The Role of Mergers and Acquisitions as Growth Strategies in the International Hospitality Industry

Authored by: Volkan Genc , Seray Gulertekin Genc , Engin Aytekin

The Routledge Companion To International Hospitality Management

Print publication date:  November  2020
Online publication date:  November  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138386372
eBook ISBN: 9780429426834
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The 21st century has brought with it profound changes, with global changes being of particular concern to the hotel industry. Globalization has led to changes in the competitive strategies of hospitality industries. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) are widely used as strategic management tools for growth in the hospitality industry as they are an ideal way for businesses to achieve their goals. However, as the integration involved in an M&A is a difficult process, it is essential to determine whether growth is sustainable and to reveal the humanitarian as well as the financial aspect of this process. This study discusses the importance of M&As as a stable growth tool in hospitality businesses.

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