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This seminar is aimed at developing the knowledge and skills of hospitality professionals and giving them the tools that are fundamental for excelling in managing security in a client oriented hotel environment. It brings the best experience based knowledge tailored to specific risks that are threatening the local hotel industry, and the best practices of assessing, planning and managing a first-rate hotel security service. It encompasses concepts that will tackle traditional risks such as crime and fraud, but also new threats like the growth of terrorism and the sophistication of hi-tech crimes
The Principles of Hotel Security Management:Know the Principles, Comprehend the Challenges and Conceptualize Resilience
The Business of Security in the Hotel Industry:Manage Processes, Save Costs and Stimulate Profits
Hotel Security Management Practices:Foresee the Threats, Apply Strategies and Mitigate Risks
Practical Hotel Security Skills:Notice Immediate Threats, Act During Incidents and Minimize the Damage
Protect is under the leadership and direction of Prof. Itay Gil, who brings with him a lifelong career in security. Mr. Gil is an IDF Captain and served in Israel’s special forces paratroops brigade. After completing his compulsory service, he was chosen to join Israel’s elite counter-terror and hostage rescue commando unit “Yamam”, where he became a career combatant. In the Yamam, Mr. Gil participated in as many as three missions each day over the course of ten years. The Yamam is regarded by many as the top special forces unit in the world. Partly because of the hardest selection process in the world, with the mandatory requirement of applicants having previous experience from Special Forces to even apply. Mr. Gil is a counter terror and hand to hand combat expert, with experience from several thousands real life confrontations, few come even close. Mr. Gil was head of training for the security of the Israeli Presidents office an Honorary Distinguished Professor at Aspen University, former Director of Counter Terror, Homeland Security and Intelligence for the Magid Institute/ Hebrew University and currently at Ariel University. Mr. Gil is the founder of what is today called by IATA, Unruly and Disruptive Passenger Training. A pioneer when he created the course in 1997 based on observations made while travelling.
Mr. Gil has over 33 years of hand to hand and Krav Maga actual combat study to meet the needs of the real life situations he faced in his 14 years of active duty combat experience. Consequently, Mr. Gil became the chief close quarter combat instructor for the unit. From 1992 to 1997 Mr. Gil was the executive director of all training programs for the Israel Border Police as well as the undercover police intelligence unit. During this period, he directed training programs for 5000 policemen and security personnel each year. Mr. Gil continues to serve in the IDF reserves where he is Captain, Senior Combat Instructor and strategic mission planner for an elite undercover counter-terrorism team. Mr. Gil is an VIP Close Protection instructor trainer and takes on assignments from time to time.