Where are the Panic Alarms for paying guests?

On Wednesday 8 February 2012 it was announced that the Hotel Association of New York has agreed  to provide hotel staff with panic alarms that they can use if they are feeling threatened.

The Hotel Association denies any link to a certain high-profile case where serious allegations were made against a public figure.

A local politician said of the move “It’s a very cost-efficient and simple way to keep hotel workers safe… we’re very grateful that the hotels have agreed to essentially adopt the premise of our legislation.”

 

If New York’s hotels are that unsafe then we ask on behalf of the guests, who pay more than $4.75 billion a year, “Where are OUR panic alarms?

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