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The purpose of this study is to investigate potential differences in attitudes between Chinese and Western tourists towards various hotel room reservation policies. The study is meant to help the revenue managers of international hotel companies make informed choices on whether to pursue a...

Author(s)
Liu Wei; Guillet, B. D.; Xiao Qu; Law, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2014, 41, pp 148-157
Abstract

This special issue highlights new research perspectives and progress in revenue management (RM) practices in the tourist and hospitality industries. It consists of eight papers covering: RM strategies and segmentation; booking and occupancy forecasting and modelling issues; hotel cancelation...

Author(s)
Legohérel, P.; Schwartz, Z.; Heo, C. Y.; Wang, X. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 7, pp 795-933
Abstract

Although there is considerable interest in the advance bookings model as a forecasting method in the hotel industry, there has been little research analyzing the use of an advance booking curve in forecasting hotel reservations. The mainstream of advance booking models reviewed in the literature...

Author(s)
Tse SzeMing [Tse, S. M. T. ]; Poon, Y. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2015, 32, 7, pp 852-869
Abstract

In the first study of its kind, a conjoint analysis of 530 Chinese leisure travelers visiting Hong Kong analyzed the relative value that these travelers assigned to a variety of hotel rate fences or rate restrictions. Not surprisingly, the attributes with the highest utility scores were also the...

Author(s)
Guillet, B. D.; Law, R.; Xiao Qu
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2014, 55, 2, pp 186-196
Abstract

Few studies have examined overbooking in the restaurant industry. The authors observed the business situation in a restaurant in Hong Kong over 2 years, noted how demand exceeded supply on a regular basis, and analyzed the reservation data. The reservation data were used to estimate the...

Author(s)
Tse, T. S. M.; Poon YiuTung
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 2017, 20, 2, pp 127-145
Abstract

It has become necessary for hoteliers to take advantage of the huge opportunities generated by Internet technology by establishing their own websites for online promotions and purchases. Still, hospitality researchers have rarely investigated the underlying reasons why travellers reserve rooms...

Author(s)
Wong, J.; Law, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2005, 24, 3, pp 311-329