Physical evidence includes everything tangible like Hyatt’s furniture in the rooms to brochures and business cards to employees. As service cannot be touched customers need some tangible things to get prove about the place they staying in. They evaluation starts first of all from some advertisements or official Hyatt web page. Then it comes to the location. Hyatt Regency Birmingham is in the city centre, so it good for them. That people highly appraises that they can easily get there as well as they can easily get wherever they need from the hotel, it is close to ICC and NIA and has bridge to Symphony hall, what a lot of customers find really important. Hyatt Regency hotels have their recognizable logo, that you cam see from different locations of the city as Hyatt Regency hotels usually are extremely high. According to the expedia web page, many guests find that there is excellent standard rooms and cleanliness, even though some of them say, it could be more modern. Nevertheless staff in the hotel always is very pleasant and welcoming. Employee satisfaction and guest satisfaction are clearly related, because if employee is not satisfied, he cannot give service a customer. So employees play a significant role in the business operation and are undividable part of the service and product. If we look to the Hyatt we would see the things that attract people
Marriott is renowned for its elegant and comfortable hotels and resorts. The company caters to a targeted customer base, ranging from the frequent corporate business traveler to the family enjoying their occasional weekend get-away. Marriott has continued its rise in the lodging, contract services, and restaurant industries. The company continuously strives to meet the needs and wants of its customers while strategically maneuvering the rigors of today’s competitive and ever-evolving market of glamorous destinations and convenient services. In order to remain relevant in a highly-competitive environment, Marriott must strike that successful balance of minimizing costs, and gaining and effectively
Environmentalism has become a great concern in all sectors of business, evidenced by the recent jump in energy prices, and empirical data provided by several different environmental and scientific agencies. The Hotel industry is no different, in fact, it would benefit greatly from the recent push for all businesses and business sectors to "Go Green." Yet, the industry has long resisted the changes, and is only recently catching up to other industries that have converted their operations to have greener strategies.
InterContinental Hotel Group is a hotel company with over 350,000 employees working in 100 countries. It has over 5,000 hotels globally. One of IHG’s brand is the Holiday Inn, the Holiday Inn’s international headquarters are in Americas, Europe and Australasia. In London, UK, there are 72 hotels with the Holiday Inn or Holiday express brand. The InterContinental Hotel Groups structures their business into sections depending on what the hotel’s aims are. For example, the Holiday Inn Resort is abroad with outdoor swimming pools, it’s a very holiday place when you can spend 1-2 weeks there where the Holiday Inn is a place to stay over for one night or even the weekend. These two hotels have the same brand but different aims.
Nations Hotel Corporation is one of the reputed USA based hotel company, with an international presence in 15 countries worldwide. Hospitality industries are quiet competitive in nature and today’s success rule of hospitality includes knowledge, customer satisfaction and operational efficiency which provides pleasure of stay and departure to their guests. Any addition or subtraction in these components can increase or decrease the rating of any organization. Nations Hotel with 98% brand awareness and 72% as customer satisfaction ratio were still far from the race of preferred choice amongst the customers. Hence there, arose a need to
Amber Inn & Suite, Inc. was built in 1979 and is composed of 250 hotels chain empire of which each consisting an average of 120 exquisite guest rooms or suite units. The profits are $422.6 million and deficits of $15.7 million. The Amber Inns & Suite have total of 30,000 rooms. The Company’s objective is to cater mainly to professional clienteles that are traveling with fabulous guest rooms at an economical price. Amber Inn & Suites, Inc. is located in areas amid ten western and Rocky Mountain States with two hundred fifty numerous property hotel chains. In most cases, each property is made up of one hundred twenty single guest rooms or suite units. Amber Inn & Suites Inc. positions its properties on prime areas such as major
For my luxury brand marketing analysis I choosed the Four Season Hotels chain, as on my mind it is one of the most successful and well-known hotel chain, providing 5 star service all around the world.
I have also looked at SWOT(strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis for Holiday Inn as a company and a brand that will give me exact position of the company in the market.
Delicate consideration of factors pertaining to the internal and external environment, are a necessity in executing Hyatt’s ultimate goal of “being the preferred brand”. Internal and external environments are factors that may be within or beyond the control of the firm. Theses factors influence the direction, action, structure, and internal process of an organization. The operating, industry, and remote environments are sub-environments that are associated to a firm’s environment (Pearce and Robinson, 2013). Its associates, guests, and owners through its presence in each community it is located in impact Hyatt’s environments.
Premier Inn is the name of a British Budget Hotel chain running the largest hotel brand in the United Kingdom. Hotel chain is running 690 hotels with more than 50,000 rooms built in different countries. The hotel chain listed in London Stock Exchange in 1987 with brand name of “Whitebread” and started trading of its services under the chain of “Travel Inn” in order to compete with travellodges. Business operation of Premier Inn is not only limited to city centers but also covering suburbs and airports locations Hotel chain is following the expansion and acquisition policies since the time of its inception and acquired hotel chain named as Premier Lodge in 2004 (Whitebread, 2013). This acquisition increased the number of hotels and the profit as well. Premier Lodge was running with 141 hotels and contributed 70% of the total profit of “Whitebread”. Target market of the hotel chain is not only the leisure visitors and families but also the world business class seeking countless business and travel facilities. Award winning business services, comfortable sleep on king size beds and delicious breakfast are further adding value for the hotel chain while elevating the status of Premier Inn to be the first choice of families and business class to take their stay decisions at Premier Inn. The ambitious and high paced profitable progress of the Hotel chain is opening new ways of expansion and development. The hotel chain is therefore, planning to increase around 45% i.e. 75,000 rooms
The main objective of the company is not only to attract but also to retain staff who are interested to work in the hotel business for the five-star level of high service, taking into account the wishes of clients, and which offers an innovative, dynamic environment and reflects the culture of the local country. To achieve this, Hyatt strives to be a company listening to well-informed and concerned people. Hyatt provides plenty of opportunities at all levels for their employees, which are accompanied by numerous development
Marriott International envisions itself to be the world’s lodging leader. Its mission is to provide the best possible lodging services experience to customers who vary in backgrounds, language, tradition, religion and cultures all around the world. Marriot is committed to environmental preservation through using environment-friendly technology and engages in social responsibility and community engagement. We value our shareholder’s so we will only take steps that will ensure our growth. Most importantly, through our “spirit to serve”, we emphasize the importance of Marriott’s people and recognize the value they bring to the organization’s growth and success. It aims to increase revenues by 9% every year, to increase
Many hotels utilize sustainability as a strategy setting for operations, and as a critical success factor (Boerner, 2010). A company become more sustainable by evaluating the positive and negative environmental, economic, and socio cultural impacts on hospitality industry and helps the operation to be in profit and minimize waste or harmful aspects. Environmental certification program for hotels Provides technical guidance. Participating facilities area warded between 1and5 Green Keys depending on loyalty to criteria (LRA Worldwide,
The report focused particularly on the following hotel chain Hilton Worldwide. Hilton legacy began in 1925, it was founded by Conrad N. Hilton. The first hotel was built in Texas and had 40 rooms; today Hilton is one of the most respected brands in the world. The company owns, manages or franchises a hotel group of some of the most famous and highly regarded hospitality brands worldwide, including Hilton, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Double Tree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton, Hilton Grant Vacations, Homewood Suites by Hilton and the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. With 4000 hotels and 650,000 rooms in 90 countries Hilton Worldwide is one of the world’s leading hotel. (Hilton Worldwide, 2013)
Ibis, the popular economy hotel chain, opened its first hotel in 1974, in the French town of Bordeaux. Since then, the company has expanded globally, reaching 40 countries worldwide, opening over 800 hotels. The majority of chains have been established in France, while the UK hosts over 50 chains, with further four hotel openings expected in December 2009. Recently, the chain has introduced a strategy to “promote the chain’s drive for ‘greater and greener customer comfort’”. (Mintel 2009)