Career Opportunities in Travel and Hospitality

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Infobase Publishing, 2010 - Business & Economics - 294 pages
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According to the American Hotel and Lodging Association, tourism is currently the third largest retail industry in the United States, behind automotive and food stores. People who work in the travel and hospitality industry make their living by helping others enjoy themselves.

Career Opportunities in†Travel and Hospitality profiles occupations in a wide variety of areas, including travel and tourism services, hotels and lodging, specialty resorts and cruise ships, recreation, restaurants and culinary, casinos and gaming, and communications.†Complete with a foreword by†the president and CEO of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, this new book features more than 75 job profiles, plus†appendixes†listing educational programs, professional associations, major employers, industry resources, and more.

Career profiles include:

  • Account executive
  • Bellhop
  • Casino manager
  • Cruise ship physician
  • Executive chef
  • Park ranger
  • Sommelier
  • Spa manager
  • Tour guide
  • Travel agent
  • Travel writer
  • Wedding planner.
  

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Contents

Hotels and Lodging
27
Specialty Resorts Cruise Ships and Recreation
91
Restaurants and Culinary Arts
145
Casinos and Gaming
179
Communications and Other
197
Appendixes
233
Bibliography
286
Index
288
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