Chapter 1 The Resort Concept

World of Resorts: From Development to Management Third Edition (424TXT or 424CIN)

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Competencies for The Resort Concept
1. Outline the size and scope of the tourism and lodging industry. 2. Identify and describe nine categories of lodging operation and other possible classification schemes. 3. Describe five aspects of lodging management that apply to all categories of lodging operations. 4. Identify and discuss important ways in which resorts and resort management differ from classic hotels and hotel management. 5. Identify trends in the resort industry.
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Nine Types of Lodging Operations
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Classic hotels Resorts Spas Convention hotels Motels and motor hotels Condominium hotels Residential hotels and service apartments Casino hotels and resorts All-suite hotels
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Types of Resorts
By seasonality: ‡ Year-round resort ‡ Summer resort ‡ Winter resort By designation: ‡ Spa resort ‡ Golf resort ‡ Ski resort ‡ Guest ranch
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Diving resort Fishing resort Marina resort Casino resort Conference resort Camp-site Eco resort Theme park resort

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Types of Resorts
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By location: ‡ Urban resort ‡ Beach or seaside resort ‡ Lake resort ‡ Mountain resort ‡ Island resort ‡ Desert resort ‡ Tropical rainforest resort (sensitive and restrictive) ‡ Farm-related
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By size: ‡ Mega-resort ‡ Boutique resort By form of ownership: ‡ Conventional ‡ Syndicate ‡ Interval/timeshare ‡ Condo resort ‡ Vacation club ‡ Luxury destination club
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Types of Resorts
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Others: ‡ All-inclusive resort ‡ Mixed-use resort ‡ Themed/fantasy (storyline) ‡ Floating (cruise ships)

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