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The Kunlun Jing An attains prestigious Safehotels Executive Certificate

Singapore, 17 September 2018WorldHotels affiliate hotel The Kunlun Jing An has announced that it was awarded the internationally recognized Safehotels certification. It is the first and only hotel in China to receive the highest level of certification for the Global Hotel Security Standard ©.


In the recent years, the travel industry has been seeing an increasing expectation in safety and security. To offer travelers a better peace of mind during their stays, it is crucial for hotels to keep up with global standards for security excellence. As the world’s leading company for independent hotel safety and security certifications, Safehotels Alliance helps hotels develop and validate the implementation of safety and security policies, standards and procedures. The company also works with and is recognized by numerous travel industry associations, travel management companies and organizations such as UNISDR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction).                                                                                      


“As the first and only hotel certified with the highest level in China, we feel very proud to attain the Executive Certificate from Safehotels.” said Gerd Knaust, General Manager of The Kunlun Jing An. “Safety and security is the foundation of taking care of our guests,as much as it is the key priority for Global Travel Managers and Professional Meeting Organizers for their employees when travelling on business. This award responds perfectly to their needs. The Executive Certificate confirms that our team are both aware and very well trained in the security procedures and are able to respond quickly in the rare event of an emergency.”


“WorldHotels congratulates The Kunlun Jing An for its outstanding achievement of attaining the Safehotels Executive Certificate. We are proud to have this hotel in our portfolio that invested itself in delivering and driving safe and secure stay experiences for our guests, who can rest easy knowing that The Kunlun Jing Anis committed and well prepared to handle all circumstances at any time,” said Geoff Andrew, Chief Executive Officer of WorldHotels.


To attain the Safehotels Executive Certificate award, hotels are required to comply with more than 220 global hotel security standard elements relating to hotel property safety and security walkthrough, process, training and organization, security and fire equipment, fire training and crisis management. Hotels need to have a full security team in place 24/7, share close liaison with local civil defence and law enforcement agencies, and conduct weekly checks and tests of fire and life safety systems.


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