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An Examination of Effects of Self-Concept, Destination Personality, and SC-DP Congruence on Tourist Behavior
(Virginia Tech, 2009-09-28)
Factors influencing tourist behavior have been a focal point in tourism research for decades. Efforts to unveil the determinants that shape travel behavior stem not only from pure academic interest, but from practical ...
Changes in Resident Perceptions Over Time: A Theoretical Examination of a Mega-Event
(Virginia Tech, 2009-08-05)
Cities and countries increasingly seek mega-events to boost tourism, update local infrastructure, and improve the international standing of the host community. Benefits are actively promoted by the organizing committees, ...
International financial institution investments in tourism and hospitality
(Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 2009)
International Financial Institutions (IFI’s) like World Bank Group and other regional developing banks helps reduce poverty and promote investments in less developed countries. This article outlines the role of IFI’s in ...
Financial features of dividend-paying firms in the hospitality industry: A logistic regression analysis [Summary]
(Virginia Tech, 2009-09)
The purpose of this study was to identify the financial features that distinguish dividend-paying firms from non-dividend-paying companies in the U.S. hospitality industry.
The influence of national culture on the strategic use of salesperson pricing authority: A cross-country study within the hotel industry [Summary]
(Virginia Tech, 2009-03)
At some hotel properties individual catering sales managers are empowered with the authority to make price adjustments, but at other properties they must ascertain the permission before adjusting prices. This research ...
Hotel Common Sense – Understanding the Facts for Effective Hotel Sales Management
While many of us appreciate some forms of government support, we must take action ourselves in directed steps to tackle our particular challenges and begin to turn the situation around. “Facts are the most important ...
A Common Sense Approach to Success in the Hospitality Industry
RECOGNIZING THE VALUE OF THE “SMALL MEETING” MARKET
Delivering Hospitality and Pride
(Hospitality Net, 2009-09-27)
Building Pride Many hotels have much to be proud of – service to their guests, contributions to their community and a solid reputation in their local industry. Building Pride is not so much of a program, but a commitment ...
Remember To Embrace the Essentials In Sales
(Hospitality Net, 2009-03-18)