Assessing the Guest Perception of Service Quality in 98 Acres Hotel in Ella

Show simple item record Sanjeewani, R.H.T. 2019-06-18T09:40:35Z 2019-06-18T09:40:35Z 2014
dc.identifier.other UWU/HTE/10/0039
dc.description.abstract The importance of service quality for business performance has been recognized in the literature through the direct effect on customer satisfaction and the indirect effect on customer loyalty. The main objective of the study was to measure hotels' service quality performance from the customer perspective. To do so, a performance-only measurement scale (SERVPERF) was administered to customers stayed in 98 Acres boutique hotel in Ella. Although the importance of service quality and service quality measurement has been recognized, there has been limited research that has addressed the structure and antecedents of the concept for the hotel industry. The clarification of the dimensions is important for managers in the hotel industry as it identifies the bundles of service attributes consumers find important. The results of the study demonstrate that SERVPERF is a reliable and valid tool to measure service quality in the hotel industry. The instrument consists of six developed dimensions, namely "tangibles", "responsiveness", "empathy", "assurance" and "reliability""Food and Beverage". Hotel customers are expecting more improved services from the hotels in all service quality dimensions. However, hotel customers have the lowest perception scores on empathy, reliability and responsiveness. In the light of the results, possible managerial implications are discussed and future research subjects are recommended. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka en_US
dc.subject Hospitality, tourism And Events Management Degree Programme en_US
dc.title Assessing the Guest Perception of Service Quality in 98 Acres Hotel in Ella en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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