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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By taking the right precautions, you can minimize the chances of bugs harming your business.
Brokers and agents providing hotel liability insurance should work with managers at these facilities to ensure they’re implementing state of the art security measures that the best hotels, resorts and casinos have implemented to combat this exposure.
Managers face numerous risks associated with operating a hospitality establishment, and as the the year winds down, it’s important to step back and take a critical look at the trends likely to impact the industry in 2016.