Dublin hotel insists Covid-19 insurance claim is valid test case

Owners of the Marlin Hotel say insurer Allianz’s attempt to send its claim to arbitration is contrary to Central Bank guidance

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
4th July, 2021
Dublin hotel insists Covid-19 insurance claim is valid test case
The company behind the Marlin Hotel, a 300-room hotel on Bow Lane East in Dublin, is suing Allianz as part of a dispute over a claim it made for business insurance.

Allianz, the insurance firm, has been accused by the owners of the Marlin Hotel of disregarding Central Bank guidance over Covid-related business insurance claims by attempting to send its claim into private arbitration.

The company behind the Marlin Hotel, a 300-room hotel on Bow Lane East in Dublin, is suing Allianz as part of a dispute over a claim it made for business insurance cover as a result of having to shut its doors during...

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