Robert Rauch

About Robert Rauch


Robert Rauch serves as President of R. A. Rauch & Associates, Inc. He is a nationally recognized hotelier serving clients in all facets of the industry. Rauch has over 35 years of hospitality-related management experience. Widely recognized as the “hotel guru,” Mr. Rauch maintains a blog where he expounds upon insights and trends in the hospitality industry at www.hotelguru.com.

Mr. Rauch also served as General Manager of full-service four Diamond hotels for Hilton and Embassy Suites. His education qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Administration from Western International University and a master’s degree in Tourism Administration from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Hotel Administrator and has served as chairman of numerous tourism organizations nationally and in the western U.S.

Mr. Rauch currently serves on numerous Boards of Directors. He has been directly involved in developing several leading brand hotels, some of which the firm still owns and manages.

R. A. Rauch & Associates, Inc. currently operates 17 hotels throughout North America and is arguably the fastest growing hotel management firm in the United States. Rauch founded the website hotelguru.com and publishes Hospitality Innsights, an electronic newsletter. He is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University where he teaches Entrepreneurial Recreation and Tourism.

 His education qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Administration from Western International University and a master’s degree in Tourism Administration from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Hotel Administrator and has served as chairman of numerous tourism organizations nationally and in the western U.S. Mr. Rauch currently serves on numerous Boards of Directors. He has been directly involved in developing several leading brand hotels, some of which the firm still owns and manages. R. A. Rauch & Associates, Inc. currently operates 17 hotels throughout North America and is arguably the fastest growing hotel management firm in the United States. Rauch founded the website hotelguru.com and publishes Hospitality Innsights, an electronic newsletter. He is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University where he teaches Entrepreneurial Recreation and Tourism.

 



Recent Articles by Robert Rauch


2017 Hospitality Trends

Top 10 Trends in Hospitality for 2017

Hospitality On Dec 8, 2016  By  0

Just 10 years ago, Facebook morphed into a mainstream business tool, Twitter arrived, the iPhone exploded on the scene and Android phones were born. Today, Read More

Revenue strategies

Revenue Strategies for Boutique Hotels

Back To Basics On Oct 12, 2016  By  0

The market is poised for boutique hotels to make an impact on the hotel industry like they never have before. With an expected soft landing Read More

10 Steps to Business Plan Development 2017

10 Steps to Business Plan Development 2017

Hospitality On Oct 1, 2016  By  0

This article is designed to include the keys to business planning and development success but there are changes occurring in our industry that require monitoring. Read More

Top 10 Hotel Trends for 2016 And how to impact your hotel’s bottom line in 2016

Top 10 Hotel Trends for 2016 And how to impact your hotel’s bottom line in 2016

Hospitality On Dec 12, 2015  By  0

2016 promises to be the most profitable year our industry has ever seen due to strong rate growth, minimal supply impact, low interest rates and Read More

Top 10 Hotel Trends for 2016

Top 10 Hotel Trends for 2016 And how to impact your hotel’s bottom line in 2016

Hospitality On Dec 3, 2015  By  0

2016 promises to be the most profitable year our industry has ever seen due to strong rate growth, minimal supply impact, low interest rates and Read More

Management Perspective1

The Hospitality Industry from a Management Perspective.

Hospitality On May 6, 2015  By  0

As we continue to be innovative in the way we operate our hotels, we want to ensure we are providing you with the most relevant Read More

Top 10 Hospitality Industry Trends in 2015

Top 10 Hospitality Industry Trends in 2015

Hospitality On Dec 17, 2014  By  0

1. Millennials have become the fastest growing customer segment within the hospitality industry. Exploration, interaction and experience are the major focus of Millennials who are willing Read More

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Top Ten Hospitality Industry Trends in 2014

Hospitality On Dec 14, 2013  By  0

1- Millennials will become the core customer within the hospitality and travel industries over the next five to ten years. The majority of airlines, hotels and Read More

Hospitality Industry Trends for 2013

Top 10 Hospitality Industry Trends for 2013

Hospitality On Dec 5, 2012  By  0

The landscape is evolving quickly as content marketing replaces advertising campaigns, mobile merges even more with social networks and travelers are open to spending more Read More

Top 10 Hospitality Industry Trends for 2012

Top 10 Hospitality Industry Trends for 2012

Hospitality On Dec 24, 2011  By  0

The upcoming year is projected to be a better and brighter one for the hospitality industry, but what are the new factors driving the market Read More