She said the man was apprehended by police after only making it 50 metres from the hotel.
"They didn't even make 50 metres. Security and the police were on to it and it really does show the work of having the police on site.
"They could be immediately brought back into the facility. This is an example of the systems working as they should.
Air Commodore Darryn Webb said the 32-year-old man attempted to follow a staff member out of the gate, claiming he was a worker.