Check-in Check-out: Managing Hotel Operations by Gary K. VallenCheck-in Check-out: Managing Hotel Operations by Gary K. Vallen

Check-in Check-out: Managing Hotel Operations

byGary K. Vallen, Jerome J. Vallen

Hardcover | August 7, 2012

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Now in its Ninth Edition, Check-in Check-Out remains the leading guide to managing profitable hotel operations. Extensively revised to reflect the industry’s rapid change, it presents rich detail about best practices and future directions, while offering the widest coverage of any book in the field. Students gain an intuitive understanding based on the flow of the guest’s experience: through reservation, arrival, registration, service purchasing, departure, billing, and recordkeeping. The entire rooms division is covered thoroughly, and linked to other hospitality functions, related industries, and the broader economy. Extensive new coverage includes: increased internationalization; green operations; new financing sources; boutique and urban collections; new reservations strategies; and much more. This edition has been streamlined to help students learn more in less time, and contains 150+ exhibits to promote visual learning.

Title:Check-in Check-out: Managing Hotel OperationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 1 inPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132706717

ISBN - 13:9780132706711

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Table of Contents

PART I: THE HOTEL INDUSTRY

1. The Traditional Hotel Industry

2. The Modern Hotel Industry

3. The Structures of the Hotel Industry

 

PART II: THE RESERVATIONS PROCESS

4. Forecasting Availability and Overbooking

5. Global Reservations Technologies

6. Individual Reservations and Group Reservations

 

PART III: GUEST SERVICE AND RATE STRUCTURES

7. Managing Guest Services

8. Arrival, Registration, Assignment and Rooming

9. The Role of the Room Rate

 

PART IV: THE HOTEL REVENUE CYCLE

10. Billing the Guest Folio

11. Cash or Credit: The City Ledger

 

PART V: TECHNOLOGY

12. The Night Audit

13. Hotel Technology

 

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX