G4 Risk Blog

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12 Jun: Proactive Savings on Investment

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.

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23 Apr: Insurance Alone is not a Good Risk Management Solution

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.

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04 Apr: Startling Facts About Distracted Driving

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.

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05 Mar: Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Hotel

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.

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23 Feb: Medical Marijuana and Hotels

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.

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18 Dec: Are Tattoos in the Workplace Still Taboo?

Turn on the television at any given time you will probably either find a reality show about tattoos, or a celebrity flaunting his or her body art. Even the famous tattoo artist, Ed Hardy, has a popular clothing and perfume line. Indeed, tattooing has become one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, successfully appealing toward the mainstream culture.

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11 Nov: Hotel Rooms Go Keyless With Smartphone Apps

The hotel room key card may become as obsolete as the brass room key it replaced. Door lock vendors have developed the technology to let smartphones function as keys, and the hotel industry is starting to experiment with it.