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By Abraham Pizam

ISBN-10: 0750659963

ISBN-13: 9780750659963

The foreign Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management covers all the correct concerns within the box of hospitality administration from either a sectoral level:

* Lodging
* Restaurants
* Clubs
* Time-share
* Conventions

As good as a useful one:
* Accounting & finance
* Marketing
* Human resources
* details technology
* amenities administration

Its precise effortless constitution permits readers to discover precisely the info they require at a look; whether or not they require huge aspect which takes a extra cross-sectional view throughout every one topic box, or extra focussed info which appears to be like heavily at particular themes and matters in the hospitality today.

Section Editors:

Peter Harris - ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Oxford Brookes college, united kingdom

Zheng Gu - ACCOUNTING & FINANCE college of Nevada, Las Vegas, united states

Randall Upchurch - membership administration & TIMESHARE administration collage of relevant Florida, united states

Patti surprise - occasion administration collage of Nevada, Las Vegas, united states

Deborah Breiter - occasion administration collage of significant Florida, united states

David Stipanuk - amenities administration Cornell college, united states

Darren Lee-Ross - HUMAN assets administration James prepare dinner collage, Australia

Gill Maxwell - HUMAN assets administration Caledonian Glasgow collage, united kingdom

Dimitrios Buhalis - info expertise college of Surrey, united kingdom

Allan Stutts - accommodation administration American Intercontinental college, united states

Stowe Shoemaker - advertising collage of Houston, united states

Linda Shea - advertising collage of Massachusetts, united states

Dennis Reynolds - eating places & FOODSERVICE administration Washington country college, united states

Arie Reichel - STRATEGIC administration Ben-Gurion college, Israel

* international scope and concentration, from an eminent overseas editorial team
* straight forward A-Z constitution with 3 disticnt degrees of entries
* absolutely listed and go referenced with specified references for extra examine

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8 million). Washington, DC is home to more associations than any other city (3500), with New York City (1900) and Chicago (1500) in second and third place (ASAE, 2003b). Association educational programs Ninety-five percent of associations offer educational programs to their members. Convention planning and other convention activities are the second most prevalent activity, in which 89% of associations engage. Other common association activities include using websites and e-mail to share information with members (81%), and public information activities (79%) (ASAE, 2004).

2000). Numerous international hospitality organizations like Hilton International or Sheraton form alliances with local chains in their penetration strategy to new markets. In this case, the major motivation involves exposure to local knowledge Alliances on the legal-political environment; the market; trade policies; access to qualified local executives and employees; as well as sharing financial risk via joint investments in property (equity alliance). Such alliances also enable international hospitality organizations to reap the benefit of economies of scale.

A recent trend in strategic alliances in hospitality involves agreement between an international hospitality organization, real estate investors, and hospitality managing corporations. In this ‘triangle’ shape of alliance, the hotel property is owned by the realtor; the hospitality chain grants its brand name and sometimes also access to international reservation systems; and the management company actually manages the hotel often according to the specifications of the brand recognized hospitality organization.

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