Learning outcomes.

Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to:


1. The impact of globalization on strategic hospitality management.
2. Traditional and contemporary approaches to management in the hospitality industries.


3. Critically evaluate contemporary issues in hospitality management.
4. Communicate their ideas in written form.

Content Synopsis

International Hospitality Management will cover many aspects of the hospitality industries. The focus will be on contemporary issues and as such the exact content will vary from year to year. However, topics to be included are, the impacts of globalization, strategic hospitality
management, change management in the hospitality industries, international marketing and branding, global trend analysis, the impact of IT, food and the hospitality industries.

This assesses learning outcomes 1, 2, 3 and 4 : Maximum of 3500 words The Task:

Background information

IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies and their principal purpose is to provide real hospitality for everyone by recognising and respecting people and creating great guest experiences. IHG offers hotel brands that are aimed at the wider audience and are loved by millions of guests worldwide. Through their global reach IHG ensures that their services delivery also extends to their people, the environment
and local communities all around the world.
In the current increasingly competitive market, IHG is well placed to accelerate the growth of their core business, as well as maximise returns on new initiatives such as the addition of new brands to the portfolio, maintaining the expansion programme of Crowne Plaza Hotels in China and new locations within developing economies to include Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Chendu and the EMEAA region.