Overview of the Hotel Industry
A working knowledge of the classiﬁcations used in the hotel industry is important to
understanding its organization. The various types of properties, their market orientation
and location, sales indicators, occupancy and revenues as they relate to levels of service,
and various types of business afﬁliations are all means of classifying hotel properties.
Figure 1-2 will serve as a reference point throughout this discussion.
Types of Lodging Facilities