HTM 240 Hotel Operations

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HTM 240 Hotel Operations Hospitality Establishments -Taverns: food and beverage, & entertainment -Inns (like our hotels): food & beverage, rest & security -Spas: Recreation & social activity -Resorts: developed from spas-INCLUDE HOUSING Roman Period 500 BC-500 AD Roman Spas (500BC-500AD) -visited for health benefits -sustained by social pleasures -variations -water:piped in or on site -guests: controlled or open to all -morality: varied with emperor Baths of Neptune-Ostia (Mid Roman Period) Roman Spas (Late Roman Period) Roman Inn References (500BC-500AD) -Bible -Joseph & Mary -Marco Polo’s Writings -10,000 Inns Roman Inn Organization (500 BC-500AD) -Posthouses or Yams -Along all great highways -approximately 25 miles apart -fed & protected soldiers and horses -open to travelers -declined with decline of Roman Empire Medieval-Period (500AD-1450) -bad roads -uncomfortable coaches -rude travelers -outlaws Medieval Spas (500AD-1450AD)
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-declined w/ fall of Roman Empire -few spas developed during medieval-period Medieval Inns (500AD-1450AD) -developed from private homes -few private rooms -king may share bed -paid for horse care -no charge for sleeping in Main Hall Activities centered around great hall (500AD-1450AD) Medieval Landlords (500AD-1450 AD) -Predatory -colluded with slaves to rob guests -not allowed to participate in -guilds -military Religious Houses (500AD-1450AD)
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