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Hotel Managment Definations

Hotel Managment Definations

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1. Adding value - Extra item, image, product or service which add valueto the product. For example a good-looking receptionist add the qualityof hotel, a garnish on food add value of the food. It can be service tool,service staff, environment, image of the owner or chef, etc. Travelagency add value to the quality of hotel or vise versa.2. Accessibility - possibility/ availability/ transport3. Accommodation - a place to stay overnight.4. Adventure tourism - to convert the adventure into pleasure for thepurpose of tourism business5. Attraction - Any thing/object/activity which attracts tourists andattach with it.6. Amenities - Extra facilities, service added with attraction, accessibilityand accommodation to create tourism. It includes trust, friendship,hospitality, etc7. Back of the house- Staffs who are not directly involved in providingservice. Guests rarely interact with them8. Continuously rendered service. The services are prepared andprovided when customer is physically present. Here service is processand is extended to a time limit and it is face to face interaction. Forexample reservation service, restaurant service, massage, etc9. Excursionist - Temporary visitors, who stay less than twenty- fourhours10. Front of the house - Staffs directly involved in providing services. Forexample receptionist, bellboys, gatekeeper, etc.11. High-touch service- the services which are prepared in advance andcustomer will receive when he wants such as room reservation, fastfood, printed information, housekeeping service, etc Hotel Management, Grade XI
//17//12. Hospitality- Literal meaning is " looking after guests well". It includesorganizing, providing services and taking proper care of guests. Itmeans friendly and generous treatment of guests. Hospitality industryincludes all companies involved in providing services for guests. Theyare travel agencies, hotels, lodges, inns restaurants and all otherrecreationalcenters. They provide more mental satisfaction thantangible objects.13. Intangibility- Which can not be seen, tested, felt heard or smell ormeasured before they are delivered and received by customer. Forexample travel experience, trust, confidence, hospitality, satisfaction,etc.14. Inseparability- To receive the service customer must be personally andphysically present at the point of delivery. Customer can not beseparatedform the point of delivery. Service is available at the Point of Service Delivery (POD)15. Interpersonal: - Personal / individual / connected with or relationshipbetween people.16. Perishability- Which can not be stored. Service cannot be stored.Unused service of a particular day cannot be sold next day or inadvance.17. Point of contact- Place, item, product, staff, service customer contact toreceive service. It can be building, service environment, delivery items,staffs, follow travelers which they contact and receive positive ornegative feelings.18. Product formation. - To put different products and services together toform a product to satisfy the customer. Hospitality is a product
formation. It is not made one single item. For example room includescomfort, security, privacy, convenience, cleanness and hygiene,personal, etc19. Service brigade- Team of staffs involved in providing service Hotel Management, Grade XI//18//20. Sunlust:- To travel in search of sunshine/ Adventure activities./Outdoor activities.21. The Moment of Truth. The actual time when customer interacts withservice staff. It is the moment of contact when no management hascontrol. It is the motivation, skill, tools of the service and expectation,behaviour, expectation of the customer determines the quality of theservice.22. Urban Tourism - Tourism operated in urban area23. Variability - Services are highly variable. The quality of servicedepends upon how, when where and who provides them. Each timecustomer receives different levels of satisfaction from the same level of service, same food gives different test to different people.24. Village tourism - To utilize village and villagers for the purpose of tourism. Tourism managed and operated by villagers for the villagers.Tourism managed and operated by villagers for the villagers.25. Wanderlust: - The desire to travel far away and to many differentplaces to travel to know/ to explore

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