Insurance
Jul 19, 2019
Best’s Review – excellent article on hotel terrorism insurance in the wake of the Sri…

Best’s Review published a timely terrorism insurance article written by the talented Iris Lai in its July issue titled, “Continuing Exposure: Sri Lanka bombings call for revisiting terrorism and political…

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Apr 29, 2019
28 April 2019, Insurers respond to hotel bombings in Sri Lanka, with Matt Wills, Senior…

Insurers are making initial moves to analyze damage done and calculate payouts at three of the four hotels that were bombed on 21 April, Easter Sunday in Colombo. (Three churches…

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Apr 02, 2019
Adjua Fisher for Risk and Insurance magazine discusses active shooter insurance – relevant for hotels

Adjua Fisher, on 1 March 2019, wrote the informative article, "Is Active Shooter Insurance Becoming a Risk Management Necessity?" for Risk and Insurance. In the article, Fisher asserts that, out of 500 workplace…

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Feb 13, 2019
13 February 2019, post Nairobi Dusit terror attack exclusive interview with Mr. Souvik Banerjea, Managing…

In the wake of the 15 January 2019 al Shabaab terror attack on the dusitD2 hotel and business complex where 21 people died and at least 30 were wounded, Muir…

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Nov 28, 2017
28 November 2017, Bloomberg article speculates Mandalay Bay/Vegas concert massacre might cost over $1 billion…

Bloomberg writers Hannah Levitt and Sonali Basak penned the article, “Las Vegas Massacre Could Cost Insurers More Than $1 Billion,” on 10 November. To date, the exactitudes of insurance payouts, the…

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Sep 10, 2017
10 September 2017, Insurance AND legal issues impact Regency Hotel Dublin over Feb 2016 gangster…

The assassination of Irish gangster David Byrne at the Regency Hotel Dublin on 5 February 2016 provides a textbook case study of hotel vs. insurance company wrangling over policies and…

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Oct 24, 2016
10 October 2016, UK Pool Re announces international terrorism risk pool forum

On 10 October, the Insurance Journal wrote that the UK’s government-backed Pool Re, which covers commercial property losses from terror attacks, had launched the International Forum of Terrorism Risk Re/Insurance…

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Jan 06, 2016
5 January 2016, Building premiums under review post Dubai hotel/apartment fire; might impact terrorism insurance

Following the major fire at The Address Downtown Dubai on New Year’s Eve, real estate community premiums in UAE are under review, and they might rise, reports The National. Two…

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Jul 29, 2015
14 July 2014, Commercial property coverage premiums come down – including terrorism coverage

Nancy Crotti recently wrote an illuminating article on the decrease of commercial property coverage premiums for Commercial Property Executive. This included terrorism coverage. Titled, Buyer's Market - For Now, Ms.…

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Jul 29, 2015
29 July 2015, Main hospitality insurance points from Marsh’s venerable 2015 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report

Marsh recently published its 2015 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report, one of the top yearly terrorism insurance reports. Its statistical highlights regarding the Hospitality and Gaming sector are as follows: Terrorism Insurance…

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Jul 04, 2015
3 July 2015, Original content: hotel terrorism underwriting in East Africa – the same for…

...with expert commentary by ATI’s Sherry Kennedy and Souvik Banerjea  by Jeff Moore, PhD, with Tim Hill, 3 July 2015 (originally written in November 2014, slightly updated for June/July 2015) With the devastating 26…

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May 14, 2015
9 May 2015, Kenya

Peter Muiruri wrote an interesting piece for Standard Digital, a Kenya news outlet, on what some business entities in Kenya are doing to salvage the 2015 tourist season that has…

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Apr 12, 2015
20 February 2015, Jeffrey D. DeBoer Comments on TRIA

Here is an interesting piece from 20 February 2015 including comments by Real Estate Roundtable President and CEO Jeffrey D. DeBoer on Congress passing TRIA and how a wide array…

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Apr 12, 2015
On 7 January 2015, TRIA passes the House

On 7 January 2015, hotelnewsresource.com reported the passage of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA): Hotel Industry Applauds House Passage of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act. The article said, “The American…

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