Andrew Rettenmaier Speaks to KBTX on Hotel Industry and Upcoming Football Season

Aug 17, 2020
Summary: In an interview that aired on Sunday, August 16, 2020, Andrew Rettenmaier, PERC’s executive associate director, spoke to KBTX about the importance of Aggie football season for the hotel industry.
Rettenmaier also described how business shutdowns this spring due to the pandemic have affected area hotels.
“In March, hotel receipts were down 52% relative to March of 2019. In April, they were down 84% and in May they were down 78%,” said Rettenmaier.
An estimated 30% of annual revenues for hotels usually occur during Aggie football season. This fall, Texas A&M is slated to play a shortened season of five home games.
Click here to see the news clip on KBTX.