Tourist Facilities Papers

  • Circus Circus Enterprises Case Studies

    1844 words, 8 pages

    Executive Summary: Circus Circus Enterprises is a leader and will continue to be in the gaming industry. In recent years, they have seen a decline in profit and revenue; management tends to blame the decrease on continuing disruptions from remodeling, expansion, and increased competition. Consequently, Circus has reported decreases in its net income for 1997 and 1998 and management believes this trend will continue as competition heightens. Currently the company is involved in several joint ventures, its brand of casino entertainment has traditionally catered to the low roll

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    Hotel Property The Infrastructural Backbones Of The Tourism Industry

    2239 words, 9 pages

    “It’s not just property risk it’s business risk – and that’s like having two assets.” (Domestic fund manager –hotel investor) The returns to hotel investment are inextricably linked to local and foreign tourist demand. Therefore the relationship between the hotel industry and the wider tourism industry is two-directional. Without tourists there can be no hotel industry and without hotels there can be no tourism industry. The volatility of the tourism industry is well known and demand for tourism services is particularly sensitive to both price competition and non-predictable shocks such as

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    The Dark Brotherhood

    1443 words, 6 pages

    Chapter 1: Awakening You awaken on the floor. It is cold, and as you rise you realize you are in jail. You wipe your face, and walk to the door. As your vision adjusts to the dim light the man in the cell across from you calls out to you, “Hey Dunmer!” You rise to greet the man, but choose to stay silent for he does not seem friendly. You shoot him a dirty look for calling you that name. He whispers “The Guards are coming! This one is a drunk, maybe you can snatch the key from him!” You nod in agreement and bring your finger up to your mouth as if to signal silence. As expected the drunken

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    Hotel Del Coronado

    1879 words, 8 pages

    The Hotel del Coronado: The History of the Resort Since it was built in 1888, the Hotel del Coronado has become a modern marvel for its time. With the combination of the hotel’s rare Victorian charm, and its impeccable service, nobody can resist visiting the hotel at every possible chance. But there is more to the hotel than meets the eye. The hotel’s celebrity guest list alone, is a true who’s-who of Hollywood. Even people, who claim to be regular guests of the hotel, would be shocked at how important the hotel truly is. How many people would guess that such a beautifully detailed hotel w

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    Hotel Valuation

    2667 words, 11 pages

    Hotel Accommodation Valuations By Daniel Tan Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Outlines ? Hotel Valuations: Concepts & Methods ? Hotel Market Update & Sales ?Hotel Valuation Case Study Curtin University is a trademark of Curtin University of Technology CRICOS Provider Code 00301J Accommodation Property & Licensed Premises The Various Ownership Interests ? Business (Leasehold) ? ? ? ? Goodwill Furniture, Plant & Equipment Licences, inventories Working capital ? Land & Buildings (Fre

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    Room Division Management

    15941 words, 64 pages

    Global distribution system A computer reservation system, typically owned jointly by airlines in different countries, that includes reservation databases of suppliers in many countries. This term has largely replaced "computerized reservation system (CRS)" as the term of choice within the industry. A computer reservations system (or central reservation system-CRS) is a computerized system used to store and retrieve information and conduct transactions related to air travel. Originally designed and operated by airlines, CRSes were later extended for the use of travel ag

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    Girl Scouts Of The United States Of America: A Brief Ethnographic Study

    3130 words, 13 pages

    A woman of average height, average weight and long curly blonde hair sits on the floor of her living room in her home. Seven small girls surround her, sprawled out across the room, holding spiral-bound books and pens. The room is rich in color, and a good representation of the Midwestern housewife that designed it. From the look on their faces, they are content. They feel safe. Each of the girls is wearing a small green vest and each vest has the same numbers and pins on it. Together, they look like a small army. They project strength, tranquility and happiness. With three fingers raised at

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    Essay

    1476 words, 6 pages

    6.1 SWOT Analysis Strengths • Some of the Perth’s major tourist attractions such as King Park, The Swan Bells, and The Perth Esplanade are all within walking distance of the Hotel. So, the tourist might be able to save time and save money during the journey. As a result, tourist can save the transportation fee for get to the attractions place and save time for discover the attraction destination. • Melbourne has no affiliation with any hotel chain. As a result, the Melbourne can save the fixed annual membership fee as the membership did not outweigh the cost. Melbour

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    Analysis Of Three Companies For Accounting Final

    2009 words, 9 pages

    The table below contains some recent ratios of three companies in the pharmaceutical industry.  (Source:  Reuters)  The first few lines of the table show the company name, the ticker symbol, and the headquarters' city.  The ratios were compiled in November of 2010. |Ratio Analysis of Selected Pharmaceutical Companies | | |  |  |  |  |

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    Statistics Research Report

    1294 words, 6 pages

    Introduction This resrach choose the thermal spring hotel in the area of Taiwan called Sichongxi, becasue Taiwan is located in volcanic earthquake belt, the natural thermal springs gush quite rich, and the wide geographical distribution, specially in Sichongxi area, there are so many thermal spring hotel and spa service. Some related concepts are follow: 1. Service quality: service quality with the important concepts is the dimensions of all the potential manipulation of consumers are satisfied. The service has the characteristics of Intangibility, Inseparabilit

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    Tall Pines Case Study

    2658 words, 11 pages

    The Tall Pines Hotel and Conference Center Final Exam Case Study Statement of Facts o Nearing to opening of the hotel in approx. 2 months o Gordon McGregor (GM) is the hotel manager o GM is faced with the last major hurdle in getting Tall Pines (TP) open. o The hotel still needs 315 employees to fully staff hotel o GM has been in the industry for 15 years o GM has been involved in the planning of TP for 2 years o Corporate chose site 4 years ago based on market research of the southeastern part of USA o Corporate was interested in launching a new concept hot

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    North East South West

    1013 words, 5 pages

    Imagine its spring break. You’re on a beautiful, excitement filled camping trip. You get there and everything is going smooth, until you go into the woods. Deeper and deeper, things start to look the same. Then your friend turns to you and says, “Dude, I think we’re lost!” It was the week of spring break of our sophomore year in high school. Like any other kid, I was planning it out and oh so eager for it to come. My best friend Akeem and I, his mom, their dog Raskal, the Scott family, and their dog Scotty, were all ready for this big trip. Last day of class came, and

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    Creating A Culture Of Customer Care

    981 words, 4 pages

    Introduction Chengdu Celebrity City Hotel is located in the central business district, near to Tianfu Square, Chengdu 's largest art and cultural center. It is close to the high-end shopping mall and the busting commercial district. The credo of hotel is YES BOSS. Luxury decorations, high quality employee and professional service system for respected customers. I will describe the strategy of customer care and effectiveness and efficiency of the organization's customer care strategy. I also will describe the ways to ensure continuous improvement of customer care in the organisation. (cele

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    Teas Test

    999 words, 4 pages

    TEAS: LANGUAGE 1. You are to determine if the underlined part uses correct grammar and punctuation? __ no change __ say; ”I need __ say: “I need __ say, “I need 2. __ no change __ have more energy, but __ have more energy but __ have more energy; but, [pic] 3. __ no change __ was __ were __ are 4. __ no change __ may begin walking __ may have been walking __ may be walking 5. __ no change __ level. He may start __ level he may start __ l

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    Vacations To Hawaii

    1002 words, 5 pages

    How do you propose to spend your long vacations? Everyone in his/her lifetime should spend a vacation once in the whole year, it is not mandatory but it is good if someone takes a break from work once in a year to relax his mind and spend some quality time with his friends, family, or girlfriend. Vacations that anyone intend to go once in a year should be the best time a person can spend, so it is supposed to be well planned, it should be planned one or two months before the holidays, because if you planning to leave your country and spending a lot of money, so your

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    Mariott

    989 words, 4 pages

    Case 1- Marriott Corporation: The Cost of Capital Some preliminary questions: 1. What do you think about Marriott’s policy of repurchasing shares? Repurchase whenever stock price < warranted equity value Does this mean the market is inefficient? 2. Why does Marriott manage rather than own hotel assets? Finding limited partners on a hotel project is equivalent to selling private equity in the project Is there any reason to expect the private equity market to work better/worse than the public equity market?

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    New York: The Most Memorable Trip In My Life

    981 words, 4 pages

    Every time I hear New York, New York song it makes me long to leave all of my responsibilities and head off to the city of dreams. A trip to New York has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl. I have always wanted to visit the place of astonishingly tall buildings, colorfully bright advertising billboards, and uncountable amount of museums and expositions. I have wanted to live the fast pace life of a New Yorker, where I could stand outside and see, smell, and taste all of the unlimited experiences that this city has to offer. I have been building and building this ideal ima

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    Cross-cultural Perspectives

    986 words, 4 pages

    The Marriott hotel chain is well known all over the US and now even the world. The Marriott brand has more then 3,700 properties in over 74 countries and territories around the world. There are four different categories for property for the well known brand which include: full service lodging, select-service lodging, extended-stay lodging, and timeshare. The Marriott brand was created by J.Willard Marriott in 1927 when he and his wife opened a root beer stand in Washington DC. He has since then expanded the brand to include various restaurants and hotels. In 2009 The Key Bridge Marrio

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    A Streetcar Named Desire Alternation Of Stella

    996 words, 4 pages

    Stella fled from the room after being smacked by Stanley, for her it was a regular occurrence she knew that she had stepped out of line when she was talking to Stanley, Stella had seen the smack coming. But for Blanche it was something new to see, she had never been struck by a man, had never seen a woman being struck by a man and couldn't understand why this barbarian, this ape had struck her sister. The question though was, why had Stella run' Was it because her sister was present and she was ashamed of the relationship that she had with her husband' Or was it because she was sick of bei

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    E Commerce

    1009 words, 5 pages

    E-commerce (electronic commerce) is the buying and selling of goods and services by businesses and consumers through an electronic medium without using any paper documents. Although widely considered to be buying and selling over the internet, e-commerce is any transaction that is completed solely through electronic measures, like e-mail, facsimile (fax) or internet telephony. Business activities of this kind can be business-to-business (B2B), business-to-consumer (B2C), consumer-to-consumer (C2C) and consumer-to-business (C2B). To conduct e-commerce you need the fol

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    Becoming An Eagle Scout

    1012 words, 5 pages

    Is the twelve year process a lot to endure when one is young? Are we unsure of what that process really entails? Well I lived through this lengthy event and it has helped mold me into the man I am today. From Cub Scout to Boy Scout I had the help and support of my family, of my friends and of scout leaders. With the big support of my older brother who is also an Eagle Scout, he helped influenced myself becoming an Eagle Scout. They all helped push me to become the Eagle Scout that I am today. Becoming an Eagle Scout was a twelve year process. The oath of the Boy Scout’s is “On my honor I w

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    Machu Picchu

    1253 words, 6 pages

    David Composition 1 Inca Empire My name is David, and I would like to tell you about one of the most amazing trips I was given the opportunity to experience. Not only because of the magnificent landmarks, but also because it has great history behind it, and it shows the roots of one of the most powerful empires the Incan Empire. December 18, 2010 was the beginning of a very exciting journey back to history. History I always learned and read about, only this time I would try to live and learn by visiting all these beautiful sites and landmarks the Peruvian

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    Sight Alone Is Never Enough

    1257 words, 6 pages

    Whenever comparing two different photos, sight alone will not completely explain to the viewer every aspect of the complete picture. Although a picture is worth a thousand words, without the necessary backdrop a lot will not be interpreted. The above pictures are of Miss Paris Hilton (left) and the late Princess Diana (right). Miss Hilton is a modern-day socialite/ celebutante (famous for being famous) while Diana was the Princess of Whales. Overall, there are many similarities between these two women, as well as many difference. From looking at these photos many liter

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    Comment Cards

    1248 words, 5 pages

    The framework of comment cards has significantly been changing over the years. Technological advances in the hospitality industry have helped increase useful ways to provide customer feedback, which are easier for the customer, and important for the business. The feedback or comment cards, usually consists of a simple list of questions the customer may answer that has to do with the overall accomplishments of the business. This consists of a list of suggestions, compliments, or opinions on the way the business is performing. Hotels and restaurants depend heavily on customer feedback in order t

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    Case Study : Accra Beach Hotel

    1215 words, 5 pages

    1. What Factors lead to variations in demand for rooms at a hotel such as the Accra Beach? ! 2. Identify the various market segments currently served by the hotel. What are the pros and cons of seeking to serve customers from several segments?! 3. What are the key considerations facing the hotel as it reviews the booking requests from the West Indies Cricket Board?! 4. What action should Cherita Howard take and why? ! 1. What Factors lead to variations in demand for rooms at a hotel such as the Accra Beach?! Seasonal cycles! Economic cycles! Days of the week! 2. Identify the various

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    Review Essay

    1256 words, 6 pages

    English 1301.23 | On a rare occasion my wife and I will find the opportunity to get away from the daily routine of work, school, and raising three children. This occasion came to us just recently by way of a surprise when we attended the Food and Wine Festival in downtown Waco, TX on October 6th 2012. There was a silent auction with many wonderful items. The one that caught my eye was for a one night stay with breakfast at the local Marriot Courtyard Hotel in down town Waco, TX. To my surprise, I won the bid. It couldn’t have come at a more convenient time as my wife and I were getting rea

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    Sustainability

    1258 words, 6 pages

    In the contemporary world, society is developing on various areas at an amazing rate. Particularly worth mentioning is the contribution that the hospitality industry brings to human development. Hospitality industry is playing a significant role in humans’ lives. With the constant improvement of economic globalization and the continuous development of tourism, it is advancing rapidly over the past decades. Yet in the meantime, it has generated some much detrimental influences upon the environment and these negative impacts are starting to prevail over its benefits. As a consequence, there is a

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    Bentley Hotel

    1499 words, 6 pages

    The Bentley Hotel is a large (720-room), four-star hotel located in the heart of a major US city, close to many other hotels, restaurants, and shops. It offers a complete range of services, including restaurant, lounge, room service, gift shop, pool, spa, meeting and banquet facilities, business center, and valet service. Its four-star rating indicates the range and quality of these services: the world’s elite hotels are five-star. The hotel is housed in a 32-story building on a one-acre lot, with an adjacent parking garage. The Bentley was built in 1985 by a consortium of local investor

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    Discover Our Culture

    1498 words, 6 pages

    As a Lady or Gentleman, you're a part of something bigger than yourself - you're a part of the respect, honesty, trust and integrity that make The Ritz-Carlton legendary. The Gold Standards are the foundation of how we do business and an important and key part of our values and philosophy; so important that we dedicate time each day to discussing one of The Gold Standards. Gold Standards There are 16 Gold Standards that comprise the foundation of The Ritz-Carlton. They include our Credo, Motto, The Employee Promise, Three Steps of Service and each of our 12 Service Values. We are especiall

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    My Memories (In English) - Apostilles Of Dublin

    1488 words, 6 pages

    The reader should know that this is a sort of ongoing diary or memories written in Spanish and posted in this social network, which tries to show an insight of the life of an immigrant in a foreign land. The publication was born with the intention of sharing my experiences with my family and fellow friends back in Argentina in a recreational way. In the beginning, I called these random notes Scottish Anachronics, due to the fact that I first landed there and the lack of order. However, further trips and locations turned the original name rather non-applicable. So recently I have called them "M

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    Surveying With The Dumpy Level

    1455 words, 6 pages

    Introduction Dumpy levels are a common tool of use when surveying land area to give accurate measurements. They are manly used to survey the area of a block of land and to find the slope of the land. This investigation looks at the practical use of dumpy levels and how they can be used to measure the slopes, area and the amount of mass in a sloped area. Task This task requires the use of a dumpy level to measure a sloping area of land where a structure will be placed. After the area has been mapped, the amount of dirt that needs to be removed to make the ground level so the structure

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    Analysis Of Barcelona Maritim's Investment Projects

    1512 words, 7 pages

    From the analysis done by the group given the current and projected data of the two projects, we recommends that Barcelona Maritim to builds its own Cerveceria Barcelona live music and bar, based on the internal factors and comparisons made between cashflow associated with two different projects and their net present value. Apart from financial point of view, Cerveceria Barcelona certainly would become a complementary operation to the existing hotel business and provides an additional source of revenue. The hotel business will also have the overall control of its ope

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    System Improvements

    1497 words, 6 pages

    INF 630 Systems Analysis Introduction Management Information Systems plays a vital role in any company’s overall strategy regarding risk management. The hospitality industry could not make it without a information system. Used properly, Management Information Systems has the ability of recognizing, monitoring and managing risks. There are four main categories that comprise risk management: policies, operational processes, management, and feedback devices. What is a property management system? A property management system is software used to automate the operations of a hotel. It is t

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    My So-called Rock Star Life

    1436 words, 6 pages

    When Lee Stranahan and I were recording our course Question the Rules, Lee pulled out this concept of his “Celebrity Mansion Life.” And it was brilliant. (NOTE: Because I’ve been carrying this concept around in my head for the past two weeks as the “Rock Star Life,” I’ll bastardize Lee’s phrasing and use that instead. I can do these things because this is my blog.) Basically, the idea is to imagine what life would be like if you were a celebrity or a rock star. Leave out the drugs and illicit sex, and think of the day-to-day stuff. What do you imagine life under those circumstances to be lik

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    Legend Of Romulus And Remus: Founders Of Rome

    1505 words, 7 pages

    Romulus and Remus’ family were of royal descent. Their grandfather, Nimitor, was a king of Alba Longa a city of Latium in central Italy, or at least until his younger brother overthrew him. Amulius, the younger brother, inherited Alba Longa’s treasury and then was able to overthrow his elder brother and claim the throne as his. Rhea Silvia who was the daughter of Nimitor, was also the mother of Romulus and Remus. Amulius wanted to avoid conflict of power of any sort, and so he killed all his elder brother’s male heirs, Also to prevent from any more being born, he made Rhea Silvia become a Ve

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    Black Women In The Hotel Industry

    1491 words, 6 pages

    HRM 310 Managing Hotel Operations Valerie C. Ferguson is a positive role model for black men and women around the world especially for today’s youth who are interested in a career in the Hospitality/Lodging Industry. She has a positive influence in today’s society and is constantly fighting for more people of color in the position of leadership in the Hospitality/Lodging Industry. Valerie, a native of San Francisco, never thought that she would be working in the lodging industry. After graduated in 1977, from the University of San Francisco with a BA in Political Science, Ferg

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    Mission And Vision Paper

    1490 words, 6 pages

    Mission and Vision Paper! by Ken Ayers Jr. ! Management and Organization Theory Professor D. Kasunic Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International are two companies that seem to produce the same output; a room for you to sleep in for the night. However, they each have their own vision of what their company should do. Both companies exist to create a profit. Both companies exist to provide a service. Both companies exist because of one individual who saw a need for the service that is provided. Their Mission Statements give deeper insight into the direction of the companies. The Hilto

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    Analyze Leadership Styles Of Senior Executives

    1517 words, 7 pages

    Analyze the leadership style(s) of a senior executive (CEO, CFO, COO, Director, etc.) in your current or previous organization who made a positive or negative impact on you. The executive that made a positive impact on me has to be the General Manager that I worked for several years. He has taught me so much about the hotel industry that will stick with me forever. I consider him to be a transactional leader whose leadership style is coaching. Transactional leaders attempt to balance initiating structure in order to get things done with meeting the needs of the pe

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    The Big Trip

    1525 words, 7 pages

    My life has had its’ ups and downs and twists and turns, but nothing can compare to the great event that happened to my life this past November of 2014. I say this because I traveled to a place I have been yearning to go since I was a little boy, I went to New York City! My parents and I love traveling, especially by car, and one day in July of 2014 my mother said to my father, “Hunny, I really would like for us as a family to plan a trip to go to New York City”. My father was excited when he heard this because he was from New York City, he was raised in the Bronx. My father started to come up

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    Hilton Case Study

    1755 words, 8 pages

    1. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the HlitonHHonors program from the standpoints of : a) Hilton Hotels Corp and Hilton International b) Member properties (Franchised hotels) c) Guests d) Corporate travel departments Ans: a) Hilton Hotels Corp and Hilton International Strengths : The Hilton HHonors program is a joint loyalty program designed and serviced by both Hilton Hotels Corporation and Hilton International. One of the main strength lies in theirDouble Dipping service that it provides to its customers. Hilton is the only hotel ch

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    Hilton Hotel Value Chain

    1757 words, 8 pages

    In order to examine the development of competitive advantage in business analysis we can use the value chain. The value chain contains activities that help to create and to build value in the particular business. Relying on this analysis, managers can clearly clarify which activities would add value into the business and which would not efficient. According to Porter theory, we know that organization has two activities such as “Primary” and “Support” activities. The “primary” activities contain inbound logistics, outbound logistics, marketing & sales, operations and ser

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    Critical Review: Hotel Selection: When Price Is Not The Issue

    1780 words, 8 pages

    This review discusses the Eric S. W. Chan and Simon C. K. Wong' paper "Hotel selection: When price is not the issue". This can be considered as an interesting research paper and its findings and suggestions may be useful for both hoteliers in Hong Kong and others elsewhere in the world to utilize for better understanding, catering, and satisfying more their customers' desires and needs. At the time this study was conducted, around 2005, it indicated the current issue of Hong Kong hotels' common strategy, which was price reduction to maintain desired room occupancy rates. However, price war

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    Approaches To Hrm In The Hotel Sector Case

    1787 words, 8 pages

    HRM in the hotel sector is strongly influenced by the variability of demand, particularly in those establishments serving the seasonal tourism industry. The hotel sector is also heavily dependant on the external labour market as staff turnover is typically high and, therefore, a ready supply of both skilled and unskilled labour is often required to meet customer demand. This high turnover often results in problems of skills shortages in key operational areas, such as waiting or kitchen staff. However, while the hotel industry context often acts to constrain managers’ choice in HRM strategy, p

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    Arab Link Travel Company Overview

    2364 words, 10 pages

    The name of this organization is Arab Link Travel. This company has the wealth of experience to assist and arrange the best and most economical travel arrangements. This company located in Kuala Lumpur at Jalan Cheras (head quarter) and with branch located in Kuala Lumpur City Center. It provides a lot of services to customers such as Domestic&International Ticketing and Tours, World wide hotel Reservation and Travel Insurance and son on. The company mission is to provide superior products and services to meet our customers’ satisfaction. This Company realized for the past of four years a l

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    Organized Crime In Northern Kentucky

    2424 words, 10 pages

    Many people visit Newport, Kentucky and perceive a pleasant, radiant, and family oriented place. They don’t realize what they are in view of are the remnants of gambling, murder, organized crime, prostitution, and corruption. The Glenn Hotel and The Flamingo Club were just two of many crime affiliated “casinos” in Newport during the mid 1900s. These clubs were where many notorious crime leaders laid their heads, made their fortune, and more importantly got their start in organized crime. The rise and fall of Newport, Kentucky was influenced by many leaders, from crime leaders to political lea

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    Solberri Case

    2592 words, 11 pages

    Introduce Solberri operated in the hotel industry with the leisure travelers as their main customers. After many years of making losses, Solberri has finally turned its business around to be profitable. However, there are still many issues facing Solberri and the industry itself is in the beginning of a downturn. The industry After 9/11, and the following worldwide economic downturn, hotel groups performed poorly. Recent years have seen booming worldwide economies ensure high occupancy levels and increasing profitability. As a result, many have expanded, both the nu

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    How To Write A Job Description

    2647 words, 11 pages

    Introduction Employees to get recognise and hired by an organisation, he/she must go through the job selection process issued by an organization for a particular job vacant. Thus lead to the aim of this assignment is to discuss the job selection process in Tourism Industry. I have recently appointed as the Human Resources Manager in Sofitel Queenstown Hotel and Spa which located within the heart of Queenstown in New Zealand. Sofitel Queenstown is a luxurious hotel and spa located in the heart of Queenstown. It features 82 luxury rooms and suites with their own enti

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