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Chapter 1

  1. 1. Chapter 1 The Resort Concept World of Resorts: From Development to Management Third Edition (424TXT or 424CIN)© 2010, Educational Institute
  2. 2. Competencies for The Resort Concept 1. Outline the size and scope of the tourism and lodging industry. 2. Identify and describe nine categories of lodging operation and other possible classification schemes. 3. Describe five aspects of lodging management that apply to all categories of lodging operations. 4. Identify and discuss important ways in which resorts and resort management differ from classic hotels and hotel management. 5. Identify trends in the resort industry.© 2010, Educational Institute 2
  3. 3. Nine Types of Lodging Operations 1. Classic hotels 2. Resorts 3. Spas 4. Convention hotels 5. Motels and motor hotels 6. Condominium hotels 7. Residential hotels and service apartments 8. Casino hotels and resorts 9. All-suite hotels© 2010, Educational Institute 3
  4. 4. Types of Resorts By seasonality: • Diving resort • Year-round resort • Fishing resort • Summer resort • Marina resort • Winter resort • Casino resort By designation: • Conference resort • Spa resort • Camp-site • Golf resort • Eco resort • Ski resort • Theme park resort • Guest ranch© 2010, Educational Institute (continued) 4
  5. 5. Types of Resorts (continued) By location: By size: • Urban resort • Mega-resort • Beach or seaside resort • Boutique resort • Lake resort By form of ownership: • Mountain resort • Conventional • Island resort • Syndicate • Desert resort • Interval/timeshare • Tropical rainforest resort • Condo resort (sensitive and restrictive) • Vacation club • Farm-related • Luxury destination club© 2010, Educational Institute (continued) 5
  6. 6. Types of Resorts (continued) Others: • All-inclusive resort • Mixed-use resort • Themed/fantasy (storyline) • Floating (cruise ships)© 2010, Educational Institute 6

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