Turn 2020 Profit Losses Into 2021 Wins For The Hotel Industry
Turn 2020 Profit Losses Into 2021 Wins For The Hotel Industry — By Bob Rauch

RAR Hospitality · 3 Mar

Q1 of 2021 is not going to be profitable, fun or exciting for us in the hotel industry. The goods news is Q2 will come up quickly and having been through six recessions in hospitality, all the signs of a recovery are finally here. Given the significant impact of the virus on our economic, physical and mental health, I am offering a few sentences of my personal plan to recovery; we'll dive into the following areas below:

2021 hotel trends and concepts in ‘a new normal’
2021 hotel trends and concepts in ‘a new normal’ — By Bob Rauch, Sarah Andersen

RAR Hospitality · 25 Nov

The hospitality industry has endured tremendous shifts and disruptions over the past year, forcing businesses to rapidly implement innovative trends that will reshape the future of hospitality.

2021 Hotel Forecast
2021 Hotel Forecast — By Bob Rauch

RAR Hospitality · 2 Oct

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to the hospitality industry, so when it comes to mapping a post-pandemic recovery, it's clear that we are in uncharted territory. The Lodging Conference hosted Bernard Bauhmohl, Chief Economist of the Economic Outlook Group. His remarks related to vaccines, treatments, lack of stimulus package and election results led us to believe we are in for a longer ride along the trough of this recession.

Hotel Industry 2020 – The New Normal
Hotel Industry 2020 – The New Normal — By Bob Rauch, Sarah Andersen

RAR Hospitality · 4 May

Welcome to the Twilight Zone or the surreal existence of those of us in hospitality with empty hotels. They are slowly and not so surely picking up but we will return to a "new normal" soon. What will it look like? The "light and warmth of hospitality," coined by Conrad Hilton, will not be apparent upon entrance to a hotel post COVID-19. Expect acrylic covered front desks, masks and gloves, signage advising guests to use caution, frequent disinfecting of public spaces, wide open lobbies with limited seating and restaurants and bars that have six feet of separation in every direction. The good news is that we are approaching the re-opening of the economy!