Introduction to Hospitality Management: Pearson New International Edition
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Introduction to Hospitality Management: Pearson New International Edition

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For courses in Introduction to Hospitality and Hospitality Management. Capturing the flavor and breadth of the industry, Introduction to Hospitality Management, Fourth Edition, explores all aspects of the field including: travel and tourism; lodging; foodservice; meetings, conventions and expositions; and leisure and recreation. Devoting six chapters to management, the text focuses on hospitality and management and uses first-person accounts, corporate profiles and industry morsels to foster a student's appreciation for the field. Throughout, author John R. Walker invites students to share this industry's unique enthusiasm and passion. The text is organized into five sections: the hospitality industry and tourism; lodging; restaurants, managed services, and beverages; recreation, theme parks, clubs, and gaming entertainment; and assemblies and event management. Each section includes insight from industry professionals, contains up-to-date information on career opportunities, and includes many examples illuminating current industry trends and realities. Extensively revised and updated, this edition contains new photos, new page layouts, and new coverage on topics ranging from sustainability to globalization.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 712 pages
  • 216 x 278 x 24mm | 1,516g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 4th edition
  • 1292021012
  • 9781292021010
  • 2,283,107

Table of contents

PART I: THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY AND TOURISM1. Welcome to the Hospitality Industry2. Tourism PART II: LODGING3. The Hotel Business4. Rooms Division Operations5. Food and Beverage Operations PART III: RESTAURANTS, MANAGER SERVICES AND BEVERAGES6. Restaurant Business7. Restaurant Operations8. Managed Services9. Beverages PART IV: RECREATION, THEME PARKS, CLUBS AND GAMING ENTERTAINMENT10. Recreation, Theme Parks and Clubs11. Gaming Entertainment PART V: ASSEMBLIES AND EVENT MANAGEMENT12. Meetings, Conventions, Expositions13. Special Events PART VI: MANAGERIAL AREAS OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY14. Leadership and Management15. Control 16. Planning17. Organizing18. Communicating and Decision-Makingshow more

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