Computers in Hotels: Concepts and Applications

Paperback | July 29, 2013

byPartho Pratim Seal

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Computers in Hotels: Concepts and Applications is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of students of under graduate hotel management programmes. The book covers the fundamentals of computers and their applications in the hotel industry and uses numerous examples, exhibits,flowcharts, cases, and illustrations to explain them. The book is divided into two parts. The first part on Computer Fundamentals introduces the reader to the basics of computers. Further it elaborates on various operating systems, MS Office, the internet, and database management systems (DBMS). The second part on Computer Applications in the HotelIndustry provides detailed discussion on hotel information system, computerized reservation system (CRS) and room management. It also covers accounting module, food and beverage (FandB) management, property management system (PMS) interface, and management information system (MIS). Students will find this book useful for its coverage of the fundamentals of computers and their applications in the hotel industry explained through numerous illustrations, examples, and cases. It will also be useful for hospitality professionals with its practice-oriented approach.

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Computers in Hotels: Concepts and Applications is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of students of under graduate hotel management programmes. The book covers the fundamentals of computers and their applications in the hotel industry and uses numerous examples, exhibits,flowcharts, cases, and illustrations to explain ...

Partho Pratim Seal is Assistant Professor at Durgapur Society of Management Sciences (DSMS), Durgapur. He was earlier Lecturer at Institute of International Management and Technology, Bengal. He also has 8 years of industry experience and had worked in the food production department of a multi-speciality club in Kolkata and various re...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pagesPublished:July 29, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198084005

ISBN - 13:9780198084006

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Part One: Computer Fundamentals1. Introduction to Computers2. Software Concepts and Operating Systems3. MS-Office4. Internet5. Introduction to DBMSPart Two: Computer Applications in the Hotel Industry6. Introduction to Hotel Information System7. Computerized Reservation System and Room Management8. Account Management Module9. Food and Beverage Management10. Property Management System Interface11. Management Information System