Achieving competitiveness in Greek accommodation establishments during recession

Pappas, Nikolaos (2014) Achieving competitiveness in Greek accommodation establishments during recession. International Journal of Tourism Research, 17 (4). pp. 375-387.

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The article examines the strategies which Greek hotels have implemented to strengthen their competitiveness during recession. The research is based on a nationwide e-mail survey to hospitality managers/owners. The results reveal that the most important perceived competitiveness factor is cost reduction and implementation of actions against crisis, followed by innovation, HRM, and marketing. The study also proposes actions that can improve the competitiveness of accommodation establishments. The article helps fill the gaps in our understanding of how hospitality firms tackle competition during crises, and suggests managerial policies that can help hospitality firms to strengthen their positioning and competitiveness during crises.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Hospitality and tourism
Depositing User: Nikolaos Pappas
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2015 21:44
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2016 02:45


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