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1. What factors lead to variations in demand for rooms at a hotel such as Accra Beach? There are several factors lead to variations in demand for rooms at a hotel such as Accra Beach, like the seasons, festivals in Caribbean and the competitions among hotels. Firstly, at different seasons, the demand for hotel rooms are different. According to the Exhibit 3 on page 477, it shows at the highest occupancy rates, which were around 90%, achieved f rom January through March (spring), while the lowest occupancy rates, which were aroun d 70%, performed from July to September (summer). Secondly, a variety of carnivals and festivals lead to the changes in demand for rooms at hotels. In Caribbean, there are many islands including Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, the Cay man Islands, Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, etc. Different islands have unique festivals. I n the Cayman Islands, carnival falls during Easter week, while in Cuba and Puerto Rico c ontinue their celebrations through from the week before to Easter itself. In addition, one o
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Unformatted text preview: f the many popular jazz festivals in the Caribbean, the Barbados Jass Festival - Paint it J azz is generlly held early in the year, around the middle of the January. Other than these, there are lots of festivals during different months. Tourists, who are interested to the festi vals, will travel to the islands so as to feel the astmosphere. Meanwhile, this will increase their demand for hotel rooms because tourists will definitely need a place to stay. Thirdly, there are many distinctive hotels and resorts in Caribbean. Caribbean has a spect acular coastline and thus the common selling point of many hotels is the sea view. Most o f them promote relaxing and enjoyable mood to the tourists. They can get rid of the stress ful life during the vacations in the hotels. There are numerous chances for them and this will causes keen competitions among hotels....
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