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Cornell Publications Analyze Restaurant Marketing Strategies and Hospitality Industry Challenges

(Ithaca/NY, USA – 17 February 2013) Restaurant marketers tend to focus on target marketing strategies, but a new study indicates that mass marketing may actually be more effective in boosting business, according to a new report from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) at the School of Hotel Administration. In another new report from CHR, a panel of five industry CEOs call for a tight focus on the customer to boost industry revenue and asset value, as part of their analysis of the hospitality industries top challenges. The two recently posted documents are available at no charge from the CHR’s website.

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Cornell Center for Hospitality Research Studies Focus on Hospitality Employee Turnover and Hotel Room Pricing

A new study from Cornell’s Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) at the School of Hotel Administration pins down the corrosive effects of negative employee attitudes on hospitality employee turnover. The CHR also makes available a tool that allows hotel operators to take advantage of a new approach to pricing hotel room reservations.

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Cornell Hospitality Quarterly Article Highlights Effects of Corporate Culture on Hotel Performance

A study published in the August 2012 Cornell Hospitality Quarterly (CQ) identifies certain corporate cultures that are connected to favorable hotel operating results—and other cultures that seem to hold down revenues. The study, “The Relationship among Corporate Culture, Strategic Orientation, and Financial Performance,” was conducted by HyunJeong (Spring) Han, who was a visiting scholar at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. By special arrangement with Sage Publications, the article is available at no charge from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research, which produces the CQ in conjunction with Sage.

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