Introduction to the Hospitality Industry / Edition 7 by Clayton W. Barrows, Tom Powers | | 9780470285459 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Introduction to the Hospitality Industry / Edition 7

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry / Edition 7

by Clayton W. Barrows, Tom Powers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470285451

ISBN-13: 9780470285459

Pub. Date: 03/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley

The Seventh Edition of Introduction to the Hospitality Industry gives you the foundation to thrive in today's hospitality industry, covering everything from finance to operational issues. In this latest edition, the authors have brought the text thoroughly up to date by featuring new and emerging companies, new technologies, and new ways of doing

Overview

The Seventh Edition of Introduction to the Hospitality Industry gives you the foundation to thrive in today's hospitality industry, covering everything from finance to operational issues. In this latest edition, the authors have brought the text thoroughly up to date by featuring new and emerging companies, new technologies, and new ways of doing business. Written in a clear, accessible style and richly illustrated, the text offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470285459
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Edition description:
Study Guid
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 11.12(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Perspectives on Careers in Hospitality.

Chapter 1. The Hospitality Industry and You.

Chapter 2. Forces Affecting Growth and Change in the Hospitality Industry.

Part Two: Food Service.

Chapter 3. the Restaurant Business.

Chapter 4. restaurant Operations.

Chapter 5. Restaurant Industry Organization: chain, Independent, or Franchise?

Chapter 6. Competitive Forces in Food Service.

Chapter 7. On-Site Food Service.

Chapter 8. Issues Facing Food Service.

Part Three: Lodging.

Chapter 9. Lodging: Meeting Guest Needs.

Chapter 10. Hotel and Lodging Operations.

Chapter 11. Forces Shaping the Hotel Business.

Chapter 12. Competition in the Lodging Business.

Part Four: Travel and Tourism.

Chapter 13. Tourism.

Chapter 14. Destinations.

Part Five: Hospitality as a Service Industry.

Chapter 15. The role of Service in the Hospitality Industry.

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