Embracing the digital era, Safehotels Alliance has partnered with global technology leader ODS2 to mobilize its business by implementing ODS2’s Field Auditing Software (FAS) in its process to certify hotels according to The Global Hotel Security Standard ©.
Making the announcement Gurpreet Jajj, COO of ODS2 said, “We are proud to enter into an agreement with Safehotels providing ODS2’s Field Auditing Software (FAS) to benchmark hotels from a security perspective. ODS2 and Safehotels teams have worked in cooperation to customize ODS2’s FAS solution to meet Safehotels unique business needs. Safehotels was in search of a software solution that scaled to the company’s rapid growth, providing real-time insights, automate audit reports and a mobile app to manage their global security experts and business processes to guarantee consistency and quality in safety.”
Safehotels Alliance AB is a Swedish company offering The Global Hotel Security Standard”©, to meet the need for measuring hotel and conference security and matching the business travelers demand for it.
Hans Kanold, CEO of Safehotels said “Safety is one of the main concerns within the international hotel and meeting industry today. However, there are not enough initiatives taken to meet the growing concerns. Safehotels provides objective third party evaluation of business hotel and conference venues’ security standard world wide – covering all-important aspects of hotel and conference security. If the establishment meets the demands asked for in the Global Hotel Security Standard©, it becomes a part of the Safehotels network and certified by Safehotels Alliance. That means the venue has a well-managed security operation. The venues are audited individually and with ODS2 Field Auditing Software (FAS) in place we are confident the process will become more quick and efficient. The audit is a part of a larger program, were communication to the travel industry is another element”
FAS is a cutting-edge auditing solution that exceeds expectations, measures performance effortlessly and has a scalable design to accommodate future growth. Elaborating on the functions and benefits of FAS, Ms. Amar Judge, Director, Business Development of ODS2 explained, “Basically, the software grows as the business grows. It will allow Safehotels to monitor all field activities to maximize productivity and minimize risk. All users and agencies across the globe can be managed from one platform. Data is interpreted into information in real-time and powerful KPI’s features are built in to measure business goals. The solution determines ‘achieved’ security level of property being audited and systematically calculates score in accordance with Safehotels The Global Hotel Security Standard © thereby generating the appropriate certificate. Its automated audit reports help save time and resources while increasing efficiency.”
For over a decade, the technology firm ODS2 has been delivering innovative turnkey technology solutions to leading organizations across 40 countries and growing. Ms. Amar, emphasized, “ODS2 is a leading global technology provider specialized in building customized business software. Innovation is our strength and code runs in our blood. We are a full-service premium technology firm specialized in building web and mobile software applications. Our business intelligence software is designed to streamline business processes, spot areas for cost savings and identify new business opportunities.”
ODS2 was founded in The Netherlands in 1999 and today its growth has led to a global presence with offices in The Netherlands, Canada, and USA with headquarters in UAE. Ms. Amar said, “Client satisfaction has popularized ODS2 solutions within their respective industries fostering an organic growth. For over a decade we have been delivering software solutions worldwide from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. The world’s best and brightest companies depend on ODS2 to unlock the insights of employees, customers and partners. Amongst a diverse set of industries the growing number of companies benefitting include Vodafone, Jumeirah, KPN, Safehotels, HBO, Logitech, Nuon, Microsoft, Samsung to name a few”.
Ms. Amar commented, “Our goal is to be a viable partner for international firms looking to grow in the UAE and the broader MENA region. We are looking to capitalize on large IT investments by verticals such as tourism and hospitality, telecom, retail, FMCG, consumer goods, media and services, banking and securities, government, manufacturing and natural resources”.