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Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law (Hotel, Restaurant & Travel Law)
Karen Morris, Norman Cournoyer and Anthony MarshallFor students and practicing professionals in hospitality, travel and tourism as well as specialized paralegal work, Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law: A Preventative Approach, 7th Edition, addresses legal issues confronted by managers in the hotel, restaurant, travel and casino industries. The emphasis is on prevention of legal violations. By reading the book, managers can appreciate and identify what actions and precautions are necessary to avoid, or at least minimize, the number of lawsuits. The book uses the case method, long recognized as a helpful approach to learning the often-complicated discipline of law. Readers will study decisions from actual cases in which hospitality establishments were sued, as well as what legal precedents were cited.
Poland (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
Craig TurpDK Eyewitness Poland travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this diverse country has on offer. Packed with photographs, illustrations and detailed maps, discover Poland region by region; from the historical delights of Warsaw and Cracow to the enchanting Alpine scenery and vibrant nightlife hotspots. The guide provides all the insider tips from visiting the postcard-pretty ski resorts to enjoying spectacular national parks and Baltic coastline, with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife in each region for all budgets. You'll find 3D cutaways and floorplans of all the must-see sites plus street-by-street maps of major towns and cities. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides are the only guides that work equally well for inspiration, as a planning tool, a practical resource while traveling, and a keepsake following any trip.Each guide is packed with the up-to-date, reliable destination information every traveler needs, including extensive hotel and restaurant listings, themed itineraries, lush photography, and numerous maps.
The Bar and Beverage Book
Costas Katsigris and Chris ThomasThe Bar and Beverage Book explains how to manage the beverage option of a restaurant, bar, hotel, country club—any place that serves beverages to customers.  It provides readers with the history of the beverage industry and appreciation of wine, beer, and spirits; information on equipping, staffing, managing, and marketing a bar; and the purchase and mixology of beverages.   New topics in this edition include changes to regulations regarding the service of alcohol, updated sanitation guidelines, updates to labor laws and the employment of staff, and how to make your operation more profitable. New trends in spirits, wine, and beer are also covered.
The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Joseph MichelliDiscover the secrets of world-class leadership! When it comes to refined service and exquisite hospitality, one name stands high above the rest: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. With ceaseless attention to every luxurious detail, the company has set the bar for creating memorable customer experiences in world-class settings. Now, for the first time, the leadership secrets behind the company's extraordinary success are revealed. The New Gold Standard takes you on an exclusive tour behind the scenes of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Granted unprecedented access to the company's executives, staff, and its award-winning Leadership Center training facilities, bestselling author Joseph Michelli explored every level of leadership within the organization. He emerged with the key principles leaders at any company can use to provide a customer experience unlike any other, such as: Understanding the ever-evolving needs of customers Empowering employees by treating them with the utmost respect Anticipating customers' unexpressed needs and concerns Developing and conducting an unsurpassed training regimen Sharing engaging stories from the company's employees--from the corporate office and hotels around the globe--Michelli describes the innovative methods the company uses to create peerless guest experiences and explains how it constantly hones and improves them. The New Gold Standard weaves practical how-to advice, proven leadership tools, and the wisdom of experts to help you create and embed superior customer-service principles, processes, and practices in your own organization.
Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
Rolf PottsVagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life—from six weeks to four months to two years—to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel. Potts gives the necessary information on:• financing your travel time • determining your destination • adjusting to life on the road• working and volunteering overseas • handling travel adversity • re-assimilating back into ordinary lifeNot just a plan of action, vagabonding is an outlook on life that emphasizes creativity, discovery, and the growth of the spirit. Visit the vagabonding community’s hub at www.vagabonding.net.
Start Your Own Travel Business and More (Start Your Own Travel Business & More)
Entrepreneur PressGet started with Entrepreneur Magazine's Start-Up Series Covers hot new travel trends such as cruises, extreme tours, senior travel, international travel, and more.
How to Start a Home Based Travel Agency
Tom Ogg, Joanie Ogg and TomHow to Start a Home Based Travel Agency has just been entirely updated. The effects of September 11th, 2001 and the resulting aftermath has had a dramatic effect on the travel industry and further enabled home-based travel entrepreneurs. The January 1st, 2003 printing of How to Start a Home Based Travel Agency is the most up-to-date information available about operating a travel business in this exciting industry. Issues such as the elimination of airline commissions, the implementation of service fees, the fabulous growth of the cruise industry and all of the changes that have evolved are discussed and analyzed. This edition of How to Start a Home Based Travel Agency is a must have if you are considering entering the travel industry or are an agent going home-based from a storefront.
Travel Perspectives: A Guide to Becoming a Travel Professional
Ginger Gorham and Susan RiceTravel Perspectives: A Guide to Becoming a Travel Professional, 4th ed., is designed to address the challenges of today's travel professional. The fourth edition enables students to approach today's challenges with confidence by building critical thinking skills and developing the hands-on skills necessary to secure employment as a travel professional. These essential skills are reinforced by study exercises, vignettes, and case studies. Travel Perspectives: A Guide to Becoming a Travel Professional will take students on a journey exploring new career opportunities, new technologies, and the new realities involved in traveling, travel products, geography and sales. The Internet is presented as a strong reference tool for sales and marketing and new discussions of Ecotourism is explored. Current information on safety and security is a primary concern for today's travelers and travel professionals; therefore, policies, government agencies, and procedures are all presented in detail. .
Tea and Crumpets
Margaret M. JohnsonCurious armchair travelers, nostalgic food excursionists, and inventive home entertainers will adore this tour of Europe's legendary tearooms and salons. A delicious culinary and cultural experience as well as a treasure trove of recipes from top-notch destinations, this little gem lets readers in on the rituals of taking tea. Recipes like the Ritz's cucumber sandwiches, Claridge's famous raisin and apple scones, or chocolate scones from Edinburgh's Balmoral Hotel, as well as color photographs of tasty tea fare and European teahouses, bring the charm of afternoon tea to anyone's home.
Home-Based Travel Agent
Kelly MonaghanThe street-wise guide to setting up a home travel agency business without spending a fortune is now better than ever. Completely revised and updated to the realities of a travel marketplace in which airlines no longer pay commissions.

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