CBIZ INNKEEPERS INSURANCE BLOG

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

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.

Tips to Reel in Phishing Scams for Innkeepers

  • 9 February 2021
  • Author: Hayden Ward
  • Number of views: 163
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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.

Winter Woes: Top Innkeeper Insurance Claims & How to Prevent Them

  • 14 December 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Winter Woes: Top Innkeeper Insurance Claims & How to Prevent Them

You face unique risks each day as a Bed & Breakfast owner. Harsh winter weather elevates those risks with ice and snow buildup, ice covered tree limbs and walkways, and freezing pipes. Those risks lead to increased property damage and liability claims. Let’s take a look at the top five winter Bed & Breakfast insurance claims and ways you can reduce the risk of having to file a claim.

Deck the Halls: Bring Joy to Your Inn

  • 9 December 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Deck the Halls: Bring Joy to Your Inn

Deck the halls for the holidays and welcome your Bed & Breakfast guests with more than seasonal decor and a few twinkling lights. Bring added joy and peace of mind to your Inn knowing you are prepared. Capture the spirit of the season, and welcome your guests by providing a memorable trip that will be cherished all year long. 

Reducing Bed & Breakfast Risks through Full Disclosure Marketing

  • 7 December 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Reducing Bed & Breakfast Risks through Full Disclosure Marketing

With holidays right around the corner, and an expected uptick in traveling, many Bed & Breakfast owners are preparing their Inns for guests. Staying transparent to your customers and showcasing the protective actions taken at your Inn will be a crucial marketing strategy moving forward. Here are a few tips to help mitigate potential incidents from occurring.

Business Survival Guide Part 2: Contingency Planning

  • 12 October 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Business Survival Guide Part 2: Contingency Planning

In part 1 of our series, Business Survival Plan: Guide to Finance, we focused on how to be financially secure during a crisis. Part 2 is about contingency planning to help you prepare for unexpected events and minimize their impact. In this article, we’ll explore how to create your own contingency plans, how to be proactive on decreasing the impact of risks, and why these are essential to the Bed & Breakfast industry.

Business Survival Guide Part 1: Financial Planning

  • 6 October 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
  • Number of views: 539
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Business Survival Guide Part 1: Financial Planning

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the travel and hospitality industries, leaving many Bed & Breakfast owners with unexpected financial losses. With news headlines predicting a future recession, owners of Inns are undoubtedly concerned. Our first article of this two-part series highlights the steps to take to be financially prepared for a crisis. Whether that is a second wave of COVID-19, a natural disaster or any number of other emergencies that could temporarily shut down your Inn. 

Breakfast for Your B&B

  • 1 October 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
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Breakfast for Your B&B

In honor of National Better Breakfast Day 2020 and International Coffee Day, our team at CBIZ Innkeepers wanted to pay tribute to the iconic breakfast that Inns are known for. Although not every Bed & Breakfast provides a full breakfast complete with eggs, bacon, and a side of French toast, many Inns do furnish a special treat for their guests. 

Bed & Breakfast Cleaning Amid COVID-19

  • 13 August 2020
  • Author: Hayden Ward
  • Number of views: 922
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Bed & Breakfast Cleaning Amid COVID-19

As the travel industry begins to reintroduce itself into the new normal, stringent cleaning measures will not only be vital to the health and safety of your guests but will also be a key factor in your inn’s success. A fundamental component is ensuring guests’ trust that the property has been properly disinfected and cleaned. Here’s a deeper look into the new cleaning protocols and initiatives designed as a guide to ensure guest safety and peace of mind during their stay.   

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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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