As your plans for a new hotel property take shape, your excitement builds. You’re adding what will be a beautiful, modern property that fits very well in your portfolio. Your team has worked numerous hours to pick out details in regard to facades, furnishings, and other amenities that will make your customers swoon. The blueprints are spread across your conference room tables, with each page turned countless times to ensure EVERY detail is covered. All of the time spent on these plans is key to adding this new property to your offerings. But, have you forgotten anything? Maybe! After all, it’s a busy time. Here’s a hint…did you think about a hospitality risk management program? If not, it’s critical to do so!

Whether you’re adding that beautiful property, hiring new staff for said property, or simply taking a look at safety measures in place for your existing portfolio, you should have a great risk management plan in place to keep operations running smoothly. When reviewing your program, it’s important to think about the following:

Your plan for the above will assist you in protecting your employees. But what about the plan to protect another prized-possession…your customers?

While these are only a few of the things your “plan” should cover, they’re quite important. At Holmes Murphy, our hospitality team focuses on these and many other risks associated with the operation of hotels and businesses within the hospitality industry. We help to Avoid, Reduce, and Transfer the above through ART, which helps our customers be the best for their customers.

So while your new property is ready to open its doors, have you completed your plan to make sure that property operates smoothly when the first guests arrive? If you’d like assistance in reviewing your “plan,” don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re at your service to help you continually be Thinking Ahead.