The Risks Associated With Hotel Security Cuts

The Risks Associated With Hotel Security Cuts

Published: May 26, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources, Hotels, Leadership, Pandemic, Security Staffing, Traveler Safety   |   No Comments

Speaking to colleagues in the hotel security sector, it is evident that the current crisis is having a severe impact on corporate and hotel security teams. Major hotel brands have decimated their security teams at corporate and hotel levels as financial impacts continue to evolve and hotel companies strive for survival. In the hotel industry, […]

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9 Things CSOs Should Consider for a Post-COVID World

9 Things CSOs Should Consider for a Post-COVID World

Published: May 21, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources, Hotels, Leadership   |   No Comments

COVID 19 has caused a huge amount of uncertainty across all areas of society and business; one certainty is that the business landscape will look significantly different and Chief Security Officers (CSOs) and their teams will need to adjust to the ‘new reality’. In the hotel sector, some corporate security teams have been largely dismantled […]

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Breaking Down Professional Prototypes: A Case for Women in Security Leadership

Breaking Down Professional Prototypes: A Case for Women in Security Leadership

Published: May 15, 2020   |   Author: Alexandros Paraskevas   |   Category: Blog, Hotels, Leadership, Security Staffing, Women in Security   |   No Comments

In a business world where the terms equality and diversity are used left, right and centre, there are still a large number of gender-dominated jobs at all levels across all sectors. Although some progress has been made, the male domination at leadership level has been for years (and still is) an ongoing point of debate. […]

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Making a Case for Women in Hotel Security Leadership

Making a Case for Women in Hotel Security Leadership

Published: May 14, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, Hotels, Leadership, Security Staffing, Women in Security   |   Tags:   |   No Comments

The purpose of this blog is to make a case for senior security and business leaders to step forward and champion the development of women as security leaders. A couple of months ago I was conducting hotel security reviews in India. In a new up-market hotel I was waiting for the Hotel Security Director in […]

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10 T’s for Planning Your Return to Operations

10 T’s for Planning Your Return to Operations

Published: May 12, 2020   |   Author: Paul Moxness   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources, Hotels, Leadership, Pandemic, Preparation   |   No Comments

At the Hospitality Tomorrow online conference April 7, former Radisson Hotel Group CEO, Wolfgang Neumann said: At the end of the day, hospitality is about personal experience and human interaction. Hotels and hospitality businesses are facing challenges like never before and will be forever changed in the post-COVID business world. What will these changes be? […]

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Keep Your Travelers Safe – Understanding Hotel Operating Models

Keep Your Travelers Safe – Understanding Hotel Operating Models

Published: May 12, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, Hotels, Leadership, Loyalty, Risk Management, Traveler Safety   |   No Comments

In previous blogs, Travel Risk Management – Hotel Procurement Risk Management and Keep Your Traveler’s Safe – What Companies Can Do we considered how risk managers and procurement teams could ask the right questions of hotel operating companies and their hotels to improve their supplier due diligence. In this blog we’ll look at how hotel operating […]

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Security – The Heart of Hospitality

Security – The Heart of Hospitality

Published: Apr 29, 2020   |   Author: Paul Moxness   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources, Hotels, Leadership, Preparation, Traveler Safety   |   Tags: ,   |   No Comments

The basic needs of every human are the same. Food, water, shelter, security. Without these, we cannot survive. We need these basic needs taken care of no matter whether we are at home, at work or when we are travelling.  Yet, when we look at hotel websites, we see very little about security. Even in […]

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Challenges and Opportunities – Restarting the Hotel Industry Post-Pandemic

Challenges and Opportunities – Restarting the Hotel Industry Post-Pandemic

Published: Apr 28, 2020   |   Author: Mark Sanna   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources, Hotels, Leadership, Pandemic   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

In his book “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten” author Robert Fulghum introduced the notion that the most basic aspects of life bear its most important opportunities. In one of the essays he mused on the importance of human interactions and noted: “Without realizing it, we fill important places in each […]

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Crisis Leadership

Crisis Leadership

Published: Apr 20, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources, Hotels, Leadership, Pandemic   |   Tags:   |   No Comments

The COVID 19 crisis has presented unprecedented challenges to businesses threatening many to the core.  Survival will depend largely on the quality of business leadership and the actions and behaviours of the led.  Browsing the shelves of any bookstore, you will find any number of learned books on leadership that dive deeply into the complexities […]

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A Tough Time for Hospitality Security Professionals

A Tough Time for Hospitality Security Professionals

Published: Apr 17, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

What’s the Situation? The COVID 19 crisis has impacted the hotel sector hard with hotels closing, revenues plummeting, share prices dropping and future projects in doubt. The disruption to business will likely be more prolonged than many hope. Unfettered international business and leisure travel will likely be one of the last sectors to return to […]

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