Experts Warn About Hotel Security Job Cuts, Offer Risk Advice

The pandemic has the lodging industry focused on combating Covid-19, but pre-existing safety and security threats never went away. Corporate travel and risk managers need to understand how property risk profiles changed, use travelers as their organizations' eyes and ears and get the relevant information into the right hands.

In a Feb. 20 blog post, David Langhorn, managing partner at hotel security consultancy NorthPoint International, discussed the security challenges hotels face as volumes rebound. For example, as properties reopen, criminals will be "keen to exploit and expand" prostitution, human trafficking and drug activity. Langhorn spent . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm 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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