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Overview

Designed for all students of hospitality and tourism management, the second edition of this best selling text gives a modern approach to front office operations and management using realistic scenarios set in the hotel environment

Key features of this essential text:
· user-friendly style of writing and accessible page layout enables students to use it as a reference book as well as a textbook
· updated in the light of recent developments such as global distribution systems and the internet
· greater focus on increasing yield and expansion of vital management aspects such as staffing and equipment
· additional extended, practical exercise material.

Front Office reflects the importance of different features of the receptionist's work and is divided into four main sections:
· Procedural aspects
· Dealing with people
· Increasing yield
· Management aspects

Front Office is ideal for GNVQ/ BTEC students, those taking the professional exams of the HCIMA, and for undergraduates and postgraduates studying hospitality and tourism management and all relevant executive courses.

Audience: BTEC, HCIMA and undergraduate hotel and catering management students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750642309
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/13/1999
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 211
  • Product dimensions: 0.46 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 7.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Procedural aspects - Advance bookings; Check-in and related issues; Guest accounting; Dealing with people - Security - Hospitality; Social skills; Increasing Yield - sales; Marketing aspects; Yield management; Groups; management aspects - Tariffs, Control; Staffing; Equipment; Index.

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