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Hotel Operations Management

Author : David K. Hayes
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Prepare future hotel general managers to efficiently supervise and run a midsize full-service hotel. Hotel Operations Management provides an up-to-date and comprehensive examination of all aspects of hotel administration from the viewpoint of the hotel general manager. Detailed information addresses the operating departments of a full-service hotel: Human Resources; Controller; The Front Office; Housekeeping; Food and Beverage; Safety and Property Security; Sales and Marketing; Accounting; and Facility Engineering and Maintenance. In-depth discussions highlight the importance of human resources in the labor-intensive hotel industry, franchising and contract management of properties in an ever-decreasing "Mom and Pop" segment, and hotel management in a global environment. Updated throughout to ensure that readers have the latest information, the Third Edition also includes new case studies, an entirely new chapter on guest services, and new end-of-chapter questions. This accurate book will give prospective hotel managers insight into all of the procedures effective managers use to ensure their hotel¿'s--and their own--success.

Modern Hotel Operations Management

Author : Michael Chibili
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A comprehensive and wide-ranging introduction to operational hotel management, this textbook brings together business administration, management and entrepreneurship into a complete overview of the discipline. Essential reading for students of hospitality management, the book also benefits from online support materials.

The Management of Hotel Operations

Author : Peter Jones
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The Management of Hotel Operations identifies and explores the fundamental issues facing the manager - such as profitability, productivity and quality - and examines alternative strategies for achieving successful performance. The authors have drawn both on current industry practice and on recent research and theoretical studies to demonstrate how hotel management can be made more effective. Throughout the text, a hotel is broadly defined to enable comparisons between independent hotels, chain hotels, hostel accommodation and hospitals.

Hotel Management and Operations

Author : Michael J. O'Fallon
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Hotel Management and Operations, Fifth Edition provides a practical, up-to-date, and comprehensive approach to how professionals across the industry manage different departments within their operation. From the front office to finance, from marketing to housekeeping, this resource offers advanced theory played out in practical problems. Multidimensional case studies are a notable feature, with complex management problems portrayed from multiple viewpoints; “As I See It” and “Day in the Life” commentaries from new managers provide further real-world perspective. Covering the latest issues affecting the industry, this text gives students and professionals an up-to-date, dynamic learning resource.

Exam Prep for Hotel Operations Management

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Studyguide for Hotel Operations Management by Ninemeier Hayes And

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780130995988 .

Handbook of Hospitality Operations and IT

Author : Peter Jones
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Handbook of Hospitality Operations and IT provides an authoritative resource for critical reviews of research into both operations and IT management. Internationally renowned scholars provide in-depth essays and explanations of case studies, to illustrate how practices and concepts can be applied to the hospitality industry. The depth and coverage of each topic is unprecedented. A must-read for hospitality researchers and educators, students and industry practitioners. * Theories of operations management, involving the processing of materials, customers and information * The responsibilities of the operations manager: quality, productivity, and innovation * The role of the customer in operations management * Major aspects of operations and information management in hospitality

Outlines and Highlights for Hotel Operations Management by David K Hayes Isbn

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780131711495

Front Office Operations and Management

Author : Ahmed Ismail
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If you need to know about the nature and operation of hotels as they exist today, this new book is for you. You will learn about the inner workings of a hotel, preparing readers for what to expect in the current and future hotel market. The primary focus is the front office, housekeeping, reservations and night audit departments. Other departments are discussed to provide and understanding of how these departments relate to the front office and how they operate to enhance the guest experience. An introduction of basic analyses, techniques and trends both in policy and technology are reviewed as they relate to management and the guest. The book gives newer managers, meeting planners, and others a “real world” understanding of the hotel industry balancing its past, present and future. New technologies such as the Property Management System have dramatically changed hotel operations; therefore, extensive time has been devoted to covering this technology. Additional chapters feature analysis of the physical makeup of hotels, yield management, and operational techniques. Performance measurements and analysis of what makes a truly successful hotel are discussed in detail. Finally, because hotel management is and will always be about people, chapters are devoted to both the hotel guest and hotel employee. The arrival chronology is discussed from arrival to departure.

Hotel Management and Operations Website

Author : Denney G. Rutherford
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A real-world look at every major aspect of hotel management and operations Hotel Management and Operations, Third Edition, helps readers to develop the wide-ranging knowledge and analytical skills they need to succeed in today's burgeoning and dynamic hotel industry. Featuring contributions from 60 leading industry professionals and academics, this comprehensive presentation encourages critical thinking by exposing readers to different viewpoints within a coherent theoretical structure, enabling them to formulate their own ideas and solutions. Each of the book's nine parts examines a specific hotel department or activity and presents a variety of viewpoints on the duties, responsibilities, problems, and opportunities encountered there. Multidimensional case studies challenge readers to identify the central issues in complex management problems, understand the structure and resources of the department in question, and find solutions that may involve other hotel resources and departments. This remarkably well-designed learning tool: * Covers all hotel departments, from front office to finance, from marketing to housekeeping * Links advanced theory with real-world problems and solutions * Encourages critical thinking by presenting differing viewpoints * Features "As I See It" and "Day in the Life" commentary from young managers * Provides a solid introduction to every aspect of hotel management Complete with extensive references and suggestions for further reading, Hotel Management and Operations, Third Edition, is an ideal book for university hospitality programs and management training programs within the hotel industry.

Hotel Management and Operations

Author : Denney G. Rutherford
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Hotel Management and Operations, Fourth Edition helps readers develop the wide-ranging knowledge and analytical skills they need to succeed in today's burgeoning and dynamic hotel industry. This comprehensive volume encourages critical thinking by providing different points of view through contributions from sixty leading industry professionals and academics. Within a coherent theoretical structure, this updated Fourth Edition enables readers to formulate their own ideas and solutions. Each of the book's nine sections examines a specific hotel department or activity and presents a variety of viewpoints on the duties, responsibilities, problems, and opportunities encountered there. Multidimensional case studies challenge readers to identify the central issues involved in complex management problems, understand the structure and resources of the department in question, and find solutions that may involve other hotel resources and departments. Providing a solid introduction to every aspect of hotel management, this Fourth Edition: Presents new readings on security and human resources Covers all hotel departments, from front office to finance, marketing to housekeeping Links advanced theory with real-world problems and solutions Features "As I See It" and "Day in the Life" commentary from young managers Complete with extensive references and suggestions for further reading, Hotel Management and Operations, Fourth Edition is an ideal book for university hospitality programs and management training programs within the hotel industry.

Fundamentals Of Hotel Management And Operations

Author : R.K. Malhotra
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Hotel And Tourism Industries Are Inseparable And Are Of Crucial Importance In The Present Day Context. This Book Provides Authoritative Information On Oriental To The Hospitality Industry; Oriental To Hotel Management; Organisation In The Hotel Industry; Management By Objectives In Hotel Industry; Managerial Functions In The Hotel Industry; Hotel Operations; Computer Technology And Hospitality Industry; Visioning The Future. The Book Is Particularly Useful For The Students Of Hotel Management And Tourism, Practitioners Of The Industry, Research Community And Those Involved With The Development And Planning Of The Industry.

Hospitality Management Strategy and Operations

Author : Lynn Van der Wagen
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Hospitality Management, 3e covers the core competency units in SIT07 Tourism, Hospitality and Events Training Package for the Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management. It provides the foundation knowledge needed for the role of a hospitality manager. The 3rd edition continues to combine theory with a skills building approach to explain the key principles of hospitality management at a supervisory, line management and senior management level. The text helps students develop the professional skills necessary to ensure quality products and services in all hospitality operations.

The SAGE Handbook of Hospitality Management

Author : Roy C Wood
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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

The International Hospitality Business

Author : Lawrence Yu
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International Hospitality Business: Management and Operations will introduce hospitality managers to the most up-to-date developments in hospitality to prepare you for the rapidly changing world of international hospitality. This book is a compilation of the most current research in global operations. It examines new developments, new management concepts, and new corporate mergers. International Hospitality Business analyzes and discusses the complexity of the political, economic, financial, commercial, and cultural environment within which international business takes place to help you become a productive global manager. Through International Hospitality Business, you will learn how an effective global hospitality manager must have a broad trans-disciplinary perspective that includes studies in politics, culture, and geography to better prepare for the complexity of international operations. Expand your knowledge of how to deal with the issues that confront hospitality firms and managers in international development and operations by: understanding the great demand for competent managers to oversee operations in foreign countries because of the explosive growth of the international hospitality industry exploring the complex issues faced by hospitality managers when they are assigned to work overseas gaining insight into international hospitality firms’policies regarding developmental strategy, organizational structure, marketing, finance, accounting, and human resource management recognizing the international hospitality industry as an integral part of the service import and export business to help students gain a better understanding of managerial roles With The International Hospitality Business, you will examine world travel patterns, major hotel chains, and foodservice companies in different regions of the world to expand your knowledge and help you face the dynamic changing world of international hospitality. While this volume provides you with important, comprehensive knowledge that will help you manage the your overseas hospitality operations in a way that keeps the most important person in any business--the customer--contented.

Hotel and Motel Management and Operations

Author : William S. Gray
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This book provides information on every facet and department of the hotel. Operation of a property management system is discussed with sample reports for readers are provided. The operation of restaurant point of sale systems is also discussed, with related sample reports included. This comprehensive, easy-to-follow guidebook covers all aspects of hotel and motel development, hotel management, hotel operation, hotel accounting and controls, and the future of the industry. For hotel management and training professionals.

Hotel Housekeeping

Author : G. Raghubalan
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Accompanying DVD contains videos & PowerPoint presentations on different aspects of hotel houskeeping .

Standard Practice Manuals for Hotel Operation

Author : Ralph Hitz
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Principles of Hotel Front Office Operations

Author : Sue Baker
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This student-centred guide to front office operations in the hotel industry employs a user-friendly approach to encourage self-access and enable students to progress at their own pace independently of the lecturer. Activities are provided throughout to help students move from an understanding of the basic principleds to thinking like a front office person. The chapters follow a typical guest from check-in to check-out, with small detours to other areas and departments. Each chapter includes an end-of-chapter summary, review and discussion questions. there is a detailed glossary of useful terms. The book is suitable for those taking Hotel, Catering and Institutional Operations/Management examinations and undergraduates on hotel and catering management courses. This student-centred guide to front office operations in the hotel industry employs a user-friendly approach to encourage self-access and enable students to progress at their own pace independently of the lecturer. Activities are provided throughout to help students move from an understanding of the basic principleds to thinking like a front office person. The chapters follow a typical guest from check-in to check-out, with small detours to other areas and departments. Each chapter includes an end-of-chapter summary, review and discussion questions. there is a detailed glossary of useful terms. The book is suitable for those taking Hotel, Catering and Institutional Operations/Management examinations and undergraduates on hotel and catering management courses.

Check in Check Out

Author : Gary K. Vallen
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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. The leading guide to managing profitable hotel operations. Extensively revised to reflect the industry’s rapid changes, this widely popular guide presents rich detail about best practices and future directions in the hotel industry, while offering the widest coverage of any book in the field. Readers gain an intuitive understanding based on the flow of the guest’s experience, from reservation, arrival, and registration, to service purchasing, departure, billing, and recordkeeping. The entire rooms division is covered thoroughly, and linked to other hospitality functions, related industries, and the broader economy. Coverage includes internationalization; green operations; financing sources; boutique and urban collections; and reservations strategies. Check-in Check-Out: Managing Hotel Operations, 10/e has been updated throughout to cover such current topics such as detail cancellation policies for major OTA channels, leading-edge technology and reservations, mobile apps and devices, global distribution, third-party housing poachers or pirates, conflicts over master billing, EMV technology and the rising popularity of smart cards, night audit reports, cyber security in the hospitality industry, and much more. Included are over 150 exhibits to promote visual learning.