Hotels Essay Examples

  • Corporate Culture

    4049 words - 17 pages

    Abstract This paper aims to show how culture can influence corporate productivity, costumer and employee satisfaction as well as loyalty and trustiness. In a first part corporate culture will be analysed in a general way, allowing the reader to understand its complexity and potential, followed by an application to the hotel industry. Corporate culture implementation will also be part of our analyse that will end up with a conclusion and recommendations. Personal experiences and academic proven theories are the tools helping us achieving our objective.

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    Marriott

    2214 words - 9 pages

    An essential business function to the success of the Marriott organization is the use of different hurdle rates to evaluate investment opportunities in each of its three lines of business. Restaurants are the riskiest of Marriott’s businesses, therefore using the same hurdle rate as for lodging or contract services will create inaccuracy in decisions. If the resulting hurdle rate is increased for a particular division, this will contradict the current growth strategy as the company shrinks into only one or two divisions because once profitable projects in this division will no longer meet the

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    Cultural Diversity

    3813 words - 16 pages

    According to (http://www.unesco.org) there are 6000 communities and various languages are spoken in this world. As a result, vision; values, beliefs, practice and expression differ but they all must be equally respected. The International Migration Report (2002) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs stated that every year since 1970s, the number of migrants has increased. Around 175 millions of people decided to move from their original country and one in every ten persons in the developed regions is a migrant. Therefore the workforce also becomes more diverse than ev

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    Corporate Culture A Case Study On Hotels

    3396 words - 14 pages

    Introduction Industry, and consequently economy, has reached in the last decade a level of great saturation due to the extreme competition between companies and is, in most of the markets, leading to a significant decrease on productivity, employees lack of motivation and consequently customer dissatisfaction. Results are measured and analysed but there is still a gap between productive and efficient companies and the really successful ones. Questioned by this, leaders and analysts were driven into the complexity of culture and interpersonal communication within the company. The conclusio

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    Bed And Breakfast

    1627 words - 7 pages

    1.0 Executive Summary The Enchanted Vineyard is a charming Bed & Breakfast located in the Lorane Valley, outside of Eugene, Ore. The valley is well known for its beauty and concentration of vineyards and wineries. The B&B will be run by Missy Stewart in the Stewart's newly renovated home. The Inn itself is a work of art. Each of the five guest rooms have walls that are 65% glass providing a breathtaking view of the valley. In addition to the views, the Inn offers a huge patio and vineyard for the guests to explore. The Enchanted Vineyard Bed & Breakfast has two competitive advantages that w

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    Marriott International

    1186 words - 5 pages

    Company Background Marriott International, Inc. is a leading lodging company. It is a worldwide operator and franchisor of a range of value and luxury hotels and related lodging facilities. In 1927, a man named J. Willard Marriott and his wife Alice opened a root beer stand in Washington, D.C. Until his death in 1985, J. Willard never rested. He was either adding locations, perfecting procedures, or expanding into new enterprises. He was a true hands-on manager who thoroughly enjoyed visiting Marriott’s increasingly exotic locations, as well as spending time with the ever-growing rank

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    Ebus 400 Hilton Hotels Corp

    1829 words - 8 pages

    E-business: Hilton Hotels Corp. University of Phoenix EBUS 400 November 25, 2006 General Summary Introduction Hilton Hotels Corporation is recognized around the world. As a preeminent lodging hospitality company, offering guests and customers the finest accommodations, services, amenities and value for business or leisure, Hilton offers the amenities and quality its name has inspired since 1919. Hilton owns such unique and well known locations such as the Waldorf: Astoria in New York, The Hilton Hawaiian Village® on Waikiki Beach, Chicago's Palmer House Hilton and the Hilton San Franc

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    Mba 18

    1809 words - 8 pages

    CFVG – HCMC – MBA – 18th Intake Student name: NGUYEN THI THANH HUONG DOING BUSINESS WITH ASIA INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT ________________________ Questions: 1. What operating issues face Jim Johnson as chief manager at West Indies Yacht Club Resort? 2. How might the problems limit the resort ability to meet the needs and expectations of guests? 3. How might an understanding of the influence that culture has on the behaviors of expatriates and the local BVI employees aid Jim Johnson and his staff in resolving the resorts problems? 4. Who are the most effective expatriate managers at t

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    Hotel Front Desk

    1130 words - 5 pages

    The Hotel Front Desk Is a Distribution Channel As revenue managers work diligently these days to try to maximize profits during the economic recovery, there seems to be a disproportionate amount of efforts focused on the electronic distribution channels. As addressed in another of my recent articles, the savvy hotel marketers recognize the value of their voice distribution channels. Yet there is still another distribution channel which is far too often overlooked: the hotel front desk.   At most properties the front desk team faces a myriad of other opportunities to increase sales and opti

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    Kimpton Hotel Earthcare Program

    3720 words - 15 pages

    Case: Kimpton Hotels’ EarthCare program Kimpton’s founder, Bill Kimpton, is credited with inventing the “boutique” hotel segment in 1981. By 2005, Kimpton Hotels was comprised of 39 hotels throughout North America and Canada. Each one designed to create a unique and exceptional guest experience. Kimpton was known for designing hotels that reflected the energy and personality of their distinct locations. The company’s top executives realized that uniting its hotel portfolio under a single recognizable brand could add considerable value. It is one aspect of the branding effort was to add the

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    The Dabbawallas

    1024 words - 5 pages

    Cell No.: 91-9869152163 Andheri Office - 26821897 Grant Rd. Office – 23860742 Off: 3, Raghunath Patnak Chawl, Sambhaji Nagar, Sahar Road, Near Fly-Over Bridge, Andheri (E), Mumbai – 69 Email id: [email protected] The Wonder Of Dabbawallas Unfolded What is NMTBSA? Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers Association ABOUT NMTBSA • • • • • • History : Started in 1890 Charitable trust : Registered in 1956 Avg. Literacy Rate : 8th Grade Schooling Total area coverage : 60 Kms to 70 Kms Employee Strength : 5000 Number of Tiffin's : 2,00,000 Tiffin Boxes i.e 4,00,000 transaction

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    Mr Brown Hr Paper

    1057 words - 5 pages

    Mr. Brown is advised to implement professional Human resource management for his company. Human resource management helps in defining the various posts in the organization and managing them at a professional level to develop every individual and to clarify the mission statement of the organization in order to guide the employs towards their ultimate goal. Precisely, Human resource management is a team that functions to recruit the right people for the organization and to develop the existing members of the organization to achieve their goals efficiently. In the hotel industry HR management wil

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    Analysis On Accor Group

    1018 words - 5 pages

    P.E.S.T Services in accor is tailored on every needs of the customers, with over 4,000 hotels in the world, it covers economy into upper upscale in all segments. It is the one of the leading operators in the world, having all the market segments in the industry of hotel. Under its Ticket Restaurant brand, accor known for a worldwide issuer of vouchers. Has been on a long position, providing service which is innovative in order to grow the demands for solutions. Accor hotel have been operating about 140 countries in Asia Pacific regions, Middle East, North America, Africa, Latin America and

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    Proposal

    1773 words - 8 pages

    EFFECTS OF EMPLOYEE RELATIONS ON MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS IN SELECTED HOTELS IN KISUMU COUNTY BY OCHIENG OMONDI MAURICE BHM/25/08 A RESEARCH PROPOSAL SUBMITTED TO THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELORS DEGREE IN HOTEL AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT IN THE DEPARTMENT OF HOTEL AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT, MOI UNIVERSITY. NOVEMBER, 2011 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0 Overview This chapter discusses; the background of the problem, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, research objectives, the rationale of the study,

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    Accor

    4508 words - 19 pages

    ORGANIZATION FOR TOURISM BUSINESS INDEX Part 1- Analysis of a tourism company: • Company Description: - The company business and strategy (mission and vision).......................3 - Organization.............................................................................................7 - Values, culture and leadership of the organization................................10 • Function analysis: - Innovation and product strategy...............................................................13 Part 2- News review and dossier - Arti

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    Hi Docment

    1016 words - 5 pages

    AP World History Document Based Question Scoring Matrix & Digital Graphic Organizer 2009-2010 Mr. Daniel J. Whalen M.A. Use the graphic organizer below to structure your Document Based Questions response. Read the text in each box and then ensure that you have satisfied each aspect of a complete response in the cell immediately below. About the Document Based Question: The document-based question is an exercise in both analysis and synthesis. It requires that students first read and analyze the documents individually and then plan and construct an appropriate response to

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    Select A Sector Of The Uk S Tourism Or Hospitality

    1024 words - 5 pages

    Tourism is Britain’s fifth largest industry, third largest export earner and worth £115 billion a year. It employs 2.6 million people (Visit Britain 2010). However, this essay will talk about a hotel industry in United Kingdom (UK). It will provide a brief historical background to the sector and discuss how the current economic situation such as global economic slowdown, credit crunch, recession might affect its future growth. The paper will also consider the value of the pound sterling in relation to the dollar and the euro, and evaluate the impact this has on both outbound and inbound touri

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    Business Statistics Project

    1420 words - 6 pages

    Executive Summary I conducted an experiment to test whether or not the price of a book on Amazon.com would affect the quantity of ratings that were received. I proved the existence of a J-shaped product distribution curve by conducting four different hypothesis tests with proportions. The existence of statistically significant differences between 1 Star and 2 Star rating proportions, as well as between 5 Star and 4 Star using the hypothesis testing procedure supports this claim. I also conducted hypothesis tests to prove that the distribution of ratings was not W or U shaped. After

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    Marketing Plan For Samsung Galaxy S 2

    1483 words - 6 pages

    This report is attempted to analyze the economic characteristic and demand and supply shock of hotels in Vietnam. 1. Hotels’ characteristics As tourism is now one of the leading economic sectors in Vietnam, we cannot refuse the importance of hotels. However, the hotels’ price won’t be stable all the time, but it fluctuates at different period. 1.1 How price elastic is demand for the hotels? Consider the determinants of price elasticity of supply For the demand, hotel rooms’ price is very elastic • Demand increase by seasons The hotels often increase its price sharply when there are holid

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    Itc Profile And History

    10201 words - 41 pages

    ITC ------------------------------------------------- The ITC Profile | ITC is one of India's foremost private sector companies with a market capitalisation of over US $ 33 billion and a turnover of US $ 7 billion. ITC is rated among the World's Best Big Companies, Asia's 'Fab 50' and the World's Most Reputable Companies by Forbes magazine, among India's Most Respected Companies by BusinessWorld and among India's Most Valuable Companies by Business Today. ITC ranks among India's `10 Most Valuable (Company) Brands', in a study conducted by Brand Finance and published by the Economic Times.

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    King Of Prussia

    3284 words - 14 pages

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    Joie De Vivre

    1465 words - 6 pages

    Case Study Good Hotel: Joie de Vivre This case study was about a hotel that was call Good Hotel, that was being bought by Joie de Vivre’s, a boutique for hotels. Joie de Vivre Hotels is California's largest boutique hotel collection. Founded in 1987 in San Francisco by Chip Conley, Joie de Vivre has built a reputation for creating some of the most innovative hospitality services and products and designing one-of-a-kind properties in the U.S. – from boutique hotels to Japanese communal baths to exciting restaurants and lounges. Joie de Vivre's brand personality has a lot in common with t

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    Hrm Practices In Infrastructural Firms

    13650 words - 55 pages

    Submitted by: Gaurav Verma(17) Hrishikesh Bhandari (18) Iti Chaudhary (19) Jaideep Yadav (20) 0 Declaration This is to certify that the project “HRM Practices in HOSPITALITY SECTOR” is an academic work done by “Gaurav Verma(17), Hrishikesh Bhandari (18), Iti Chaudhary (19), Jaideep Yadav (20)” submitted in the partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of “Master of International Business” from “Department of Commerce, Faculty of Commerce and Business, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, Delhi” has been done by the candidates and the material embodied in

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    Social

    5491 words - 22 pages

    UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION MALDIVES TOURISM ACT (Law No. 2/99) Introduction and Title 1. (a) This Act provides for the determination of zones and islands for the development of tourism in the Maldives: the leasing of islands for development as tourist resorts, the leasing of land for development as tourist hotels and tourist guesthouses, the leasing of places for development as marinas, the management of all such facilities; and the operation of tourist vessels, diving centers and travel agencies, and the regulation of persons providing such services. (b) This Act sha

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    Corporate Culture A Case Study On Hotels

    3396 words - 14 pages

    Introduction Industry, and consequently economy, has reached in the last decade a level of great saturation due to the extreme competition between companies and is, in most of the markets, leading to a significant decrease on productivity, employees lack of motivation and consequently customer dissatisfaction. Results are measured and analysed but there is still a gap between productive and efficient companies and the really successful ones. Questioned by this, leaders and analysts were driven into the complexity of culture and interpersonal communication within the company. The conclusio

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