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Discovering Hospitality and Tourism : World's Greatest Industry

Discovering Hospitality and Tourism : World's Greatest Industry - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0131591998

Cover of Discovering Hospitality and Tourism : World
ISBN13: 978-0131591998
ISBN10: 0131591991
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Discovering Hospitality and Tourism : World's Greatest Industry - 2ND 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131591998

Jack Ninemeier and Joseph Perdue

ISBN13: 978-0131591998
ISBN10: 0131591991
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Discovering the Hospitality and Tourism Industry is specially designed to help students learn about the worldwide tourism and hospitality industry, and exciting career opportunities within it. Each chapter provides: Learning objectives statshy;ed at the beginning of each chapter to help readers focus on the most important information they will be reading. Specific objectives introduce each section of chapter to provide context for discussion, and conclude each chapter as the most important learning points are summarized. A '' Feedback from the Real World '' feature that poses questions for students that are addressed by an industry expert at the end of the chapter. Key word definitions at the points where they appear throughout the chapter. Numerous figures , anecdotal information , and graphics . Color Photos that highlight industry and scenarios Hospitality Leader and ''Rising Star'' Profiles that provvide advice from professioanls working in the industry Learn from The Internet exercises that encourage readers to review websites applicable to the chapter's topic. An end-of-chapter glossary of key hospitality terms, listing all key words defined throughout the chapter NEW TO THIS EDITION Chapter 27, ''Overview of the Entertainment Industry'' Completely revised and updated -- Chapter 19, ''Food and Nutrition Services in Healthcare Facilities'' Major revision to Chapter 9 ''Resorts, Timeshares, and Condo-Hotels'' to explore Condo-Hotels Approximately 50 major inserts to previous chapters to expand upon and update conternt ''Check It Out!'' and ''Did You Know?'' features to invite further exploration. This textbook includes definitions for more than 600 industry terms including 75 that are new to this edition, and several hundred color photos. Students have access to the text's companion website for glossary term quizzes and PowerPoint presentashy;tions. Numerous supplemental materials are also available for the instructor's use. For information about all Prentice Hall Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts titles, visit: www.prenhaILcom/pineapple

Table of Contents

For introductory courses in Hospitality.

The hospitality and tourism industry is vast and offers seemingly endless professional opportunities. Written for those considering a career in the field, this book explores each segment of the industry (lodging, foodservices, recreation, meeting planning etc.) and the various positions within each sector. Profiling hospitality leaders and rising stars, it shows readers different career paths and helps them determine their own career goals and aspirations. With a new chapter on entertainment, a new section on condo-hotels, and revised coverage of healthcare foodservices, it keeps stride with the fast-paced hospitality industry and helps readers discover their own place within it.