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Hospitality management is the academic study of the running of hotels, restaurants, and travel and tourism-related business. A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging, usually on a short-term basis. ... A typical restaurant in uptown Manhattan A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to be consumed on the premises. ... Statue dedicated to the traveller. ... Tourists on Oahu, Hawaii Tourism is travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes or the provision of services to support this leisure travel. ...

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) can be a business major in either a Bachelors of Science, or a Bachelors of Arts.

Graduate students graduate with a Masters of Business Administration, a Masters or Science, or a Doctorate of Philosophy in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Tourists on Oahu, Hawaii Tourism is travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes or the provision of services to support this leisure travel. ...

It is a focus that is studied by individuals that are intending to work in the Hospitality Industry, examples of which are; Hotels, Resorts, Casinos, and Restaurants.

Within the HTM concentration there is generally:

  • Food Management and Operations (Examples: Food Science, Food Selection and Preparation, Food and Beverage Operations)
  • Lodging Operations (Examples: Hotel Operations, Resort Management, Lodging Management, Financial Management and Cost Control for Hospitality Organizations)
  • Global Tourism (Examples: Travel and Tourism Management, Tourism Analysis, Hospitality and Research Methods)
  • Sustainable Tourism (Examples: Natural Destination Management, Responsible Tourism, Green Tourism and Eco-Tourism, Alternative and more Environmentally friendly ways of working within the whole Tourism industry)
  • Tourist Attractions Management (Examples: Heritage Attractions, Arts and Cultural Attractions, Industrial Attractions, City Based Attractions, Retail Attractions, Natural Attractions)
  • Entertainment Management (Examples: Theme Park Management, Theatre Management, Cinema Management, Museology, Live Music and Music Festival Management).
  • Event Management (Examples: Hospitality Sales, Catering Management, Hospitality Marketing Management)

Several large corporations such as Marriott, Hyatt, Wyndham and Hilton Hotels have summer internships in training programs for students majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management, to help students get valuable work experience. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Marriott International, Inc. ... For the inventor of Celluloid, see John Wesley Hyatt. ... Wyndham can refer to: Localities City of Wyndham in Victoria, Australia Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley in Western Australia Wyndham, Western Australia Wyndham, New Zealand in Southland, New Zealand Wyndham Hills in Ontario, Canada Wyndham, Virginia in the United States People with the last name of Wyndham Baron Wyndham, title... Entrance of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California Beverly Hilton Hotel viewed from Wilshire Boulvard Hilton is a brand of the Hilton Hotels Corporation, based in Beverly Hills, California. ...

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Lodging managers (2342 words)
Managers who work for chains also may organize and staff a newly built hotel, refurbish an older hotel, or reorganize a hotel or motel that is not operating successfully.
Salaries of lodging managers vary greatly according to their responsibilities and the segment of the hotel industry in which they are employed, as well as the location and region where the hotel is located.
Managers may earn bonuses of up to 25 percent of their basic salary in some hotels and also may be furnished with meals, parking, laundry, and other services.
Hospitality Management | Departments | Academics | The Ohio State University at Lima (576 words)
Hospitality management is the management of people and services in the lodging, food service and tourism industries.
The hospitality management program at The Ohio State University is designed to prepare its students to accept management positions within the hospitality industry after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management.
Hospitality Management students are encouraged to join the Hospitality Management Association, which is open to all students interested in the hospitality career field.
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