The Economic Ascent of the Hotel Business, 2nd Edition

  • Paul Slattery
  • Published By: Goodfellow Publishers Limited
  • ISBN-10: 1906884684
  • ISBN-13: 9781906884680
  • DDC: 647.9409
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 287 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This book is about the hotel business and the economic contexts in which it has evolved. Now in its second edition, it is fully updated throughout and incorporates the monumental changes in the economic landscape of recent years and their effects on the hotel business. It also includes a new chapter which examines the options for the world economies, their implications for the hotel business and their impact on hotel chains in the decade to 2020. Slattery illustrates that over the past 250 years the structural ascent of economies has driven the economic ascent of the hotel business to reach a global replacement cost of $3 trillion. As the structure of the world economies ascend from agriculture through the industrial, public service, service business and experience business segments so hotel demand and supply grows and diversifies and hotel chains emerge and grow to dominate the business.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About Otus.
The Case for the Book.
1: Economic Structure.
2: Historic Agricultural Economies and the Hotel Business to 1750.
3: The Industrial Revolution and the Hotel Business: 1750–1850.
4: Economic Developments and the Hotel Business: 1850–1900.
5: Critical Events and the Hotel Business: 1900–1945.
6: The US Economic Structure and Hotel Business: 1945–1960.
7: European Economic Structures and Hotel Businesses: 1945–1960.
8: The US Economic Structure and the Hotel Business: 1960–1980.
9: The European Economies and Hotel Businesses: 1960–1980.
10: The US Hotel Business: 1980–2010.
11: The British Hotel Business: 1980–2010.
12: Continental European Hotel Businesses: 1980–2008.
13: The Economic Ascent of the Hotel Business: Options to 2020.