Summer is on its way, and soon the roads will be filled with tons of tourists visiting from all over the country. No one ever expects to fall ill or become injured while they are relaxing and having fun on vacation, but vacation accidents are very common in Florida. Careful… Continue reading How can I protect myself from injuries while on vacation?Continue Reading
Accident at Key West resort leaves tourist paralyzed
Hotels and resorts in Florida have a duty to protect their guests from foreseeable harm and dangerous conditions. However, even when appropriate measures are taken, resort accidents can still happen. Property owners can also be held liable for any incidents that occur on their property, especially those that stem from… Continue reading Accident at Key West resort leaves tourist paralyzedContinue Reading
How can I keep my hotel guests safe from accidents?
As a hotel owner in Florida, you are probably concerned about increasing the amount of business your establishment gets. However, you should be more interested in keeping your guests safe. Accidents can have a negative impact on the health of your business, its reputation and the health and safety of… Continue reading How can I keep my hotel guests safe from accidents?Continue Reading
5 reasons why criminals target tourists
With its sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife, South Florida remains one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world – a fact well known among many local criminals. Indeed, all too often, tourists expecting to have the time of their lives find themselves the victims of physical assaults, muggings and… Continue reading 5 reasons why criminals target touristsContinue Reading
Hotel security and crime
Hotels are popular accommodations for tourists to stay in during their travels. However, many hotels in Miami-Dade may have security and crime issues that could leave their guests at risk for harm. According to Central Specialties, LTD, hotel crime statistics often go unreported. Some hotel guests find themselves the victims… Continue reading Hotel security and crimeContinue Reading
What to know in the event of an elevator accident
When you are looking for a hotel, you likely look at the amenities available. Is there a swimming pool? A workout room? Easy access to highways or attractions? As important as these features can be, the most important features can be those that you would never notice. For example, safety… Continue reading What to know in the event of an elevator accidentContinue Reading
How should hotel guests prepare themselves for fire?
The majority of hotel fires in the United States are small. Seventy-three percent of them do not spread from the building they started in, and 18 percent don’t even make it outside the room. Nevertheless, getting caught in a hotel fire is dangerous, and there are some things that hotel… Continue reading How should hotel guests prepare themselves for fire?Continue Reading
2 hotel liability risks relating to gyms and exercise equipment
A lot of hotel chains offer gym and exercise equipment to the guests staying at their facilities. These are great for getting in some exercise on the treadmill or lifting some weights while you’re traveling, but these exercise facilities can also pose dangers to guests if they are not properly… Continue reading 2 hotel liability risks relating to gyms and exercise equipmentContinue Reading
Who is liable for accidents at Airbnb rentals?
When people are traveling, the decision on where to stay is no longer a choice between either hotels or motels. In recent years, options for renting homes and other personal properties through companies like Airbnb have become more and more popular. While the trend may be new, the liability issues… Continue reading Who is liable for accidents at Airbnb rentals?Continue Reading