Why are Hotels "Soft Targets"?
- Responsive security program cuts properties' risks. Berfanger, Rebecca // Hotel & Motel Management;10/4/2004, Vol. 219 Issue 17, p4
This article presents information on security arrangements in various hotels. Most hotels have some sort of security plan in place, but several security experts advise that the time is right for hotel owners to re-examine those plans. Doors with deadbolts, electronic locks, emergency lighting,...
- Brave New World? Adams, Bruce // Hotel & Motel Management;9/2/2002, Vol. 217 Issue 15, p22
Discusses the requirements needed in determining the proper security for hotels in the U.S. Dependence of hotel security on location, clientele and construction; Responsibility of hotel owners for not making the facility a geographic destination for crime; Employment of loss prevention...
- Ensuring security. Yetzer, Elaine // Hotel & Motel Management;8/6/2001, Vol. 216 Issue 14, p155
Provides planning tips for an appropriate security for an event at a hotel in the United States. Steps in planning security; Division of security in two categories; Opinion of Marc Fournier Radisson hotel assistant general manager on property security handling.
- Danger at the front desk. Wolff, Carlo // Lodging Hospitality;Mar95, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p34
Discusses the dangers inherent with hotels and recommended security measures. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's labeling of hotel clerks as one of the riskiest occupations in the United States; Violence prevention; Employee screening. INSET: Planning for the unthinkable..
- Ask the Experts. // Hotel & Motel Management;05/15/2000, Vol. 215 Issue 9, p54
Presents hotel managers' opinion on hotel management and security issues. Feasibility of investing in Windows-based property management systems; Suitable location for installing closed-circuit television cameras inside hotels.
- Report: Hoteliers downplay security. Alisau, Patricia // Hotel & Motel Management;6/2/2003, Vol. 218 Issue 10, p3
Reports on findings of a study about hotel security by Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and Smith Travel Research which showed that hotels failed to change their safety and security procedures after the September 11. Hotels' upgrading of existing resources in lieu of adding...
- Hoteliers assess options for hiring security team. Sisson, Jen // Hotel & Motel Management;9/16/2002, Vol. 217 Issue 16, p32
Reports the assessment of options for hiring a security team by hoteliers in the U.S. Role of security on guests' peace of mind and property satisfaction; Effects of the September 11 terrorist attacks on security; Security measures of hotels. INSET: Advice for hiring security personnel.
- Breaches. Lindenmayer, Isabelle // American Banker;11/18/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 222, p5
The article reports on several security breaches. Edwin Gomez, a janitor at a Queens, N.Y. military base, went on a $2,700 spending spree when he stole the identities of almost 150 soldiers and used their information to obtain credit cards. The full itinerary, including hotel room and cell phone...
- Security solutions protect remote environments. Worcester, Barbara A. // Hotel & Motel Management;02/21/2000, Vol. 215 Issue 3, p36
Focuses on the importance of security systems for hotels in the United States. Use of smart cards and smartcard readers in monitoring hotel staff; Application of bigmetric thumbprint reader; Advantage of smartcard locks for behind-the-house security; Offer of Access Management Solution security...