»An orchestra and a building have many things in common. They both need harmony and there is a reason why it is called ›an ensemble of houses‹.«
In the end he trusted his son's advice and he built "Kaiserbogen" - it was definitely the right decision. Since then the number of employees doubled, turnover tripled and the 4-star hotel has become a 5-star resort. Today, Stanglwirt is one of the 20 most successful hotels in Europe. While other tourism businesses are suffering steep declines as a result of the economic crisis, Stanglwirt has a perfect credit standing, a solid equity base and a utilization rate close to its capacity limits.
Richard Hauser is constantly working in the background to improve the structures. He is now also a court-certified expert for the provincial court in Innsbruck. Where does he find the time? "You do not have to tell a mole to dig, and you do not have to tell a businessman to work." He also took on additional responsibilities at Stanglwirt. He turned the Stanglwirt into a private limited company; he defined standards and made sure that the hotel uses the entire production of the farm. "Every leaf of grass on Stanglhof property finds its way to our guests." Organic, sustainable, authentic. Despite cost awareness and process optimization Richard Hauser adheres to the Stanglwirt motto: Independence from travel and marketing agencies, top-quality and Stanglwirt as a cultural asset. This is the unique selling point according to Richard Hauser. "All our profits are 100% reinvested."
"My father's ideas make Stanglwirt unique. We cannot and we do not want to make money in every business segment and we must always be willing to learn: from our guests, from nature and from our employees."