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Unformatted text preview: Accommodations and Cruise Lines RPT 390 By: Mercedes Hunt What is an Accommodation? What is your favorite type of accommodation when traveling and why? History of the Lodging Industry One of the oldest industries, dates back to 2100 BC Early Inns Impact of the Industrial Revolution Stagecoach service Railroad Motels (WWII) Definitions Lodging: Facilities designed and operated for the purpose of providing travelers with a temporary place to stay. (Cook, Yale, & Marqua, 2010) Accommodations: establishments engaged primarily in providing lodging space to the general public. (Cook, Yale, & Marqua, 2010) Hospitality: Wide range of businesses, each of which is dedicated to the service of people away from home. (Walker, 2002) Resort Destination location Distinguished by the combination of attractions and amenities Purpose of attracting and serving large numbers of visitors Ritz Carlton Resort (Half Moon Bay, CA) Timeshare Usually luxury condos...
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