Safehotels Certificate Benefits, The Global Hotel Security Standard, Steps to Certification

Certificate Benefits


  • Increased sales and hotel revenue
  • Giving what guests and hotel room bookers want
  • RFP leverage for Corporate, MICE and Leisure markets
  • Enhanced Duty of Care and Compliance


  • Easier identification of hotels approved for business travel security programs
  • Enhanced duty of care requirement to include in hotel RFPs
  • Independent verification by hotel industry experts

Travel managers

  • Increased sales when hotel safety and security is a booking preference
  • Easier identification of ‘Safehotels’ in the hotel booking process
  • Enhanced duty of care for hotel room booking clients
  • Global presence


  • ROI from hotel safety and security assets in place
  • Recognition and increased sales from hotel assets


  • Align with travel associations ‘Responsible Travel’ initiatives
  • Additional Trust Symbol

Hotel Guests

  • Peace of Mind
  • Reassurance of hotel safety and security needs
  • Preference and loyalty

The Global Hotel Security Standard

Consists of 220+ standard elements organized within 6 sections relating to:

– Hotel Property Safety & Security Walkthrough
– Process, Training and Organization
– Security Equipment
– Fire Equipment
– Fire Training
– Crisis Management

Safehotels is the originator of The Global Hotel Security Standard ©, the only independently recognized hotel safety and security certification standard in the world

10 Steps to Safehotels Certification

  1. The Hotel is provided with the Safehotels Certification Standards Manual
  2. A date is agreed for the Hotel Certification assessment
  3. Hotel prepares for the assessment
  4. A Safehotels Accredited Assessor conducts the assessment at the Hotel
  5. A Certification Report is completed and Certificate pass level confirmed
  6. Certification action points if required are communicated for verification
  7. Certification award level confirmed with Certificate Report
  8. The Certificate diploma, plaque and e-marketing material sent to the Hotel
  9. Certification marketing material and niche revenue streams opened
  10. The Hotel is re-certificated each year following the same steps