Tag: Resorts

Will Tennesse Privatize Parks?

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Tennessee

Tennessee is exploring the possibility of privatizing parks and that is important to us because we are located in Tennessee and we are specialized in outdoor and recreation insurance. If the state government moves forward in privatizing parks we hope they will also review the outdoor exposures and how they are to be insured as the insurance premium can be somewhat costly. From an insurance standpoint the process of leasing land to…

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ADA Compliance for Pools

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photo credit: davidkn1 Title III of the ADA requires that places of public accommodation (e.g., hotels, resorts, swim clubs, and sites of events open to the public) remove physical barriers in existing pools to the extent that it is readily achievable to do so (i.e., easily accomplishable and able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense). – Hat Tip Recently, we had a campground owner contact us about…

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Will Gas Prices affect Campgrounds and Resorts?

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photo credit: escher_47 This seems to be the question that the recreation industry is asking this spring.  However, what if people decide to travel locally or regionally….Is it possible that families will be traveling locally to get away.  The RV Park and campground industry seems to hope so, along with Resort businesses.  Do gas prices really influence the resort market, or is it the price of food, loss of income, maybe consumer morale?  How far are you willing to travel?  Do recreation…

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