Close WarningATTN International Students: On July 6, 2020, the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security issued guidance regarding international students on F and M visas and their ability to take online classes this fall. Please visit our policies page to learn more.

RRM 520 - Lodging Management-Advanced Lodging Operations

  • 2 credits
View available sections

Operational standards and practices essential to the profitability of a hotel, lodging, and acommodation enterprise.
This is a partial-semester course.

This course can be applied toward:


NRRT 442 or NRRT 471.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Managing Front Office Operations, 10th Ed. (2017)
    Kasavana, M.L., American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

Course material listed is Optional


Sam Martin

(970) 491-5883 |

Sam Martin is director of MTM China and faculty in the Master of Tourism Management program in the department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. Sam has more than 25 years of industry experience having owned and operated several tourism-oriented businesses and held senior marketing and management positions in up-scale resort and lodging properties, and in institutional fundraising. His current research includes barriers to participation in outdoor recreation among diverse populations, economic inequity in resort towns, as well as visitor motivations in narrative-driven travel itineraries.