1. In The Beginning: February/March 2020 Certain challenges associated with group sales and event contracting have made the coronavirus pandemic that much more difficult for hoteliers, many of whom rely on large meetings, events and programs to generate profit. In particular, the concept of suspending or delaying performance during the pendency of a force majeure ...Read more
This ConvergeBlog post features several articles that provide valuable information about COVID-10, or the Coronavirus. It is our hope that these articles can assist the travel and hospitality industries to combat the virus and manage the risks that come with it. We will continue to add links with updated information and valuable tips For more ...
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In order to have the most comprehensive risk management plan, you have to cover a wide array of situations that can impact your meeting. It is easy to think of the big things, like storms, terrorist attacks and other events that have the potential to shut down an entire city. But, we also need to ...Read more
Preparing Hospitality Event Security Meetings and events are crucial to the growth of the US economy contributing $446 billion to GDP in 2016. Business services and the insurance company contributed the most to this figure followed by food & beverage, hotel & lodging and travel & tourism. Preparing for a hospitality event not only involves ...
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Hosting a meeting or event can open your company up to risk and liability. It is important to carefully examine each event individually, looking for what could go wrong, weaknesses and specific threats or hazards. Although this seems like a negative approach, it is actually a positive: after all, you want to make sure your ...Read more