9780135118856

Exploring the Hospitality Industry

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135118856

  • ISBN10:

    0135118859

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/27/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Exploring the Hospitality Industry, 2eoffers broad coverage of the hospitality industry in an easy-to-read, conversational style.#xA0;Written by best-selling author John Walker, this book is#xA0;less theoretical and more industry-relevant than most#x13;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. #xA0;#xA0;#xA0;

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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