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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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