countries in the world are facing constantly increasing security concerns. The situation has led to an increase in the demand of security services in different settings and environments. Fortunately, there are many security services providers who offer professional services to save people and properties from attacks and invasions.

Like other firms of the service sector, the security service providing firms too can be found available at the online directories. When you start searching t...

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