Swot for Marriott Copenhagen
Internal/ External: SWOT analysis Strength * Famous brand of Marriott hotel chain in 67 countries,focus on B2C and B2B market * Staff(130 full-time employees) and staffs turnover is only 5%- high retention level, but during summer time number of employees increases (full-time and part-time) * Advantage of location according to the centre of Copenhagen and water view * Discounts packages for customers (family discounts, free transportation before/ after cruise) and the points system * Company’s culture is orientated to the statement “How Marriott never forgets a guest. – high attention to the customer* Core product is experience for customers and also additional services * Green key hotel and Environmental Committee * A lot of rooms (383) and 11 conference rooms, which are big in European standards; * Mergers with Tivoli and transportation company Weaknesses * Customer satisfaction: 81. 2 % in 2009, 18.
8% of customers can influence negatively on reputation, because of mouth-to-ear information distribution * High prices in 5* hotel (food and beverage, rooms), extra expenses (Wi-Fi); Opportunities To have more facilities: like swimming pool or water center, boat trips * Eco- food will support the idea of the “environmental fight” Threats * Monopolistic competition, 65 competitors: 3-5 star hotels in Copenhagen; * Financial situation: crisis, inflation influences on customer decisions[ 1 ]. http://marketingteacher. com/Lessons/lesson_swot. htm[ 2 ]. http://www. marriott. com/corporateinfo/glance. mi[ 3 ]. Asking receptionist[ 4 ]. http://www. marriott. com/hotels/hotel-deals/cphdk-copenhagen-marriott-hotel/? offerInfo=364544[ 5 ]. http://www. marriott. com/search/redeemRewardsPoints. mi[ 6 ]. http://www. dengroennenoegle. dk/English/Cases. aspx[ 7 ]. http://www. dengroennenoegle. dk/English/Cases. aspx[ 8 ]. http://www. marriott. com/hotels/hotel-rooms/cphdk-copenhagen-marriott-hotel/[ 9 ]. http://www. marriottdevelopment. com/index. html#brands/mhr/ performance