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Principal Kathryn Mickel Chimes in on Hotel Security

Principal Kathryn Mickel Chimes in on Hotel Security

Principal Kathryn Mickel joins industry experts as they try to weigh the needs for a secure property without turning the building into an unsightly and unwelcoming fortress, as featured in Hotel News Now.  

An excerpt from the article:

People seem to be more comfortable with security cameras in public spaces, said Kathryn Mickel, principal at architectural and interior design firm BBGM. They help security monitor where people are and can signal if something appears unusual.

“There may be an alarm if someone is in an area where they shouldn’t be or wandering around or lost,” she said.

Elevators can require keycard access, Mickel said. Without a keycard, those elevators won’t leave the lobby level, which helps protect guests in their rooms. Some card systems even restrict which level the cardholder can access, and hotel employees would have separately coded cards.

Read more on Hotel News Now.

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