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Hotel, Resort and Casino

Safety First: Ways to Protect Hotel Guests and Property

Many fancy hotels boast swanky features like Michelin-starred restaurants or penthouse suites with skyline views — yet none of that matters if hotel guests don’t feel safe. Especially in the era of COVID-19, guests value their safety and security when venturing out from the shelter of their homes to stay in hotels.

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: An Update in Business Travel

If you’ve been to any major airport this summer, you might have experienced crowds and long lines. The rise in the number of flyers to pre-pandemic levels has taken the airline industry by surprise, with some air carriers unprepared to handle their routine flights due to labor shortages (after laying off about 90,000 full-time workers…

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Commercial Gambling Is on the Rise

Last year amid the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent stay-at-home orders and lockdown, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and other gambling cities became ghost towns. By April 2020, the unemployment rate in Nevada reached 28.2% — the highest of any state in the country and nearly double the national average of 14.7%, according to…

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Pet-Friendly Hotels Welcome Your Furry Friends

Last year put traveling on hold and kept the majority of us at home. It was a challenging time, but for our favorite furry friends, it was a dream come true to have their beloved owners around all day long. Now that we’re once again going on road trips or taking to the skies, we…

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Keeping Hotel Guests Healthy & Safe with Legionella Prevention

Travel is booming after more than a year of pandemic-related mandates and recommendations. Hotels are welcoming guests and looking to offer great (and safe) experiences. Now more than ever, guests are sensitive to measures hotels are taking to ensure a safe and healthy environment. While there is comfort in seeing hotels enforce stricter cleaning standards,…

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Hotels and Resorts are Welcoming Guests Back Safely

People are traveling again, taking long-awaited trips after a year of stay-at-home guidelines. The spike in travel was evident over the holidays in December and then again during winter and spring breaks, and the rise in bookings for this summer. Americans are back on the move with hotels and resorts rolling out the welcome mat…

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Why Excess Liability Coverage is Essential for Hospitality Businesses

Restaurants and hotels alike are presented with new and difficult risks on a daily basis. Full of flames, food, sharps, and a revolving door of patrons, risk is in the nature of the restaurant businesses. The same is true for hoteliers, hosting large numbers of guests at a time and providing them with top-tier, sometimes…

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A Sea of Litigation: Risk Management for Resort Waterparks, Waterslides

With the warm weather around the corner and after a year of safer-at-home guidelines and resort waterpark closures and/or limited-capacity mandates, operations are now getting ready for returning guests.  As fun as waterparks and slides are, they can also be dangerous with people getting hurt, sometimes severely. Slip and fall injuries are common as guests…

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Liability Risks with Cigar Bars, Hookah Lounges in Casinos and Resorts

Casinos and resorts throughout the country, including in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Florida, joined the cigar bar craze years ago, offering clientele the opportunity to light up while sipping exotic cocktails or flights of whisky or bourbon. Cigar bars became the perfect venue for buddies to throw a bachelor party with themed atmospheres that…

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Cyber Insurance Part of Business Continuity for Limited-Service, Franchise Hotels

Cybercriminals continue to attack the hospitality industry, becoming increasingly more sophisticated in their tactics. While high-profile incidents such as Marriott’s data breach earlier this year and MGM Resort’s data breach in 2019 that affected 10.6 million guests make headline news, limited-service and smaller franchise hotels are also the victims of bad actors, with data theft,…

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