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One year of smokefree bars and restaurants in New Zealand: Impacts and responses
(BMC Public Health, 2006)
New Zealand introduced smoke-free bars and restaurants policy in December 2004. We reviewed the data available in December 2005 on the main public health, societal and political impacts and responses within New Zealand ...
Topic Maps For Improving Services In Disaster Operations Management
(Clute Institute, 2008)
Disaster operations management is an increasingly important application area for the developing techniques of service science. This paper examines the use of topic maps, a semantic technology, within this environment, and ...
Group Sales and Marketing in Convention Hotels
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2008-10-10)
The goal of hotel sales and marketing is revenue generation. The methods employed by group sales and marketing professionals have evolved overtime to incorporate an array of technological innovations. The purpose of this ...
Hotel Revenue Management: Today and Tomorrow
(Cornell University, 2008-08-01)
Hotel revenue management needs stronger support from human resources policies, according to this survey of 186 revenue managers. At the same time, respondents to the survey anticipate that revenue management will extend ...
Models and Techniques for Hotel Revenue Management using a Rolling Horizon
This paper studies decision rules for accepting reservations for stays in a hotel based on deterministic and stochastic mathematical programming techniques. Booking control strategies are constructed that include ideas ...
Function-space Revenue Management: A Case Study from Singapore
(Cornell University Press, 2001-12)
Hotels can apply revenue-management systems to their function spaces—and boost the revenue contribution from those spaces.
Electronic Distribution Channels’ Effect on Hotel Revenue Management
(Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 2002-06)
Even with the variety of distribution channels available, rate and length of stay remain the key factors in revenue management.
Improving Productivity in a Service Business Evidence From the Hotel Industry
(Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, 2000)
The objective of this paper is to compare, along three strategic dimensions, franchising with other types of operating arrangements in the lodging industry. The operating arrangements studied are, in addition to franchising, ...
The Debate Regarding Profitability: Hotel Unit and Hotel Brand Revenue and Profit Relationships
(Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2006)
The research note explores a debate in the hotel industry regarding the relationship between hotel RevPAR and profitability, a debate around which there is a great degree of “noise.” Using a sample of 1,954 actual hotels ...
Do hotel managers have sufficient financial skills to help them manage their areas?
(International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2007)
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to investigate whether managers in hotels have sufficient financial skills to help them effectively manage their areas, within the context of a changing industry. Design/methodol ...