International tourism plays an important role in the global economy. It is hard to imagine, but more than 9% of global GDP is generated by international tourism.
The face of international tourism
Chinese in Russia
Not so long ago, the face of international tourism was most often the Europeans. Having enough money and time to travel, guests from Europe were the most frequent foreigners in hotels. However, time does not stand still, Europe suffered a crisis and now the international tourist is most often a resident of China.
The rapid growth of the economy of the Middle Kingdom led to the fact that gradually the standard of living in the country has increased and people have the opportunity to travel. Continue reading
The basis of the global hotel business, its foundation is currently a hotel chain. It is in them that standards of service and hotel management are formed, innovations are introduced.
Today in the world you can distinguish about several hundred different hotel chains. The networks have various scales: there are giant corporations whose hotels are located in all corners of the earth, there are smaller and very small chains, including 3-5 hotels. The names of the largest hotel chains are heard by tourists. A rare person who is not even keen on travel has not heard of such brands as Radisson, Best Western, Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton. Continue reading
In the courtyard of the 21st century, the pace of life accelerated, the quality improved. Many concepts have disappeared from our lives, remaining only in memory. Others, on the contrary, appeared quite recently by historical standards and now occupy a significant part of our reality. The concept of “hotel” appeared a very long time ago. Its essence has not changed. However, the content, that is, what a person invests in this concept today, has undergone changes along with world progress.
What has now become indispensable attributes of any hotel?
For a modern person, mobility is very important. Continue reading
As a result of the significant development of the global tourism industry, the emergence of large hotel chains, a need arose for professionally trained personnel for hotels. The demand for qualified employees has given rise to new, previously unknown specialties in colleges and universities.
Specialty “Hotel Service”
The young specialty “Hotel Service” has become very popular in the last decade. This is due to the general popularity of specialties that train service professionals, which, in turn, has been prevailing in the global economy for several years.
Specialty “Hotel Service”
After graduation from college or university, hotel service specialists have the right to work in hotels. Continue reading
Inexperienced tourists often face the problem of choosing between a hotel room or apartment for rent. Despite the apparent equivalence in price, there are many pitfalls that are worth remembering when making a choice.
Hotel room or apartment for rent
Cons of apartments for rent
The absence of a legal entity. As a rule, owners of apartments that are rented for rent are nowhere registered, respectively, you do not conclude any official agreement with them during the placement, no one will give you a check. Also, the lack of a legal entity for the contractor means the senselessness and impossibility of making claims on the quality of the services provided.
Poor sanitary conditions. No one controls the sanitary condition of the apartment, except for its owner. Continue reading