One of the main obstacles preventing risk management systems from having more of a priority in the hospitality industry is the perceived lack of measurable return on investment (ROI). All business owners want an ROI on everything they spend time or money on.
Hotels are under constant risk of costly scenarios such as guest lawsuits or employee workers compensation claims. To many hotel owners, insurance may seem like nothing more than a necessary evil and a drain on the bottom line.
As summer approaches and families make vacation plans, the Cookeville Fire Department urges citizens to keep fire safety in mind while staying in hotels.
Many hoteliers think that because they have a property and casualty insurance policy, all their risk management concerns are covered. Risk management is a very broad term and it can mean different things to different people, depending on their areas of concern or history of issues.
Lawsuits from accidents that happen on hotel property can end up costing hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Distracted driving is deadly behavior. It consistently ranks as one of the traffic safety issues at the forefront of many drivers’ thinking. Distraction contributes to more than 3,000 traffic fatalities each year. BLR points out some startling statistics below.
America’s largest hospitality companies are training their employees to spot cases of human trafficking at hotels.
While carbon monoxide poisoning at hotels is extremely rare, dire outcomes serve as a reminder of how serious an issue it is. Hotel owners and operators should practice regular maintenance and checks on equipment and systems to ensure the highest standards of guest safety.
For some time, the subject of Medical Marijuana has been a serious issue discussed throughout the United States. As of right now, 23 states have legalized the usage of the drug for medicinal purposes only, with more to come probably.
Keeping employment policies and practices from discriminating against transgender employees has never been more crucial.