Question: you have just been hired as executive housekeeper of a...
You have just been hired as executive housekeeper of a 310-room Hyatt hotel in Florida. After welcoming you, the general manager, knowing that you have a Hotel and Restaurant Management degree, asks you to prepare a draft section housekeeper cost for the upcoming year. You receive from the controller the following information:
Projected occupancy for January through May 80% each month
Projected occupancy for June through October 94% each month.
Projected occupancy for November through December 75% each month.
Average daily rate (ADR) $174
Average hourly rate for section housekeepers $11.25
Workload per eight-hour shift for each room attendant 16
For statistical purposes, consider that all section housekeepers work eight hours per shift on average.
Work out the room nights forecasted for next year.
Work out the total revenue forecasted for next year.
Work out the man-hour and cost for section housekeeper wages for next year.
Work out the ratio of total section housekeeper wages to the hotel’s total revenue.