Search for dissertations about: "thesis on technology in hotels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on technology in hotels.

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

    Author : Paulina Bohdanowicz; Björn Palm; Ivo Martinac; Walter Jamieson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; hotels; energy and water management; energy and water conservation; environmental awareness; environmental reporting; performance indicators; consumption modelling; benchmarking; Mechanical energy engineering; 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

    Author : Vlasta Zanki Alujevic; Per Lundqvist; Dagnia Blumberga; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HVAC systems; hotels; energy performance; energy efficiency; environmental savings; energy audit; system approach; sustainable energy systems; Environmental engineering; 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. Persistent Digital Service Encounters : Challenges of organizational use of social media in a hotel chain

    Author : Karin Högberg; Kerstin Grundén; Maria Åkesson; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Organizational social media; IT change; IT use; hospitality; digital service encounters; Informatik; Informatics; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande;

    Abstract : The emergence of social media has in many ways changed how individuals interact, communicate and also consume online. Due to the massive, world wide use of social media, organizations are starting to use social media in order to be present where their customers are. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy Auditing and Efficiency in a Chain Hotel : the Case of Scandic, Järva Krog

    Author : Branko Simanic; Björn Palm; Folke Björk; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract :   Energy efficiency and conservation measures in hotels is an area of research at the Department of Energy Technology, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH), Sweden. As a continuation of the research work, this project was focused on a hotel's resource-use performance, considering both internal and external factors that influence their consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy use in hotels and low-energy schools : Measurements and analysis of energy use and user-related parameters

    Author : Branko Simanic; Avdelningen för Installations- och klimatiseringslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; hotel buildings; low-energy schoo buildings; measured energy use; measured user-related parameters; long-term measurements; koldioxid concentration; indoor air temperature;

    Abstract : Decreasing CO2 emissions in the building sector by improving energy efficiency isan essential part of the goal to reduce global CO2 emissions, as the sector accountedfor nearly 40 percent of the energy-related CO2 emissions in 2017.There are six main parameters that affect a building's energy use. READ MORE