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Consumers’ Reactions To Sanitation In Casual Dining, Quick-Service, And Fine Dining Restaurants, Haeik Park, Barbara Almanza Jul 2015

Consumers’ Reactions To Sanitation In Casual Dining, Quick-Service, And Fine Dining Restaurants, Haeik Park, Barbara Almanza

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Consumers’ concern about food safety, sanitation, and health has increased since food-borne illnesses still frequently occur in the US. This article explored consumers’ perceptions, emotions, and behavioral intention about the sanitation of the physical environment in three different restaurant settings, casual dining, quick-service, and fine dining restaurants. Disgust was the most strongly felt negative emotion, but no significant differences were found for negative emotional reactions to dirty conditions among the three types of restaurants. Positive emotional reactions were significantly different among the restaurant types. Behavioral intention was also significantly different among the three restaurant types as a reaction to dirty ...


Using The Involvement Construct To Understand The Motivations Of Customers Of Casual Dining Restaurants In The Usa, Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Alexandria C. Kalldin M.S., Jennifer L. Duncan M.S. Feb 2015

Using The Involvement Construct To Understand The Motivations Of Customers Of Casual Dining Restaurants In The Usa, Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Alexandria C. Kalldin M.S., Jennifer L. Duncan M.S.

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the motivations that push consumers to dine out and restaurant attributes that pull diners to a specific restaurant. Surveys were administered to a convenience sample of 559 respondents at a large university in the Southwest of the USA. Crosstabs, ANOVA, Correlations, Factor Analysis and Multiple Regression were employed to explore differences and relationships between variables. Findings identified a profile of diners at casual restaurants. Using the involvement construct, the push-pull motivational framework, and the hedonic and utilitarian motivational framework, results of this study indicate two primary reasons behind the decision to dine ...


Customer Satisfaction And Behavioral Intentions: The Case Of Aruba-- Small Island Nation, Yang Cao, Robin Dipietro, Gerald Kock Feb 2015

Customer Satisfaction And Behavioral Intentions: The Case Of Aruba-- Small Island Nation, Yang Cao, Robin Dipietro, Gerald Kock

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Tourism studies related to small island destinations have become a research stream amongst many academics in recent years. The current study investigates tourist satisfaction related to a tour operator on the island of Aruba that specializes in jeep and bus tours. As there is an increased expenditure pattern for these types of activities, companies are looking for ways to improve customer satisfaction and behavioral intentions. Results indicate that tourists are generally satisfied with the tour company; however a difference in satisfaction ratings was obtained for respondents 61 years old or above. Four factors were extracted from tourists’ satisfaction attributes and ...


Tequila At Sunrise: Spring Break Travel Motivations And Risk Behaviors Of American Students In Acapulco, Mexico, J. Carlos Monterrubio Ph.D., Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Jennifer Duncan Feb 2015

Tequila At Sunrise: Spring Break Travel Motivations And Risk Behaviors Of American Students In Acapulco, Mexico, J. Carlos Monterrubio Ph.D., Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Jennifer Duncan

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Little research has been completed regarding spring break motivations and behaviors of American students in foreign destinations, specifically in Mexico. This paper looks at push and pull motivations in relation to drug and alcohol consumption and findings indicate greater drug and alcohol use among those who selected “party reputation” and “to go wild” as travel motivations. Binge drinking, sexual activity, and drug use among students on spring break in Acapulco, Mexico were also analyzed and compared to past findings within the United States. Results suggest that students are involved in heavy alcohol consumption and significant drug use. Additionally, high rates ...


Are Consumers Ready For Mobile Payment? An Examination Of Consumer Acceptance Of Mobile Payment Technology In Restaurant Industry, Cihan Cobanoglu, Wan Yang, Anna Shatskikh, Anurag Agarwal Feb 2015

Are Consumers Ready For Mobile Payment? An Examination Of Consumer Acceptance Of Mobile Payment Technology In Restaurant Industry, Cihan Cobanoglu, Wan Yang, Anna Shatskikh, Anurag Agarwal

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As an emerging payment method, mobile payment technology is perceived to be a secure and effective substitute of traditional debit/credit card payment. Although several reports and scholars claimed that mobile payment technology would become a major future payment method, consumers rather caught on this trend slowly, and little is known about key determinants of consumers’ acceptance of mobile payment. To close that gap, the current study extended the classic Technology Acceptance Model by adding four additional predictors that are relevant to hospitality industry. The study results suggested that compatibility with lifestyle was the strongest predictor of consumers’ intention to ...


Predicting Lodging Manager Annual Salary Based On Metropolitan Statistical Area Attributes And Lodging Industry Performance: Exploring The Concept, Nicholas J. Thomas, Eric Adam Brown, Donald Schoffstall, Lisa Y. Thomas Feb 2015

Predicting Lodging Manager Annual Salary Based On Metropolitan Statistical Area Attributes And Lodging Industry Performance: Exploring The Concept, Nicholas J. Thomas, Eric Adam Brown, Donald Schoffstall, Lisa Y. Thomas

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Using multiple regression analysis, lodging managers’ annual mean salaries in 143 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) within the U.S. were analyzed to identify what relationships existed with variables related to general MSA characteristics, along with the lodging industry’s size and performance. By examining the relationship between these variables, the authors predict the long-term possibility of predicting lodging industry managers’ salaries. These predictions may have an impact on financial performance of an individual lodging property or organization. Through this paper, this concept was applied and explored within U.S. MSAs. These findings may have value for a variety of stakeholders ...


Looking At Residents’ Attitudes Towards Spring Break Tourism In Texas Through The Lens Of Community Attachment, Marianna Strzelecka Ph. D., Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Daniel L. Spears Ph.D., J. Carlos Monterrubio Ph.D. Feb 2015

Looking At Residents’ Attitudes Towards Spring Break Tourism In Texas Through The Lens Of Community Attachment, Marianna Strzelecka Ph. D., Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Daniel L. Spears Ph.D., J. Carlos Monterrubio Ph.D.

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The growth of spring break tourism in many destinations has become problematic, predominantly due to the excessive behaviour of college students. This paper examines residents’ attitudes toward spring break tourism in South Padre Island (located in Texas, USA) through the lens of community attachment. By understanding the attitudes of residents of the host communities, tourism planners and policy-makers can create policies to shape the character of tourism according to the residents’ needs. The findings suggest that, at this point in time, community residents perceive that the benefits of spring break tourism benefits exceed its’ costs. Also, the short and intense ...


“Namastey London”: Bollywood Movies And Their Impact On How Indians Perceive European Destinations, Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Daniel Spears Ph.D., Kirti Dutta Ph.D., Sanjukta A. Pookulangara Ph.D., Tammy L. Kinley Ph.D. Jun 2014

“Namastey London”: Bollywood Movies And Their Impact On How Indians Perceive European Destinations, Bharath M. Josiam Ph.D., Daniel Spears Ph.D., Kirti Dutta Ph.D., Sanjukta A. Pookulangara Ph.D., Tammy L. Kinley Ph.D.

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The aim of this study is to analyze the perception of European destinations through the eyes of Indian Bollywood film viewers to determine how perception is influenced by what is viewed in films. Researchers surveyed Indian consumers and collected 670 usable surveys. European destinations were divided into top five and bottom five destinations for Indian tourists, and data was then compared to world tourism statistics. Results indicate differences in destination preference among Bollywood viewers and worldwide tourist trends. Findings indicate that prominently featuring a landscape within Bollywood films can significantly impact Indians’ perception on the destinations’ image. European countries frequently ...


The Influence Of Servicescape And Local Food Attributes On Pleasure And Revisit Intention In An Upscale-Casual Dining Restaurant, Robin B. Dipietro, Jeffrey Campbell May 2014

The Influence Of Servicescape And Local Food Attributes On Pleasure And Revisit Intention In An Upscale-Casual Dining Restaurant, Robin B. Dipietro, Jeffrey Campbell

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The current study looks at the relationship between servicescape, emotional product involvement, perceived quality of local foods, the positive emotion of pleasure, and revisit intention in an upscale buffet style restaurant on a university campus in the Southeastern U.S. Test results show positive relationships between all of the constructs in the proposed conceptual model. The study also gives practitioners and academics insights into practices that can help to market the use of local foods through the restaurant environment in order to engage emotionally involved customers. This marketing can illicit pleasurable feelings and increase perceived product quality of local foods ...


An Evaluation Of Three Nutrition Labeling Formats For Restaurant Menus, Li Ge, Carl Behnke, Barbara Almanza Mar 2014

An Evaluation Of Three Nutrition Labeling Formats For Restaurant Menus, Li Ge, Carl Behnke, Barbara Almanza

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This study evaluated three menu nutrition labeling formats: calorie only information, a healthy symbol, and a nutrient list. Daily sales data for a table-service restaurant located on a university campus were recorded during a four-week period from January to February 2013 to examine changes in average nutritional content of the entrees purchased by customers when different nutrition labels were provided. A survey was conducted to assess the customers’ use of nutrition labels, their preferences among the three labeling formats, their entree selections, their cognitive beliefs with regard to healthy eating, and their demographic characteristics. A total of 173 questionnaires were ...


Reaching An Underserved Wine Customer: Connecting With The African American Wine Consumer, Rhonda Hammond, Sandra Sydnor, Eunjoo Kang Mar 2014

Reaching An Underserved Wine Customer: Connecting With The African American Wine Consumer, Rhonda Hammond, Sandra Sydnor, Eunjoo Kang

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Marketing strategies addressing underserved African American wine customers’ needs that also positively impact producers’ and retailers’ clientele was the impetus for this exploratory, qualitative paper. African Americans demonstrate a thirst to elevate their education about and be more involved in the wine industry as evidenced by the proliferation of African American wine-tasting groups designed to help educate and expose their membership to a variety of wines. Moreover, compared to the average adult, African-American wine drinkers are 241% more likely to have spent $20 or more on a bottle of store bought wine (Arbitron, 2005). Despite African Americans’ representation as one ...


A Review Of Merger And Acquisition Wave Literature: Proposing Future Research In The Restaurant Industry, Jewoo Kim, Tianshu Zheng Mar 2014

A Review Of Merger And Acquisition Wave Literature: Proposing Future Research In The Restaurant Industry, Jewoo Kim, Tianshu Zheng

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The purpose of this study is to identify research trends in Merger and Acquisition waves in the restaurant industry and propose future research directions by thoroughly reviewing existing Merger and Acquisition related literature. Merger and Acquisition has been extensively used as a strategic management tool for fast growth in the restaurant industry. However, there has been a very limited amount of literature that focuses on Merger & Acquisition in the restaurant industry. Particular, no known study has been identified that examined M&A wave and its determinants. A good understanding of determinants of M&A wave will help practitioners identify important ...


Hospitality Graduate Students’ Program Choice Decisions: Implications For Faculty And Administrators, Hubert B. Van Hoof, Luorong Wu, Lu Zhang Mar 2014

Hospitality Graduate Students’ Program Choice Decisions: Implications For Faculty And Administrators, Hubert B. Van Hoof, Luorong Wu, Lu Zhang

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Despite rapid growth in the quality and volume of hospitality graduate research and education in recent years, little information is available in the extant body of literature about the program choices of hospitality management graduate students, information that is crucial for program administrators and faculty in their attempts to attract the most promising students to their programs. This paper reports on a study among graduate students in U.S, hospitality management programs designed to understand why they chose to pursue their degrees at their programs of choice. Given the large numbers of international students presently enrolled, the study additionally looked ...


Gimme' A Break: Offering Sabbaticals As An Optional Leave Benefit In The Lodging Industry, Kimberly J. Harris, Gretchen L. Rivera, Cydna Bougae Mar 2014

Gimme' A Break: Offering Sabbaticals As An Optional Leave Benefit In The Lodging Industry, Kimberly J. Harris, Gretchen L. Rivera, Cydna Bougae

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to investigate the extended leave programs offered by lodging companies in the United States and to suggest a model that could be used in the lodging industry. This model mirrors successful sabbatical leave programs offered by leading companies featured in the annual report, 100 Best Companies to Work For (from this point forward, referred to as 100 Best), published on-line by Fortune Magazine, 2013 (CNN, 2013). While extended leave programs are not entirely lacking in the industry, our research discovered that such leave systems are rare. According to the companies investigated that offer ...


The Study Of Clustering Of Taiwanese Tourists' Motivations To Hong Kong, Diann Newman, Ed.D., Yung-Kun Sung*, Hung-Sheng Lai, Wei-Ni Shyu Mar 2014

The Study Of Clustering Of Taiwanese Tourists' Motivations To Hong Kong, Diann Newman, Ed.D., Yung-Kun Sung*, Hung-Sheng Lai, Wei-Ni Shyu

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Abstract

Driven by the political and economic forces of cross-strait, Taiwan has become one of the major source markets for Hong Kong tourism industry since 1987. The major purposes of this study were to investigate the following factors (1) The influential factors of travel motivation, (2) The clusters of travel motivations, (3) The marketing segmentation of clusters of Taiwanese tourists to visit Hong Kong. Through ten travel agents, self-report surveys were distributed to collect data from 366 Taiwanese travelers.

Hence, four push factors and six pull factors were identified as travel motivations through the factor analysis. Combined with the cluster ...


The Relationship Between Leisure Traveler's Hotel Attribute Satisfaction And Overall Satisfaction, Mi Ran Kim Feb 2014

The Relationship Between Leisure Traveler's Hotel Attribute Satisfaction And Overall Satisfaction, Mi Ran Kim

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Manystudies have been conducted about hotel attributesrelated tothehotel choice decision as a part ofacustomer’s pre- purchase behavior(Dolnicar&Otter, 2003). Althoughit iscritical for hotel managerstounderstand post-trip behavior because such behaviorsmaydirectlyinfluence their futurebehavior, therearefew researchstudieswhich examine hotel attributesrelated to acustomer’spost-trip behavior.This studyteststhe relationship between leisure traveler’shotel attribute satisfaction and overall satisfaction in the post-trip behaviorperspectiveina hotel setting andexaminestherelative impactofhotel attributesatisfaction in influencing overall satisfaction. Multiple regressionwas used totestthe relationship and hotel attribute satisfaction isan important antecedent tooverall satisfaction. Theoretical and practical implications ofthe studyare discussed.


To Chae Or Not To Chae, Raymond S. Schmidgall Ph.D., Cpa, James W. Damitio Feb 2014

To Chae Or Not To Chae, Raymond S. Schmidgall Ph.D., Cpa, James W. Damitio

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Many certifications are available in many professions. They represent a level of achievement and provide a dimension of professionalism to a resume. This article reveals the results of research covering the degree the extent of certification of members of the Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals. Further, obstacles and assists in taking the examination to become a Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) were determined. Thirty-seven percent of the respondents have earned their CHAE. The biggest obstacle to taking the exam according to 60% of the respondents who have not earned the CHAE was lack of time to prepare. The biggest assist according ...


Quantifying The Impacts Of The Recent Economic Crisis On A Regional Tourism Industry And Economy, Yun Ying Zhong, Tadayuki Hara Feb 2014

Quantifying The Impacts Of The Recent Economic Crisis On A Regional Tourism Industry And Economy, Yun Ying Zhong, Tadayuki Hara

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The purpose of this study is to explore the accuracy issue of the Input-Output model in quantifying the impacts of the 2007 economic crisis on a local tourism industry and economy. Though the model has been used in the tourism impact analysis, its estimation accuracy is rarely verified empirically. The Metro Orlando area in Florida is investigated as an empirical study, and the negative change in visitor expenditure between 2007 and 2008 is taken as the direct shock. The total impacts are assessed in terms of output and employment, and are compared with the actual data. This study finds that ...


Restaurant Industry Perspectives On Pro-Social Rule Breaking: Intent Versus Action, Catherine R. Curtis Ph.D. Feb 2014

Restaurant Industry Perspectives On Pro-Social Rule Breaking: Intent Versus Action, Catherine R. Curtis Ph.D.

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The resounding message extracted from the service literature is that employees serve pivotal functions in the overall guest experience. This is of course due to the simultaneous delivery of personalized service provision with resultant consumption of those services. This simultaneous delivery and consumption cycle is at times challenged by a perceived desire to accommodate guest request that may violate, to a greater or lesser degree, an organizational rule. This is important to note because increased interactions with customers enable frontline employees to have a better sense of what customers want from the company as well as from the company itself ...


Understanding Country Club Members’ Loyalty: Factors Affecting Membership Renewal Decisions, Theresa Clem, Swathi Ravichandran, Aryn C. Kapinski Feb 2014

Understanding Country Club Members’ Loyalty: Factors Affecting Membership Renewal Decisions, Theresa Clem, Swathi Ravichandran, Aryn C. Kapinski

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Many private country clubs across the United States have experienced a declining or flat membership and smaller waitlists of members wanting to join. The objective of this study was to investigate whether member involvement, service quality, and perceived value, influence member satisfaction and intention to renew membership for members of private country clubs. An online survey instrument customized for the country club industry was distributed to members of two country clubs in northeast Ohio. Results indicate that involvement level of members and perceived value impact country club members’ satisfaction and intention to renew their membership. Managerial implications are discussed.


Best Management Practices In Green Lodging Defined And Explained, Leonard Anthony Jackson Feb 2014

Best Management Practices In Green Lodging Defined And Explained, Leonard Anthony Jackson

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Best management practices in green lodging are sustainable or “green” business strategies designed to enhance the lodging product from the perspective of owners, operators and guests. For guests, these practices should enhance their experience while for owners and operators, generate positive returns on investments. Best management practices in green lodging typically starts with a clear understanding of each lodging firm’s role in society, its impact on the environment and strategies developed to mitigate negative environmental externalities generated from the production of lodging goods and services. Negative externalities of hotel operations manifest themselves in energy and water usage, waste generation ...


Hospitality Review Volume 31 Issue 2 2013, Fiu Hospitality Review Nov 2013

Hospitality Review Volume 31 Issue 2 2013, Fiu Hospitality Review

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Research Note: Biometric Technology Applications And Trends In Hotels, Anil Bilgihan Dr., Ersem Karadag, Cihan Cobanoglu, Fevzi Okumus Nov 2013

Research Note: Biometric Technology Applications And Trends In Hotels, Anil Bilgihan Dr., Ersem Karadag, Cihan Cobanoglu, Fevzi Okumus

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The purpose of this study is to investigate the biometrics technologies adopted by hotels and the perception of hotel managers toward biometric technology applications. A descriptive, cross sectional survey was developed based on extensive review of literature and expert opinions. The population for this survey was property level executive managers in the U.S. hotels. Members of American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) were selected as the target population for this study. The most frequent use of biometric technology is by hotel employees in the form of fingerprint scanning. Cost still seems to be one of the major barriers to ...


Hotel Guest E-Questionnaires: Implications For Feedback And Relationships, Alfred Ogle, Nadine Henley, Michelle Rowe, Sybe Jongeling, Stephen Fanning Nov 2013

Hotel Guest E-Questionnaires: Implications For Feedback And Relationships, Alfred Ogle, Nadine Henley, Michelle Rowe, Sybe Jongeling, Stephen Fanning

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This paper examines the reliability and efficacy of hotel guest e-mail questionnaire compared to the paper questionnaire in the Asian Pacific context. Conducted inPerth,SingaporeandPenang, cities with mature hospitality and tourism industries and a representation of chain and independent deluxe hotels, this exploratory qualitative study examines hotelier views of e-mail guest communication derived from content analysis of guest questionnaires format and content and in-depth interviews with senior hoteliers. The findings indicated that e-questionnaires manifested as e-mails, as a direct replacement of the paper questionnaire, appear to be premature given divergent hotelier views and shortcomings in e-mail response administration. If properly ...


Private Club Financial Performance, Raymond S. Schmidgall Ph.D., Cpa, Agnes Defranco Nov 2013

Private Club Financial Performance, Raymond S. Schmidgall Ph.D., Cpa, Agnes Defranco

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This article reveals the median financial results for the club industry for 2011 using 24 financial ratios. The results are based on the submission of balance sheet and selected income statement numbers from 80 clubs. The ratios are reported as median results for the entire sample as well as the median results for the top and low performing clubs delineated by return on assets. The biggest differences between the two extreme groups of clubs are (1) average collection period, (2) operating cash flows to current liabilities and long-term debt, (3) fines interest earned, (4) fixed charge coverage ratio, (5) food ...


Characteristics Of Us Graduate Hospitality Programs, Hubert B. Van Hoof, Luorong (Laurie) Wu, Lu Zhang, Anna S. Mattila Nov 2013

Characteristics Of Us Graduate Hospitality Programs, Hubert B. Van Hoof, Luorong (Laurie) Wu, Lu Zhang, Anna S. Mattila

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The future of hospitality management education and research lies with its graduate programs, especially those offering research-based M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. In response to a need for additional hospitality faculty because of a growing number of programs, the number of graduate programs in the United States has increased substantially in recent years as well. This article presents an overview of graduate hospitality programs in the United States based on the following aspects: (1) program enrollments, admissions and graduation rates, (2) student profiles, (3) program duration and residency requirements, (4) financial support to graduate students, and (5) students’ career ...


Loss Of Electricity And Refrigerated Foods: Avoiding The Danger Zone, Joseph M. Scarcelli, Douglas C. Nelson Nov 2013

Loss Of Electricity And Refrigerated Foods: Avoiding The Danger Zone, Joseph M. Scarcelli, Douglas C. Nelson

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Recent events such as Winter Storm [Hurricane] Sandy and Hurricane Katrina have demonstrated that local food supplies must last as long as possible. Current recommendations are to dispose of all refrigerated food four hours after the power is lost. The purpose of this study was to determine if it is possible to safely hold food longer than four hours without power. The results indicate that the food can be held for up to six hours if the door is not opened. If ice is added to the refrigerator, then it will take the food approximately 10 hours to reach 5 ...


Restaurant Industry Perspectives On Pro-Social Rule Breaking: Intent Versus Action, Catherine R. Curtis Ph.D., Randall S. Upchurch Ph.D., Duncan Dickson Ph.D. May 2013

Restaurant Industry Perspectives On Pro-Social Rule Breaking: Intent Versus Action, Catherine R. Curtis Ph.D., Randall S. Upchurch Ph.D., Duncan Dickson Ph.D.

Hospitality Review

The resounding message extracted from the service literature is that employees serve pivotal functions in the overall guest experience. This is of course due to the simultaneous delivery of personalized service provision with resultant consumption of those services. This simultaneous delivery and consumption cycle is at times challenged by a perceived desire to accommodate guest request that may violate, to a greater or lesser degree, an organizational rule. This is important to note because increased interactions with customers enable frontline employees to have a better sense of what customers want from the company as well as from the company itself ...


The Relationship Between Leisure Traveler’S Hotel Attribute Satisfaction And Overall Satisfaction, Mi Ran Kim Ph.D. May 2013

The Relationship Between Leisure Traveler’S Hotel Attribute Satisfaction And Overall Satisfaction, Mi Ran Kim Ph.D.

Hospitality Review

Manystudies have been conducted about hotel attributesrelated tothehotel choice decision as a part ofacustomer’s pre- purchase behavior(Dolnicar&Otter, 2003). Althoughit iscritical for hotel managerstounderstand post-trip behavior because such behaviorsmaydirectlyinfluence their futurebehavior, therearefew researchstudieswhich examine hotel attributesrelated to acustomer’spost-trip behavior.This studyteststhe relationship between leisure traveler’shotel attribute satisfaction and overall satisfaction in the post-trip behaviorperspectiveina hotel setting andexaminestherelative impactofhotel attributesatisfaction in influencing overall satisfaction. Multiple regressionwas used totestthe relationship and hotel attribute satisfaction isan important antecedent tooverall satisfaction. Theoretical and practical implications ofthe studyare discussed.


To Chae Or Not To Chae, Raymond S. Schmidgall Ph.D., Cpa, James W. Damitio Ph.D. Cma May 2013

To Chae Or Not To Chae, Raymond S. Schmidgall Ph.D., Cpa, James W. Damitio Ph.D. Cma

Hospitality Review

Many certifications are available in many professions. They represent a level of achievement and provide a dimension of professionalism to a resume. This article reveals the results of research covering the degree the extent of certification of members of the Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals. Further, obstacles and assists in taking the examination to become a Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) were determined. Thirty-seven percent of the respondents have earned their CHAE. The biggest obstacle to taking the exam according to 60% of the respondents who have not earned the CHAE was lack of time to prepare. The biggest assist according ...