ERIC Number: ED335506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Maximising Occupancy. Accommodation Management Module. Operational Management Programme.
This module on maximizing occupancy is intended to cover the basic framework for analysis of occupancy in accommodations and for identification of ways to improve it on both a long-term and day-to-day basis. The material is presented in a self-instructional format in seven sections. At the beginning of each section is a statement of the objectives that will be achieved as a result of working through the material that follows. Users of the module are asked to relate information given in the text to their own experience and knowledge. Where appropriate, suggested solutions to these questions are given on the opposite or following page. The seven sections cover these topics: (1) occupancy trends and objectives; (2) keeping customers satisfied; (3) reaching new customers; (4) pricing strategies; (5) overbooking; (6) setting up a reservations control system; and (7) other reception control systems. (YLB)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Continuing Education, Dining Facilities, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Goal Orientation, Hospitality Occupations, Hotels, Independent Study, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Leisure Time, Management Development, Managerial Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Recreation, Recreational Activities, Recreational Facilities, Satisfaction, Supervision, Vacations
Hotel and Catering Training Company, International House, High Street, Ealing, London W5 5DB, England.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hotel and Catering Training Co., London (England).
Identifiers: England; Occupancy in Accommodations
Note: For related modules, see CE 058 670-680.