ISBN 9788131502495,Hospitality & Travel Market

Hospitality & Travel Market




Cengage Learning



Cengage Learning

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788131502495

ISBN-10 813150249X


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 644 Pages
Language (English)


For those who are seeking a career in hospitality, hotel, and restaurant management, this edition of Hospitality and Travel Marketing expresses the relationship between marketing and the tourism industry, and emphasizes a broader marketing perspective through collaborative efforts between hotels, airlines, restaurants, and travel agencies. Written to engage readers in understanding all aspects of marketing, some of the topics covered include: research and analysis; plans and strategies; marketing segmentation and trends; product development; partnership; people and service; packaging; the distribution mix and the travel trade; communications; advertising; sales promotion and merchandising; sales management; personal selling; public relations; and pricing and evaluation. The book is organized around the Hospitality and Travel Marketing System model which serves as a guide to understanding marketing functions and related techniques. Complete with references, web links, and four-color insert, this book presents a common sense approach to the principles of Hospitality and Travel Marketing.

About the Author
Alastair Morrison is a member of the faculty in Purdue University's Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management Department. He also holds the position of Associate Director of the Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management Institute, Purdue's outreach agency providing educational services to hospitality travel industry practitioners. Mr. Morrison had hospitality and travel industry experience in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and France. Prior to joining the faculty at Purdue he spent 11 years in Canada as a management consultant specializing in the hospitality and travel industry.