4 Reasons Why Hotels Need Cyber Insurance

Businesses everywhere have to defend against the rising threat of ransomware and the growing sophistication of cybercriminals. Hotels are no exception. Hotel News Now keeps a running list of the most well-publicized data breaches; no doubt many smaller attacks go unreported. These cyber intrusions are not altogether surprising when you consider four distinct challenges facing […]

How Hotels Can Avoid a Negligence Lawsuit

Call it a tale of two bugs. In in the first case, a hotel faced a $100,000 judgment because a guest woke up with a bunch of bedbug bites. In the second, a hotel guest who was apparently bitten by a venomous spider — and who almost lost a finger to infection — failed to […]

What Hotels Can Learn from the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Hotels, like any other locations with large numbers of people, provide an attractive target for lone-wolf attackers planning mass shootings. The massacre in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, made the risk tragically clear. Lawsuits against MGM, owner of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, started piling up within days after a man opened fire […]

As Restaurant and Bar Business Booms, Insurance Sellers Can Find Opportunities in This Sector

Restaurants are a booming business in America, and experts only anticipate this growth trend to continue. After reaching $586.7 billion in industry sales in 2010, sales in this sector are projected to reach $782.7 billion in 2016, maintaining the same upward trajectory it’s been following since 1970, according to the National Restaurant Association. There are […]

Accessibility Requirements for Existing Swimming Pools at Hotels and Other Public Accommodations – Q&A

There has been much discussion and many questions lately related to the Swimming Pool Accessibility Requirements, due in large part to the compliance date being January 31, 2013. Many of our Brokers want to make sure that their Hotel and Motel Insured’s are compliant with the new ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations, published by the Department of Justice.