Sport & Tourism

Employee Commitment and Job Attitude

Abstract The main aim of this research study is to analyze the moderation effect of service quality on the relationship between employee commitment and job attitude of performance for the elderly in the tourism industry. In line with this, the specific objectives were: to determine the effects of biographical factors...

Abu Dhabi’s Brand as a Tourists’ Destination

Introduction Destination branding is one of the most critical strategies of obtaining a competitive edge against other places that compete for the same market segment especially in tourism. In essence, the destinations can be a country, region or a city among others. The concept is viewed as a way of...

Male and Female Athletes: Balance Performance Compared

Abstract Objective: To compare balanced performance between male and female athletes. Design: Cross-sectional study. Background: Several studies conducted on athlete’s claim that female athletes cannot compete equally with their male counterparts due to the difference in balance performance. Male athletes are said to possess a stable postural control as compared...

The Biomechanics of Running Injuries

Introduction The literature review will focus on the biomechanics of running injuries by reviewing previous publications and research work that have focused on running and the injuries that are caused by running. The biomechanics of running basically refers to the techniques or approaches that form the vital components of running....

Sports Marketing and Management

Summary Sports marketing developed in tandem with the emergence of professional sports such as soccer, tennis and golf that equally coincided with corporate sponsorships (Summers& Morgan, 2005). Sports tournaments have provided the best opportunity for the development of sports marketing discipline through avenues such as sales promotions, corporate sponsorship and...

Hilton Loyalty Programs: A Research Proposal

Introduction Introductory Statements There are various factors that attract customers in hotels and restaurants. They include security, price, location, comfort, experience, parking, and loyalty programs among others (Dell & Pajunen, 1997). The impact of these factors on attracting customers varies according to the preference of customers. In this light, the...

The Effect of On-Line Bookings on Maltese Hotels

Introduction When online bookings were first introduced into the hospitality industry, many of the Maltese three-star hotels believed that this would open an opportunity to expand. Most of these hotels considered online tour companies as the best way through which this industry could be developed in this country. They believed...

Sport Organization: Management Techniques

Introduction At the onset of 21st century, sports management has embraced techniques, strategies, and principles used by modern businesses and organizations. This has been attributed to the rampant growth, professionalization, and development in sports. This has changed the production, consumption, as well as management of the sporting activities, personalities, and...

The Sports Management Techniques

Background Information At the onset of the 21st century, sports management has embraced techniques and strategies used by modern businesses and organizations. This has been attributed to the rampant growth, professionalization, and development in sports. This has changed the production, consumption, as well as management of the sporting activities, personalities,...

India and Hungarian Medical Tourism

Introduction Medical tourism has grown to be a global phenomenon. As the growth of general tourism rises, Wang (2012) expects the number of people seeking medical services, globally, to reach 2,000,000 in 2012. Indeed, the number of medical tourists today surpasses previously noted numbers of medical tourists. Hall, (2011) says...

Management Within Saudi Hotels

The term yield management in hotel industry is based on selling a room and other services to a targeted customer. This has to be done at the right time and at a reasonable (affordable) price. It is also referred to as revenue management and the man behind the term’s invention,...

The Potential for Community-Based Ecotourism Development

Theoretical Foundation The initial area of stakeholder theory application was in the business domain. The theory offered the potential for improvement in quality management and operational performance. However, over time it was successfully adopted in other disciplines. The core concept of the theory is stakeholders – individuals or groups that...

UK Hotel Industry’s Business Environment

Introduction The political and economic environment of the United Kingdom presents all industries with both opportunities and challenges in the post-Brexit future. As the hotel industry is predominantly focused on catering to the inflow of tourists around the world, the detachment of the United Kingdom from the European Union can...

The Effect of Attention Focus on Information Processing

Background and Context In many sports including track sprints, the efficiency of the start determines the final performance. An athlete is required to respond promptly to the ‘go’ sign, synchronize the movements of arms and legs, and engender adequate forces to exit the starting block and attain the maximum speed...

Yoga and Stress Reduction

Introduction The contemporary society is characterized by high levels tension and distresses emanating from financial, emotional, and physical strains. Consequently, people in the modern age suffer greatly from stress and stress related disorders which have become a major source of ill health and mortality in the world (Udupa & Prasad,...

Effect of Tourism Industry Innovation on Elderly Care

The purpose of this research paper will be to assess the effect of the tourism industry on elderly care and service quality in management. The research paper will analyze the tourism industry in a global context and how this industry affects the service quality and management of elderly care. The...

Tourists’ Trends in Albaha Region in Saudi Arabia

Introduction Background information Albaha region of Saudi Arabia has been known as a tourist attraction site where people go for pleasure of seeing things, and stay in hotels (Wilkerson, 2003). Many tourists have been known to incline to a particular site depending on the services they get there. Most commonly,...

E-Commerce Among the Elderly Clientele in Taiwan

Abstract Tourism has been the backbone of many economies for along time. However, this sector has been affected by economic slump around the world. Governments have diversified tourism industry from the tradition leisure and traveling to a more sustainable of educational and medical tourism. Taiwan has specialized in providing treatment...

Service Quality in Hotels

Introduction Firms in the service industries play a vital role in the development of any economy. The growing competition among the service organizations as well as the increased knowledge of the customers about the quality and cost of service through Internet drive the firms provide an exceptional service to their...

Athlete’s Level and Performance Relationship

Introduction The purpose of this experiment is to test the relationship between an athlete’s winning percentage and the athlete’s ability to deal with pressure, focus, and their overall enjoyment of the sport. A survey was conducted by calculating 60 different athlete’s (20 high school, 20 college, and 20 pro) overall...

The Hong Kong Tourism Industry’s

The Hong Kong tourism Industry’s performance was evaluated in this study which was The survey was conducted and data was analyzed with the help several statistical analysis to understand different service attributes and the different service provided as compared to the expectations of the tourist.. A total of 300 valid...

Concepts of Tourism in UAE

Introduction The UAE is a free and liberal country that is made up of seven independent emirates that is ruled by the Sheik. The emirates or sub-countries that makes up the United Arab Emirates includes:- Abu Dhabi; Ajman; Dubai; Fujairah; Ras al-Khaimah; Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwain, others are large while...

Ethics in Sports: Foul Strategy Usage

Foul strategy is an act in which a player intentionally breaks written rules in a sport to gain advantage over his or her opponents. Normally, players commit the foul in a manner which suggests that they where not doing intentionally. Some players are known for foul strategy. As a result,...

Hotel Service for Senior Citizen Development in Taiwan

This study gauges the development of hotel services for senior citizens in Taiwan. Senior citizens are described as people aged 65 years or more. According to statistics obtained in the course of this study, senior citizens make up 10.7 percent of Taiwan’s population. Considering that the 2009 estimates indicated that...

Sport Psychology: Female Volleyball Team

Introduction The elements of the case study that will be discussed in this paper will involve assessing the leadership skills of the coach for the female volleyball team as well as the team cohesion that exists in the volleyball team. According to the case study, the volleyball team had successful...

Internal Marketing Practices of the International Tourism Hotel for Elderly Service

Abstract The objective of embracing internal marketing practices by hotels is mainly to meet the desires and needs of the hotel guests; in this case, the elderly tourists. This research intends to find out some of the customer-specific internal marketing activities that hotels carry out to improve service provision to...

Influenza for Elderly and Tourism Demand to Asia

Introduction The Avian influenza was first discovered in Asia. In isolated cases among poultry handlers, the Virus was transmitted from the birds to humans. However, researchers and scientists have found out the H5N1 virus has low virulence among humans and therefore downplayed fears that the virus in its current form...

H1N1 in Elderly and Impact on the Tourism Industry

Introduction In the world, many people regard tourism as the main accelerator of infectious epidemics (Beitsch et al, 2006). Traveling from one place to another can be an actual transmission of infectious diseases, or act as a means of acquiring infectious diseases from other regions. Experiences in the past have...

Taiwan: Tourism Industry for Elderly

Abstract To the mainland elderly Chinese citizens, Taiwan is an island full of sentimental and historical lessons worth visiting every so often. This explains why 30 percent of tourists who visited Taiwan in 2009 were aged 60 years or more. Combined with the more than 10 percent of the elderly...

Internal Customer Dissatisfaction in Hospitality Organization

Introduction The success of any hospitality organization lies behind the cooperation of the various departments found within the organization. Before any service reaches the final consumer within the organization, it has to go through numerous departments with each department adding value to the services. In other words, hospitality organizations consist...

International Tourism Hotel for Elderly Service: Internal Marketing Practicing

Abstract The elderly tourist in this research is identified as men and women aged above 65 years who tour different tourism destinations for leisure. This intend seeks to find out if hotels realize the importance of hiring the right staff, training them appropriately, and motivating them to provide hospitality services...

Strategic Decisions for the Galleria Group

Innovation Theory Introduction The role of strategic management is one of the key roles in the sphere of the hospitality business. Thus, many of these people admit that it is a bit difficult to present a clear definition of this process as well as its functions because usually, it requires...

Hotel Companies Success: The Example of Lowry Hotel

Introduction It can be stated that the organizational forms and the development strategies of hospitality companies are connected to a number of intriguing, but nevertheless little-studied questions of contemporary theory of strategic management. Nevertheless, it can be stated that there is a growing interest among hospitality industry management toward the...

Strategic Alliance at Galleria

Introduction Galleria is a property developer and hotelier in the mid level hotel industry (Brown, Watkins and Smith Consultants, 2010). It is in need of seeking new business opportunities and avenues of growth. National trust is a conservationist, UK tour provider and property developer; it is looking to expand its...

Strategic Management at Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

Introduction Sheraton is the largest subsidiary of the global leisure and hotel operator – Starwood hotels and resorts worldwide Incorporated. The latter firm is based in the United States and has three hundred and ninety-two hotels worldwide. One well-known hotel under this brand in the UK is Park lane Sheraton,...

Crystal Hotels: Development of Service Quality Scale

Abstract Crystal Hotels is a Hospitality and catering company which is a leading global player in the hospitality industry. The company is natively American with Headquarters in Georgia. The company has a formidable global network with entail sub-networks in the world over. As part of re-branding process CH introduced a...

Medical Tourism in Tunisia and Morocco

Introduction The globe right now is seeing a new trend of tourism–medical tourism. Medical tourism, also known as health tourism is now increasing in popularity in all parts of the globe. Medical tourism was originally initiated in South America. Travel agencies and different tour operators are the ones who thought...

Development of Fencers Skill

Abstract Fencing is a today’s modern sport, which is gaining popularity day by day and is successful enough to stand as one of the four sports in Olympic Games. Due to increasing popularity, the fencers are acing tough competitions as new techniques are arising and are being practiced by the...

Importance of Fencing in Today’s World

Abstract Fencing is a today’s modern sport and is now considered in the first four sports of Olympics. Fencing uses different and modernized weapons. Different techniques and preventive measures are used in order to protect a fencer’s body and life. Due to recent its popularity, fencers have realized that today,...

Guest Satisfaction in American Independent Hotels

Introduction The hotel industry is marked by a high level of competition, and customer satisfaction plays a major role in determining customer loyalty which is the ability to retain the customer by service or brand. Conducting guest experience or charting customer satisfaction levels is very significant to any hotel industry...

Hotel Website: Eliminating the Middleman and Selling of Services Online

Introduction The advancement in information technology has transformed many industries around the globe. The hotel and tourism industry is one such industry. The internet has brought about a new quality of service. The ability of the end users to book and make reservations online has become extensively appreciated among the...

Event Management and Allocation of Responsibilities

I am working at the Saudi Arabia government as a police officer (captain) we have a lot of kinds of events that need to be controlled by the government or the department that is responsible for that event. From that, I got the idea to study who to manage those...

Luxury Asia Travel on a Budget

Introduction How to travel comfortably without paying expensive airfares, where to get cheap accommodation without compromising on quality, and where to good cuisines and other services without necessary paying through the nose are questions that plague many people traveling to Asia for business on a budget.. True, airfare has declined...

Work-Life Balance: Hospitality Work Force in Macau

Introduction & Rationale of the Study Work-life balance is about people having a measure of control over when, where and how they work, leading them to be able to enjoy an optimal quality of life. Work-life balance is achieved when an individual’s right to a fulfilled life inside and outside...

Exercise Testing, Anthropometry, Lab Tests, Field Tests

The complex framework and the habitat of human beings have led to the development of various branches in the scientific world. Among these, anthropometry and kinanthropometry have drawn the attention of scientists to better understand sports medicine which in the present context is highlighted keeping in view of exercise physiology...

Hospitality Higher Education: The Impact

Introduction Designing of human resources system is a fundamental part of creation of value for the customers and profitability for the shareholders in hospitality industry (Enz & Siguaw, 2000). Due to the innate importance of human capital in the hospitality industry, a fundamental requirement for the industry is to have...

Training Progression With Plyometrics

Abstract Plyometrics is not simple exercise though it may look simple. These exercises need to be sport specific exercises, proper footwear, surface types, proper equipment, and also training area. While there are many who have been using plyometrics to their advantage for increasing and improving strength and power, there are...

International Relations, International Development, and the Football Industry

Introduction “This week’s World Cup draw was one vast, popular geography lesson. Who knew or cared that Colombia had been turned into a land of refugees, its government powerless to stop right-wing paramilitaries wreaking revenge on Marxist guerrilla sympathisers, until England drew it in Group G on Thursday night?” (The...

A Case Study of Taiwan Hotel Customer’s Perspectives

Abstract In many parts of the world, the hotel industry has shown continued growth. This can be attributed to the economic growth that is being witnessed in many nations, effective marketing strategies, technological advancements, and diverse tourist attraction sites in many regions of the globe. The industry is expected to...

Successful Hospitality Management in the UAE

Abstract Effective management drives industry performance in the UAE tourism and hospitality industry. However, insufficient studies have explored how contemporary management styles could be applied in the gulf nation and, by extension, other Middle East countries. More importantly, there is a gap in the literature, which has failed to account...

Sports. College Football Championship

Introduction This is a review of the literature concerning the BCS and the question surrounding the controversy about the existing system of championship playoffs. Currently there is a conference division system for choosing the champion team of college football. However, it is flawed, because too often, very deserving teams with...