This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Sales Manager Essay

861 words - 4 pages

February 2014

Tourism sector in Amsterdam continues
to grow
Amsterdam continues to attract tourists despite the economic crisis. Between
January and Oktober 2013 the number of nights spent in hotels in the Dutch
capital rose by 7% compared to 2012. The growth largely came from domestic
arrivals, and is higher than the national figure (2%). In 2012 Amsterdam saw 10.6
million bed nights. The number of bed nights in 2013 is expected to be more
than 11 million.
The milestone of 10 million nights spent in hotels was officially passed in 2012: 5.7
million hotel guests spent an average of 1.85 nights in Amsterdam. This resulted in
10.6 million bed nights, according to the figures from ...view middle of the document...

Amsterdam hotels were
particularly popular with the local population in January 2013. In this month 45 hotels
took part in the ‘Amsterdamse Hotelnacht’ (Amsterdam Hotel Night) event where
Amsterdam residents could stay at these hotels at a reduced rate. There were also
more nights spent in hotels by Germans (+18%), French (+11%) and British (+10%).
This growth is higher than the national figure, particularly amongst Germans and the
British. Tourism from the developing BRIC countries is growing equally strongly in both
Amsterdam and the Netherlands (+12%).
Growth bed nights in January-September 2013* to January-Oktober 2012

* preliminary numbers 2013

Source: CBS

Arrivals, bed nights, length of stay en bed occupancy in hotels in Amsterdam
bed nights stay in hotels (nights)

bed occupancy (%)

1 Q 2012





2 Q 2012





3 Q 2012





4 Q 2012





total 2012





1 Q 2013*





2 Q 2013*





3 Q 2013*




Source: CBS


Research & Statistics service forecast.

Growth of business and leisure markets in 2013
Almost 40% of all bed nights in Amsterdam were booked by guests staying in the city
for business, with the remainder were for leisure reasons. Both the leisure and
business markets did well in the first ten months of 2013. With a growth rate of 9% the
number of bed nights for business purposes is growing faster...

Other assignments on Sales Manager

Sales Organization Essay

604 words - 3 pages activities rather than the personnel in the sales force •  Line Organization →  Oldest & most basic form →  responsibilities are fixed and defined →  authority travels downwards →  accountability upwards →  executives are independent Salesperson A Sales Manager Salesperson B Salesperson C 6 Vertical Structure •  Line and Staff Organization →  most common form →  combination of simple line organization with further support

Win Server 2012 Essay

721 words - 3 pages  has a dotted line relationship to Jeffrey McNeil  as well. Mr Rutkowksi is responsible for the entire financial department namely the Accounts Payable  and the Accounts Receivable departments         Marketing Carey White Graphic designer Human resources Laura Mason, CPP, Payroll Manager John Scrivens Mobile and social media specialist Ann Toms, Web designer Shipping IT Sales Mark Sconce Director of sales

Case Stydy

2249 words - 9 pages Some of the key issues result from John’s inability to comprehend the difference between sales representative and a sales manager. He was overly enthusiastic about his position and disregarded Phil Jackson’s tips on how to be successful as a sales manager. Sales managers must be multi-taskers who plan, organize and lead the functions of all customer contact and ensures that these methods of contact maximize the profit and sales goals of the

Training And Retention - Research Paper

1682 words - 7 pages and risk having sales shops that are unoccupied, thus not generating any sales nor profit for the company. (Darmon, 2015) Because some turnover occurs unexpectedly, a sales manager typically does not have sufficient time and resources readily available to recruit, select, hire, and then train this new employee so that they may take over the role of the exiting personnel. This situation happens often with my employer. Communities are left vacant


326 words - 2 pages John Johnson 123 A Street Citycenter, NY 12345 January 21, 2012 John Smith 345 B Street Citycenter, NY 12345 Dear Mr. Smith, I am writing to recommend Tom Thompson for the position of Sales Manager at ABC Company. I had the pleasure of working directly with Tom during his time as a salesperson at XYZ, Inc., and his tremendous abilities never ceased to amaze me. I was Tom’s direct supervisor at XYZ, and during that time, we

Jindi Case Study

2098 words - 9 pages Xun, the previous sales manager had a lot of success by developing relationships by wining and dining his customers. In comparison, Jindi also sells product in the high-end residential market, but that only accounts for 20% of their sales. In this market, connections and credibility obtained the sales business primarily because architectural design firms who selected the vendors handled these projects. Since these projects were more costly

Sales Management

555 words - 3 pages . He wants to establish a good initial self-concept. He need support from his manager, acceptance from his peers and seeks for challenging position. Some sales people dropout or terminate in this stage. Establishment: Sales person commits to the sales field as an occupation of choice. His skills are increasing. He begins to concentrate on producing better results. He is working with greater autonomy developing creativity and innovation. He is

Big Skinny

373 words - 2 pages Good morning team It has been brought to my attention that we are currently at a level in the company that needs to be addressed or we will face a significant downturn in terms of our output sales, and by extension, hurt profitability. It is absolutely imperative for us to formulate a solution that will in effect adjust our business objective and outlook to get big skinny to the world and not just have success via fairs and expo’s. Big

Key Role Of A Project Management

927 words - 4 pages and approve all changes including graphs and visuals. During the final stage of the project the project manager should review all documents and presentation for any errors or inconstancies. Once the project is finished and manger is satisfied with the project. The project manger ensures the finance, sales and operation manager the project approach. Then the presentation is ready to be presented to client. The project manager role is to


308 words - 2 pages Test Case: Brannigan Foods - Strategic Marketing Planning Define the Problem: Decision Case: Clark, vice-president and general manager of Brannigan Foods’ Soup Division, had to decide which of the four strategies presented by his four key manager he should follow to improve the division’s sales, market share, and profitability, which has been falling for the last three years. List any outside concepts that can be applied: The impact

Career Development Plan Part 2

1514 words - 7 pages be a great asset to this team. Training and mentoring needs that we have formulated is customer service training which will focus on developing each individual’s skills to form long term customer relationships. Tom Gonzalez, Sales Manager, has gained a reputation for establishing long-term relationships with customers during his 25 years in the industrial cleaning industry. Susan Burnt, Outside Sales Representative understands the importance

Similar Documents

Youdecidesales Essay

864 words - 4 pages Sonamla Shrestha MKTG 577 Prof. Mark Stollar 6/10/14 You Decide In my opinion Joe should have gotten a better sales training prior to the sales pitch. The sales manager should not have acted in the manner that he did, during the sales meeting as it shows a lack of professionalism. Joe certainly needs to gain more knowledge about the Genie Model 465, and the manager needs to be clear about the sales plan before a sales meeting, and not

Business Essay

987 words - 4 pages CHAPTER QUESTIONS Chapter Four: Breakout Question 1 Page 134 As a manager, it is hard to motivate people, but one can affect and inspire motivation. Sales persons are highly motivated by money. However, when money is not effective, a manager can focus on creating conditions in which the sales persons will be motivated. The manager can use strong motivators like recognition, which should be done when one achieves something. In addition, a well

Job Enrichment Ways Essay

408 words - 2 pages David Fender February 14, 2010 Job Enrichment Ways Enriching the secretary position. A secretary provides an important administrative role in support of a manager or group of employees. Enriching the job of a secretary depends upon the responsibilities and daily activities of the manager or group she supports. If their role and tasks are not diverse and are routine, then there are limitations to the enrichment that can be given to

Cover Letter Essay

325 words - 2 pages The Human Resources Manager, Kenolkobil Limited, P.O. BOX 44202 -00100, Nairobi. 30/04/2015 Dear Hiring Manager, RE: APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF A SALES REPRESENTATIVE. Chemical and Process Engineering course is a field of study that has equipped me with a variety of theoretical knowledge and skills necessary for me to work as an effective sales representative. Through my course work I have gathered adequate knowledge on petroleum