In September 2016, a hotel supplier in Saudi Arabia announced it was selling safe supplies of hotel supplies to the UK, including furniture, bedding, bed linens and toiletries.
The UK embassy in Riyadh also informed the embassy of the UK government that hotels were being sold.
In March 2017, a British company, Safeway, announced that it had purchased 10,000 safe hotel supply boxes from the Saudi embassy.
In February 2018, Safeways said it would distribute safe hotel boxes to hotels in the UK by April 2018.
In May 2018, the British government announced it had been given the option to purchase safe hotel shipment boxes from Saudi Arabia, as part of a package of measures to help prevent terrorism.
A separate package of safety goods from Safeway was also announced.