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Tourism in Sun City

- ... SUN CITY HOTEL The Sun City Hotel was the very first hotel constructed at South Africa’s Sun city resort and is a popular choice for those who want to be at the very heart of the action. Situated between the Cabanas and the Cascades Hotel, the Sun City Hotel offers easy access to the facilities and activities of these hotels. Sun City Hotel, is a complete, lively gaming area providing fun for all adults, while children have access to a huge selection of entertainment options close by the 5-star Cascades Hotel in all its lavish colonial style, offers beautiful surrounding gardens and a peaceful CASCADE’S HOTEL The Cascades Hotel is the grand old lady of South Africa’s Sun City resort T...   [tags: business analysis]

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A Trip to Paradise

- A Trip to Paradise If I had no limits as to how much I could spend on a vacation, I would take a trip to different cities in Mexico. My dads side of the family is Latino and many of my relatives live in Mexico. My month long trip would consist of a variety of cities I have visited before and others that I would be visiting for the first time. I would take advantage of Mexicos rich culture by participating in the peoples customs and getting as much experience as possible. The trip would be very meaningful because my heritage is something that I am very proud of and passionate about....   [tags: Vacations Travel Essays]

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Self-Served Travelling Is the Better Choice of Travel

- Introduction: Self-service travel has become more popular as technology has been progressing rapidly in these several decades. Tourists can easily obtain information, book air tickets and reserve hotel through internet to set up their own travel plans. According to a research from Telegraph (2004) and a study published by a research firm Mintel (cited in Holiday letting, 2007), the number of independent travelers who travel to Spain is increased by 30% and the market of independent travel is predicted to increase 45% in respectively....   [tags: internet, cost, flexibility, experience]

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Tourism And Hospitality Industries : Big Business

- 2. Tourism Today Is Big Business In what many consider as being the largest industry in the world, tourism, travel and hospitality make up the lion 's share of various economies globally. In the United States alone, a record $1.5 trillion was produced in 2013. Resulting in over 7.8 million US jobs, and accounting for more than 9 percent of all exports from the US, it 's estimated that one out of every 18 Americans finds himself/herself employed in one way or another by the travel or tourist-related sector....   [tags: Tourism, Cruise ship, World Tourism Organization]

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What do you understand by the own-price elasticity of demand for a good?

- What do you understand by the own-price elasticity of demand for a good. 1. (a) What do you understand by the own-price elasticity of demand for a good. (b) Will a linear (straight line) demand curve have a constant own-price elasticity of demand. Explain your answer. (c) Following the terrorists attacks in the USA on 11 September, there was a marked fall in business travel. In respomse, many hotels cut their prices to business travellers; for example the Hyatt Hotel group offered discounts of up to 50 per cent off regular room rates....   [tags: Economics]

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One Of The Hardest Things I had To Do - Original Writing

- One Of The Hardest Things I had To Do - Original Writing As we drove from the peaceful, secluded surroundings of Hertfordshire into the bustling hub of Heathrow's Terminal 4, it suddenly dawned on me how hard it would be for me to carry out this feat… It was the time I was most looking forward to. We had finally been allowed out of the school gates into our eight weeks of freedom. No work had to be handed in the next day, no teachers would moan how over worked, under paid they were and most of all it was not the winter....   [tags: Papers]

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How important is Tourism and Agriculture for the Dominican Republic economy.

- Thesis Statement How important is Tourism and Agriculture for the Dominican Republic economy. Outline Agriculture • One of the base of Dominican economy • 35% labor force • Produces of Dominican Republic are; coffee, cacao, tobacco, cotton, rice, beans, potatoes, etc. • The Dominican agriculturists are responsible for supplying most of the Dominican food to the population. Tourism • One of the most important aspects I the Dominican economy. • Because of location, Dominicans people and climate, Dominican Republic is one of the most visited countries in the Caribbean by tourists....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of Tourism in the Lake District

- Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts of Tourism in the Lake District In the Lake District tourism is very important and has a significant impact on the local economy. But there is concern about the Lake District and how much more development it can take from the tourism industry. The Lake District remained relatively untouched until the 19th century when railways allowed the large urban population of Northwest England to visit the National Park. Tourism and trade rose in the 1940's and it was realised that the park would need some special protection to protect it against the dangers of becoming to built up and loosing its natural attraction and appeal....   [tags: Papers]

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Cultural Differences for a British Tourist Traveling to an Islamic Country

- Cultural Differences for a British Tourist Traveling to an Islamic Country Dubai is becoming a popular destination for tourists. It is the second largest Emirate in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is the United Arab Emirates, tourism capital. Dubai's economy is largely based on trade, manufacturing and tourism and only 20% of the city's revenue comes from the sale of oil. It is a very safe city with a low crime rate. There are stiff penalties for crime. Drug smuggling and rape are punishable by death....   [tags: Papers]

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The Location of Different Land Uses in LEDC Cities

- The Location of Different Land Uses in LEDC Cities In Nairobi there are eight different land uses within the city. These are the CBD, open space, the industrial zone, high-income residential areas, middle-income residential areas, shanty settlements, low-income residential areas and self-help housing. Below is a model of the functional zones within Nairobi. The CBD (1) is the area where administration happens which includes the Parliament Buildings and the prestigious Kenyatta International Conference, commercial activities and shopping....   [tags: Papers]

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Microeconomics and the Board Game Monopoly

- All I ever needed to know about microeconomics I learned from the Hasbro board game Monopoly. Some people, like myself, need practical models in order to understand certain concepts and theories. In our text book The Economy Today it completely ignores the intrinsic value of business decisions because you can’t put a numeric value on it. The game Monopoly™ is all about the numbers. In the game of Monopoly™ you have goals: The object is to bankrupt all opponents. To do so, you must be dedicated and make each decision with the aim of improving your chances and wiping out your opponents.” (Monopoly) In what I will call throughout the paper real life, the goal is the same....   [tags: Microeconomics Essays]

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Thinking Styles and Forces of Influence

- Thinking Styles and Forces of Influence One of the major obstacles encountered at Crossroads Hospitality was the inefficiency of the payroll department in regards to how they obtained their data from the various properties managed. This department handles the calculations, printing, and distribution of paychecks to over one hundred properties nation wide. Currently this department handles the payroll as manual data entry, with the general managers of the individual property submitting their payroll on ledgers or excel spreadsheets, and the payroll clerks verifying for accuracy, at which point this data is input into the ADP payroll system for check distribution....   [tags: Papers]

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Travel Agent Career

- Travel agents facilitate customers to find out best possible travel arrangements. They recommend destinations and make arrangements for the hotel accommodations, car rentals, transportation, and tours for customers. Travelers may book tickets at their booking offices. Additionally, specialty travel groups and resorts use travel agents to endorse travel packages to their clients. Nature of Work Travel agents are expected to know about various destinations. They should be able to advice travelers and guide them to choose their destinations....   [tags: Career Description]

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Disney's Global Struggles

- The Walt Disney Organization has many different business units. For example the company produces movies, television shows, a television network and music. It also has merchandise to support the movies, music, and tv shows. Another entertainment sector of the business is the cruise lines, adventure travel and amusement parks. The amusement parks are located in Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong and two locations in the United States, Florida and California. We will discuss the park history and some of the challenges and accomplishments that Disney has faced expanding its parks globally....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Switzerland Travel Tips

- Switzerland as a perfect travel destination is always flooded with tourists from all walks of life but it is getting more and more accolade among young honeymooners who prefer it as one of the most romantic places on earth to start their new life. This small coveted European nation has everything on its platter to cater tourists interests especially honeymooners. Its snowcapped mountain peaks, thick alpine forest, scenic cities and country sides along with warm hospitable people make it an ideal place to enjoy a perfect honeymoon period....   [tags: Honeymoons, Tourist Attractions]

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Marriott International, Inc.

- Marriott International, Inc. State of the Lodging Industry The lodging industry has seen improvement since the economic downturn of late 2007. There are factors beyond the industries control that could stifle growth in the industry, including but not limited to the still weak global economy and governmental breakdown. Since 2010, the industry has seen steady growth in average daily room rate (ADR), revenue per available room (RevPAR), revenue and net income. The have either reached or almost reached pre-downturn (2007) rates....   [tags: lodging industry, hotel industy, profit margin]

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Tourism vs. Reality

- The word “travel” invokes images of exotic cultures and foreign destinations. The allure of travel comes from encountering the unknown and experiencing something completely new, be it new cultures or activities. Travel helps us temporarily live in a new “reality” that is different than our own. During the last fifty years, the demand for first world commodities in third world locations increased, the industry transitioned from being about culture shock to more about being pampered abroad. What used to be exploratory tourism is now recreational tourism....   [tags: travel, destinations, mexico]

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trip to japan

- There is a great deal of planning that goes into booking a vacation in a foreign country. Passports have to be taken care of, flights have to be scheduled, and accommodations have to be arranged for when the flight arrives. Also, it is important that some entertaining sites have been chosen ahead of time that would be nice to visit. By doing this, it will make the trip much easier to manage and much more enjoyable. Vacationing in a foreign country can be a great experience for family and friends, but it is important that travel arrangements, accommodations, and entertainment options are researched thoroughly before going....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Priceline.Com Business Case

- Summary Priceline.com is an e-commerce site which when founded in 1998, brought forth a new angle to conduct business. Traditionally marketers scan the market to determine which prices purchasers are willing and able to pay for products or services. The sellers then offer their product for a price which meets their internal criteria. With priceline, instead of the seller setting the price, the buyer makes an offer of what he or she is willing to pay and sellers compete for the buyers business. This innovation represented a first in that general non commercial consumers have never been able to name the price they will pay and have sellers respond....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy Management]

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Marketing in a Global Economy

- Marketing in a Global Economy Vision. There's a word that hearkens back to the early '80s, at least in current management thinking. Yet despite its presence in the leadership vocabulary for more than two decades, many companies are today struggling to draft the right vision for a hyperactive, global business environment. This paper is intended to offer an overview of some of the aspects of conducting business globally and aims to identify ways in which businesses can tap the gains of this process, while remaining realistic about its potential and its risks....   [tags: GCSE Business Marketing BTEC Coursework]

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The Growth of Modern Tourism

- The Growth of Modern Tourism Introduction This essay aims to highlight the main political, economic, social and technological factors, which have aided in the growth of modern tourism from 1945 to the present day. It will also aim to show which of these has been the most important in the aiding and why. Definition of Tourism "The derivation of the word "tourism" originated from a combination of the Latin tornare and the Greek tornos, which mean a lathe or circle. In modern English, with the suffix -ism (an action or process), the meaning of the word tourism became the action of movement in a circle....   [tags: Tourism Industry]

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Comparison of an Industry

- With the Internet fast becoming the platform of the day for conducting commercial activities and business transactions, it is important for companies to take advantage of information communication technologies, electronic commerce, mobile computing, and software agents. Internet technologies bring about opportunities for automating customer transactions, internal business processes, as well as business collaborations with associate companies or alliance members for both B2C and B2B e-commerce activities....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Formation of Hurricanes

- The Formation of Hurricanes Hurricanes begin as tropical storms over the warm moist waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans near the equator. (Near the Philippines and the China Sea, hurricanes are called typhoons.) As the moisture evaporates it rises until enormous amounts of heated moist air are twisted high in the atmosphere. The winds begin to circle counterclockwise north of the equator or clockwise south of the equator. The relatively peaceful center of the hurricane is called the eye....   [tags: Papers]

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Marketing Hotel La Mon

- Assignment 1 Hospitality and Tourism organizations do not operate in a vacuum and as such, must continually assess the factors which impact upon the business operations from the internal and external environment. Identify and explain the various Micro and Macro Environmental influences which exist, with examples relevant to the Hospitality and Industry and suggest what tools a Hospitality and Tourism organization might use to assess its marketing environment. La Mon Hotel & Country Club has been chosen as the study base....   [tags: Business Marketing]

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Ecological Tourism

- Mass tourism is one of the largest industries in the world (Hunter, 2002). However, it can lead to many types of pollution such as noise, air and water pollution and it can be quite a negative impact on the environment (Marx, 1997). Ecological tourism on the other hand, can lead to more positive impacts and less negative ones. Ecological tourism has been growing rapidly in the travel industry (Higgins, 1996). This is most likely due to the fact that it has so many benefits. Ecological tourism can be defined as “travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and sustains the well-being of local people” (Winson, 2006, p....   [tags: Tourism ]

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Temple Tree

- 1.0 IntroductionHospitality is one industry in the world that has a rapid growth and also gives large contribution to theeconomy. It is a range of businesses which focuses on offering product and service for people that are away fromtheir home (Walker, 2013). One of the sectors in hospitality industry is the accommodation sector and this includeshotels and resorts. In recent years, hotels and resorts have grown up in size rapidly and also raised up manynegative impacts to the society for example, the overconsumption of water, energy and waste generation by them(Graci & Jacqueline, 2010)....   [tags: hospitality industry, sustainability, environment]

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Corporation and Family -- An Integrated Analysis of Human Resource Management in Hotel 373

- Located at 373 Fifth Ave in Manhattan, Hotel 373 is a small, boutique styled hotel nestled in the shadow of the Empire State Building. It’s proximity to one of New York’s most iconic landmarks attracted a booming stream of tourists. Opened in 2007, Hotel 373 is held under the management of the Hersha Hospitality Management Company (HHMC), which also manages over a hundred other hotels within the country. Due to its petite size, the hotel currently operates with seventy rooms and a staff of thirteen employees under the guidance of the general manager, Gary DeSoiza....   [tags: Business Management]

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The Impact of the Global Economy on the Marketing Strategies of Hutchinson Whampoa Limited

- The overall aim of this paper is to evaluate ways in which changes within the global economy might impact upon marketing strategies and activities of a business organization of my choice. The company I have chosen to write about is Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL), which is a global conglomerate. Firstly, I would give a brief description of Hutchinson Whampoa Limited. Hutchinson Whampoa Limited is a global investment holding company founded in 1977, and is based in China, employing approximately 260,000 people from 52 countries, including approximately 1,100 in the Bahamas....   [tags: case study, business strategy]

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Impact of Globalization in Kenya’s Hospitality Industry on Human Resources in the U.S.A

- INTRODUCTION Globalization can be loosely defined as the process of communication and assimilation among people, companies and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology (Smith and Doyle). Globalization involves the distribution of ideas, practices and technologies and as a result, a new brand of capitalism, known as knowledge capitalism, has emerged because of productivity and competiveness. Knowledge capitalism is the drive to create new ideas and turn them into profitable products and services which customers want (Oduori) Impact of globalization in Kenya’s Hospitality Industry and the resulting impact on Hu...   [tags: Essays on International Trade]

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The University of the Philippines – Diliman: Bachelor of Science in Tourism

- Introduction The University of the Philippines – Diliman is the first university in Asia to offer a four-year baccalaureate course leading to a degree in Bachelor of Science in Tourism. Graduates of the course are expected to provide leadership and manpower for the various sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry. Work choices for a UP Asian Institute of Tourism (UP AIT) graduate includes (but is not limited to) any of the following: tourism promotions, hotel management, transportation / tour / travel operations, research and other tourism – oriented undertakings....   [tags: Higher Education ]

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The Process of Recruiting, Hiring, and Maintaining Staff in the Hospitality Industry

- When considering the potential and success of any organization, consideration and thought must be applied to the employees. The process of recruiting, hiring, and maintaining staff is critical in the hospitality industry. The employees serve as direct branding and marketing for the company, supplying the customers, or guests, with an experience that meets, exceeds, or fails expectations. The experience given by the employees ultimately determines the satisfaction of new and repeat guests, therefore guiding the company toward its level of success....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]

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What Do You Care What Other People Think? by Roger P. Feynman

- Not many people want to be a part of a study of the physical world by using experiments and different methods of observation, in other words being part of science. Likewise, individuals who have become scientist were not just born to be a scientist; either there were influential factors or an interest that developed from the theories of the world. One man who fits in this category is the scientist, Richard P. Feynman. He was a man of wonder, as he was born his father pushed him to find the meanings to why and how things on earth work the way they do....   [tags: scientist, arlene]

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The Competitiveness of the Hospitality Industry in the Context of Globalization

- The age of globalization has brought about changes in most industries and activities around the world. We are now living in a borderless world where the impact of physical borders has been reduced and where interactions among different nations have become more open and less restrictive. It is a fact that the hospitality industry has not been spared by the impact of globalization either. In fact, for the most part, the hospitality industry has benefitted much from this age of globalization. The restrictions which physical borders and distance has posed in the past are no longer a significant barrier because the internet has made the globe smaller by making it possible to virtually access ma...   [tags: International Free Trade, Global Commerce]

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When To Start School in North Dakota, August or September?

- Many adolescents that live in North Dakota know the feeling of having to sit in school in August, when the weather is perfect for days on the lake or other activities. A majority of them are asking why they have to be in school during this time, when states such as Minnesota are still on break until September. To fix this inconvenience along with other frustrations would be to start the school year after Labor Day in September. To fix the predicament first people should know why starting school early is a problem, then have a clear solution to this problem, and finally know why other solutions that have been offered to compensate are not as favorable....   [tags: Education]

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The Classic Kitchen Brigade and the Modern Kitchen Brigade

- Many people dine at restaurants’ and hotels’ but are unaware of the system utilized within the kitchen. They simply go to enjoy the food, unaware of how it is prepared. Interestingly, the kitchen is run by a Kitchen Brigade system (Brigade de Cuisine) which is a hierarchy system invented by Georges Auguste Escoffier to ease and simply the operations of a kitchen. There are two types of kitchen brigade which are the classic kitchen brigade and the modern kitchen brigade. This report aims to explain each of the system, the individuals involved in it and the responsibilities of each person....   [tags: culinary art, food]

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Ten Important Factors of Google's Local Search Algorithm

- 10 Important Factors of Google's Local Search Algorithm Different factors affect rankings on Google Maps. Based on my experiences with local costumers here are the top 10 most essential things to consider for your business. 1. Your business address. Your business location is important, if you want to get a rank for a certain city. A friend of mine ranks high on "richlandwa real estate" because that's where her address is, she is nowhere to be found for "Kennewick" or "Pasco" (the other major local cities) keywords....   [tags: Technology, Rankings on Google Maps]

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The Importance of Market Research: The Marriott Company

- The Importance of Market Research: The Marriott Company The Marriott Company is a successful lodging and hospitality company. It is a company that is internationally recognized and has nearly 3,700 properties, 18 brands in 72 countries and territories worldwide (Marriott, 2012). With such success and worldwide prominence, it is no mistake that it operates with a winning formula that includes market research. "Our relentless focus on innovation and action fuel the way we do business" (Marriott, 2012)....   [tags: Market Research ]

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Concepts Associated with Tourism Developments in Blackpool

- This report explores the theoretical concepts associated with tourism, leisure and hospitality developments in Blackpool. It also looks at the economic, social, political and environmental impacts of tourism. There are a variety of reasons why Blackpool has been developed as a tourist resort, and it has many historical sites of interest including the beach and Blackpool Tower. It also has a variety of leisure activities. Blackpool also offers a wide range of accommodation and restaurant options....   [tags: Tourism, Hospitality, Blackpool, development, econ]

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Where to Vacation?: Libya vs. United States

- Vacation is freedom or release from duty, business, or activity. It is a way to ease one’s mind. Every year millions of people plan vacations miles away from home to get away from reality. But where do most people usually go on vacation. It all depends on the type of vacation one is searching to experience. Libya and the United States both hold many tourist attractions of many sorts. One site holds many historic tourist attractions, and the other has more modern attractions. However, Libya and the United States are quite similar in certain aspects of tourist attractions, such as gorgeous landscapes....   [tags: compare and contrast]

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The Issue of Casinos in South Florida

- Casinos on the 2014 ballot. Political committee lays the groundwork “After failing to persuade the Florida Legislature to pass a bill to open South Florida to mega resort casinos, gambling interests have taken the first steps to bring the issue directly to voters in 2014. A political committee under the name of “New Jobs and Revenues for Florida” was created April 10 with the purpose of promoting a “statewide constitutional initiative re gaming.” The committee chairman is Tallahassee lawyer and lobbyist John French and its treasurer is a political committee consultant and accountant Nancy Watkins of Tampa....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Humanitarian Issues in Afghanistan and Iraq

- The Middle East has long been a place for turmoil and warfare. In the past, the region was carved up by European powers following the First World War. More recently, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the ensuing power struggle and the United States’ operations in Iraq and Afghanistan have caused untold suffering for civilians. In Iraq and Afghanistan in particular, there are many regions where civilians suffer terrible conditions, and there is much human suffering. Civilian casualties are becoming more common in Iraq and Afghanistan....   [tags: Human Rights]

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Service quality of hospitality information system

- Service quality of hospitality information system has emerged as an important function under discussion for the hospitality industry in IRAN which has been identified as one of the efficient structures for the organizational performance within the competitive marketplace regarding hospitality information system (lewis 1993) .The service quality of hospitality information system provide equivalent services ,establishing high service quality ,supplement customer satisfaction, and enlarge the organizational profitability of providers and market share (Hoffman &Bateson 1997)....   [tags: Technology, Iran]

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Information Relevancy for Online Consumer Decision-making

- Introduction The emergency of Internet has largely changed the travelers’ decision-making process (Buhalis, 2007) and websites have become such an integral component of today's businesses that website effectiveness are of strategic importance to companies at large and hospitality and tourism businesses in specific. It has been a customary practice for hospitality and tourism companies to conduct business transactions to market themselves (Buhalis, 2003; Buhalis & Law, 2008; Wang, 2008) and to enhance communication between suppliers and consumers (Law, Qi, & Buhalis, 2009)....   [tags: The Internet, Traveling]

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A Crazy World: Untreated Mental Illness

- A Crazy World: Untreated Mental Illness In 1887, The World reporter Nellie Bly convinced officials she was insane by acting disturbed, and detached. Bly was quickly committed to Bellevue Hospital’s psychiatric ward. Upon arriving, she was astounded by the conditions of the hospital and the treatment of the patients. She witnessed patients being beaten, harassed, forced into isolation, and subjected to ice-cold baths that were a precursor to the modern torture method of waterboarding. Stories of the terrible treatments and conditions of the patients lead to the deinstitutionalization of mental patients and their reintegration into society....   [tags: Lobotomy Procedures, Brutality]

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The Long Struggle for Civil Rights

- African Americans have a history of struggles because of racism and prejudices. Ever since the end of the Civil War, they struggled to benefit from their full rights that the Constitution promised. The fourteenth Amendment, which defined national citizenship, was passed in 1866. Even though African Americans were promised citizenship, they were still treated as if they were unequal. The South had an extremely difficult time accepting African Americans as equals, and did anything they could to prevent the desegregation of all races....   [tags: Civil Rights]

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Pros and Cons of International Tourism

- INTRODUCTION Tourism is the fastest growing industry and the fastest growing of it is ecotourism. According to the world travel and tourism council, tourism is the world’s largest industry generating 12% of the global gross domestic product. It has been trying to determine tourism due to amorphous nature of the activity and because some business travelers and convection goers can join conferences and tourism class activities. Some scholars have tried to explain tourism although their interpretations are uncertain....   [tags: ecoturism and ecology]

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Las Vegas vs. The Bahamas

- When planning a vacation, travelers must first decide where they want to go. Choosing whether to go tropical or not is fun. There are many things that the traveler should waiver when making the decision on his/her destination. Take traveling to Las Vegas vs. the Bahamas. These are two very different places and each will require the right amount of research and assessment on the traveler’s part on as to why they would like to journey there. Las Vegas is a very exhilarating place to visit. Very close to the Grand Canyon, it is nestled in the Desert Mountains of Nevada....   [tags: Travel]

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The Tourism Industry In Queensland

- 1.0 Introduction Tourism is a key player in the development of any nation because of the revenue that the industry accrues as well as the exchange of social and political ideologies between the tourists and the populace. As such, tourism in the Queensland has been a major player in the economic, social and political development of the nation (Schaffer 2010). The tourism industry has set up measures to meet the increasing and sophisticated needs of tourists in all tourism sectors through identification of niche markets then developed best tourism products for such markets (Hayes 2010)....   [tags: Tourism]

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Summary Report: Beijing Summer Olympics

- As we all know, Beijing, China is the host for Summer Olympics 2008, were a major international multi-sport event from August 8 to August 24, 2008. Even though Olympic Beijing is all dress up, but no one is going because the organizer was struggling to handle an unexpected inside Summer Games venues. The Olympics officials feel disappointed because so many empty seats at nearly every event and the lack of pedestrian traffic throughout the park. To overcome the problems the officials are busing in teams of state-trained cheer squads to help fill the empty seats and improve the atmosphere and encourage residents to apply for access to the heavily secured park....   [tags: Case Study, solution]

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The Grand Regency Hotel Management

- The Grand Regency Hotel Introduction The Grand Regency Hotel is found in Bangkok Thailand and has been in operation for the last fifteen years. For the entire period it has been under the management of the Thai general manager and was started by locally based consortium of investors. It is a prestigious hotel in Bangkok and has a total of 700 employees who were being treated in a prestigious way by the management. The management gave the employees the following benefits: provision of very good welfare; the salary rate was above that of the market; high job security and also end of the year bonus which was comparable to salary earned in a four week period (Manson 2009, p....   [tags: Business Management]

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Risk Assessment and Business Management

- Risk Assessment and Management Problem The term risk assessment refers to an objective evaluation of risks to which end the assumptions and uncertainties are clearly put into consideration as well as presented. On the other hand in regards to risk management it has in most cases courted difficulties in the measurement of both the quantities in which risk assessment is concerned (Muzzi, Armando, and Augusto Panà, 2000, pp. 99-103). This is because the potentiality of an anticipated loss and the probability of it occurring have proved pretty difficult to quantify....   [tags: Business Administration]

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The Perfect Place for Departure

- The Perfect Place for Departure The scenic beauty and vast historical background of Charleston makes it an ideal location for cruise ships to embark from. It is both beneficial and lucrative for Charleston to have a port for ships. Historic downtown Charleston is known for its southern hospitality and caters to the needs of non Charlestonians, thus making it appealing for those attending a cruise. “Home to the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, as well as exquisite dining options, amazing beaches, shopping and countless historical sites, this charming seaside southern city is a fantastic destination in itself!” (Cruise Network) The trip to the port is a vacation in itself, eve...   [tags: Travel]

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The Different Styles of Management

- This research has asked us to look into three different styles of management and find real life examples of companies or individuals who have or are currently using such styles of management. To begin we will take a look into the use of an autocratic style of management versus a participative. In this portion we will look into Leona Helmsley and her chain of hotels. Once this potion is completed, our next section will be looking into a centralized style of management versus a decentralized style....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Hospitality information system in Iran

- Hospitality information system and customer information needs within the hospitality industry in IRAN/Tehran CHAPTER ONE, INTRODUCTION Introduction The background of the special area is introduced in the first chapter. At that point in time the problem statement will be the next discussed to provide a deeper understanding about the research area used for person who reads. The problem discussions are the closing stages with a research problem. Finally, the contribution of this research is also presented....   [tags: Technology, Customer Centered Attitudes]

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The Reporter & the Screenwriter

- The late Steve Jobs in his 2005 commencement address at Stanford University eloquently traced the imprint of a calligraphy class he had taken at Reed College years before to the creation of today’s worldwide standard in computer typography. Esteemed architect Frank Gehry can trace the imprint of his college job working in a museum to his current success, and moreover can trace the imprint of a different piece of art to each one of the buildings he has created. President Bill Clinton can trace the imprint of witnessing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “I have a Dream” speech to his decision to devote his life to politics....   [tags: Analysis, Nathanael West, Crapa]

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A Hawaiian Vacation Through dealresults.com

- Do you want to see the world for little money. Dealsresults.com offers top-quality vacation packages. At dealsresults you can browse and confirm cruises, flights, hotels, vacation homes or packages. The website is awesome as here you can find the best price unlike sites like Expedia and Orbitz, which do not carry much data on what to look for at travel destinations. Our research here at dealsresults reveals that 68% of our customers think the Hawaiian Islands as the destination for a perfect vacation....   [tags: marketing]

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Paranormal Activity and Ghost Stories

- Boo. Get your attention. Although, a ghost is not likely to use this form of language (if they exist) but, most paranormal investigators would love to hear some form of communication from a ghost. The topics about ghosts are still as popular today as they were several years ago. People often sit around and tell stories about the unexplained bumps, footsteps, dark lurking figures experienced in many of their homes or hotels. Never mind that the house is probably settling, or an appliance is malfunctioning....   [tags: The Haunted South, Paranormal Investigation]

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Big Data:The Latest Revolutionary Technology

- Big data, one of the hottest technologies used today, is found in various fields of our society. People must be surprised if they realize how their lives are affected by big data. For instance, many companies use big data to make a plan of next year. Sales companies use big data to analyze the characteristics of customers. Even using ‘T map Navigator’ to drive through the shortest way is the product of big data. As Big data is one of the greatest new technology today, it is useful in the fields of industry, commerce, and real life....   [tags: digital advertising, google, e-commerce]

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Donald Trump

- Donald Trump is founder and CEO of Trump Organization, the head company of Donald J. Trump, American real estate investor. Trump Organization was the company that his father had started, and later Donald took it over. The company oversees all the business development of Donald Trump including real estate, casino, hotels, golf clubs, and any other business developments or projects that Donald Trump is involved with. Matthew F. Calamari is the EVP (Executive Vice President) and COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Trump Organization....   [tags: Biography]

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From Construction to Counseling

- Questions about my career choices sprang to light one hot day in August as I began to ponder the potential contents of a fourteen hundred word essay that I was assigned -- another baby step toward a bachelor’s degree. My focus was upon the stalled assignment; it’s due date, and painful eye strain. Thus, it was at this moment that my old career as a tilesetter sprang to mind, and I instantly felt a twinge of fondness for those crazy and adventurous days. It’s likely that at that moment, I had simply forgotten the cuts, bruises, frustration, and exhaustion that were my reward for a long day’s work....   [tags: Personal Experience ]

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War Aftermath and Literature

- Numerous and varied are the effects of War. It is undeniable it causes chaos, crisis, instability, remarkable changes in the general life, losses in every possible way. It is common knowledge that simultaneously entire countries endure hardship during and after a War takes place. World War I was not the exception. The Great War (as also is called) altered the world as was known because of its duration, extent, and outcome. It certainly affected many nations at once that suffered massive political changes, economic uncertainty, social disorder, riots, turmoil, and commotion everywhere; all of this while facing the significant loss of human lives....   [tags: World History ]

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Market Entry Into India

- GLOBAL HOTEL INDUSTRY STRATEGY AND LOCATION DETERMINANTS The Porter’s Five Forces analysis and the assessment of the general environment of the Indian hotel industry suggest that opportunities clearly outweigh threats in this marketplace. The major competition in the hotel industry in India contains the ‘two-star’ and ‘three-star’ hotels. We plan to compete in the ‘five-star’ and ‘five-star deluxe’ market and therefore, avoiding a vast amount of competition in this regard. High-level business executives represent the business luxury segment, which is a niche market....   [tags: Hotel Management]

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Discrimination Lives Within Everyone

- Racial discrimination has affected the world in many ways. Historically in the United States there have always been racial issues between the African Americans and white Americans. Most African Americans were sidelined in all areas of economic, political and social growth. Whites were seen to be more superior, which led to segregation of housing, schools, restaurants, hotels, and transportation. Equally concerning, are the instances of religious discrimination that still occur in this country. Even though we have made important advances in race relations, we still face serious racial and religious discrimination in the United States....   [tags: Discrimination ]

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Tourism's Impact on Australia

- Various definitions of tourism exist. Tourism is defined by Macmillan Online Dictionary as the business of providing services for those people travelling for holidays. Tourism has experienced continued growth over the years and diversification and has become one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world. For countries like Australia, it has become one of the major contributing sectors in the economy generating large proportions of the national income and at the same time increase employment opportunities....   [tags: Tourism and Development Concepts]

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Impacts of Urban Tourism

- During the past few decades, traveling has greatly increased. Purposes of travel vary, some travel for business, some for leisure, some for the experience of different cultures, some for specific interests, or just for the pursuit of entertainment. More than half of the globe's population now lives in urban areas, these places are now the world's stage for many civilizations. They are centers of arts, entertainment and food, gateways to traditional customs and modern society, focal points for commerce, industry and finance, culture and people, icons and architecture, uniqueness and unity, and of course they give tourists a chance to experience diversity and creativity....   [tags: Economics Society Tourism]

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Assessing the Quality and Effectiveness of Customer Service

- Assessing the Quality and Effectiveness of Customer Service The issue of customer service has become very important to companies in competitive industries such as travel and tourism. There is not much point in spending huge sums in advertising for new customers to grow the business if the existing customers are defecting to competitors because they are not satisfied. On the other hand, a company, which has a solid base of satisfied loyal customers, will probably gain demand through personal recommendation which is the basis of a good reputation....   [tags: Papers]

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Service Quality at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

- Introduction As tourism industry has been increasing dramatically during the last two decades, hotel industry is at war. In global competition, hotel chains are required to offer not only standardized facilities, but also standardized services. To meet the different needs of customers in each individual country while maintaining the same standards of services, global marketing strategy plays a critical role. Being a leader in upscale hotel chain industry, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel took a unique path to compete with its rivals....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Impact of Cultural Differences on EuroDisney

- Impact of Cultural Differences on EuroDisney Until 1992, the Walt Disney Company had experienced nothing short of success in the theme park business. Having successfully opened parks in California, Florida and Tokyo, it only seemed logical to open one in Europe. When word of this got out, officials from many European countries offered Disney pleas and cash indictments to work the Disney magic in their hometown. In the end only one city was chosen and it was Paris, France. That was the first of many decisions that led to a very unsuccessful opening of EuroDisney....   [tags: International Business Walt Disney Essays]

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Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management

- The need for high-quality leaders in the hospitality industry has been readily recognised and is seen as critical to the long-term well-being of the industry. In recent years, the industry has undergone something of a sea change in its gender composition, with increasing numbers of females graduating from hospitality and tourism management courses. This suggests that the gender composition of managerial ranks is likely to change in the medium term, with concurrent changes in the typical leadership style valued in the industry....   [tags: Tourism Hospitality Travel Essays]

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The Canadian Town of Cheltenham

- The Canadian Town of Cheltenham PART A ------ Cheltenham is located in the town of Caledon. Cheltenham was found in 1822 by Charles Haines. Cheltenham is located close to the Credit River and the Canadian National Railway known as the C.N.R. The absolute location of Cheltenham is 43 45' North and 79 55' West. The setting of Cheltenham is a valley with the Nigara Escarpment behind it. Cheltenham is located at the south west point of Caledon....   [tags: Canada]

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Culture: The West's Biggest Export?

- Culture The West's Biggest Export. I spent a month over the summer of 2002 trekking in Borneo with a team of 15 other boys from my school. This was the first time that I had traveled outside England, my home, to a destination that was not geared towards hosting tourists. The expedition provided me with a very interesting perspective on the march of developed culture across the globe. The tourism industry is simply one example of this expansion, but it is an interesting example because it is the industry that takes the public to these “exotic” lands....   [tags: Tourism Tourist Papers]

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McDonalds Entering the Hotel Market

- McDonalds Entering the Hotel Market External Environment The external environment of the hotel industry in is very competitive and already well established. Trends in the market include promotional campaigns to customers using the "more bang for your buck," method. There are several different segments of the hotel industry including: luxury, upscale, mid-market with food and beverage, mid-market without food and beverage, economy, and budget. Each different segment offers certain amenities to appeal to consumers depending on what they are looking for in an over night stay away from home....   [tags: Business Market Analysis]

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Popular Southern Nevada Getaways

- Popular Southern Nevada Getaways Although many Arizona vacationers find their way to Las Vegas, Laughlin, Nevada offers travelers many of the same amenities with less hustle and bustle. Over the past few decades, Las Vegas has become a hot-bed for the gambling and nightlife scene of West coast vacationers. With Nevada's proximity to Arizona, many of us are unaware of the fact that Laughlin, Nevada can offer travelers just what they are looking for, with a small town appearance. Although Las Vegas has been a well known desert oasis, with over-sized hotels and dozens of popular casinos, Laughlin can be just as enticing....   [tags: World Cultures]

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Cross-Cultural Management and Communication

- Cross-Cultural Management and Communication 1°) Introduction The West Indies Yacht club resort had been created by Joe Kimball who used to come into the north sound of Virgin Gorda and felt in love with this natural beauty. Kimball worked hard so his business could grow as fast as this resort's reputation. Jim Johnson, the 48 years old expatriate general manager originally from U.S was now facing many challenges: first, the resort hired and then failed to retain three expatriate water front directors and three expatriate food and beverage directors....   [tags: Business Management Strategy]

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Travel Agency Supply Chain

- Supply Chain in the Travel Industry The travel industry is an industry that is in constant change. It is the type of industry that must change with the times, including how it conducts business, how it sells its products and services, and how each link of their supply chain works and connects with the rest of the chain. While each brick and mortar location and travel website are similar to their counter parts, each one has a varying supply chain they use in order to get their product and services to the customer....   [tags: Operations Management]

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Jing Jin City

- I. Introduction: Proposed outline on an overview of Jing Jin City from development decision to owner seeks Hyatt International Corporation to manage the Resort. Further to last assignment based on a most recent article, Jing Jin City was described as Empty City (http://news.xinhuanet.com/house/2010-07/08/c_12313696.htm) [Chinese]. A brief introduction according to the media reports, The State Grid Corporation had survey of 660 cities in China recently, there are 65.4 million units of residential meter were found zero readings for 6 months and enough for 200 million people to live but all uninhabited....   [tags: Business Management]

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Maui's Precious Beauty

- Paradise plays a great role in describing the state of Hawaii; in addition, many are captured by its promising beauty and various attractions. In 2007, the state received a total of 7,627,819 visitors and the number increased as time went by; whereas, the island of Maui welcomes an outstanding amount of 2,580,361 million visitors annually (2007 Annual Visitor Research Report).In addition, the chain of islands came to be known as the most remote landmass in the world and was the last destination to be impacted by humans (Turning the Canoe Trailer)....   [tags: Tourism]

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Corporate Social Responsibility

- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the corporate event sector can be for everyone operating in this sector a basis for innovations, opportunities and competitive advantages with regard to social, environmental and economic aspects. This essay deals with the question what CSR is and how it influences the corporate event industry in the UK, as well as with the strategies companies have to do to generate a sustainable company structure and how they can advise their workforce to improve responsibility....   [tags: Influence on Corporate Event Industry]

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The Bullet System as a Production Solution in the Linen Industry

- The Bullet System as a Production Solution in the Linen Industry Background/Problem: “Linen company A” cleans linens for local hotels and restaurants. The linen company has had a drastic increase in their amounts of work to the point that their labor force is insufficient. To hire more labor is feasible, but they would like to keep from doing this, allowing themselves to save money in the long run. They’re problem is lack of labor, and the want to maximize efficiency in the workplace. Solution: The best solution for the company is to use Automation Dynamics....   [tags: Case Study Solution]

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Causes of Deforestation

- Humans have always cleared the forest for our own interests, but in the past, the process was slow and only limited regions were deforested, generally for subsistence agriculture. However, today, humanity is far more efficient at clearing the forest with our advanced technology and machinery and our almost maniacal drive to earn profits in the near term. Ranching Cattle ranches are created in the rainforest for many fast food companies. Large areas of rainforests are burned away to create grasslands where cattle are brought in to graze....   [tags: Deforestation Essays]

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