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Title: Globalisation in hotel chains. case study: profile of the Belgian business traveller
Authors: DAS, Vincent
DE GROOTE, Patrick 
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Université de Liège
Source: Bulletin de la Société Géographique de Liège, 50. p. 17-26
Abstract: In this paper, not only the globalisation in hotel chains worldwide has been investigated, but as well the degree of globalisation in the hotels located in Belgium. Since the globalisation started in the United States of America, it is interesting to discover the influence on the hotel business in Belgium. in Belgium. The main locations of hotels in Belgium are the Coast and the Art Cities (i.e. Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Ghent). Nowadays more than twenty percent of the hotels located in Belgium has a connection with one or more hotel chains. The profile of the Belgian business traveller has been investigated in the second part of the article, so the Belgium hotels have a better idea how to react on the needs and demands of their business guests. Some topics are the behaviour of reservation, the method of payment, the loyalty to a hotel chain, etc.
Keywords: Globalisation, hotel chains, business traveller, Belgium
Document URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/10622
ISSN: 0770-7576
Category: A2
Type: Journal Contribution
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