What is the meaning / definition of Hotel Management?

Hotel Management is a field of business and a study, that tends itself to the operational aspects of a hotel as well as a wide range of affiliated topics. These include accounting, administration, finance, information systems, human resource management, public relations, strategy, marketing, revenue management, sales, change management, leadership, gastronomy and more. Generally, a Hotel Management Company helps owners to bring in the right expert hotel management expertise and acquire the right talent to run the hotel business smoothly along with increasing the financial performance. They thereby ensure that every aspect of the property is properly run and organised. This can apply to any property type such as (independent) hotels, resorts, hostels, motels.

Worldwide, universities and so-called Hotel schools allow the study of a Bachelor and Masters degree in hotel management. With this degree, students are able to work throughout the hospitality industry and are often not bound to work only in hotels, but throughout the hospitality industry. The field is highly service-oriented as hospitality is the industries foundation.

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Hotel Services