Initial Hotel Planning Decisions

COURSE ID: SHA622

Course Overview

An important aspect of hotel design is the early planning decisions that owners, developers, and designers must make. These include addressing the needs and opportunities of the target market prior to the detailed design of specific parts of a hotel.

This course will prepare participants to contribute effectively to initial decisions relating to full-service hotel planning, helping to ensure that later design decisions will take into account the target customer, the lodging product to be provided, and the associated allocation of space.

Professor Stephani Robson, an expert in hotel planning and design, brings this phase of hotel planning to life with a wealth of content backed by activities designed to help you apply these concepts in practical ways.

  • Architects, interior designers, and hotel consultants interested in gaining an understanding of the challenges and considerations involved in full-service hotel design
  • Owners/developers and construction managers for whom full-service hotels represent a new building type
  • Architecture students who want to develop a specialization in full-service hotels