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Overview

Readers preparing to work in hospitality will enter a field that is quickly evolving. The rise of the global economy, ecotourism, internet commerce, and changing consumer demands are just some of the factors they will be dealing with in this exciting and dynamic industry. This new edition gives readers the foundation they need to thrive in today's hospitality industry, covering everything from finance to operational issues. The Eighth Edition of Introduction to the Hospitality Industry features both historical perspectives and discussions of new trends in a variety of sectors. This edition includes additional international examples of hospitality and tourism operations have been included throughout the text. This book covers all the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the hospitality industry. Readers will have a strong overview of the industry, where it fits into the broader world, the major issues and challenges in the field, and the many possible career paths that await them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118004432
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Hospitality Industry and You

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

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

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

Chapter 13: Tourism: Front and Center

Chapter 14: Destinations: Tourism Generators

Chapter 15: The Role of Service in the Hospitality Industry

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