Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry

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Author: Peter D. Nyheim,Daniel J. Connolly

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780135038024

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 262

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TECHNOLOGY STRATEGIES FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, 2/e examines technology strategies for the hospitality industry. Exceptionally practical in approach, this edition includes a new chapter on technology in the casino industry and a new chapter on technology for meetings and events. A separate chapter is devoted to planning and investment as students learn what technology exists and how to use it succeed in the hospitality business.

eTourismus: Prozesse und Systeme

Informationsmanagement im Tourismus

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Author: Axel Schulz,Uwe Weithöner,Roman Egger,Robert Goecke

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110399016

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 600

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Das Lehrbuch gibt umfassend Einblick in das Spektrum elektronischer Informations-, Kommunikations- und Reservierungssysteme im Tourismus. Aktuelle Trends im E-Tourismus sowie wesentliche Systeme der Reisemittler (besonders globale Distributionssysteme) und Leistungsanbieter (Flug, Hotel etc.) werden behandelt. Ein weitreichender Überblick zum Yield-, Vertriebskanal- und Kundenbeziehungsmanagement stellt wesentliche Prozesse ausführlich dar.

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry 2nd Ed

Principles of Sustainable Operations

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Author: Philip Sloan,Willy Legrand,Joseph S. Chen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136298134

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

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Sustainability is one of the single most important global issues facing the world. A clear understanding of the issues surrounding climate change, global warming, air and water pollution, ozone depletion, deforestation, the loss of biodiversity and global poverty is essential for every future manager in the hospitality industry. Present and future hospitality executives need to know how sustainable management systems can be integrated into their businesses while maintaining and hopefully improving the bottom line. Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, second edition, is the only book available to introduce the students to economic, environmental and social sustainable issues specifically facing the industry as well as exploring ideas, solutions, and strategies of how to manage operations in a sustainable way. Since the first edition of this book there have been many important developments in this field and this second edition has been updated in the following ways: updated content to reflect recent issues and trends including hotel energy solutions and green hotel design two new chapters on 'Sustainable Food' and 'Social Entrepreneurship and Social Value' updated international case studies throughout to explore key issues and show real life operational responses to sustainability within the hospitality industry. New case studies on growth hotel development markets, Asia and the Middle East new practical exercises throughout to apply your knowledge to real-life sustainability scenarios. This accessible and comprehensive account of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry is essential reading for all students and future managers.

The SAGE Handbook of Hospitality Management

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Author: Roy C Wood,Bob Brotherton

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446206424

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

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At last, a comprehensive, systematically organized Handbook which gives a reliable and critical guide to all aspects of one of the world's leading industries: the hospitality industry. The book focuses on key aspects of the hospitality management curriculum, research and practice bringing together leading scholars throughout the world. Each essay examines a theme or functional aspect of hospitality management and offers a critical overview of the principle ideas and issues that have contributed, and continue to contribute, within it. Topics include: • The nature of hospitality and hospitality management • The relationship of hospitality management to tourism, leisure and education provision • The current state of development of the international hospitality business • The core activities of food, beverage and accommodation management • Research strategies in hospitality management • Innovation and entrepreneurship trends • The role of information technology The SAGE Handbook of Hospitality Management constitutes a single, comprehensive source of reference which will satisfy the information needs of both specialists in the field and non-specialists who require a contemporary introduction to the hospitality industry and its analysis. Bob Brotherton formerly taught students of Hospitality and Tourism at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has also taught Research Methods to Hospitality and Tourism students at a number of international institutions as a visiting lecturer; Roy C. Wood is based in the Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, India

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management 2nd edition

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Author: Abraham Pizam

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113643903X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 738

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The International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management is the definitive reference work for any individual studying or working in the hospitality industry. There are 185 Hospitality Management degrees in the UK alone. This new edition updates and significantly revises twenty five per cent of the entries and has an additional twenty new entries. New online material makes it the most up-to-date and accessible hospitality management encyclopedia on the market. It covers all of the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management from a sectoral level (lodging, restaurants/food service, time-share, clubs and events) as well as a functional one (accounting and finance, marketing, strategic management, human resources, information technology and facilities management). Its unique, user-friendly structure enables readers to find exactly the information they require at a glance – whether they require broad detail that takes a more cross-sectional view across each subject field or more focused information that looks closely at specific topics and issues within the hospitality industry today.

The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism

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Author: John Tribe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136434542

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 508

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This textbook describes the relevance of economics to the tourism and leisure industries, helping you to pass an economics module as part of a tourism, recreation or sport management degree. It applies economic theory to a range of tourism industry issues at the consumer, business, national and international level by using topical examples to give the theory real-world context. The author explains the impact of the global economic crisis and the importance of understanding what has happened over the course of previous economic business cycles to prepare for what may happen in the future. Contrasting evidence is put forward to provide a sense of the dynamics of world economies.

Using Computers in Hospitality

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Author: Peter O'Connor

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844800452

Category: Computers

Page: 313

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Using Computers in Hospitality provides a clear, no-nonsense introduction to understanding where, how and why computers are used in the hotel, catering and leisure industries. The text explains the workings of the hardware, the software and the systems, and places theory in context through the use of examples and case studies from leading global hospitality organisations. This new edition has been completely rewritten and updated to reflect the latest trends in this rapidly evolving field. The book is packed with mini case studies, exercises and discussion questions and is an ideal text for students of hotel, catering, and hospitality management.

Tourism Information Technology, 2nd Edition

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Author: Pierre J Benckendorff,Pauline J Sheldon,Daniel R Fesenmaier

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780641850

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 394

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This second edition of 'Tourism Information Technology' continues to cover the complexities of how information technology is being used in the tourism industry. Fully updated, it covers IT applications in all sectors of the industry including airlines, travel intermediaries, accommodation, foodservice, destinations, attractions, events and entertainment. Organised around the stages of the visitor journey it will cover how tourists are using technologies to support decision making before their trip, during their travels and upon their return. This revised edition also includes the various social media that are impacting the travel industry and consider the increasing number of networks in tourism.

Hotel Asset Management

Principles & Practices

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Author: Paul Beals,Gregory A. Denton

Publisher: Educational Inst of the Amer Hotel

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 257

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Warren der Dreizehnte und das Magische Auge

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Author: Tania del Rio

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732533433

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Dürfen wir vorstellen? Warren, der Dreizehnte: Er ist Page, Handwerker, Kammerjäger, Schornsteinfeger und Laufbursche zugleich. Und das in einem alten Familienhotel mit vielen dunklen Ecken, verwinkelten Korridoren und ungelüfteten Geheimnissen. Vielleicht ist es sogar der Ort, an dem das sagenumwobene Magische Auge versteckt ist? Auf diesen Schatz hat es nicht nur Warrens fiese Tante Annaconda abgesehen, sondern bald auch das ganze Nachbardorf. Warren setzt alles daran, das Auge als Erster zu finden, doch vorher muss er einige wichtige Dinge klären: Welches seltsame Wesen lauert im Heizungskeller? Wer ist dieses geisterhafte Mädchen, das im Irrgarten herumschleicht? Und warum ist der einzige Hotelgast wie eine Mumie in Bandagen gewickelt? Eine wunderbar gruselige Geschichte voller Rätsel, Geheimcodes und schaurig schöner Bilder

The Cornell School of Hotel Administration on Hospitality

Cutting Edge Thinking and Practice

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Author: Michael C. Sturman,Jack B. Corgel,Rohit Verma

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118016262

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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This cutting edge and comprehensive book—with contributions from the star faculty of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration—offers the latest thinking on the best practices and strategies for hospitality management. A must for students and professionals seeking to enter or expand their reach in the hospitality industry, The Cornell School of Hotel Administration on Hospitality delivers the authoritative advice you need to: Develop and manage a multinational career and become a leader in the hospitality industry Maximize profits from franchise agreements, management contracts, and leases Understand and predict customer choices, and motivate your staff to provide outstanding service Manage hospitality businesses and the real estate underlying the businesses Control costs, coordinate branding strategy, and manage operations across multiple locations

Forthcoming Books

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Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Check-in Check-out

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Author: Gary K. Vallen,Jerome J. Vallen,Gary F. Robinson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130454201

Category: Hotel management

Page: 480

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Strategic Management in Tourism, 3rd Edition. CABI Tourism Texts

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Author: Luiz Moutinho,Alfonso Vargas-Sanchez

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1786390248

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 378

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This comprehensive textbook has, at its core, the importance of linking strategic thinking with action in the management of tourism. It provides an analytical evaluation of the most important global trends, as well as an analysis of the impact of crucial environmental issues and their implications. Now in its third edition, and reviewing the major factors affecting international tourism management, this well-established student resource provides an essential overview of strategic management for students and professionals in the tourism sector.

Wer eincheckt, hat verloren

Ein Hotelangestellter packt aus

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Author: Jacob Tomsky

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843705283

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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„Hochamüsant. Jacob Tomsky lüftet die kleinen pikanten Geheimnisse des Gastgewerbes.“ New York Times Jacob Tomsky hat über zehn Jahre in verschiedenen Luxushotels gearbeitet und eine Menge erlebt: Sex im Fahrstuhl, eine Reisegruppe, die eine Badewanne als Fritteuse umfunktioniert, den bitteren Kampf ums Trinkgeld und den mörderischen Stress eines 24-Stunden-Betriebs. Fünf-Sterne-Horror: In seinem pointierten Insiderbericht verrät er, wie die Branche tickt. „Ein schmissiger, witziger und haarsträubender Blick hinter die Kulissen der Hotelbranche. Ich liebe dieses Buch!“ Elizabeth Gilbert, Autorin des Bestsellers Eat, Pray, Love Mit vielen Tipps und Tricks: Wie man ein Upgrade erhält und am Abreisetag später auschecken kann.