Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry

Author: Peter D. Nyheim,Daniel J. Connolly

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780135038024

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 262

View: 1922

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.

Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry

Author: Peter D. Nyheim,Daniel J. Connolly

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134484495

Category: Hospitality industry

Page: 288

View: 4538

For courses in technology in hospitality. A practical guide to enhancing hospitality with technology Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry examines technology strategies for the hospitality industry, from hotels and restaurants, to meetings and events. Practical in its approach, the text has a running theme of strategy throughout, and each chapter flows in the same order -- interview, content, case study, and questions. Written in cooperation with a team of contributing authors from the industry, the 3rd edition includes a new chapter on virtual and augmented reality in hospitality and updated material on current and emerging technologies.

Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry

Author: Peter D. Nyheim,Daniel J. Connolly

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133004716

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 7481

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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.

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry

Principles of sustainable operations

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

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317426584

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 548

View: 709

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, Third Edition, is the only book available to introduce students to economic, environmental and socially 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 second edition of this book, there have been many important developments in this field and this latest edition has been updated in the following ways: Updated content including sustainable food systems, hotel energy solutions, impacts of technology, water and food waste management, green hotel design, certification and ecolabelling systems and the evolving nature of corporate social responsibility strategies. New chapters exploring environmental accounting and the internalization of externalities as well as the management of accessibility in hospitality. Updated and new international case studies with reflective questions throughout to explore key issues and show real-life operational responses to sustainability within the hospitality industry. Enhanced online material for students and lecturers including: web and video links, a test bank, PowerPoint slides and additional case studies. This accessible and comprehensive account of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry is essential reading for all students and future managers in the hospitality industry.

Yield Management

Author: Anthony Ingold,Ian Yeoman,Una McMahon-Beattie

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9780826448255

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 345

View: 1568

This ground-breaking textbook covers all aspects of the subject and draws on a wide range of applications in the service industries. Three sections comprise this book: the first presents underpinning knowledge associated with Yield Management; the second examines contemporary models of Yield Management across a number of service sectors; and the third reviews how Yield Management acts as a decision support system for front-line staff and managers, and also highlights the growing importance of new technologies. The book concludes with a range of case studies taken from airlines, hotels, restaurants, cruise lines and leisure industries.

Strategic Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events

Author: Nigel Evans

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135038279

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 708

View: 1699

Strategic Management for Tourism, Hospitality and Events is the must-have text for students approaching this subject for the first time. It introduces students to fundamental strategic management principles in a Tourism, Hospitality and Events context and brings theory to life by integrating a host of industry-based case studies and examples throughout. Among the new features and topics included in this edition are: Extended coverage to Hospitality and Events to reflect the increasing need and importance of a combined sector approach to strategy New international Tourism, Hospitality and Events case studies from both SME’s and large-scale businesses are integrated throughout to show applications of strategic management theory, such as objectives, products and markets and strategic implementation. Longer combined sector case studies are also included at the end of the book for seminar work. New content on emerging strategic issues affecting the tourism ,hospitality and events industries, such as innovation, employment, culture and sustainability Web Support for tutors and students providing explanation and guidelines for instructors on how to use the textbook and case studies, additional exercises, case studies and video links for students. This book is written in an accessible and engaging style and structured logically with useful features throughout to aid students’ learning and understanding. This book is an essential resource to Tourism, Hospitality and Events students.

International Hospitality Management

Author: Alan Clarke,Wei Chen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136394028

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 3003

International Hospitality Management: issues and applications brings together the latest developments in global hospitality operations with the contemporary management principles. It provides a truly international perspective on the hospitality and tourism industries and provides a fresh insight into hospitality and tourism management. The text develops a critical view of the management theory and the traditional theories, looking at how appropriate they are in hospitality and tourism and in a multicultural context. The awareness of cultural environments and the specifications imposed by those cultures will underpin the whole text. International Hospitality Management is designed to instil a greater awareness of the international factors influencing the strategies and performances of hospitality organisation. The approach focuses on a critical analysis of the relevance and application of general management theory and practice to the hospitality industry. Consisting of three 3 parts divided into 14 chapters, each of which deals with a major topic of international management, the book has been thoroughly developed with consistent learning features throughout, including: Specified learning outcomes for each chapter International case studies including major world events such as the September 11 Terrorist Attacks, the Argentine Financial Crisis, The SARS virus, The Institution of Euro, the accession of China to the World Trade Organization., and the expansion of European Union, as well as international corporations such as Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental, McDonalds, Starbucks etc. It introduces the global market situation, including Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East. Study questions and discussion questions to consolidate learning and understanding. Links to relevant websites at the end of each chapter On-line resources and a test bank is available for lecturers and students

Special Event Production: The Process

Author: Doug Matthews

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317664302

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 6803

This must-have guide to special event production looks deep behind the scenes of an event and dissects what it is that creates success. It analyses the process - the planning and business aspects - to provide a unique guide to producing a variety of events from weddings to festivals. It explains thoroughly budgeting and resource concerns, planning and cost projections and the role of the well-crafted proposal. This new edition has been significantly updated to include: Three new chapters: Event Design, Information Technology and Sustainability and Event Production. Updated and new case studies from USA, Canada , India, Russia and Malaysia. New Industry Voice feature, including an interview with industry experts from around the world commenting on their experiences of event planning and production. New content on: technology, volunteers, venues and PR and marketing. Enhanced online resources including: PowerPoint lecture slides, checklists, glossaries, additional questions and challenges, web links, sample contract templates, production schedule templates, and evaluation forms. Incorporating pedagogical features, this easy-to-read book is packed with photographs, diagrams, flow charts, checklists, sample forms, and real-life examples. It steps through the whole process from the creativity and proposal at the outset, to budgeting, the contract and risk management with event follow up to conclude. A must have resource for event planners, managers, caterers and students. This text is part two of a two book set - also available is Special Events Production: The Resources (978-1-138-78567-0). This book offers an in - depth guide to the technical aspects of a big event such as lighting and audio systems, visual presentation technology, special effects and temporary outdoor venues.

Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry, 2nd Edition

Author: Lea R. Dopson,David K. Hayes

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1119299381

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 516

View: 5230

Following a successful debut edition, this new Second Edition of Managerial Accounting for the Hospitality Industry builds on its strengths of clear organization and the ease with which students work through it. This new edition includes more basic math support for students and a more developed inclusion of ethical considerations and global changes both in accounting systems and in the hospitality industry.

Applied Facilities Management for the Hospitality Industry

(Second Edition)

Author: John E. Edwards

Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781516515752

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

View: 1007

Applied Facilities Management for the Hospitality Industry is designed to provide readers with a practical approach to understanding the activities and responsibilities involved in managing the aspects of a hospitality enterprise. It presents real world analysis of the concerns, issues, and practices used by facilities managers in the profitable support of hospitality operations. Written in clear terms and using a common-sense approach to facilities management, the book approaches complex issues in an easy to understand and relatable manner. Specific topics include the functions and responsibilities of a facilities manager, information management, effective communication, workload planning and staffing, and financial management, among others. Applied Facilities Management for the Hospitality Industry features management tools and systems developed and used by the author in the management of large buildings and systems. Using real world experience in both the facilities and construction management of modern buildings and campuses, the book enables readers to not only understand the concepts, but also be prepared to use them in real world facilities issues in the hospitality industry. John E. Edwards, M.B.A., F.M.A., is an instructor at Texas Tech University, teaching general management and facilities management to students majoring in restaurant, hospitality, and institutional management. He has over 30 years of facilities, logistics, construction, and lodging management experience. Professor Edwards is an established and published authority in logistics support for complex international operations in remote locations under adverse conditions.

Guest Service in the Hospitality Industry

Author: Paul J. Bagdan

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118476891

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 9025

Taking care of the customer is the heart of the hospitality business. Doing so means understanding and anticipating what the customer needs and then knowing how to meet and exceed those needs. Adopting an approach with insights from all areas of hospitality, Guest Service in the Hospitality Industry explores the intricacies of quality guest service with solid and proven concepts across the industry. By providing several frameworks for thought, this book opens readers’ minds to the idea of taking care of the guest.Integrating quality service into the identity and individual operations of the overall business is the key to success in the hospitality industry. Guest Service in the Hospitality Industry prepares hospitality managers to meet and exceed guests’ expectations through quality service that is evident in all of the operation, its people, and its plan.

Value Creation

Strategies for the Chemical Industry

Author: Florian Budde,Heiner Frankemölle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527612254

Category: Science

Page: 501

View: 352

Written by a global team of top managers and senior McKinsey experts, this expanded and completely revised second edition provides a wide-ranging manual on the subject of value creation in the chemical industry. Drawing on extensive first-hand management experience, several hundred consulting engagements, and in-depth research projects, the authors outline the key ingredients for managing chemical companies successfully. The book addresses in detail key issues of strategy and industry structure, describes best practice in the core functions of the chemical business system, looks at the state of the art in organization and post-merger management, and covers a selection of the most important current topics such as industrial biotechnology, the role of private equity, and the chemical landscape in China. Although mainly directed at executives and managers in the chemical industry, the knowledge contained in this comprehensive overview will also benefit scientists, engineers, investors, students, and anyone else dealing with management issues in this sector.

Exploring the Hospitality Industry

Author: John R. Walker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134744919

Category: Hospitality industry

Page: 384

View: 4941

Hospitality spirit -- Tourism -- Characteristics of tourism -- Lodging -- Lodging operations -- Cruising -- Restaurants -- Restaurant operations -- Managed services -- Beverages -- Clubs -- Theme parks and attractions -- Gaming entertainment -- Meetings, conventions, and expositions -- Special events

e-Study Guide for: Technology Strategies for the Hospitality Industry by Peter Nyheim, ISBN 9780135038024

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Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467214132

Category: Education

Page: 10

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Never Highlight a Book Again! Just the FACTS101 study guides give the student the textbook outlines, highlights, practice quizzes and optional access to the full practice tests for their textbook.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management

Author: Abraham Pizam

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1856177149

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 712

View: 780

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.

Customer Relationship Management

The Foundation of Contemporary Marketing Strategy

Author: Roger J. Baran,Robert J. Galka

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317419332

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 450

View: 7884

This book balances the behavioral and database aspects of customer relationship management, providing students with a comprehensive introduction to an often overlooked, but important aspect of marketing strategy. Baran and Galka deliver a book that helps students understand how an enhanced customer relationship strategy can differentiate an organization in a highly competitive marketplace. This edition has several new features: Updates that take into account the latest research and changes in organizational dynamics, business-to-business relationships, social media, database management, and technology advances that impact CRM New material on big data and the use of mobile technology An overhaul of the social networking chapter, reflecting the true state of this dynamic aspect of customer relationship management today A broader discussion of the relationship between CRM and the marketing function, as well as its implications for the organization as a whole Cutting edge examples and images to keep readers engaged and interested A complete typology of marketing strategies to be used in the CRM strategy cycle: acquisition, retention, and win-back of customers With chapter summaries, key terms, questions, exercises, and cases, this book will truly appeal to upper-level students of customer relationship management. Online resources, including PowerPoint slides, an instructor’s manual, and test bank, provide instructors with everything they need for a comprehensive course in customer relationship management.

Research Methods for Operations Management

Author: Christer Karlsson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317370082

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 5732

Research Methods for Operations Management, second edition is a toolkit of research approaches primarily for advanced students and beginner researchers but also a reference book for any researcher in OM. Many students begin their career in research limited by the one or few approaches taken by their department. The concise, accessible overviews found here equip them with an understanding of a variety of methods and how to use them, enabling them to tailor their research project to their own strengths and goals. The more seasoned researcher will find comprehensive descriptions and analyses on a wide variety of research approaches. This updated and enhanced edition responds to the latest developments in OM, including the growing prominence of services and production of intangible products, and the increasing use of secondary data and of mixed approaches. Alternative research approaches are included and explored to help with the early planning of research. This edition also includes expanded literature review and analysis to guide students towards the next steps in their reading, and more detailed step-by-step advice to tie theory with the researcher’s own practice. Including contributions from an impressive range of the field’s leading thinkers in OM research, this is a guide that no-one embarking on an OM research project should be without.

Organizational Behaviour for the Hospitality Industry:Pearson New International Edition

Author: Florence Berger,Judi Brownell

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 129205624X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 424

View: 5111

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Relations Skills in schools of hotel management. Organizational Behavior for the Hospitality Industry is the most recent organizational behavior text that focuses on the hospitality industry, delving into the concepts that are relevant to students who plan to enter the hospitality industry. Hospitality organizations today must achieve excellence in human relations, and that success starts with quality organizational behavior. The text is organized into three sections: organizational behavioral essentials, the individual and the organization, and key management tasks. Additionally, each key topic includes detailed exercises, providing students with the hands-on experience they'll need in order to succeed in the industry.

Introduction to Hospitality

Author: John R. Walker

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133594572

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 864

View: 708

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Prepare students to succeed in any area of the hospitality industry. Introduction to Hospitality, 7/e, focuses on hospitality operations while offering a broad, comprehensive view of the world’s largest industry. The text is organized into four sections: hospitality and lodging; beverages, restaurants, and managed services; tourism, recreation, attractions, clubs, and gaming; and assemblies, events, attractions, leadership, and management. Each section includes real-world profiles, first-hand accounts, and engaging case studies to help readers connect with the material and foster an appreciation of the industry’s unique enthusiasm and passion. New photos, page layouts, and hands-on examples help students understand the how-to aspects of today’s hospitality industry. Updated to reflect today’s trends and realities, the Seventh Edition contains new coverage of spas, updated and new corporate profiles, salary information, hospitality-related technologies, and more! Also available with MyHospitalityLab® This package is also available with MyHospitalityLab–an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. To help students explore the hospitality industry, MyHospitalityLab includes industry-specific simulations from Hospitality & Tourism Interactive (HTi), and real case studies written by industry leaders. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyHospitalityLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyHospitalityLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyHospitalityLab, search for: 0134514211 / 9780134514215 Introduction to Hospitality and Plus MyHospitalityLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133762769 / 9780133762761 Introduction to Hospitality 0134487281 / 9780134487281 MyHospitalityLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Intro to Hospitality & Intro to Hospitality Management