Types Of Hotels: Ownership And Affiliation! Trivia Quiz

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Types Of Hotels: Ownership And Affiliation! Trivia Quiz

The quiz below is perfect for testing your knowledge about types of hotels: ownership and affiliation. Being that the hotel industry is expensive to get in and holding your market share hotels have banded together and formed groups or used a common name to achieve just that. Let’s see what you know about these strategies and some of the ones in existence through the test. Give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The King James Hotel, a family-owned-and-operated property that is organized as a sole proprietorship, would be classified as:
    • A. 

      A chain property.

    • B. 

      A franchisee

    • C. 

      A corporate property.

    • D. 

      An independent property.

  • 2. 
    Under most management contracts, who retains financial and legal responsibility for the property?
    • A. 

      The hotel chain

    • B. 

      The owners or developers

    • C. 

      The management company

    • D. 

      The franchisee

  • 3. 
    A group of investors is planning to develop a conference center on the outskirts of a major city. Financing opportunities depend on assuring the bank that the property will be operated by a professional staff. Which of the following would be an option for the investor group if none of them has a hospitality management background?
    • A. 

      Forming a hotel chain

    • B. 

      Contracting with a management company

    • C. 

      Joining a referral group

    • D. 

      Becoming an independent property

  • 4. 
    Franchise organizations and referral groups generally provide affiliated hotels with all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Rating services.

    • B. 

      Centralized purchasing.

    • C. 

      Central reservations systems.

    • D. 

      Expanded advertising.  

  • 5. 
    Independent hotels are usually more centralized in management than chain hotels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Developers that hire a management company would sign a management contract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Franchising is when the franchisee grants the franchisor the right to conduct business according to a certain pattern.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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