Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality
Lodging Industry Structures & Strategies
A survey of lodging industry history, practices, and trends through a review of the products, customers, suppliers, operators, and owners in this industry. The various organizational structures, including franchises, REITS, third party management and the types of hotels (geographic, service, and target market), will be discussed relative to ownership objectives. Topics to be covered include: managing operational departments such as human resources, food and beverage, rooms, revenue management, engineering and maintenance, technology, and sales and marketing and accounting.