This week’s terrorist attack in the tourist area of El Kantaoui in Sousse, Tunisia is a reminder that despite the fact that the world’s eyes are firmly fixed on COVID-19 and its repercussions, security-related risk management remains an imperative.
The reprieve from lock-down is starting to feel like a fleeting intermission from the pandemic rather than the stable economic recovery we all hoped we were experiencing. Recent travel advisories and government policies issued by the likes of the UK Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) have have come under harsh criticism due to the rapid-fire nature of the decision making and associated outcomes for the global travel and tourism industry.
As we collectively gain confidence in travelling, dining, and interacting in public spaces again, it has been an eye opening experience to see how easy it is to revert to old habits. However, as Professor Smets points out, the real threat applies to reverting to old ways of working and an unwillingness to embrace complexity and uncertainty.
To assist the travel and tourism industry in addressing the uncertainty regarding the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was initially detected within the Wuhan region of China, Cristal International Standards recommend the following information to all those in the travel and tourism sector.
I am pleased to announce that today, Check Safety First Ltd was acquired by Intertek. This includes all the businesses of Cristal International Standards and Checkpoint Solutions. It also includes all subsidiary offices, licensees, and franchises. We will continue to operate as normal under the current company offices and brand structure.
CheckPoint is a cloud-based health and safety system that facilitates the collection of key audit data from your suppliers. It provides storage, management information, corrective actions and task management.
Security is now a top priority for travellers when choosing a holiday destination or a hotel. In response Cristal International Standards is delivering the SecurityCheck Standard to hotels who are taking their guests security seriously. Developed in association with the travel industry and security experts, SecurityCheck provides any hotel with a frame work under which they can effectively manage security in their premises.