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Radisson Hotel Group Advances its Safety and Security Program by Receiving Safehotels Certification for its Managed Portfolio in the U.S.

November 19, 2018

Radisson Hotel Group Americas

Radisson Hotel Group today announced that Safehotels has certified its managed portfolio in the United States. Safehotels is the only, independent hotel safety and security certification company with a global reach across the world. This certification, based on the Global Hotel Security Standard, is recognized by hotel and travel associations, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and major insurance brokers.

The criteria for the certification consists of more than 220 elements, which are organized within six sections including a hotel property safety and security walkthrough; process, training and organization; security equipment; fire equipment; fire training; and crisis management.

"We are thrilled to announce our managed portfolio of hotels in the United States have been certified by Safehotels," said Ken Greene, president, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group. "The safety and security of our guests have always been our top priority and now that we have received this certification from a respected global company, we want everyone that visits our hotels to have peace of mind and enjoy a carefree stay."

Maintaining a Safehotels certification is an ongoing process, as each property must be re-certified each year. Safehotels is currently in over 60 countries and 160 cities. Along with receiving a Safehotels certification for its managed portfolio in the Americas, Radisson Hotel Group already has over 231 hotels certified globally and growing.

"Our intensive certification process not only increases the level of safety and security at a property, it also enhances the guest experience by providing reassurance for both guests and employees at each hotel," said Joachim Torngard, CEO, Safehotels. "Staying at a Safehotels certified property is especially valued by corporate and government clients around the world who want to apply the highest level of safety for their organization's travelers."

About Radisson Hotel Group Americas

Radisson Hotel Group Americas represents Radisson Hotels brands in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Combined with Radisson Hotel Group, representing Radisson Hotels in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific, Radisson Hotel Group Americas is one of the world's largest hotel companies with eight distinctive hotel brands and more than 1,500 hotels in operation and under development in 120 countries. 

The Radisson Hotel Group Americas portfolio of brands includes Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, Radisson Individuals, Radisson, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson, and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, brought together under the overarching Radisson Hotels Americas name. 

Radisson Hotel Group Americas takes pride in its Every Moment Matters brand promise to always provide guests with exceptional experiences. In addition, the Radisson Rewards Americas loyalty program delivers unique and personalized ways to create memorable moments and outstanding loyalty benefits for guests, meeting planners, travel agents, and business partners. 

Radisson Meetings Americas treats every meeting or event as more than just a date on the calendar with three strong service commitments: Personal, Professional and Memorable, while delivering on the brilliant basics of the signature Yes I Can! service spirit and being uniquely 100% carbon neutral.  

More than 100,000 team members work at Radisson Hotel Group Americas, Radisson Hotel Group, and the hotels licensed to operate in its systems.

For more information, visit https://www.radissonhotelsamericas.com/en-us/about-us