If you are near Anaheim, CA, you don’t want to miss CH&LA’s annual seminar on the new laws affecting hoteliers in 2017.
Our very own Todd Seiders, Director of Risk Managment, will be presenting at the seminar.
Register today at CH&LA
Register today at CH&LA
“Public accommodations and facilities covered by the ADA (including, but not limited to,those noted above) are well-advised to review the new guidance, which provides practical insight into these and other thorny issues that frequently arise with regard to service animal access.”
With the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (â€œADAâ€) just two weeks away, the U.S. Department of Justice (â€œDOJâ€) has released a new technical assistance document addressingÂ frequently asked questions regarding service animals and the ADA.Â Â This additional guidance is intended to be read in conjunction with the DOJâ€™s previous July 2011 technical assistance onÂ Revised ADA Requirements: Service Animals, which remains in full effect.
The DOJ has stated that this additional guidance is meant to further assist people with disabilities as well as places of public accommodation covered by the ADA â€“ such as retail shops, restaurants, hotels, medical facilities, theaters and event spaces, and other places open to the public â€“ in understanding how the ADAâ€™s service animal provisions apply to them. Among other topics, the additional guidance addresses in detail:
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White suffered a traumatic brain injury and spinal wounds while serving with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan in 2012 when a 200-pound improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. The Wyoming, Mich., resident said he has been on anxiety medication and has been helped greatly by Camo.
A bill making its way through the Legislature may prevent situations like the one Monday night in which a young veteran was arrested at a Bonita Springs hotel after he, his family and his service dog were denied lodging.
Jason White, 34, was arrested at the Best Western following a dispute with the hotel manager and staff over his service dog, Camo. He was charged with battery and destruction of property, the Lee County sheriff’s report said, after he kicked and cracked a television and shoved the hotel manager, Vinit “Vinnie” Patel.
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And for more on the do’s and don’ts of service animals, check out the video below from Petra’s own P3 Risk Management Team.
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Petra Risk Solutionsâ€™ Director of Risk Management, Todd Seiders, offers a P3 Hospitality Risk Report â€“ â€˜ADA Service Animals: Do’s and Don’tsâ€™.Â
P3 (Petra Plus Process) is the Risk Management Division of Petra Risk Solutions â€“ America â€™s largest independent insurance brokerage devoted exclusively to the hospitality marketplace.
For more information on Petra and P3 visitÂ petrarisksolutions.comÂ or call 800.466.8951.