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Exploring the Hospitality Industry-Text Only

Exploring the Hospitality Industry-Text Only - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0135118856

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ISBN13: 978-0135118856
ISBN10: 0135118859
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No

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Exploring the Hospitality Industry-Text Only - 2ND 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135118856

John R. Walker

ISBN13: 978-0135118856
ISBN10: 0135118859
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Exploring the Hospitality Industry, 2e offers broad coverage of the hospitality industry in an easy-to-read, conversational style. Written by best-selling author John Walker, this book is less theoretical and more industry-relevant than mostndash;emphasizing the people, companies, and positions that make up the hospitality industry today. Moving beyond just restaurants and hotels, it includes new growth areas such as event management, meeting planning, cruising, theme parks, attractions and entertainment. With a new focus on sustainability, this edition features case studies, practitioners and corporations that engage and involve readers as they explore the trends in this ever-growing field.

Table of Contents

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

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