Hospitality Essays

Ways to Improve Tourism by Advertising and Marketing

The prospects of the effectiveness of marketing methods to promote tourism destinations could spell a huge difference, if done with careful planning and research. Tourism demand evolved rapidly in the 1990s altering conventional wisdom and changing a whole range of factors influencing tourism planning and management. Attempting to interpret tourism phenomena and forecast the future of international activity is similar to reading the ‘crystal ball’ (Buhalis 1994, p. 70).  Tourism has grown enormously in the last half century and become…

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Global Scene of Hospitality and Travel Sector

Gone are the days of the adages like “behave like a Roman when you are in Rome,” and instead it is now just the opposite: the modern hosts are expected to tune with the cultures of the guests. With increasing state of globalization, the hospitality sector is now brimming with huge possibilities and the prime tool to realize them is cultural competency. However, there is more than it meets the eye in that little phrase, and thus this study goes…

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Managing in Hospitality

To convince the management, the owner must be able to communicate his ideas and perceptions clearly. The owner might face a bit of difficulty doing this, since the managers have been around for long, and they probably know their trade well. It is still possible, however. One of the things that the owner can do is gain the trust of his managers. However, it cannot be the calculus-based trust or identification-based trust—it has to be through organizational citizenship behavior. Specifically,…

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Hospitality Industry

I HAD the good fortune of being able to attend the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Events/Exhibitions Conference, or MICECON 2011, sponsored by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and by many hotels and resorts in The Queen City, Cebu just recently. I just found out that the next one will not be until 2013 since the Philippines is hosting PATA next year. Green and technology were the main themes of the conference which brought international speakers like Hitesh Mehta, a sustainable…

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History of Hospitality

Hospitality is the extension of home like services to persons other than of one’s household or immediate relative. Hospitality involves treating strangers and guests to warm welcome into strangers’ homes. Hospitality brings people who rarely know each other together. Hospitality is traced back to as early as human existence is known. The most intelligent of human evolution, the homo sapient was identified as indicating hospitality traits. The seventeenth century in the British culture had evidence of hospitality traits, (O’Connor, 2005)….

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The Significance and Role of the Theme of Hospitality

In Ancient Greece, when the world was still young and vastly unexplored, people relied on good faith in welcoming strangers in their lands hoping that the favor shall also be repaid in kind in the future when they too shall travel. There were poor means of communication between tribes, cities or small communities separated by a wide expanse of empty land and the open sea. Anyone who decides to set out on an epic voyage to uncharted territories can only…

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Tourism in Qatar

Life in Qatar             As for those yuppies that wants to spend much of their night on the bars and restaurants of Qatar, there is a requirement in order for an individual can buy alcohol on various stores in Qatar. Qatar’s government only allows an individual to buy alcohol up to 10 percent of his income and one must first secure a permit from his employer before buying alcohol drinks in Qatar (qatarvisitor.blogspot.com, 2007). Though the government allows the buying…

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Managing Global Hospitality

The importance of developing services for a company that deals with hospitality industry is obvious. This is because competition in the hospitality industry is so intense that only providers that can attract customers at appropriate ways can win the market. The situation drives corporations to place lots of advertising to influence customers. Television, urban areas, shopping centers, and corners of the streets, for example, share similar characteristics that they are full of advertising and promotion at various forms such as…

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Olympic Games and Hospitality Industry

The hospitality industry makes a major contribution to the UK economy. It is a fact that the hospitality business employs a large percentage of people. This paper further focuses on economic impact. It will be covered what is the main reasons affecting demand. It will be analyzed about the global recession problem and how the recession has been impacted on people. Below in the essay will be covered how The Titanic anniversary and The Olympics Games increase The United Kingdom…

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Front Office Management Paper

Abstract: This report is aimed to discuss the need for clear procedures to be set for the pre-arrival stage of the guest cycle. The pre arrival stages in a guest cycle entail services that are executed by people or other relevant systems (like software) to deliver the best to the guests. Reservations are an important stage in pre-arrival of all guests. An effective service delivery will ensure the guests get satisfied from the very primary stages. Vital preparations have to…

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