Readers seeking management careers in hospitality will enter a dynamic industry filled with opportunities. The rewards are many, but so are the challenges. Today's hospitality managers must deal with such complex factors as globalization, terrorism threats, ecotourism, internet commerce, new business and financial models, and rapidly changing consumer demands. Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry, 10th Edition gives readers the industry know-how and the management skills needed to thrive in all aspects of the field, from food service to lodging to tourism. The Tenth Edition of Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry features both historical perspectives and discussions of new trends in a variety of sectors. This book has the most thorough coverage of the hospitality industry, covering foodservice, lodging, and travel and tourism, hospitality careers, and hospitality management. Upon successful completion of this text, readers will have a strong grasp of the many facets of the hospitality industry.
If any phrase characterizes the hospitality and tourism industry today it would
probably be “constantly changing.” Worldwide recessionary conditions, globalization,
industry-wide focus on sustainability and corporate responsibility are just some of
the forces converging and resulting in widespread change. The result is an industry
that requires future leaders in hospitality and tourism to be well versed in past, current,
and emerging management practices. To this end, the Tenth Edition of Introduction
to Management in the Hospitality Industry features both historical perspectives
and discussions of new trends in a variety of sectors. Our goal, as it has been all
along, is to provide educators and students with the most up-to-date content with the
hope that the next generation of hospitality leaders will be fully prepared to great
the challenges of this dynamic industry.