Introduction To Hospitality by John R. WalkerIntroduction To Hospitality by John R. Walker

Introduction To Hospitality

byJohn R. Walker

Hardcover | January 7, 2016

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Prepare students to succeed in any area of the hospitality industry.

Introduction to Hospitality, 7/e, focuses on hospitality operations while offering a broad, comprehensive view of the world’s largest industry. The text is organized into four sections: hospitality and lodging; beverages, restaurants, and managed services; tourism, recreation, attractions, clubs, and gaming; and assemblies, events, attractions, leadership, and management. Each section includes real-world profiles, first-hand accounts, and engaging case studies to help readers connect with the material and foster an appreciation of the industry’s unique enthusiasm and passion. New photos, page layouts, and hands-on examples help students understand the how-to aspects of today’s hospitality industry. Updated to reflect today’s trends and realities, the Seventh Edition contains new coverage of spas, updated and new corporate profiles, salary information, hospitality-related technologies, and more!

 

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This package is also available with MyHospitalityLab–an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. To help students explore the hospitality industry, MyHospitalityLab includes industry-specific simulations from Hospitality & Tourism Interactive (HTi), and real case studies written by industry leaders.


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You are purchasing a standalone product; MyHospitalityLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyHospitalityLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

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Introduction to Hospitality and Plus MyHospitalityLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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  • 0133762769 / 9780133762761 Introduction to Hospitality
  • 0134487281 / 9780134487281 MyHospitalityLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Intro to Hospitality & Intro to Hospitality Management

 

Dr. John R. Walker, DBA, FMP, CHA, is the McKibbon Professor of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of South Florida and a Fulbright Senior Specialist. John’s years of industry experience began with management training at the Savoy Hotel London. This was followed by terms as food and beverage manager, assistant room’s di...
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Title:Introduction To HospitalityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:656 pages, 9.9 × 8 × 1 inPublished:January 7, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCING HOSPITALITY AND LODGING

1.  Introducing Hospitality

2.  The Hotel Business

3.  Rooms Division

4.  Food and Beverage

 

PART II: BEVERAGES, RESTAURANTS, AND MANAGED SERVICES

5.  Beverages

6.  The Restaurant Business

7.  Restaurant Management

8.  Managed Services

 

PART III: TOURISM, RECREATION, ATTRACTIONS, CLUBS AND GAMING

9.  Tourism

10.  Recreation, Attractions, and Clubs

11.  Gaming Entertainment

 

PART IV: ASSEMBLIES, EVENTS, ATTRACTIONS, LEADERSHIP, AND MANAGEMENT

12. Meetings, Conventions, and Expositions

13. Special Events

14. Leadership and Management