A Potential Pandemic Is No Cause For Panic!

A Potential Pandemic Is No Cause For Panic!

Published: Jan 24, 2020   |   Author: Mark Sanna   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources, Pandemic, Preparation   |   Tags: , , ,   |   No Comments

A new coronavirus emerged in Wuhan China on December last year. This virus is related to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus, which caused a severe epidemic in China from 2002-2004. As of late January, there have been nearly 850 cases of this new virus in China (mostly in Wuhan) but also in South Korea, […]

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Cyber Security is a Human Problem

Cyber Security is a Human Problem

Published: Jan 18, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, Cyber   |   No Comments

Browsing through any situations vacant for security positions, you will most likely be faced with a barrage of postings for cyber security specialists who have high levels of technical knowledge with a deep understanding of systems and network complexities. The emphasis of corporate security appears to have swung away from physical security, perhaps understandably as […]

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Supporting Your Community: Hotels as Evacuation Support Centers

Supporting Your Community: Hotels as Evacuation Support Centers

Published: Jan 13, 2020   |   Author: David Langhorn   |   Category: Blog, COVID-19 Resources   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

We’ve all seen instances where community-wide or large-scale emergencies have created the need for hotels to step up and offer their services to shelter and care for people. These can range from unexpectedly severe weather, natural disasters, highway closures, manufacturing plant fires or explosions, and acts of terrorism. Many companies with critical facilities will include […]

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Be Ready: Build a Hotel Evacuation Kit

Be Ready: Build a Hotel Evacuation Kit

Published: Jan 13, 2020   |   Author: Michelle Newcome   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

When an emergency happens at a hotel staff and guests can face tremendous challenges if the facility is not prepared. Successful hoteliers understand their guests are at their most vulnerable: Away from home Away from their support systems Possibly not speaking the language Physically challenged by disability Taking care of small children/infants In the company […]

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Practical Steps for Conducting a Hotel Evacuation Drill

Practical Steps for Conducting a Hotel Evacuation Drill

Published: Jan 11, 2020   |   Author: Paul Moxness   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

Hotel owners and managers who are doing hospitality right are naturally averse to inconveniencing their guests, which sometimes means avoiding evacuation drills.  But with planning and consideration any hotel property can safety conduct an evacuation drill and remain in the good graces of their guests. Five Steps for Conducting a Successful (and hospitable) Evacuation Drill […]

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