HADM 4470: Managing Hospitality Distribution

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: HADM 1410 and HADM 2430. Elective.

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Provides a framework for managing marketing distribution strategies. Emphasis is placed on presenting and analyzing the structure and interrelationships among distribution channels within the travel and hospitality industry. Theories of marketing distribution management and analysis are evaluated and applied within the context of that system. Topics include dimensions of hospitality marketing distribution; economics of the major hospitality distribution segments; managing hospitality distribution strategies; and the role of convention and visitors bureaus, national tourist organizations, and associations in distribution management.