Hotels and Resorts: An investor's guide presents a comprehensive analysis of how hotels, golf courses, spas serviced apartments, gyms and health clubs and resorts are developed, operate and are valued. Drawing on over 18 years’ experience in the leisure property industry, David Harper provides invaluable advice on how to buy, develop and sell such properties. Working through the required due diligence process for purchases, including how to identify a "good buy", through the "route map" for a successful development and ending with how to ensure you maximise your returns when selling the asset, this book covers the whole life-cycle of leisure property ownership.
Consumer Behaviour in the International Restaurant Sector looks at the factors that influence our culinary tastes and dining behaviour, illustrating how they can translate into successful business in industry.
Serving food in museums, aquariums, zoos, and other cultural institutions has become an important profit-making venture for many of these organizations, but one that they are not always well equipped to handle.