Close

Cart

Total $0.00

Checkout

Tag : robert rauch

 1 2 3 >

Page 1 of 3 pages

What the Hotel World Looks Like in 2020

April 3, 2019

Bob Rauch and Sarah Andersen Hotel Distribution is arguably the big topic of the near term. Expedia Group and Booking Holdings (previously Priceline) are the...

Flexing Hotel Labor Today

March 6, 2019

Bob Rauch and Sarah Anderson It’s easy to say, “flex down your labor costs” when revenues drop, but is it easy to do? In a market of...

A Primer on 2019 in the Lodging Industry: Economy, Loyalty, and Specific Markets

February 5, 2019

By Robert Rauch When forecasting what will occur in a given year, I often quote lots of others, which reduces the risk I am taking as a sole prognosticator....

Lodging Forecast 2019: Industry Threats Yet Growth

January 3, 2019

By Robert A. Rauch Reading forecast content from the plethora of prognosticators out there can drive one into craziness. Clearly, the current economy has...

Hotel Trend Report – What You Need to Know About 2019

December 4, 2018

Top 10 Hospitality Market Trends By Robert Rauch It is time to pick the top ten hospitality industry trends to come next year! Last year, we said that...

Hotel Industry – Q4 2018 and Beyond

October 3, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch Many of us who attended The Lodging Conference this past month heard Bernard Baumohl, Chief Economist for the Conference Board,...

To Q3 and Beyond: Hotel Industry Forecast for San Diego, Arizona, Colorado, and Other U.S. Markets

September 6, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch U.S. Economy Companies are reporting solid revenues as well as profits. Q2 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was at 4.2 percent, the best...

RAR Hospitality Appoints and Promotes Leaders to Hotel Executive and Leadership Team

August 30, 2018

San Diego– August 30, 2018— San Diego-based hotel management company RAR Hospitality is proud to announce the hotel executive promotion of...

The Difference Maker: 2019

August 3, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch Every year is different in many ways. Technology is changing very rapidly and yet there are some basics that we often forget that can...

Mid-Year 2018: Brands, OTAs, Marriott, Blockchain, Robotics and Sustainability

July 10, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch Online travel agencies (OTAs) outspend brands by a wide margin and continue to steal market share from brands. As Marriott is becoming more...

Hospitality 2020 – The Next Big Things

June 7, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch Hospitality’s turnaround in both profits and technology over the past eight years has been rather phenomenal. Revenues and profits...

The Changing Landscape of Hotel Management

May 18, 2018

As new technologies and demographics continue to change how the hotel industry operates, GMs and executives need to have a firm grasp on each catalyst. ...

Health and Success in the Summer of 2018

May 2, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch, CHA I seldom write about success or health, typically favoring hotel operations, leadership, finance, marketing or forecasts. But today, I...

The Transformation of the Hotel Industry in the 2010s

March 1, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch, CHA We have officially been transformed into the John Naisbitt coined “hi tech, hi touch” world, 33 years after the release of...

Build, Buy, Hold or Sell? Late-Cycle Owner Strategies

February 5, 2018

Use this guide to determine which strategy you as an owner should pursue in 2018. by Robert Rauch This year, some analysts talk about how the cycle is...

Why 2018 Will Be Great: Hotel Industry Forecast

February 2, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch The big news in 2017 was the stock market, consumer confidence and the economy in general. Tax reform, wage growth, reduced regulations and...

Hospitality Leadership in 2018

January 4, 2018

By Robert A. Rauch What will leadership look like this year? It’s not always the same each year. Yes, leadership books might provide the same...

Hospitality Trends 2018 – What’s Happening in Hospitality

December 6, 2017

By Robert A. Rauch Each December, we come out with my trends for the following year. Last year we led with Artifical Intelligence and Robotics. In May, 2017,...

Competitive Advantage 2018 – The World Has Changed

October 4, 2017

By Robert A. Rauch The classic model of competitive advantage is Michael Porter’s five forces shown below. This is still a useful model for the...

Hotel Business Plan Development 2018: Getting Ready for 2018 Budgeting

September 7, 2017

By Robert A. Rauch Before we complete our business plans for 2018, a review of macroeconomic data is in order. China’s growth might be slowing but...

 1 2 3 >

Page 1 of 3 pages