“The safety and security of our guests must always be a priority. We apologize for any inconvenience or delays,” hotel says in a statement
The Beverly Hilton Hotel has apologized for party transportation nightmare following the Golden Globes that forced more than 1,000 guests to wait in a parking garage for nearly three hours on Sunday night.
Beverly Hilton general manager Sandy Murphy issued the following statement: “Due to the heightened concerned for high profile events like the Golden Globes we consulted with local and national authorities and it was determined that it was necessary to move the majority of security screening away from the hotel. We are dealing with a dynamic security environment and we will continue to adjust and improve our plans for all future events. The safety and security of our guests must always be a priority. We apologize for any inconvenience or delays this increased security may have caused to our guests.”
The apology likely comes as little consolation to those who were invited to after-parties thrown by HBO, NBCUniversal, Amazon, Weinstein Co./Netflix and Warner Bros./InStyle — some of whom refused to wait in line and simply went home.
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