Research Proposal Plan for Contemporary Hospitality

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Research proposal

* Title
The influences of oil spill on different stakeholders within hospitality industry in New Zealand.

* Background
Contemporary issues are present and arguable topics which is affecting and changing hospitality industry. The main major contemporary issues focus on environment, global economy, sustainability and new trends. Oil spill is one of the issues that affect Hospitality Industry in New Zealand. As research the oil spill occurred in New Zealand, which I will focus in the Rena oil spill occurred of the coast of Tauranga in October 2011; there are so many ranges that got affected by oil spill such as hotel industry, restaurant industry, employee and customer.

Oil spill affects badly to environment specially sea life. Oil spill effects hospitality industry but based on the results of comprehensive risk assessments; New Zealand’s hospitality industry maintains an appropriate domestic capability to respond to a biggest oil spill ever. As I said above, I’m going to report the how oil spill that occurred effect to different ranges in hospitality like:

* Hotel
* Restaurant
* Employee
* Customer

* Research objectives
1. What had been affected in hotel industry after oil spill? 2. What had changed in restaurants industry?
3. How had oil spill affected staff?
4. How had oil spill affected customers’ behaviours?

My aim is to find out the answers for these questions. By answering the questions above, I will be able to gain more knowledge about how other factors could affect hospitality industry as well as learn how to react with this situation if it ever happened again.

* Method
* Conduct a review of oil spill in New Zealand from the internet in the last few years, could be from 2010 until now, to have a better understanding about the topic and how it affect hospitality industry of New Zealand. * A questionnaire could be developed with questions that relevant to oil spill...
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