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Information Systems: The Prospects of Bi-directional Counter System in the Hotel Industry

Edje E. Abel, Ureigho Roy Joel. Published in Information Sciences.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Edje E. Abel, Ureigho Roy Joel
10.5120/cae2015651858

Edje E Abel and Ureigho Roy Joel. Article: Information Systems: The Prospects of Bi-directional Counter System in the Hotel Industry. Communications on Applied Electronics 2(9):36-41, September 2015. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Edje E. Abel and Ureigho Roy Joel},
	title = {Article: Information Systems: The Prospects of Bi-directional Counter System in the Hotel Industry},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {2},
	number = {9},
	pages = {36-41},
	month = {September},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}
}

Abstract

This paper discusses the application of information systems and throws more light on the prospects of bi-directional counter system in the hotel industries. Terrorists group around the globe often attack social areas and public buildings such as the hotel. The after mouth of any terrorist attack always results to human deaths and injuries, which cannot be accounted for by most hotel managements. In most cases, the total number of human casualties is often estimated by trial and error, it is even difficult to identify these casualties. No proper system is being put in place to checkmate this issue, as some of these hotels rely heavily on CCTV camera(s) which is not always effective. Bidirectional counter system is proposed that would complement CCTV cameras in resolving this prevalent problem. Bi-directional counter system is a device that keeps records of number of times an event occurred. Therefore, bi-directional counter system model was formulated and compare it to other existing ones and end with a conclusion.

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Keywords

Centralised Reservation System (CSR), Point-Of-Sale (POS), Digital Electronic Counter System (DECS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Bi-directional counter system (BCS)