This unique introductory textbook will get new hospitality students excited and interested in the world's largest service industry. In addition to offering a historical perspective, the book covers all hotel operating areas to give students an understanding of each department and how it operates. Students will learn about the complex interrelationships involved in the hospitality business and discover the variety of available career opportunities.
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The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.
The AHLEI meets and exceed its education and training mission by providing materials for all levels of hospitality personnel via: online learning, distance learning courses, videos, seminars, textbooks, and study guides.
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Early History of Lodging
Organization and Structure of Lodging Operation
Growth and Development of Food Service
Organization and Structure of the Food Service Industry
Management and Operation of Food Services
Engineering and Maintenance
Marketing and Sales
Leaders and Legends of the Industry