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Introduction To Hospitality: Hoteling

Subject : hospitality
Instructions:
  • Answer 47 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Price -Location -Type/Level of service






2. Investors do not pay corporate income tax and instead are required to distribute at least 95% of net income to shareholders. Traded as stocks; they are much easier to get into and out of than limited partnerships or the direct ownership of properties






3. Train - Automobile - Aircraft - Cruise Ship






4. 82% of domestic travel. Approximately 670 million person-trips. Nearly half of all the pleasure travelers visit friends and family.






5. Additional space in form of a lounge and possibly kitchenette






6. A convenient place to stay - reasonably priced and with few frills






7. Housekeeping






8. AAA Diamond Award inspects and rates nation's hotels. Less than 2% earn 5 diamonds.






9. Enables passengers to travel from one smaller city to another smaller city via a hub or even two hubs.






10. Provide ownership with reasonable return on investment -Keep guest and employees happy -Responsible for performance of hotel and employees -Accountable for the hotel's level of profitability






11. National Restaurant Association; It forecasts a need for thousands of supervisors and managers for the hospitality and tourism industries.






12. Hospitality and Tourism Industry






13. Coming into the financial mainstream; casinos make more money from the gaming than from the rooms






14. The practice of analyzing past reservation patterns - room rates - cancellations and no-shows in an attempt to maximize profits and occupancy rates and to set the most competitive room rates.






15. MGM Grand in Las Vegas; 5 -505 rooms






16. Reservations made with sufficient time for a confirmation slip to be returned to the client by mail or fax.






17. Competition between airlines to provide lower fairs has had a significant impact on increased air travel -Travelers are paying less - but carriers are spending more on fuel and other cost (cutbacks and layoffs)






18. Offers consumers the opportunity to purchase fully furnished vacation accommodations in a variety of forms. Fastest growing segment of U.S. travel and tourism industry. 12 -500 average cost to consumer; Began in French Alps during the late 1960s.






19. Familiarly known - offer an alternative lodging experience to the normal hotel or motel






20. The director of human resources -The director of food and beverage -The director of rooms division -The director of marketing and sales -The director of Engineering -The director of Accounting - They compile the hotel's occupancy forecast together w






21. A concept that allows a company to use other people's money for growth rather than financing. One of the two main driving forces in the development and operation of the hotel business






22. Generally - people with incomes higher than 100000+. Average cost per day per person is more than $400. Ships tend to be smaller but with superior appointments and service. Ships: Seabourn Spirit - Crystal Cruises - Radisson Diamond etc.






23. Guest mix consists of business - group and leisure travelers; generally in the 200 to 600 room size and are full-service






24. Hotel that may also have residences






25. Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association; Largest Region Hotel Association in the world.






26. Has declined in recent years because of the economy. High percentage of guest who check into upscale hotels.






27. Reasonably sized and furnished rooms without the frills






28. Rooms Occupied/Rooms Available






29. Generally - people with incomes in the 35000-74000 range. Average cost per person: $95-$195 per day - depending on location and size of cabin.






30. Franchising - Referral Associations - Management Contracts - Real Estate Investment Trusts






31. Unique architecture - style - decor and smaller in size






32. Given when the person making the reservation wishes to ensure that the reservation will be held. This is arranged at the time the reservation is made and generally applies in situations when the guest is expected to arrive late.






33. Provides facilities and meets the needs of groups attending and holding conventions






34. Room revenue/Rooms Sold






35. The marked differences between the segments of the cruise industry.






36. Similar benefits to properties as do franchises-albeit to a lower cost. Shared centralized reservation system and a common image - logo or advertising slogan. May offer group buying discounts to members - as well as management raining and continuing






37. Meets the needs of the traveling public for business or leisure reason






38. Majority of guest are long term






39. Generally - people with incomes in the $75000-99000 range - interested in an average cost per person of $175-$350 per day. Cruise lines in this market are: Princess - Norwegian Cruise Lines - Royal Caribbean - Holland America Lines - Windstar Cruises






40. How much of the global workforce is travel and tourism?






41. Responsible for the hotel industry's rapid boom since the 1970s. Provides operational expertise - marketing and ales clout - often in the form of a centralized reservation system. Little or no up-front financing or equity involved.






42. A middle-person who acts as a travel counselor and sells travel services on behalf of airlines - cruise lines - rail and bus transportation companies -hotels and auto rental companies.






43. Offers a wide range of facilities - services and amenities






44. Combination of hotel and condominium






45. An industry expression used to describe a guest and an associate meeting - as when a guest walks into a restaurant. Examples: When a guest comes to check in at the front desk.






46. Leisure/Pleasure Travel -Business Travel






47. Inclusive and diversified in accommodations