The Pre-opening (start-up) phase can be divided into the following main steps which must be completed before opening:
- Assistance in facility equipment process. Selection of suppliers, provision of technical assignment issue of terms, tender arrangement.
- Co-operation with contractors and signing of agreements and contracts.
- Analysis and argumentation of the need for workplaces. Formation of the working schedule and organizational structure.
- Staff recruitment
- Regulation of service standards.
- Number of rooms and hotel services testing.
- Sales planning and accomplishment
- Selection, adjustment, coding, testing of the automated control system (PMS)
- Development and implementation of marketing strategy.