New Certification Programs Emerge For Hotel Safety And Security Vetting

Despite the priority of safety and security for business travelers, few employers comprehensively vet the hotels they use. It's time-consuming and expensive. Two new organizations are helping with the task, joining the longer-established Safehotels Alliance.

Ugosafe hopes in September to launch its evaluation program covering Africa. It's an initiative of Paris-area hospitality security company S2H (Smart Security for Hospitality). Ugosafe at first is targeting 200 business city properties.

The Association of Corporate Travel Executives in January announced the Business and Conference Hotels Accreditation Program. It has . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.