CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

Insights and tips on how to protect your inn or bed & breakfast, giving you and your guests peace of mind.

Prepare your Inn for Unpredictable Spring Weather

  • 13 May 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Prepare your Inn for Unpredictable Spring Weather

It is very likely, no matter where your Bed & Breakfast is located, a powerful, unplanned spring storm could occur. Unpredictable weather doesn’t give you much notice or time to react. Preparing now helps protect your Inn and your guests. Create peace of mind this spring by following these simple steps to secure your property for spring weather.

How is Innkeepers Insurance Different from Homeowners Insurance?

  • 28 April 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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How is Innkeepers Insurance Different from Homeowners Insurance?

One of the most common questions we get from customers who want to own a Bed & Breakfast is a very understandable one: “I have homeowners insurance, so do I need innkeeper insurance?” In this article, we're talking all things homeowners insurance and why it may not be the best protection plan for your Bed & Breakfast in the event something goes wrong during a guest's stay. 

Saving Green by Going Green

  • 21 April 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Saving Green by Going Green

Eco-friendly and sustainability are common terms used on packaging when purchasing goods such as appliances, air-conditioning units, wood materials, and even fabrics. Often, they are associated with saving money. The ever-changing climate has created a desire for a more conscientious lifestyle. Take a look around your Inn and see where you can save money, protect the earth’s resources, and potentially reduce your risks. Celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 2021, by going green using these simple 12 tips.

How Your Bed & Breakfast Can Help Small Businesses

  • 8 April 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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How Your Bed & Breakfast Can Help Small Businesses

The travel and hospitality industries are some of the most helpful income generators to small businesses. They keep the economics of travel within their communities. By recommending restaurants, coffee shops, and local boutiques to guests, they can help these small businesses immensely.

Bed & Breakfast Trends for 2021

  • 31 March 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Bed & Breakfast Trends for 2021

With most of corporate America continuing to having to work remotely, there has been a new craving for travel and working on “vacation” which has opened a plethora of opportunities for the Bed & Breakfast industry. Simply introducing more operational technology in your Inn, offering creative packages, or being more flexible with your bookings, could increase your business earnings exponentially. The trends for 2021 are focused on safety and the “new” business traveler.

6 Tell-Tale Signs of Phishing for Innkeepers

  • 16 March 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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6 Tell-Tale Signs of Phishing for Innkeepers

Phishing attacks are constantly evolving in order to capitalize on our information. Recently, we’ve seen an uptick of scammers sending phishing emails – even Zoom meetings - about the COVID-19 vaccine. As hackers get better and better at their game, it’s important to know how to spot a suspicious email to help your Bed & Breakfast business avoid a cyber breach.

Is Your Inn Smart and Safe?

  • 23 February 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Is Your Inn Smart and Safe?

As an innkeeper, you have a vested interest in making sure your property is safe and secure. Naturally, you want to protect your guests, avoid costly damage, and other problems whenever possible. Fortunately, advances in smart technology offer Bed & Breakfast owners a means to identify and address potential issues early when they are most manageable. 

Tips to Reel in Phishing Scams for Innkeepers

  • 9 February 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Tips to Reel in Phishing Scams for Innkeepers

An unfortunate result of COVID-19 is that cybercriminals are attempting to capitalize on the public’s desire to learn more about the outbreak and vaccine updates. With a large amount of the population still working remotely due to the coronavirus outbreak, phishing scams are becoming the fastest type of cybercrime.

5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bed & Breakfast More Luxurious

  • 3 February 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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5 Simple Ways to Make Your Bed & Breakfast More Luxurious

Charming and luxurious are two words most commonly associated with Bed & Breakfasts. Guests from all over the world book their stays with those two words in mind. It’s also one of the reasons some prefer staying at an Inn rather than booking a standard hotel. To help step up your luxe game, keep reading for 5 simple tips you may not have thought about.

Common Exposures for Bed & Breakfasts

  • 18 January 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Common Exposures for Bed & Breakfasts

Owning and operating a Bed & Breakfast, a lodge, or other accommodation can be a rewarding endeavor. However, owners have to manage numerous exposures related to lodging, and many offer amenities that can dramatically increase the number of risks. Assessing your exposures and taking the appropriate precautions can go a long way toward protecting your business.

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CBIZ Innkeepers Insurance, a division of CBIZ Insurance Services, Inc., is the largest insurer of innkeeper businesses in the United States. As part of an $850 million New York Stock Exchange traded company (CBZ), we developed a specific policy coverage to meet the needs for inns and bed & breakfasts, and the amenities offered by these businesses. Our policy is underwritten by an A.M. Best Rated A++ (Superior) company.

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