Hospitality managers working in restaurants and hotels simply must be able to accurately
predict the number of guests they will serve as well as when those guests will arrive. If they
cannot, guest service levels or profits will surely suffer. In this article you will learn how
hospitality managers forecast business revenues so they can carefully plan to maximize
It has been said that average managers know what has happened in their operations
in the past and good managers know what is currently happening in their operations.