This exploratory study reviews the overall impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on China's hotel industry. A COVID-19 management framework is proposed to address the anti-pandemic phases, principles, and strategies. This study also suggests that COVID-19 will significantly and permanently affect four major aspects of China's hotel industry-multi-business and multi-channels, product design and investment preference, digital and intelligent transformation, and market reshuffle.
Keywords: COVID-19; China; crisis management; disaster management framework; disaster management strategy; hotel industry.
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