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Encyclopedia > Hospitality industry

The hospitality industry is a 3.5 trillion dollar service sector within the global economy. It is an umbrella term for a broad variety of service industries including, but not limited to, hotels, food service, casinos, and tourism. The hospitality industry is very diverse and global. The industry is cyclical; dictated by the fluctuations that occur with an economy every year. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see Hotel (disambiguation). ... Foodservice is a business term which is mostly synonymous with catering. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... “Tourist” redirects here. ... // [edit] Introduction [edit] Definition If we were to take snapshots of an economy at different points in time, no two photos would look alike. ...


Hospitality Schools

Although entry level jobs in this sector usually require little or no formal education, management, design, and culinary jobs often require college degrees or trade school certificates. These schools are known for their training in various aspects of the hospitality industry. It has been suggested that Management system be merged into this article or section. ... All Saints Chapel in the Cathedral Basilica of St. ... Culinary art is the art of cooking. ... A vocational school, also sometimes referred to as a trade school is one operated for the express purpose of giving its students the skills needed to perform a certain job or jobs. ...

The most important aspect that the Hospitality Industry stresses on is service.The Hospitality Industry believes in statements like "Customer is God!" and ";Customer is King" Michigan State University (MSU) is a co-educational public research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. ... Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public university in Flagstaff, Arizona in the United States. ... Entrance to the School of Hotel Administration The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University is a school for hospitality management founded in 1922 as the first four-year school devoted to the field and it is the only such school in the Ivy League. ... The University of Houston, formerly University of Houston–University Park, is a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting university[2] located in Houston, Texas. ...


For other uses, see Hotel (disambiguation). ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Holiday Inn Great Sign Exterior of a Howard Johnsons motor lodge. ... Resorts combine a hotel and a variety of recreations, such as swimming pools. ... Sanatório Heliantia A sanatorium refers to a medical facility for long-term illness, typically cholera or tuberculosis. ...

Bars & Clubs

// This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Toms Restaurant, a restaurant in New York made familiar by Suzanne Vega and the television sitcom Seinfeld A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to order, to be consumed on the premises. ...

Travel and Tourism

A travel agency is a store where individuals or families go to buy travel packages. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... Travel Technology is a term used to describe applications of Information Technology (IT), or Information and Communications Technology (ICT), in travel, tourism and hospitality industry. ...

Service and Support

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Hospitality Minnesota (297 words)
Hospitality Minnesota is the leading hospitality organization in the state.
Minnesota is one of the only states in the nation where all the segments of the hospitality industry - restaurants, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, resorts, campgrounds and the companies that supply them - work together as a unified industry.
Standing as the voice of Minnesota's hospitality industry, Hospitality Minnesota represents more than 3,000 hospitality businesses across Minnesota, the vast majority of which are small, family-owned operations.
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