For introductory level courses in Hospitality.
Exploring the diverse world of the hospitality industry and its segments, this user-friendly text is well organized to facilitate learning. Written for those considering a career in the travel/tourism industry, this book helps them decide if they do want to work within the industry, and if so, helps answer questions such as: What segment(s) is/are of most interest? How do I discover career opportunities? How do I get my first professional position in the industry? How do I plan a longer-term career? What are tactics to help assure success within my career? Do I want to work for myself (be an entrepreneur) or for someone else (be an intrapreneur)? Do I want to work domestically or in a position elsewhere in the global hospitality industry (or both)?