Who should attend
- Interior designers
- Hotel consultants
- Architecture students
- Owners, developers, and construction managers
About the course
An essential aspect of hotel design is the early planning decisions that owners, developers, and designers must make. These include addressing the needs and opportunities of the target market prior to the detailed design of specific parts of a hotel.
This course will prepare participants to contribute effectively to initial decisions relating to full-service hotel planning, helping to ensure that later design decisions will take into account the target customer, the lodging product to be provided, and the associated allocation of space.
Professor Stephani Robson, an expert in hotel planning and design, brings this phase of hotel planning to life with a wealth of content backed by activities designed to help you apply these concepts in practical ways.
- Identify the early decisions that need to be made before planning specific parts of the hotel
- Determine the needs and opportunities of a specific hotel environment and identify the hotel functions required to support the target market
- Assess the proportions of space dedicated to major parts of a hotel and analyze the relationships between various functional areas
- Apply planning and efficiency metrics that will help to ensure the success of a project
Stephani Robson, senior lecturer at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, worked for several years in restaurants and retail food operations in her native Canada before deciding to pursue a college degree in the field. She graduated from the School of Hotel Administration in 1988, and began...
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