Hospitality Information Systems and E-Commerce

Author: Dana V. Tesone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471478490

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 286

View: 2360


Up-to-date coverage of how technology impacts management in the hospitality industry In order to succeed in today's business world, hospitality managers must have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to technology. Hospitality Information Systems and E-Commerce provides this essential information. Covering the technology used in each segment of the hospitality industry - lodging, foodservice, and tourism - this insightful book emphasizes the management decisions necessary to purchase, implement, and execute technology initiatives in a hospitality operation. Packed with industry examples that illustrate the influence of technology on management and customer service, Hospitality Information Systems and E-Commerce: Provides an overview of information technology basics, including computer hardware, software, and networks Covers electronic commerce (e-commerce) and its impact on the hospitality industry, as well as how managers can implement successful e-commerce strategies into their business Features interviews with information technology professionals in the hospitality industry Includes "On the Job" vignettes that show readers how the concepts covered in each chapter translate into the management of a hospitality operation Contains a practical glossary of technical terminology Hospitality Information Systems and E-Commerce offers an in-depth look at how hospitality managers can most effectively use technology to benefit their business, and is a must-have resource for students and professionals seeking to learn more about this cutting-edge topic.

Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466665440

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1600

View: 353


Over generations, human society has woven a rich tapestry of culture, art, architecture, and history, personified in artifacts, monuments, and landmarks arrayed across the globe. Individual communities are looking to exploit these local treasures for the benefit of the travelers who come to see them. Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications considers the effect of cultural heritage and destinations of interest on the global economy from the viewpoints of both visitor and host. This broadly-focused, multi-volume reference will provide unique insights for travelers, business leaders, sightseers, cultural preservationists, and others interested in the unique variety of human ingenuity and innovation around the world.

Plunkett's Infotech Industry Almanac 2009

The Only Comprehensive Guide to InfoTech Companies And Trends

Author: Jack W. Plunkett,Plunkett Research Ltd

Publisher: Plunkett Research, Ltd.

ISBN: 1593921160

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 705

View: 5527


Plunkett's InfoTech Industry Almanac presents a complete analysis of the technology business, including the convergence of hardware, software, entertainment and telecommunications. This market research tool includes our analysis of the major trends affecting the industry, from the soaring need for memory, to supercomputing, open source systems such as Linux, cloud computing and the role of nanotechnology in computers. In addition, we provide major statistical tables covering the industry, from computer sector revenues to broadband subscribers to semiconductor industry production. No other source provides this book's easy-to-understand comparisons of growth, expenditures, technologies, imports/exports, corporations, research and other vital subjects. The corporate profile section provides in-depth, one-page profiles on each of the top 500 InfoTech companies. We have used our massive databases to provide you with unique, objective analysis of the largest and most exciting companies in: Computer Hardware, Computer Software, Internet Services, E-Commerce, Networking, Semiconductors, Memory, Storage, Information Management and Data Processing. We've been working harder than ever to gather data on all the latest trends in information technology. Our research effort includes an exhaustive study of new technologies and discussions with experts at dozens of innovative tech companies. Purchasers of the printed book or PDF version may receive a free CD-ROM database of the corporate profiles, enabling export of vital corporate data for mail merge and other uses.


Principles and Practice

Author: Chris Cooper

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273711261

Category: Tourism

Page: 704

View: 7660


This text introduces the fundamental principles of tourism and provides a framework that effectively integrates theory and practice. A global and diverse spread of examples shows the impacts and influences of this fast-changing industry on its environment and vice versa.

Managing Tourism and Hospitality Services

Theory and International Applications

Author: B. Prideaux,Gianna Moscardo,Eric Laws

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845930150

Category: Electronic books

Page: 384

View: 2431


The aim of this book is to enhance theoretical and practical understanding of quality management in tourism and hospitality. It provides a benchmark of current knowledge, and examines the range of research methods being applied to further develop tourism and hospitality service management research. It is hoped that this book will stimulate new research questions by highlighting tensions and challenges in the area.

Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality

Author: Ford Lumban Gaol,Wyne Mars,Hoga Saragih

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315775522

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 148

View: 593


Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism and Hospitality contains papers covering a wide range of topics in the fields of knowledge and service management, web intelligence, tourism and hospitality. This overview of current state of affairs and anticipated developments will be of interest to researchers, entrepreneurs and students alike.

Contemporary Research in E-Branding

Author: Bandyopadhyay, Subir

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1599048159

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 378

View: 2887


Provides research on the emergent issue of the Internet as a central organizing platform for integrating marketing communications.

E-Business Models, Services and Communications

Author: Lee, In

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1599048337

Category: Political Science

Page: 463

View: 645


With the rapid advancement in information technologies, e-business is rapidly growing in significance and is having a direct impact upon business applications and technologies. E-Business Models, Services and Communications provides researchers and practitioners with valuable information on recent advances and developments in emerging e-business models and technologies. This book covers a variety of topics such as e-business models, telecommunication network utilization, online consumer behavior, electronic communication adoption and service provider strategies, and privacy policies and implementation issues.