Search for dissertations about: "hotels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word hotels.

  1. 1. Responsible resource management in hotels attitudes, indicators, tools and strategies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Paulina Bohdanowicz; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; hotels; energy and water management; energy and water conservation; environmental awareness; environmental reporting; performance indicators; consumption modelling; benchmarking; TECHNOLOGY Engineering mechanics Mechanical and thermal engineering Mechanical energy engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk mekanik Mekanisk och termisk energiteknik Mekanisk energiteknik;

    Abstract : Hotels constitute one of the main, and still expanding, pillars of the tourism sector and are highly unique among other commercial buildings. Resource intensive and frequently inefficient systems and operational routines applied in the sector, result in considerable environmental impact and indicate an urgent need for more environmentally sound practices and products in the hotel industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Energy use and environmental impact from hotels on Adriatic Coast in Croatia current status and future possibilities for HVAC systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Vlasta Zanki Alujevic; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HVAC systems; hotels; energy performance; energy efficiency; environmental savings; energy audit; system approach; sustainable energy systems; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses a specific type of energy usage system, “energy usage in hotels”, and how this system behaves. In order to evaluate the current state of energy use in hotels, an energy audit questionnaire was developed and conducted among 31,5% of hotels on the Adriatic coast. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Study of Environmental Impacts, Environmental Awareness and Pro-Ecological Initiatives in the Hotel Industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Energiteknik

    Author : Paulina Bohdanowicz; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : hotels; environmental impacts; mitigation measures; survey; hoteliers; hotel customers; environmental attitudes; environmental awareness; pro-ecological activities; incentives;

    Abstract : Throughout the millennia commercial lodging establishmentshave evolved to what is today known as the hospitalityindustry. Hotels constitute one of the main, and stillexpanding, pillars of this sector and are highly unique amongother commercial buildings. They are designed to providecomfort and services twenty-four/seven. READ MORE

  4. 4. To Be or Not to Be… - Brand Affiliaton in the Hotel Industry – Brand Affiliation in the Hotel Industry

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Mats Carlbäck; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hotel Industry; Hotels; Intangible Asset Value; Valuation; Consortia; Brand Value; Constructive Approach;

    Abstract : A large proportion of any business’s value comprises intangible assets, and for many businesses a considerable part of these assets' value is attributable to brands with which businesses affiliate. In light of increasing affiliation of hotel properties with hotel chains and the increasing importance of branding in the hospitality industry, senior managers/owners should be aware of the importance of concepts such as brand equity and brand value and, better yet, incorporate them into their strategic decision-making processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE