Hotel Security


An Uptick in Travel Brings Demand for Integrated Security

An Uptick in Travel Brings Demand for Integrated Security

A predicted boom in U.S. travel this summer will lead to increased demand for integrated video, access, and systems in hospitality and leisure settings, so says IDIS America.

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Marriott Discloses Second Security Breach, Affecting Millions, In Two Years

The hack took place through Marriott Bonvoy, the company's loyalty app, and affected up to 5.2 million guests.

One Year After Pledge, More Than 5,000 Hotel Properties Have Deployed Safety Devices For Employees

One Year After Pledge, More Than 5,000 Hotel Properties Have Deployed Safety Devices For Employees

Large hotel chains adopted new measures to combat sexual harassment and increase safety for workers in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

MGM Grand in Las Vegas Implements New Security Policy

MGM Grand in Las Vegas Implements New Security Policy

A leaked MGM Grand memo posted by Vital Vegas states that beginning Feb. 4, "All guest elevators at MGM Grand will be modified only to allow access to the floor to which the guest is registered."

As Many as 500 Million Potentially Affected by Marriott Data Breach

As Many as 500 Million Potentially Affected by Marriott Data Breach

"The company has not finished identifying duplicate information in the database, but believes it contains information on up to approximately 500 million guests who made a reservation at a Starwood property," Marriott said in a statement.

The iKeyp Pro Review

The iKeyp Pro Review

Relatively new on the market, the iKeyp is a smart safe for everyday use. It is simple to install and easy to connect with via the app on your smartphone.

Housekeepers to Ask Las Vegas Hotels for Panic Buttons

Housekeepers to Ask Las Vegas Hotels for Panic Buttons

Negotiations begin next month, and union leaders will also bring a request for panic buttons on behalf of the more than 14,000 housekeepers working on the Strip and in Vegas' downtown area. The goal of the wireless devices, which alert managers if workers are attacked, is to prevent sexual assault.

Hotel Security, Police Intercept Burglary of Ritz Hotel in Paris

Hotel Security, Police Intercept Burglary of Ritz Hotel in Paris

An organized burglary of Paris' Ritz Hotel was disrupted by hotel security measures and the police on Wednesday night.



Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

Security Experts Weigh In on Las Vegas Shooting

America’s deadliest mass shooting will change security as we know it.

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Las Vegas Shooting Highlights Need for Hotel Security

Could hotel security have caught Stephen Paddock before he brutally shot and killed 59 people in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas Strip Shooting Becomes the Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History

UPDATE: 59 Killed and 500 More Injured in Las Vegas Shooting

At least 50 are dead and 400 more are injured after shots rang out from 32nd floor window into a crowd of concert-goers.

5 Steps to Derail an Attack on a Soft Target

5 Steps to Derail an Attack on a Soft Target

Minneapolis police put together a guide to recognizing an attack before it happens.

Upscale Panama City Property Using ASSA ABLOY Hospitality

The property is using VingCard Visionline, Signature RFID locks and Elsafe Sentinel safes.

A Guide to bullet proof vests for the security industry

A Guide to Bullet Proof Vests for the Security Industry

Those in the private security sector might want to look to vests in order to stay protected.

Hospital Complex Cultivates Healthy Fire Protection

Hospital Complex Cultivates Healthy Fire Protection

A decade ago, St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, N.Y., started a $259 million campus-wide modernization project.

Setting Sail

Setting Sail

Security in the cruise ship industry remains relatively soft, in comparison. This has changed in 2015. The Coast Guard expects to increase screening requirements for passengers and their baggage.

Royal Security for Prince William and Princess Kate

Royal Security for Prince William and Princess Kate

Rampant protestors in the streets of New York indicate need for extra security for the Royal Couple...just in case.

7 Things Security Professionals Can Learn from Robin Williams

7 Things Security Professionals Can Learn from Robin Williams

Movie quotes offer great insights and knowledge to enhance the security industry.

Maintaining Good Health

Maintaining Good Health

Hospitals offer patients a controlled environment that encourages rapid healing protected from the outside world. Yet, hospitals are open to the public and subject to many of the same security threats as the world at large.

Morse Watchmans Key Control Systems Improve Security at Wyndham Hamilton Park

KeyWatcher Systems ensure accountability for keys and essential communication devices.

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