HOSP 310 Week 5 DQs
HOSP 310 Week 5 DQ 1
Thoughtfully discuss the advantages and disadvantages provided to hotels by the Internet. For starters, discuss how the Internet affects the traditional role of travel agents. Then, your instructor will guide you into a discussion about how the Internet has become a competitor of all hospitality operations in ways that are provoking more and better promotional planning on the part of all hospitality businesses.
HOSP 310 Week 5 DQ 2
Let’s discuss the various competitive forces in the hospitality industry, especially in the lodging industry. Let’s begin with the fragmented markets. How is the lodging industry perceived to be a fragmented market?
A hotel business that is not a franchise cannot compete with other competitive hotel brands, because it is not highly concentrated. It is considered independent and falls under a fragmented market.