A well-kept hotel can be a wonderful oasis to a traveler. A weary road warrior can take solace at the end of a long day of traveling by checking into a little slice of home with a warm bed and comfortable room. Vacationers can stay a few nights while they take in the sights and attractions around them. Business men and women look to the hotel as a place to sleep and as a mobile office while they are away from home. The hotel truly provides a sense of privacy and comfort. Each one is unique, but they all share one common thread, the need for hotel security.
Hotels are made of many different rooms, all housing different people from different walks of life. Unfortunately, while most of these people are perfectly trustworthy, some are not. Hotel security is essential to maintaining the safety of your guests, and their possessions. It is not uncommon for people to travel with money, credit cards, or valuables. These can be enticing to potential thieves and criminals looking to steal identities. An experienced security professional can help prevent this. Guards are trained to look for suspicious activity and can act accordingly.
Regular patrols can help identify potential problems quickly. Uniformed security personnel also act as an effective visual crime deterrent. A would-be thief is less likely to attempt to burglarize one of your guests if they know that you take security seriously. Your guests will feel safe, which affects your reputation as a hotel worth staying in.
You’re Not Just Protecting Your Guests
Your guests aren’t the only ones who can end up being the victim of a robbery, and I don’t just mean the money in the till. It is commonplace for guests to help themselves to some of the hotel’s amenities such as towels, bathrobes, or ashtrays. Occasionally, even larger items like televisions and telephones manage to disappear. Experts estimate that these kinds of losses cost hotels over $100 million every year. That is a lot of towels, but when you have security professionals patrolling your property, you have a better chance of preventing hotel amenities from being stolen.
First Security Services can help you protect your hotel and your guests. We have been in business for over 50 years, and are an industry leader in Northern California. With over 600 highly trained security professionals, we can handle any size hotel. Contact us today for a free quote. Call 1-800-778-3017 or use our contact form for more information.