Hotel Security Are You the Soft Target?

The theme of this presentation is hotel security and soft target protection. The purpose of my talk is to educate the prospective guest on how he or she can take certain protective measures to ensure that their stay is a memorable one for all the right reasons. Both the Hotel and the guest have responsibilities when it comes to security and sometimes these responsibilities can be misunderstood resulting in loss, damage and injury to all concerned. I will give an overview of what should be taken into account when choosing a hotel from the risk management perspective. I will also speak openly on how guests can find themselves in some vulnerable situations which may have a negative impact on their professional and private lives.

Presented by: Bill Enright, Managing Director, Parkton Risk Management, Ireland

Bill Enright has been a member of the Irish Chapter of ASIS since 1996. He has held the role of Chapter Chairman and Secretary on a number of occasions. Bill spent 20 years as an Officer in the Irish Defence Forces before taking up a risk management position for 13 years with an Irish based international hotel group. A move to the Aviva Stadium the home of international rugby and soccer in Ireland followed. Bill is now a self-employed security consultant and is again involved in hotel risk management. Bill holds an MSc in Risk Management from the University of Leicester and is a Professional Certified Investigator.