The understanding, learning, feeling and then drawing a conclusion is the main key to achieve the best results in your business. As everybody in the team first has to eat, see, hear and experience what a hotel has to offer and has in order to understand where you are actually working, what is the product you are offering and what can you do about it. Only then, after knowing its disadvantages and advantages, you can start offering the service to your
There are different strategies that must be considered by the organisations operating in hospitality industry. The contributions made by the firm donate towards the performance and achievement of the company. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the strategies of the hotel, which serves as the basis of success. This paper is divided into five different tasks each of which is focusing on various aspects of the hotels performance. The organisation that is selected in order to answer the tasks is InterContinental Hotel Group. Different models and strategies are used for analysing external environment, core capabilities, culture, and strategic choices of the firm.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is Canadian based operator of luxury hotels and resorts. Fairmont hotels is currently operating in 19 countries including Canada, the United States, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Bermuda, People's Republic of China, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Monaco, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom. The first hotel to have Fairmont name is located in the of San Francisco and its structure survived to the earthquake of 1906. But after that that damages the hotel caught fire and it was removed under the eye of architect Julia Morgan and finally opened in 1907 acquired by Benjamin Swig in 1945.
The city has several great theatres and concert halls, including the Palace Theatre right opposite the Palace Hotel.
The housekeeping employee in charge of opening the house transfers the information received from the front desk into forms to be distributed to the housekeeping supervisor who, in turn, will notify the room attendance before they begin to work in their respective sections. As guests check in or check out of the hotel throughout the day, the front desk notifies housekeeping. As rooms are cleaned, housekeeping notifies the front desk of the rooms being made available for
It will also allow the tasks to be completed efficiently so that the business can focus on improving other areas of the business where the employees may require a higher level of training in customer service such as the waiters and reception staff. I think these departments should not use rationalization because they have direct contact with the customers, to make the customers feel welcomed and help the business to keep its identity of a quality hotel they must be more social and engage with the customer to provide them with the individual needs and services the hotel has on offer. Junction Hotel should also cut down on their costs much like Travelodge have done so that they offer the basics to the customers and have the extras available on extra cost so that not only can they exploit efficiency in service but have variety in terms of the product they have on offer which will help them increase their profits and market share in this difficult climate. Junction Hotel should also change their way of management so that they have more of a social business which will should help the employees to feel more willing to work and feel wanted so that they can provide a cheerful and happy experience for the customer, which will be an opposite to if they adopt rationalization in management like the experience customers feel at McDonalds, they often feel they are talking to a robot and may choose to go
When asking customers for their input or feedback, they need to feel as if their opinions matter, they are more likely to continue supporting the organisation if they feel their feedback has been taken seriously and into consideration. Listening to the customer and acting timely on their feedback is important for the organisation, failing to understand a customer’s needs can result in widespread negative comments about the organisation and the loss of customers and potential customers.
The Hotel Monaco achieves their desired organizational effectiveness by being conscience of goal accomplishments, satisfaction of constituencies, and acquisition of necessary resources. The Hotel Monaco claims its three most vital assets are its customers, its employees, and its investors. Their customers’ expectation and satisfaction of the hotel’s top-level of service offerings, and its unmatched customer service, is what keeps them in business and at the top.
As we discussed in class, every business is faced with these issues and they are important to managers making strategic decisions. One of the first things learned about business is that if there is no demand for a good or service, the firm that provides it will not continue to exist. Over time the hotel industry has continued to change with market conditions and make itself attractive to business
The seven days countdown was a result of the evolution and refinement of the hotel opening process, which became more solidified in the late 1980s to early 1990s when hotel chain was opening many new properties.
the staff and is an asset to Jeff in the day-to-day management of the hotel. In many
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company operates within the upscale & luxury hotel industry. While it could be argued that Ritz-Carlton operates in the more broad and inclusive lodging industry, they offer a highly differentiated product and service and therefore find themselves operating in an exclusive industry alongside very few direct competitors, such as Four Seasons Hotels, HongKong and Shanghai Hotels, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Therefore when analyzing this industry I will not be including cheap hotels, motels, lodges, or inns, unless to offer potential substitutes to luxury hotels. In order to assess the attractiveness of the upscale & luxury hotel industry, an analysis of the general environment surrounding the industry must be
Mr. James McBride is under tremendous pressure to prove his mettle. He has been appointed as the General Manager of the Ritz Carlton which will be shortly opening at Washington D.C. the major challenge he
The organization has explicitly kept this advantageous environment over other organizations by improving its service capacity. Additionally, the organization ensures that it stays ahead of its rivals by engaging in research and development that focuses on luxury products and markets analysis. The Ritz-Carlton hotel uses data from its research to predict the future of the industry; therefore able to dictate what and how the market will trend in the foreseeable future. Another factor that keeps the organization’s advantage over its rivals is that while rivals tend to become a hotel brand in the industry, Ritz-Carlton has rather position itself to be a leader and lifestyle brand that constantly develop new properties and ensure that customers live the culture of the hotel. The final factor that has kept the advantage of the organization intact is the culture of trust that exists between the management and employees. The leadership of the hotel lives and communicates the organization’s value to its employees who in turn satisfy customers in a way that they often anticipate a return visit. These are some of the reasons that the Ritz-Carlton hotel continued advantageous environment over its rivals has persisted in the hotel and resort industry (Reiss,
There are many issues that Mr. Metz should be concerned with when it comes to running the ATMI hotel. It is the general manager's job to make sure the guests are being pampered and taken cared of. The most apparent issue that the guests; Dr. Hankins and his wife had was the lack of cleanliness in the room. A hotel's