This hospitality marketing book is comprehensive and innovative, managerial and practical, state-of-the-art and real-world. Easy-to-read and user-friendly, it provides examples and applications that illustrate the major decisions hospitality marketing managers face in their efforts to balance objectives and resources against needs and opportunities in today's global marketplace. An abundance of real-world examples and cases and experiential and internet exercises give users extraordinary insight into marketing situations they will actually encounter on the job. Real-world in focus, topics reflect the authors' rich combination of both teaching and international consulting experience in the hospitality and travel industries. PART 1: Understanding the Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Process–Introduces the concept of hospitality marketing and its importance. PART 2: Developing Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Opportunities and Strategies–Explains the role of consumer behavior and how it affects the marketing environment. PART 3: Developing the Hospitality and Tourism Mix–Identifies and explains strategies for promoting products and the various distribution channels. PART 4: Managing Hospitality and Tourism Marketing–Highlights the latest trends in electronic marketing, destination marketing, and planning for the future. For those with careers in hospitality, hotel, restaurant or tourism customer service or marketing.
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This new book builds upon the practical, managerial approach to marketing that is a trademark of Philip Kotler's renowned textbooks. Designed specifically with the hospitality and travel student in mind, it provides practical examples and applications that illustrate the major decisions marketing managers face in their efforts to balance objectives and resources against needs and opportunities in today's global marketplace. The authors bring a rich combination of both teaching and international consulting in the hospitality and travel industries to Kotler's proven framework of marketing principles.From the Back Cover:
9E-8, 0-13-080795-8, Kotler, Phil, Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism, Covers important principles and concepts that are supported by research and evidence from economics, the behavioral sciences, and modern management theory, and applies them through countless examples of situations in which real-life well-known and little-known companies assess and solve their marketing problems. The book covers: Service Characteristics of Hospitality And Tourism Marketing; The Role of Marketing in Strategic Planning; The Marketing Environment; Marketing Information Systems And Marketing Research; Consumer Markets and Consumer Buying Behavior; Organizational Buyer Behavior of Group Market; Market Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning; Designing and Managing Products; Internal Marketing; Building Customer Satisfaction through Quality; Pricing Products: Pricing Considerations, Approaches, and Strategy; Distribution Channels; Promoting Products: Communication and Promotion Policy; Promoting Products: Advertising, Direct Marketing, and Sales Promotion; Promoting Products: Public Relations; Professional Sales; Destination Marketing; and Next Year's Marketing Plan. For anyone involved in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing.
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