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An Exploratory Study of the Relationship Between Healthy-Living and Travel Behavior
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
In the field of travel and tourism, scholars with interest in consumer behavior studies have explored different variables and linked them with the individual's behavior. Variables such as destination image, environmental ...
The Restaurant Industry: Business Cycles, Strategic Financial Practices, Economic Indicators, and Forecasting
(Virginia Tech, 1999-03-26)
The essential characteristic of the future is uncertainty. A basic feature of the economy, and life in general, is that decisions are made under conditions of uncertainty-the future is unknowable. Having reliable guidelines ...
A Study of the Motivations Behind Heritage Site Selection in the United States
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-09)
Motivations behind heritage site selection was researched to glean information regarding heritage site selection. The objectives of the study were to determine: (1) The type of experience someone with an environmental ...
An Investigation of the Relationships between Diversity Management Training Involement with the Personal Inputs and Outputs of Managers in the Lodging Industry
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-18)
Increased numbers of women, people of color, and older workers will soon begin to fill positions once held and dominated by European-American men. To aid in such demographic expansions it is estimated that diversity ...
A study of cultural diversity training practices in company-owned franchise restaurants
(Virginia Tech, 1994-12-05)
<p>The purpose of this study was to investigate cultural diversity training practices and to determine the deterrence factors associated instituting cultural diversity training. It attempted to measure the overall effectiveness ...
Productivity in the Hotel Industry
(Directorate of Academic Affairs at ARROW@DIT, 1994-01-01)
Productivity in the hotel industry is becoming increasingly significant as labor costs arise. Since the hotel industry is labour-intensive, its profitability depends on the success achieved in making good, productive use ...
A study of the extent of brand loyalty exhibited by business travellers towards the lodging product
(Virginia Tech, 1992-02-05)
Determinants of Successful Acquisition Management: A Process Perspective in the Lodging Industry
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-20)
The objective of this study was to uncover the critical success factors that have significant value-added impacts on corporate acquisitions in the lodging industry. Specifically, this study attempted to systematically ...
A Comparative Analysis of the Travel Behavior of Black and White Travelers
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-16)
Tourism, leisure and recreation are considered to be an important form of interaction between cultures and are a basic part of social life (McMillen,1984; Hutchinson and Fidel,1985). The experiences received by participating ...
Cost of capital: a practical model incorporated with risk assessment for hotel investments in the middle-price and economy segments
(Virginia Tech, 1993)
Hotel investments, which have far-reaching impact on hotel companies' long term financial health, will continue to be the primary mode for hotel companies' survival and growth. However, top management has been facing a ...