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Hospitality Law (4TH 12 Edition)by Stephen C. Barth
Synopses & Reviews
Hospitality Law, Fourth Edition maintains the logical flow developed in the Third Edition, but now with the latest updates and revisions with regard to changes in the law that ensure the most current information is presented for hospitality law students. The Fourth Edition includes information on relevant recent events and trends, such as the impact of recent economic collapse on hotel development, sections updated with increased international perspective, added information on data privacy, increased information on safety and security, and updates to legal case studies and decision-making legal scenarios. Chapter web exercises have also been updated to ensure accuracy, and strategic links have been added throughout the chapter to ensure currency with regard to law changes since the last edition.
When faced with the possibility of paying substantial legal fees, astute hospitality managers recognize the alternative managing their businesses responsibility to avoid litigation.
With prevention and compliance at its core, Hospitality Law, Fourth Edition, shows students and practicing hospitality managers how to effectively manage their legal environment. By learning to think proactively, readers consider how their actions will be viewed in a legal context, thereby precluding many legal difficulties.
This practical text familiarizes readers with hospitality legalities, provides relevant exercises, and applies lessons learned to real-world hospitality management situations.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Prevention Philosophy
Chapter 2: Government Agencies That Impact the Hospitality Industry
Chapter 3: Hospitality Business Structures
Chapter 4: Contract Basics
Chapter 5: Significant Hospitality Contracts
Chapter 6: Legally Managing Property
Chapter 7: Legally Selecting Employees
Chapter 8: Legally Managing Employees
Chapter 9: Your Responsibilities as a Hospitality Operator
Chapter 10: Your Responsibilities as a Hospitality Operator to Guests
Chapter 11: Your Responsibilities for Guests' Property
Chapter 12: Your Responsibilities When Serving Food and Beverages
Chapter 13: Legal Responsibilities in Travel and Tourism
Chapter 14: Safety and Security Issues
Chapter 15: Managing Insurance
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