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Exploring the Hospitality Industry, 2e offers broad coverage of the hospitality industry in an easy-to-read, conversational style. Written by best-selling author John Walker, this book is less theoretical and more industry-relevant than most–emphasizing the people, companies, and positions that make up the hospitality industry today. Moving beyond just restaurants and hotels, it includes new growth areas such as event management, meeting planning, cruising, theme parks, attractions and entertainment. With a new focus on sustainability, this edition features case studies, practitioners and corporations that engage and involve readers as they explore the trends in this ever-growing field.
0133119688 / 9780133119688 Exploring the Hospitality Industry Plus 2012 MyHospitalityLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package
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Table of Contents
PART I: HOSPITALITY, TOURISM, AND TRAVEL
1. Hospitality Spirit
3. Why People Travel
PART II: LODGING AND CRUISING
5. Lodging Operations
PART III: FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE AND MANAGEMENT
8. Restaurant Operations
9. Managed Services
PART IV: CLUB MANAGEMENT, ATTRACTIONS, AND RECREATION
12. Theme Parks and Attractions
13. Gaming Entertainment
PART V: ASSEMBLIES AND EVENT MANAGEMENT
14. Meetings, Conventions, and Expositions
15. Special Events