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Using Computers in Hospitality

by Peter O"Connor

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Published by CENGAGE Lrng Business Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computing and Information Technology,
  • Hospitality industry,
  • General,
  • Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,
  • Business & Economics / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Computer Books: General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11454405M
    ISBN 100826453589
    ISBN 109780826453587

    Using the program, they determine which rooms and rates are available for a specific night or range of nights. Front desk representatives also use the software to check-in and check-out guests and to print off bills. Additionally they may check the computer to see if a . 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.

    Hospitality industry providers have begun focus-ing greater attention on increasing their revenue, minimizing costs, and maxi-mizing profit levels, without affecting the quality of service they can provide, relative to the cost of providing those services. Hospitality Management Accounting continues to evolve with the industry. The launch of low-cost personal computers in the early s started an explosion in the use of technology that is still continuing today. Technology still in development, such as truly integrated hotel systems and Internet-based reservations systems, will have a profound effect on how hospitality organisations transact their business and.

    An intermediate application of computers and their relationship as an information system in the hospitality industry. The course includes an overview of industry - specific software. This course is hybrid meaning that the course is instructed half online and half in the classroom. Hospitality is a huge umbrella industry encompassing a wide variety of careers in guest lodging, event planning, and transportation. This volume explores the intersection between technology and hospitality, revealing the ways in which computers and coding drive and expand the field of guest services.


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The many different types of hardware and software that are used in the hospitality industry are discussed, while the capabilities of computers and the benefits that can be gained from using them are also outlined. Individual chapters examine word processing, spreadsheet and database packages; hotel computer Cited by: Computers have had positive, measurable effects on the front end and back end of hospitality operations.

Computers systems have improved employee performance, and food and beverage quality and consistency. Within the food and beverage industry there is no longer a question of should technology be used, but rather a question of which technology.

He co-authored the first book on using computers in a law office and is a former columnist for Law Technology News. Listen Pause Building and maintaining strong customer relationships is crucial for long-term success in the hospitality industry.

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The systematic gathering and dissemination of knowledge requires information technology.Many companies in the hospitality industry are already using social media to their advantage as guests check-in on location-based social media apps, tweet about their experience on Twitter and share their holiday photos with friends and followers on Instagram and Facebook.