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Exploring the Hospitality Industry

Exploring the Hospitality Industry - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132437660

Cover of Exploring the Hospitality Industry 08 (ISBN 978-0132437660)
ISBN13: 978-0132437660
ISBN10: 013243766X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $124.75

Exploring the Hospitality Industry - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132437660

John Walker

ISBN13: 978-0132437660
ISBN10: 013243766X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

For courses in Introduction to Hospitality.

Exploring the Hospitality Industry offers broad coverage of the hospitality industry all in an easy-to-read, conversational style. This latest text from best-selling author John Walker is less theoretical and more industry relevant than other books. It focuses not just on restaurants and hotels but on new growth areas such as event management, meeting planning, cruising, theme parks, attractions and entertainment. Each chapter features case studies, industry practitioners and corporate profiles that emphasize the real-world issues that make up this field. Reader-friendly strategies make material meaningful and involve readers as they explore the excitement and trends in this ever-growing industry.

Table of Contents

PART I: HOSPITALITY, TOURISM, AND TRAVEL

1. Hospitality Spirit
2. Tourism
3. Why People Travel

PART II: LODGING AND CRUISING

4. Lodging
5. Lodging Operations
6. Cruising

PART III: FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE AND MANAGEMENT

7. Restaurants
8. Restaurant Operations
9. Managed Services
10. Beverages

PART IV: CLUB MANAGEMENT, ATTRACTIONS, AND RECREATION

11. Clubs
12. Theme Parks and Attractions
13. Gaming Entertainment

PART V: ASSEMBLIES AND EVENT MANAGEMENT

14. Meetings, Conventions and Expositions
15. Special Events