Hotels are amongst the most visible and important aspects of a country's infrastructure. Hotel industry is a closely linked one to the tourism industry. A number of factors like promotion of tourism and rapid industrial progress have given a boost to hoteliering. The recent liberalization of trade and opening up of economy will further lead the revolutionary growth in this sector.
The diversity of experience in hotel management is greater then in any other profession. Hotel industry involves combination of various skills like management, food and beverage service, housekeeping, front office operation, sales and marketing, accounting. Today, the rise in corporate activity as well as the wish to travel on holiday has made the hotel industry a very competition one.
This book offers broad coverage of the lodging industry all in an easy-to-read style that is less theoretical and more industry relevant. Reader-friendly strategies make material meaningful and involve readers as they explore the excitement and trends in this ever-growing industry. This book will be an essential reference tool for owners, managers, and other professionals in hospitality industry. In addiction, all students and of business or hotel/travel programmes need this book to help acquire a working knowledge of the role and functions of lodging industry.