Hospitality Operations: Careers in the World's Greatest Industry

Hospitality Operations: Careers in the World's Greatest Industry

ISBN: 9780131407770
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2004-07-16
Number of pages: 704
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Written for those considering a career in the travel/tourism industry, this book helps them decide if they do want to work within the industry. Exploring the diverse world of the hospitality industry and its segments, this user-friendly book is well organized to facilitate learning. Chapter learning objectives, Feedback from the Real World, and Glossary sections; several hundred photo images, Challenges, ¿Master Your Knowledge¿ sections, ¿Learn from the Internet¿, and a comprehensive supplements package make this book helpful in facilitating learning. Answers questions such as: What segment(s) is/are of most interest? How do I discover career opportunities? How do I get my first professional position in the industry? How do I plan a longer-term career? What are tactics to help assure success within my career? Do I want to work for myself (be an entrepreneur) or for someone else (be an intrapreneur)? Do I want to work domestically or in a position elsewhere in the global hospitality industry (or both)? For those considering a career in the travel/tourism industry or professionals already working in the industry.

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