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Introduction to Revenue Management for the Hospitality Industry: Principles and Practices for the Real World, An, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Kimberly A. Tranter, Trevor Stuart-Hill, Juston Parker

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 9, 2008

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For courses in Introduction to Revenue Management.

 

The first of its kind, this book was written to address the emerging course in Hospitality focused on revenue management. Based on the authors’ years of industry experience, this book includes a model for understanding the revenue management process and reveals four basic building blocks to revenue management success. With chapters dedicated to consumer behavior, economic principles, and strategic management, it outlines key processes and stages of revenue management planning. Four unique application chapters tailor concepts to specific segments of the industry and professional profiles help students learn about possibilities within the field.

 

Table of Contents

Table of Contents  

 

1.   An Introduction

2.   A History

3.   Customers’ Knowledge and Consumer Behavior

4.   Market Segmentation and Selection

5.   Internal Assessment and Competitive Analysis

6.   Economic Principles and Demand Forecasting

7.   Reservations and Channels of Distribution

8.   Dynamic Value-Based Pricing

9.   Channel and Inventory Management

10.  The Revenue Management Team

11.  Strategic Management and Following the RevMAP

12.  Tools, Tactics, and Resources

13.  Legal and Ethical Issues and Potential Bumps in the Road

14.  Crystal Ball

15.  Applications in Lodging and Food and Beverage

16.  Applications in Sports, Entertainment, and Event Management

17.  Applications in Cruise, Spa, and Luxury RV Resorts

18.  Applications in Golf, Gaming, and Theme Parks

 

GLOSSARY

 

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$49.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500585-9