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Welcome to the SecureHotel.US website. Here, you will find news and commentary on hotel attacks, hotel security, and related legal and insurance issues. We are the foremost experts in the field of tracking and analyzing hotel violence around the world.

Click here to discover more about our highly innovative SecureHotel Threat Portal. It is a first-in-class risk reduction intelligence tool that can be used for full spectrum protection of hotel staffs, guests, buildings, and revenues.

The SecureHotel Threat Portal

The SecureHotel Threat Portal is an online threat registry and trend analysis of hotel violence the world over. It covers, the who, what, when, where, why, and how of hotel attacks in every region of the globe.

It provides hospitality professionals with cutting edge threat intelligence to help them reduce risks and protect their guests, staffs, buildings, and revenues.

Substance of the threat intelligence
  • Based on a 7-year hotel attack database, and growing…
  • Timeframe: 2010 – end 2016, and growing…
  • 740 hotel violence cases, and growing…
  • Threats covered: terrorism, high order criminal violence, certain war scenarios, and political violence.
  • High, medium, low, and no casualty events.
How the SecureHotel Threat Portal can be used
  • LEGAL: Strengthen liabilities and duty of care policies.
  • SECURITY: Upgrade security based on real world attack statistics and case studies.
  • INSURANCE: Calibrate insurance risks and rewrite policies with actuarial-like data, or negotiate with an insurer to do so, or form a captive, or self-insure
  • DEVELOPMENT: Formulate safe development strategies, design better protected hotels, add protective measures during property improvement programs.
  • GOVERNMENTS: Improve understanding of threats against a country’s tourism and hospitality sector and then mitigate them.

Muir Analytics stands ready to aid the client in mitigation efforts. Interested? Contact us here: muiranalytics.com

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White Papers
White Paper: Hotel attack statistics, reasonable foreseeability, and totality of circumstances, 1 November 2018

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Hotel Attacks View All

Hotel Attacks
ISIS’ Leaderless Revolution and the Sri Lanka Attacks: hotel attack overview included

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Hotel Attacks
Video evidence suggests would-be Taj Samudra hotel bomber might have had two IEDs and prepped for a “double tap” bombing

An analysis of six minutes and 28 seconds of CCTV video (posted by several outlets such as the Daily Mail) from the Taj Samudra hotel suggests Sri Lanka Easter bomber,…

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Hotel Attacks
Draft data points on Sri Lanka’s Easter hotel and church bombings, 21 April 2019

Reporting from the BBC, Reuters, and scores of other outlets said at least 11 terrorist bombs exploded in Sri Lanka on 21 April, hitting multiple targets. Seven of these were…

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Insurance
Best’s Review – excellent article on hotel terrorism insurance in the wake of the Sri Lanka attacks, plus 3 respectful points of dissent

Best’s Review published a timely terrorism insurance article written by the talented Iris Lai in its July issue titled, “Continuing Exposure: Sri Lanka bombings call for revisiting terrorism and political…

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Insurance
28 April 2019, Insurers respond to hotel bombings in Sri Lanka, with Matt Wills, Senior Insurance Advisor

Insurers are making initial moves to analyze damage done and calculate payouts at three of the four hotels that were bombed on 21 April, Easter Sunday in Colombo. (Three churches…

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Insurance
Adjua Fisher for Risk and Insurance magazine discusses active shooter insurance – relevant for hotels

Adjua Fisher, on 1 March 2019, wrote the informative article, "Is Active Shooter Insurance Becoming a Risk Management Necessity?" for Risk and Insurance. In the article, Fisher asserts that, out of 500 workplace…

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Security
September 2019, Ethiopia foils hotel and other public venue attacks planned by al Shabaab – possible ISIS factor involved

Borkena reported on 24 September that Ethiopia foiled hotel and other public venue attacks by al Shabaab and ISIS. Ethiopian authorities arrested at least 12 operatives from both al Shabaab…

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Security
28 November 2018, Personal security suggestions to lessen sexual assault risks at hotels/resorts in light of multiple rapes reported at Caribbean resorts

The recent accusations of sexual assaults at Caribbean resorts, particularly in Jamaica, are based on professional research and analyses by the US State Department’s Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), and multiple, recent…

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Security
21 June 2017, List of security/fire failures, Resorts World Manila attack (updated from 20 June)

Below is a list of security/fire failures regarding the 2 June 2017 active shooter assault on the Resorts World Manila (RWM) complex – specifically, the Maxims Hotel and the casino…

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Legal
14 February 2019, Embassy Suites Hotel, Des Moines, Iowa, settles rape case, security negligence obvious

The Chicago Tribune reported on 14 February 2019 that hotel companies Atrium TRS III (Atrium Hospitality) and Hammons Inc settled out of court a rape case from April 2014 that occurred…

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Legal
24 November 2017, Lawsuits over the October 2017 Las Vegas MGM hotel/concert venue attack pile up

On 20 November, Newsweek reports that a massive lawsuit was filed on behalf of 450 victims against the MGM Mandalay Bay Resort (and others, see below,) for negligence regarding the…

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Legal
Kate Taylor of The Business Insider writes about potential lawsuits RE: Mandalay Bay Vegas shooting

On 5 October, Kate Taylor of the Business Insider wrote an article titled, “The hotel where the Las Vegas gunman stockpiled weapons for 3 days has been quiet about what…

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Sep 27, 2019
September 2019, Ethiopia foils hotel and other public venue attacks planned by al Shabaab – possible ISIS factor involved

Borkena reported on 24 September that Ethiopia foiled hotel and other public venue attacks by al Shabaab and ISIS. Ethiopian authorities arrested at least 12 operatives from both al Shabaab…

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Jul 19, 2019
Best’s Review – excellent article on hotel terrorism insurance in the wake of the Sri Lanka attacks, plus 3 respectful points of dissent

Best’s Review published a timely terrorism insurance article written by the talented Iris Lai in its July issue titled, “Continuing Exposure: Sri Lanka bombings call for revisiting terrorism and political…

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Jul 02, 2019
ISIS’ Leaderless Revolution and the Sri Lanka Attacks: hotel attack overview included

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