Feng Shui (pronounced “fung shui”) means literally wind and water and is a type of geomancy or divination from nature. It originated in China, and relates to nature and the position of man and of buildings within it. Many hotels and restaurants in the Asia‐Pacific region have been specifically designed using feng shui principles, and recently Hilton International hotels used this as the focus of their advertising campaign. Discusses the origins of feng shui , and its impact on the location, design, layout, fixture and fittings and marketing of hotels and restaurants.
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Dec 1, 1994
Keywords: Design; Employees; Hospitality industry; Hotel and catering; Location; Marketing planning; National cultures; Pacific Rim