Here, international case studies and an authoritative text outline the principles of project management employed for hotels and resorts - one of the strongest markets in the construction industry today. With this book, architects, engineers and project managers learn successful strategies for planning and integrating a wide variety of new technologies and resources to tap this market. The author provides in-depth coverage of techniques for establishing market feasibility, setting up systems for cost control and quality assurance, organizing clear lines of communication, assessing risks and planning for contingencies. Also presented with clear explanations are the steps that must be taken at every phase of building construction. The book is filled with job-tested, proven project managment strategies.