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Hotel/Resort Management

At a recent executive board meeting, the owners of your 300-room resort property were presented with the fact that energy costs for your property have risen from six percent of the property revenues to eight percent of revenues. They want to know what you plan to do to correct the situation.

Explain how you would respond to this financial and environmental issue.

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In order to correct this energy cost situation, I would develop and implement an energy usage reduction plan in order to reduce the energy costs of this property to its previous level of 6% of the revenues, or even lower if possible. The first portion of my plan would entail holding a staff meeting in which I would inform staff of the need to reduce energy costs as much as possible, as well as to provide information on what each staff member can ...

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