Eminent domain is the power of the government, or a private actor granted that power by the government, to acquire property for public use.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) emphasizes using the structures, spaces, lighting and people around an area to prevent crime and to increase loss prevention.
Flood waters eventually recede; fires are extinguished; and earthquake-damaged buildings are shored. It is only then that the financial toll of a natural disaster can begin to be tallied.
These alternative dispute resolution mechanisms are not unique to hotel–related agreements and are seen generally in contract disputes as a way to avoid costly litigation and the time consumed by having to await one’s place on the judge’s calendar.
As hotels and consumers look for a way to fight against these losses [from room-poaching], trademark infringement may be emerging as the most effective tool.