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Developing Hospitality Properties and Facilities - Josef Ransley

Developing Hospitality Properties and Facilities

Paperback Published: 26th May 2004
ISBN: 9780750659826
Number Of Pages: 348

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Developing Hospitality Properties and Facilities sets out some of the key issues in developing hospitality properties from the hospitality manager's perspective. From the original concept, through each part of the process, it provides an essential guide for students and professionals on how to manage hospitality facilities to their best effect, using a model-based insight into the process in an informed, but non-technical way.
Now in its second edition, this successful text has been updated with new international case studies from companies such as MyTravel, Disneyland Paris Hotel, Elysium Beach Resort Cyprus and many others. It also includes new chapters from well-known authors. With contributions from both academics and practitioners, this book looks at design, building issues, operational relationships, and therefore provides the hospitality manager with insight into how these areas work and what they need to know in order to get the best out of them.
* The only text that bridges the gap between generic and applied texts for students and practitioners in hospitality and tourism
* Updated with international case studies such as Disneyland Paris, Radisson SAS, Brussels and Elysium Beach Resort, Cyprus
* New contributions from acclaimed authors and figures in the industry, such as Richard Penner and Jan de Roos, Cornell University, USA

Praise for the previous edition: "I commend this book to you as a really good read." David M C Michels, Chief Executive, Hilton International "This book. will add significantly to the body of knowledge available to students and practitioners alike" David Wood, Chief Executive, Hotel and Catering International Management Association (HCIMA)

Introduction
Concepts: Concepts
Feasibility
Design
Planning: Development strategy
Project finance
Legal agreements and contracts
Construction: The design team
Building costs
Managing construction
Operations: Operational planning and relationships
Planning accommodation
Service provision
Asset management: Asset management
Product development and brand management
International and cultural issues
Conclusions
Case study one: Rosehill Enterprises
Case study two: Fortuna Inc.
Glossary of terms
Index
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ISBN: 9780750659826
ISBN-10: 0750659823
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 348
Published: 26th May 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 18.95  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.75
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition