INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITY & RELIABILITY MANAGEMENT, vol.35, no.9, pp.1907-1919, 2018 (ESCI)
Purpose Quality function deployment (QFD) is a suitable tool for understanding the expectations of hotel guests from services provided to them and designing the new one. It is also a well-known technique for improving service and product quality in general. First applied by Yoji Akao in 1960, the idea behind QFD is to understand the customer needs and determine the problem which might be associated with product or service provided by an enterprise. The purpose of this paper is to present how check-in operations in hospitality business can be improved with the help of QFD.