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Hotel, Resort and Casino Insurance

Hotel Insurance Q + A [Webinar Recording]

We enjoyed talking with insurance brokers during our latest webinar, a 30-minute session entitled, “Hotel Insurance – Primary, Umbrella and Beyond!” Our attendees brought the energy and the questions – over 25 questions were addressed in the webinar. Brokers, level up your defenses in this hard market. As one of the longest-running programs in the…

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Boutique Hotel Insurance: The Coverages Clients Need

After coming for diamonds and J. Crew, millennials are now looking to shake up another industry — hotels. Millennials want authentic, local experiences best found in independent or boutique hotels. Due to demand, this hotel industry segment is growing fast, doubling its market size between 2013 and 2019 before taking a hit in 2020.  For insurance…

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Hotel Insurance Costs and Coverages for Brokers in 2022

Coverages and costs. When it comes down to brass tacks, this is what matters to the insured. They want to know that their hotel insurance will cover them when they need it to and won’t cost them a small fortune. You need to put hotel insurance coverages and costs in perspective, so you can answer…

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Cyber Liability Insurance: A Quick Rundown from Distinguished

This Article Highlights: What cyber liability insurance is and key coverages Cost of cyber liability coverage How brokers can sell cyber coverage to hospitality clients In 2022, a panel of risk management experts declared cyber incidents the biggest threat to businesses worldwide. It beat out natural disasters (25%), pandemics (22%), and even supply chain disruptions…

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The Case for Higher-Limit Hotel Umbrella Insurance

Hotels, for the most part, understand the need to purchase Commercial Umbrella insurance to extend the liability limits in their underlying policies such as General Liability. But what is key to driving home is the need for high-limit Hotel Umbrella insurance. It is critical in today’s litigious environment where nuclear verdicts and settlements are commonplace….

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14 Ways Hotels Can Mitigate Risk at Onsite Gyms

Accidents will happen… and they can happen at hotel gyms if proper precautions aren’t in place. Some of the worst injuries happen in workout settings. A guest trips over a kettle ball left on the floor while someone else tries yoga and sprains their back. So how can hotels mitigate risks at their onsite fitness…

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How to Be Prepared for Cyber Monday Hacks

Cyber Monday is the appointed day when people frantically shop online for the best deals in time for the holidays. Everything from TVs, phones, and laptops to mattresses and appliances are promoted as being available at the lowest price all year. According to Adobe’s yearly shopping insights report, retailers reported a whopping $10.8 billion in…

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A Closer Look into Primary Hotel Insurance Benefits

Distinguished has been in the hotel insurance business a long time, protecting more than one million of the nation’s hotel rooms with our Umbrella Program. Over the years, we’ve added General Liability (GL), Commercial Auto, and Cyber Liability to our product lines to address and respond to the various exposures hotels face. Now hotel insurance…

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Cyber Rates Are Going Up, but Purchasing Coverage Is More Important Than Ever

While many of the cyberattacks that get press are against high-profile entities or organizations, all types and sizes of business, including hotels and restaurants, are vulnerable to the sophisticated methods utilized by today’s cybercriminals – from phishing to ransomware and scareware tactics. Additionally, cybercriminals have upped their game with attacks rising consistently over the last…

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Surge in Hotel Bookings this Fall comes with Risks

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that being inside with lots of people is an easy way for viruses to spread. Hotels should take note of this, since according to the latest data from Tripadvisor, this fall is supposed to be the busiest season for hotels all across the country. And since fall is…

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