The FINANCIAL -- On 9th of July, management of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi has organized a fire drill. The
fire drill was précised by the evacuation drill and the hotel guests
and the local media representatives attended the event together with the
company employees. The voluntary participation of the USA Embassy
security team increased the importance of the event.
Guests of Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi have been notified about the drills prior to starting the events. Everyone was ready by the time alarm went off. Every employee guided the guests to the exit and the building was evacuated calmly, without any panick or misorganization.
“We are introducing the basic safety measures that everyone should know. That includes how to act in emergency situation. We are thankful to emergency and rescue brigades to have helped us in the simulation of the evacuation”, Mr. Tobjorn Bodin, the General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi said.
“As a five-star hotel we prioritize the safety of both our guests and employees. That’s why we notify our guests in advance and every volunteer from the hotel can take part in this kind of trainings. The teachings include activities such as imitations of how to act in emergency situations”, Ms. Keto Giorgobiani, the Cluster PR & Marketing Manager of the Radisson Blu hotels in Georgia said.
As per Mr. Gocha Gogiberidze, the Security Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi, the event was very successful and the community was fully involved. As Mr. Gogiberidze noted, security bodies of several establishments might unite to organize events related to the safety of the community.
The management team of Radisson Blu Hotel, Batumi believes that the fire and evacuation drills are of crucial importance, and every employee as well as the hotel guests should know how to act in case of emergency. The management organizes the safety trainings several times a year. Hotel management hopes that this kind of events become more common in Georgia and given happening has set an example for other organizations as well.