View From The Top: Industry Leaders Speak Out – Harris Rosen, Rosen Hotels & Resorts
Harris Rosen, president and COO of Rosen Hotels & Resorts, discusses the economic impact of the coronavirus on the state of Florida and how he plans to move forward with his hotels during the reopening phases. He also weighs in on ways to encourage a return of group business for the lodging industry.
Harris RosenPresident & COO
As President and COO of Rosen Hotels & Resorts, Harris Rosen is Florida’s largest independent hotelier.
Founded in 1974, Rosen Hotels & Resorts currently features a collection of nine Central Florida hotels providing 6,694 guestrooms—approximately six percent of the Central Florida inventory. The award-winning collection includes six leisure hotels — the 728-room Rosen Inn International, 1020-room Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando, 315-room Rosen Inn (closest to Universal Orlando® Resorts), 640-room Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, 134-room Midpointe Hotel and the 224 Clarion Inn and Suites at International Drive. Three luxury convention properties — the 800-room Rosen Plaza, 1334-room Rosen Centre and 1501-room Rosen Shingle Creek – combined feature 700,000 sq. ft. of versatile meeting and event space.