Essays about: "Hotel"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 134 essays containing the word Hotel.

  1. 1. Solar-Biomass hybrid system for process heat supply in medium scale hotels in Sri Lanka

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Asela M.A.J. Abeywardana; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study aimed at evaluating and demonstrating the feasibility of using Concentrated Solar Thermal technology combined with biomass energy technology as a hybrid renewable energy system to supply the process heat requirements in small scale industries in Sri Lanka. Particularly, the focus was to apply the concept to the expanding hotel industry, for covering the thermal energy demand of a medium scale hotel. READ MORE

  2. 2. The (un)sustainability of  hotel breakfast buffets : Food and its potential to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in the context of tourism

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Marlene Gube; [2016]
    Keywords : Tourism; food supply and consumption; breakfast buffets; greenhouse gas emissions; environmental sustainability; mitigation and adaptation strategies; FOODSCALE method; behaviour; social marketing;

    Abstract : Tourism and food are two sectors that have major impact on the environment, including the amount of global greenhouse gases (GHGs) they emit. The potential of the tourism sector to mitigate greenhouse gases through adaptation strategies of food supply and consumption at breakfast buffets in hotels is the major field of investigation in the current study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing the acceptability and applicability of best practice approach in hotels' recruitment and selection process

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Vasileios Filippopolitis; [2016]
    Keywords : Recruitment and selection; small to medium size hotels; best practice approach; informality;

    Abstract : Since best practice approach emerged and acquired legitimacy in the human resource field, prescriptive guidelines were introduced on how firms should conduct their recruitment and selection activities. The proponents of the model describe a structured process that could result in better recruitment, hiring and broader organizational outcomes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Action to Catastrophe : A study on Post-Tsunami recovery of small businesses in Karon beach, Phuket.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Marin Otto; [2016]
    Keywords : Tsunami; Disaster Management Life Cycle; Impact; Recovery; Phuket; Karon Beach;

    Abstract : Tsunami action had resulted in negative impacts in many ways, it had resulted in great changes to coastal areas, especially in terms of physical change to the coastal landscape, affected on economy, loss of life and physical damage to property. After the devastation, hotel bookings in the island were dropped, people have lost their jobs and some small-scale tourism businesses have got the hardest time as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. Response strategies of traditional firms indisruptive times. : A case study on sustainable strategies of the hotel industry in response tothe sharing economy evolution.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Ivans Abelmazovs; Henrik Engström; [2016]
    Keywords : mature industry; hotel firms; sharing economy; sustainable business; international business; disruptive innovation; competition; strategy; competitive advantage;

    Abstract : Purpose - Traditional firms within mature markets are challenged, as they have to rely a lot on adaptation of new technologies in order to keep their service sales among consumers and survive in a highly competitive globalized environment. One of the examples of a mature industry is the hotel industry, in which sustainability is a vital necessity, however implementation efforts are slow. READ MORE