Hospitality and Health: Issues and Developments

Hospitality and Health: Issues and Developments

by Jaime Seba
     
 

In the last several decades, international traffic volume has significantly increased, raising the risk of infectious diseases and their spread. In this important volume, the impact of health issues is explored in connection with travel. Not only does the book explore the risk of diseases such as H1N1 (otherwise known as swine flu), malaria, salmonella, and

Overview

In the last several decades, international traffic volume has significantly increased, raising the risk of infectious diseases and their spread. In this important volume, the impact of health issues is explored in connection with travel. Not only does the book explore the risk of diseases such as H1N1 (otherwise known as swine flu), malaria, salmonella, and Legionellosis, it also addresses health regulations for travel to foreign countries, alcohol use and hospitality-related health problems and issues, medical tourism (patients seeking less expensive medical procedures in countries other than their own), and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781926692920
Publisher:
Apple Academic Press
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Jaime A. Seba, as a specialist in hospitality and tourism service, has conducted extensive industry research to develop training initiatives for cruise ship staff around the world, including the United States, United Kingdom, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Certified in human performance improvement through the American Society of Training and Development, she works with major cruise lines to improve customer service and enhance operational function through the integration of new technology. Seba has more than 10 years' experience in media, public, and corporate communication, and she is currently employed by Holland-America Cruise Lines.

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