Glass sensors in runway-facing rooms among anti-terror efforts at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Members of the Gurkha contingent storming the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport during Exercise Heartbeat, a counter-terror simulation exercise on May 17, 2019.
Members of the Gurkha contingent storming the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport during Exercise Heartbeat, a counter-terror simulation exercise on May 17, 2019.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

SINGAPORE - The full-length windows in the 563 hotel rooms of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport have glass sensors to detect if they are being tampered with.

Along with an enhanced emergency preparedness syllabus taught to all members of staff regardless of rank and seniority, it is one of the measures put in place by the hotel to meet an increased threat of terrorism, said security and risk manager Charlie Wong.

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