Hotel Management 1a: Introduction
Creating unforgettable memories through luxury and meticulous care is a service that the best hotels can offer. In this course, you will learn about the business of hospitality and the different types of hotel ownership and programs. You’ll explore the essential functions of a hotel from bookings, management systems, front and back of house operations, technologies, and more. You’ll also discover what it takes to keep guests happy and run a sustainable program. Let’s create some management magic!
You are about to embark on a journey into one of the most lucrative professions that continues to grow every day. Hotel management is the perfect career path because there are endless opportunities to contribute to anyone’s professional desires. You can choose to be a spa manager at a resort in Hawaii, an entertainment manager who accommodates famous musicians performing at casinos on the Las Vegas strip, or the general manager (top boss) of an ice hotel in Sweden. The list goes on, and the possibilities are vast. The information that you will learn here has the capacity to change your life. How, you may ask? You will discover what it takes to be successful in this industry, and to do that you will have to discover yourself. Though this concept may seem scary, it’s well worth the effort, because in doing so, you will know if hotel management is right for you.
What will you learn in this unit?
- Understand the dynamics of the hotel organization and the perks of hotel management
- Comprehend the main functions and classifications of a hotel and the appeal for guests
- Identify the concepts of hotel entrepreneurs and their relationship to hotel management
- Distinguish forms of hotel legal ownership