9780132959940

Introduction to Hospitality Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132959940

  • ISBN10:

    0132959941

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/24/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Capturing the flavor and breadth of the industry, Introduction to Hospitality Management, Fourth Edition,explores all aspects of the field including: travel and tourism; lodging; foodservice; meetings, conventions and expositions; and leisure and recreation. Devoting six chapters to management, the text focuses on hospitality andmanagement and uses first-person accounts, corporate profiles and industry morsels to foster a student's appreciation for the field. Throughout, author John R. Walker invites students to share this industry's unique enthusiasm and passion. The text is organized into five sections: the hospitality industry and tourism; lodging; restaurants, managed services, and beverages; recreation, theme parks, clubs, and gaming entertainment; and assemblies and event management. Each section includes insight from industry professionals, contains up-to-date information on career opportunities, and includes many examples illuminating current industry trends and realities. Extensively revised and updated, this edition contains new photos, new page layouts, and new coverage on topics ranging from sustainability to globalization

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

PART I: THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY AND TOURISM

1.      Welcome to the Hospitality Industry

2.      Tourism

 

PART II: LODGING

3.      The Hotel Business

4.      Rooms Division Operations

5.      Food and Beverage Operations

 

PART III: RESTAURANTS, MANAGER SERVICES AND BEVERAGES

6.      Restaurant Business

7.      Restaurant Operations

8.      Managed Services

9.      Beverages

 

PART IV: RECREATION, THEME PARKS, CLUBS AND GAMING ENTERTAINMENT

10.  Recreation, Theme Parks and Clubs

11.  Gaming Entertainment

 

PART V: ASSEMBLIES AND EVENT MANAGEMENT

12.  Meetings, Conventions, Expositions

13.  Special Events

 

PART VI: MANAGERIAL AREAS OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

14.  Leadership and Management

15.  Planning

16.  Organizing

17.  Communicating and Decision-Making

18.  Control

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