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Hospitality: An Introduction is systemically organized for introductory students. This long-standing, successful book introduces many of the “must know” topics important to hospitality within a traditional business framework. It also provides readers with a snapshot of a wide variety of industry career paths, an attribute not found in other books. The goal is to provide a broad-brush survey approach to the hospitality industry, while offering the information needed to help students proceed into more advanced courses and readings.
Tourism System: a set of interrelated parts working together toward shared outcomes and goals.
The Tourism System, under the guidance of a new authoring team, have made this new 8th edition more global in scope through examples, cases, and approximately 120 Quick Trips.
The Tourism System:
Author(s): Michael Collins
Employers agree—to be successful, graduates of Hospitality Management programs need to have meaningful, hands-on industry work experiences to complement their classroom education. Consequently, nearly all Hospitality Management degree programs require students to complete an internship or practicum experience prior to graduation. The challenge is that the quality of these work experiences vary widely.
A student-friendly approach to hospitality law.
Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach arms future hospitality industry personnel with the legal knowledge needed to enhance the guest’s experience and avoid lawsuits. With a focus on prevention, the book aims to minimize the number of lawsuits a hospitality establishment experiences.
Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach:
The world of hospitality and travel is rapidly changing. Sudden changes in the external environment can have an enormous impact literally overnight.
Strategic Management for Hospitality & Travel: Today and Tomorrow focuses on strategy for companies during a time of prosperity and uncertainty. Written in an entrepreneurial and an environmental-scanning approach, this title helps students learn to read and interpret the trends in society that bring opportunity and threats to hospitality firms.
Connections: Food, Nutrition, Health and Wellness is an introductory nutrition textbook designed for non-nutrition majors as well as allied health majors. The textbook covers all the essential nutrients and their relationship to your body’s functioning and well-being. The textbook also includes the latest information regarding nutrition information for the public sector such as the Dietary Guidelines and the new Nutrition Labeling guidelines.
The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits. As a result, it is imperative that a person entering the hospitality business be familiar with the technology propelling it forward. Hospitality Information Technology: Learning How to Use It is designed to meet that challenge.
Success in today's foodservice industry requires a solid knowledge of industry trends; the ability to prepare a cost efficient menu that appeals to guests' needs and wants; and the skills to develop and implement a concrete strategic fiscal plan.
Those who manage public assembly venues are continually challenged to operate venues in such a way that brings success to venue ownership and meet the needs of those who utilize them. Accomplishing this daunting task is neither simple, nor is it consistent from venue to venue. Venues vary in mission based upon type, location, and goals set by those in leadership. In order to achieve the established goals, management must continually fine-tune their venue management skills and keep abreast of ever-changing social and economic trends in our society.