Why is this important?
Anyone with a basic understanding of the economy of London will understand the substantial contribution which tourism is making and a critical component of this industry is the hotels of London where tourists will stay while in the city and in order to secure those premises hotel security in London is necessary. This is why all of the luxury hotels such as the Savoy, the Ritz and the Dorchester will make use of hotel security in London not only to secure their valuable property but also to look after the safety and well-being of all the guests which will be staying in those hotels while they are in the city of London. It is fully understood by the management of these hotels that any incident which takes place can do a lot of harm to the reputation of such a hotel.
What is the current situation?
Isis seem to be committed to their jihad (holy war) all over Europe and other parts of the world and everyone has read in the media how especially France was targeted in the last couple of months. It is a well-known fact in security circles and also publicly that the current security threat against the UK is estimated to be severe which is only one level below critical and this is why hotel security in London have to be very alert and vigilant in order to ensure the safety of all people staying in their establishments. And successful terrorist attack against the Savoy or other luxury hotel could do a lot of damage to the tourism industry and it will be the responsibility of hotel security in London to prevent this from happening.
Isn’t this a glamour job?
Many young security officers who had just passed through a security training institution will jump at the opportunity to be employed at one of the luxury hotels in London. There is a strong possibility of meeting with well-known celebrities, sports stars and notable politicians. The reality however is that it is exactly because of those celebrities staying at that hotels that hotel security in London needs to be well-trained and experienced individuals who know what has to be done in order to ensure the safety of both people and property. Hotel security in London cannot afford to relax even for a second because you never know when a possible terrorist attack may be launched.