INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


DETERMINATION OF THE DEMOGRAPHIC MAP OF EMPLOYEES IN HOTEL ENTERPRISES: A CASE OF KONYA

Hotel enterprises are one of the most important elements of the service sector. Hotel establishments are labour-intensive enterprises and in all cases, the human factor is the front-line. Employees are in one-to-one interaction with the customer in almost every aspect of the service provided. This requires that employees' approach to customers, their behavior, and service delivery are at their best. Knowing how employees should behave to customers and giving maximum expectations to expectant can directly contribute to increasing service quality. The employees to be able to have this qualification employing tourism training. In the survey, it is aimed to determine the demographic maps of the employees in the hotel enterprises. As a result of the research, the answers of the questions such as how many of the employees of the hotel enterprises have been educated in tourism, the level of education they have received, how many years they have been working in the sector and in which position they have worked has been reached. The research was conducted on the employees of hotel companies operating in Konya. Survey technique was used as a data collection tool. The data obtained were analyzed and interpreted through the statistical package program (SPSS). As a result of the study, it was found that more than half of the employees did not receive any tourism education at any level. It was concluded that the majority of the employees worked at a minimum wage level and were not satisfied with this situation.



Keywords
Demographic map, Konya, Hotel enterprises, Hotel employees.



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