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.
Keeping employment policies and practices from discriminating against transgender employees has never been more crucial.
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.
The hospitality sector faces a variety of potentially damaging threats that hotels need to contend with, particularly as they deal with an influx of new leisure and business travelers.