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Readers preparing to work in hospitality will enter a field that is quickly evolving. The rise of the global economy, ecotourism, internet commerce, and changing consumer demands are just some of the factors they will be dealing with in this exciting and dynamic industry. This new edition gives readers the foundation they need to thrive in today's hospitality industry, covering everything from finance to operational issues. The Eighth Edition of Introduction to the Hospitality Industry features both historical perspectives and discussions of new trends in a variety of sectors. This edition includes additional international examples of hospitality and tourism operations have been included throughout the text. This book covers all the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the hospitality industry. Readers will have a strong overview of the industry, where it fits into the broader world, the major issues and challenges in the field, and the many possible career paths that await them.

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The revised edition of the classic introductory volume to the hospitality industry

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry covers all aspects of the business, from individual roles to operational issues. This extensively revised Fifth Edition continues to set itself apart with:
* A new, full-color interior design
* New and revised Internet exercises
* More than 70 figures and tables
* Over 120 photographs from a diverse cross section of hospitality spots around the world
* Case histories
* Global hospitality notes and industry practice notes
* Chapter review questions

The authors' accessible treatment of the material makes it easy for students to gain a clear understanding of the size and scope of this expanding industry. Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, Fifth Edition is the perfect beginning for students interested in a career in the hospitality sector.

Visit the accompanying Web site at www.wiley.com/college

About the Author:

TOM POWERS is Professor Emeritus at the School of Hotel and Food Administration at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.
CLAYTON W. BARROWS is Associate Professor at the School of Hotel and Food Administration at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.

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