A Host of Opportunities: An Introduction to Hospitality Management / Edition 2

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Appropriate for Introduction to Hospitality courses within Hospitality Management & some Culinary Arts departments.

A brief and inexpensive introductory text organized around typical hospitality management curricula.  A Host of Opportunities provides an introduction to future Hospitality Management courses.  Every chapter integrates of cross-departmental viewpoints and functions, along with ethics to prepare a learner with management training.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130145918
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 10/23/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 7.58 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the essence and scope of hospitality 111
Ch. 1 The essence and scope of hospitality 311
Pt. I Introduction to lodging management 4511
Ch. 2 History and economics of the lodging industry 4711
Ch. 3 Rooms division : front of the house operations 10511
Ch. 4 Back of the house operations : housekeeping, maintenance, and engineering 14011
Pt. II Introduction to the food and beverage industry 20111
Ch. 5 Overview of the food service industry 20511
Ch. 6 Food service management 23011
Pt. III Introduction to components of the travel and tourism industry 27511
Ch. 7 Linking hospitality to travel and tourism 27711
Ch. 8 The hospitality spectrum : resorts, clubs, cruises, events, and attractions 30911
Ch. 9 Gaming and casino management 34111
Pt. IV Introduction to hospitality management functions and skills 38311
Ch. 10 Human resource management 38511
Ch. 11 Hospitality marketing 41111
Ch. 12 Leadership, ethics, and management for the hospitality industry 43911
Ch. 13 Career exploration for the hospitality industry 481
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