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Through this empirically based convention hotel-convention bureau study the authors analyze revenue demand, room rate, and convention bookings among convention hotels in a mid-west urban market. Multivariate linear regression models are used to understand the relationships between revenue, room...

Author(s)
Maier, T. A.; Johanson, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism, 2013, 14, 1, pp 2-20
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to analyse trends related to hotel investment in Canada and propose innovative practices for the financial management of hotels. Design/methodology/approach - The foundation for this paper was laid during a well-attended Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes (WHATT)...

Author(s)
Willie, P.; Pirani, A.; Chandana Jayawardena; Sovani, A.; Davoodi, R.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2013, 5, 2, pp 190-204
Abstract

This study investigates whether discounting hotel room rates during low seasons of demand influences in-house hotel restaurant sales in a positive way. A linear regression function was utilized to assess the relationship between discounting room rates and the hotel's in-house restaurant sales. The...

Author(s)
Murphy, K.; Semrad, K.; Yost, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 2013, 14, 1, pp 50-65
Abstract

Purpose - This study aims to explore booking behavior in an online experiment where the time before the date of stay was controlled for and where action and perceptions were recorded. Design/methodology/approach - An initial pool of 302 students enrolled in various undergraduate and graduate...

Author(s)
Chen, C. C.; Schwartz, Z.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2013, 25, 1, pp 7-22
Abstract

Revenue management (RM) has become an indispensable strategic tool in capacity-constrained service industries whose total revenue often depends on the abilities of firms to use capacity efficiently. The restaurant business is similar enough to traditional RM industries such as hotels and airlines,...

Author(s)
Heo YoonJoung [Heo, Y. J. C. ]; Lee SeoKi; Mattila, A.; Hu, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2013, 35, pp 316-326
News Article

Main concepts of hotel revenue management reviewed

Date
16 August 2012
News Article

Cornell study examines the effects of a city centre location on hotel rates

Date
11 May 2012
News Article

Reports examine pricing and management integrity

Date
21 March 2012
Abstract

The U.S. hotel industry faced two major external shocks in the decade of the 2000s, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the financial crisis of September 2008, which led to an economic recession. Using data from STR covering nearly 35,000 hotels, this study isolates the specific...

Author(s)
Kosová, R.; Enz, C. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2012, 53, 4, pp 308-325
AbstractFull Text

The computerization of the Revenue Management (RM) systems in the tourism industry has increased in recent years, as well as their uses in tourism companies. Moreover, these systems turned into the on-line management. Although the hotel sector seems to drive a slower speed of implementation of...

Author(s)
Prats Planagumà, L.; Guia Julve, J.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2012, 10, 5, pp 511-520

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