When hoteliers of the future look back on the year 2020, it will be largely a study of the battle for virus prevention in hotels. COVID-19 aka the “Novel Coronavirus” has decimated the American economy and by association the hospitality industry. Debasish Mridha is credited with saying “Fear comes from the lack of knowledge and a state of ignorance. The best remedy for fear is to gain knowledge”. Sun Tzu famously said “Know your enemy”. So what exactly are hotels fighting against?