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HIB Insurance Brokers able to offer cover for amusement, entertainment and tourism businesses

HIB Insurance Brokers able to offer cover for amusement, entertainment and tourism businesses
August 12, 2021

In a development set to have a massive impact on the current insurance challenges that businesses across many parts of the leisure industry have been facing, HIB Insurance Brokers have announced that it has access to a liability facility via Coversure Underwriting Agency.

Explaining that this facility has been designed for the amusement, attractions, entertainment, events, recreation and tourism industry, HIB Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd Managing Director, Mick Alexander advised “this facility may not be a fit for everyone, and each business will be evaluated on its own merit.”

Explaining that cover for individual businesses will be dependent on their risk management protocols, staff training and training registers and daily safety check lists, as well as features that, while not being mandatory, are increasingly desirable such a digital risk management systems and the addition of cameras at key operational points such as on rides, Alexander noted “risk mitigation and evidence of the same forms a significant part of the application process.”

He went on to say “the commitment to these cornerstones of business is designed to not only produce better insurance outcomes but is strongly focused on commitment to public safety and public confidence in participating in the amusement, leisure and entertainment industries.”

HIB will be able to offer cover for a long list of businesses associated with the amusement, attractions, entertainment, events, recreation and tourism industry, including but not limited to:

Amusement and Leisure Operators:
Community group events 
Association fund raising 
Conference managers and organisers 
Festival organisers 
Musical & Entertainment performances 

Promoters and producers of: 
Corporate events 
Speaking tours 
Live theatre 
Music tours 
Sports and event management companies 
Venue proprietors 

Amusement and Leisure operator occupations include: 
Sideshow and Amusement Rides 
Amusement Centres and Arcades 
Farm Stay 
Indoor Playgrounds (without trampolines)
Indoor Climbing Centres? 
Laser Skirmish?
Leisure and entertainment parks 
Swimming Pools & Aquatic Centres 
Ten Pin Bowling 
Tour Operators 
Tourism activities 
Tourism accommodation providers 
Zoo, Wildlife Parks and Mobile Animal Farms 

Event activities include: 
Art shows 
Fashion shows 
Garden shows 
Theatre productions 
Live Theatre / Stage Shows / Opera 
Cultural events 
Exhibitions / Displays 
Product Launches 
Trade Shows 
Musicians, Entertainers and Performers 
Organisers and Management Companies 
Publicity and Marketing 

For more information or for a quote, contact the HIB a call.

Click here to contact HIB Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

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