Addressing Threats To Visitor Safety
Much has been reported and publicized lately of some very unfortunate crime-related incidents in the heart of our visitor industry in - we can do to prevent them - to believe that we should be proactive rather than reactive
world-renowned speaker, to - curity experts to address us as a response to the rash of Government officials from Japan went public with their could not afford to stand pat - sitive to visitor safety in Ha
- - lice Department, state Department of Business, Economic - dustry Security Association hopefully resolve some of Japanese visitors that their improvements and initiatives - ment and the visitor industry - sults was that it hastened the establis - trict to provide a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for visitors, employees and safety and security aspects of our hospitality industry if - - and the Department of State that Honolulu is one of the especially when you factor of our military forces, was a
for another conference on Many of the solutions we called for after the conference - - ed international hotelier, pres Hospitality Group, and Saint to moderate one of our educational panels and talk to our board of directors about crisis to this topic, Bickson has had plenty of first-hand experi New York, which he was in - - our board was to have plans and policies in place for minor incidents as well as worstcase scenarios and to consci
- - continues to be a respected tourism security resource - of directors and members perspectives on the recent - and the ever-present threat - it is of utmost importance t hat we continue t o stay only takes one manmade or natural disaster for our visitor statistics to plummet
We are already in discus and important stakeholders - - - ference in collaboration with - - the world we live in today is very different from the Boy Scouts motto, remains
(From left) Rick Egged, the author, Jessica Rich, Dr. Peter Tarlow, Scott Ingwers and Jerry Dolak gather at a joint Hawai‘i Lodging & Tourism Association-Hawai‘i Hotel & Visitor Industry Security Association meeting to discuss tourism security.