GBTA Study Group Endorses Hotel Safety And Security Directory Concept

San Diego - A Global Business Travel Association GLP team wants to build a directory of hotel properties that clear a safety and security screening process. Conceptually similar to an initiative by the Association of Corporate Travel Executives and services from others, that was one of many hotel safety strategies and suggestions shared here by speakers at the GBTA convention last month. Some seemed obvious, but risk experts warned that travelers staying in a nice hotel or visiting a seemingly safe city tend to become complacent.

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.

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This is part of a broader issue on the safety and security of woman and members of the LGBTQ community when travelling both domestically and internationally. As a TMC, we partner with an amazing company – Maiden Voyage, who provide various forms of training to our client base to ensure that a) our clients have an awareness of their Duty of Care responsibilities and b) The travel policy is correctly shaped and c) to raise awareness of the potential threats and risk and ways to minimise this so everyone can travel safe and secure. Maiden Voyage presented at a Travel… Read more »