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Vertical Disintegration in the Corporate Hotel Industry: The End of Business as Usual (Routledge Research in Hospitality) (Paperback)

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This book evaluates how and why vertical disintegration has occurred in the global corporate hotel industry, as it undergoes a structural transformation. It provides a unique insight into the new competitive landscape. Underpinned by academic literature, it includes first-hand accounts from the most eminent senior executives of firms in and around the industry. It provides an in-depth perspective of a modern industrial phenomenon and makes observations as to the profitable way forward for the industry.

This text is an important read for those working, advising and investing in the sector as well as for students, graduates and researchers.

About the Author


Professor Angela Roper has been the Chair and Director of the International Centre for Hotel and Resort Management (ICHARM), University of West London, UK, which has strong links with the international hotel industry. She previously held senior academic positions at the University of Surrey, UK and Oxford Brookes University, UK. Having begun her academic career at the University of Huddersfield, she also worked as an Analyst for the Bank of Scotland Group. Angela has been researching the development of hotel chains for some 30 years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367362317
ISBN-10: 0367362317
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: July 10th, 2019
Pages: 182
Language: English
Series: Routledge Research in Hospitality