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Introduction to the hospitality industry

Author: Thomas F Powers; Clayton W Barrows
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"Introduction to the Hospitality Industry stands out in the field for its extensive coverage of all aspects of the business, from individual roles to operational issues." "Students easily gain a clear understanding of the size and scope of this expanding industry from the authors' accessible treatment. Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Sixth Edition is perfect introductory reading for students interested in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Powers, Thomas F.
Introduction to the hospitality industry.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2006
(OCoLC)895360595
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Powers; Clayton W Barrows
ISBN: 0471274585 9780471274582 0471708798 9780471708797
OCLC Number: 55067024
Description: xix, 523 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The hospitality industry and you --
Forces affecting growth and change in the hospitality industry --
The restaurant business --
Restaurant operations --
Restaurant industry organization: chain, independent, or franchise --
Competitive forces in food service --
Issues facing food service --
On-site food service --
Lodging: meeting guest needs --
Hotel and motel operations --
Forces shaping the hotel business --
Competition in the lodging business --
Tourism: front and center --
Destinations: tourism generators --
The role of service in the hospitality industry.
Other Titles: Hospitality industry
Responsibility: Tom Powers, Clayton W. Barrows.
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"Introduction to the Hospitality Industry stands out in the field for its extensive coverage of all aspects of the business, from individual roles to operational issues." "Students easily gain a clear understanding of the size and scope of this expanding industry from the authors' accessible treatment. Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Sixth Edition is perfect introductory reading for students interested in a career in the hospitality sector."--Jacket.

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