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Hotel Safety and Security, Our Priority
22 October 2012
M Hotel Singapore

71 ebullient hotel security award winners were lauded on 22 October 2012, for their efforts in upkeeping a safe and secure environment for guests and visitors. 60 hotels were awarded the Hotel Security Excellence Award, while another 11 hotels were presented with the Hotel Security Award.


The annual security event, organised by the Singapore Hotel Association and supported by the Singapore Police Force and the National Crime Prevention Council, was graced by Guest-of-Honour, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs.


In addition, a total of 208 individual employees were commended for their honest, brave and vigilant acts. Their exemplary acts were recorded in a booklet that was distributed to all attendees of the event.


This year, in keeping the SHA Hotel Security Manual relevant and aligned to the Singapore Standard SS545, it was revised to include updates on the criminal procedure code and relevant legislations. A copy in the form of a CD-ROM was distributed to all hotel members.


For the second half of the security event - security conference, the SHA invited 4 speakers to share on topics that were related to the theme "Hotel Safety and Security, our Priority":


  • "Overall Crime Situation (January to August 2012)" by the Singapore Police Force" by INSP Mohd Ilkhan, 3 Operations Officer, Community Involvement Division, Operations Department, SPF


  • "Security Threats to the Hospitality Sector" by Professor Rohan Gunaratna, Head, International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU


  • "How can Hotels Mitigate their Terrorism Risk?" by Mr James Hill, Divisional Director, Terrorism and Political Violence Practice, Willis Global Markets (Asia)


  • "Mitigating the threat of Hostile Vehicles" by Mr Adrian Lee, Assistant Director, Training and Development, Centre for Protective Security Studies, Home Team Academy.


Winners of the Hotel Security Excellence Award 2012


1. Albert Court Village Hotel 31. Landmark Village Hotel
2. Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa 32. M Hotel Singapore
3. Amara Singapore 33. Mandarin Orchard Singapore
4. Changi Village Hotel 34. Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
5. Concorde Hotel Singapore 35. Marina Bay Sands
6. Conrad Centennial Singapore 36. Marina Mandarin Singapore
7. Copthorne King's Hotel Singapore 37. Hotel Michael, Resorts World  Sentosa
8. Crockfords Tower, Resorts World Sentosa 38. Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay
9. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport 39. Oasia Hotel
10. East Village Hotel 40. Orchard Hotel Singapore
11. The Elizabeth Hotel 41. Orchard Parade Hotel
12. Fairmont Singapore and Swissotel the Stamford 42. Pan Pacific Singapore
13. Festive Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa 43. Park Hotel Clarke Quay
14. Four Seasons Hotel Singapore 44. Park Regis Singapore
15. Furama City Centre Singapore 45. Parkroyal on Beach Road
16. Furama RiverFront Singapore 46. Parkroyal on Kitchener Road
17. The Gallery Hotel 47. The Qunicy Hotel
18. Goodwood Park Hotel 48. Raffles Hotel, Singapore
19. Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore 49. The Regent Singapore
20. Grand Hyatt Singapore 50. Rendezvous Grand Hotel Singapore
21. Grand Mercure Roxy Singapore 51. The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
22. Hotel Grand Pacific 52. Royal Plaza on Scotts
23. Grand Park City Hall

53. The Sentosa Resort & Spa

24. Grand Park Orchard 54. Shangri-la hotel, Singapore
25. Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa 55. Shangri-la's Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore
26. Hilton Singapore 56. Sheraton Towers Singapore
27. Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium 57. Singapore Marriott Hotel
28. Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre 58. The St. Regis Singapore
29. ibis Singapore on Bencoolen 59. Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore
30. InterContinental Singapore 60. Traders Hotel Singapore


Winners of Hotel Security Award 2012


1. Bayview Hotel Singapore
2. Carlton Hotel Singapore
3. Hangout @ Mount Emily
4. Link Hotel Singapore
5. Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa
6. Pan Pacific Orchard
7. Peninsula.Excelsior Hotel
8. RELC International Hotel
9. Riverview Hotel Singapore
10. Hotel Royal
11. York Hotel



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