The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
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... Investigation Into the Hospitality Industry Hospitality is widely understood to mean the cordial welcoming of guests. Dictionary.com defines it as, " a friendly welcome for guests or strangers, which often includes offering them food, drink etc." (dictionary.com 2007) this is a blanket term covering all the things that a visitor needs. However, we generally think of the hospitality industry as including accommodations, restaurants, entertainment, tour and transportation services. In the UK this industry has become extremely important, topping a billion pounds sterling this year, and the services cover everything from lodging to local attractions. The diversification within the industry ranges from ...