Since the beginning of March, the pandemic has resulted in $481 billion in losses for the U.S. travel economy. Now that a COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon, how long will it take for the travel industry to recover? Joining Joe this week is travel and branding expert,Rob DelliBovi, the Founder of RDB Hospitality. Rob talks about how the travel industry crashed in 2020 after a blockbuster 2019, and when he thinks the hospitality industry will rebound in 2021.
About Rob DelliBovi:
Since 2003, Rob has overseen hospitality sales, marketing, public relations and revenue management strategy for some of the industry’s biggest names. In recent years with his company, RDB Hospitality, DelliBovi and team have added property operations and food & beverage expertise to their arsenal, serving as asset management or full service advisers on 140+ properties in domestic & international markets.
Prior to his advisory portfolio at RDB Hospitality, DelliBovi was Vice President of Sales for Dream Hotel Group, overseeing the group’s portfolio of brands: Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels. DelliBovi has also held various management positions with New York’s leading boutique and lifestyle hotel brands – including Hotel Gansevoort, Soho & Tribeca Grand Hotels, Highgate Hotels, Hotel on Rivington and Cooper Square Hotel – where he succeeded in creating new business and visibility, leading to stealing market share and raising RevPar.
Since 2009, DelliBovi has also owned an IATAN accredited travel agency and concierge company, where his team handles travel and assistant needs for more than 500 celebrities and touring recording artists, as well as various corporations/executives, festivals and high-net-worth individuals.
Since 2017, DelliBovi has served as an executive recruiter & trainer for hotel, nightlife & restaurant companies, where his team is already one of the leading groups in these industries.
Hosted By: Joe Pardavila