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Hospitality Law: Managing Legal Issues in the Hospitality Industry



  Author: Stephen C. Barth
  Release date: 2008-02-28
  Asin/ ISBN: 047008376X
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Hospitality Law, Third Edition provides the legal understanding that ensures both the safety of guests and the success of the hospitality operation. This practical resource gives you a common sense approach grounded in essential principles rather than an encyclopedic knowledge of the law. Vivid scenarios and real-life case studies show these principles in action in recognizable hospitality settings. With comprehensive coverage ranging from foodservice to employee contracts, insurance to international terrorism, this Third Edition features new and revised content reflecting the latest factors at work in today’s hospitality industry.

From the Back Cover:

The benchmark resource for managers in today’s hospitality industry — now in a new edition

More than anyone else in the hospitality organization, hospitality managers influence the legal exposure their businesses face. Since no establishment can fully escape the risk of legal action, especially in today’s litigious society, sensible decision-making by well-informed managers is the key to avoiding the legal problems that can sink an otherwise well-run business.

Hospitality Law, Third Edition provides current and future hospitality managers with the legal understanding they need to take the proactive steps that ensure both the safety of guests and the success of the hospitality operation. This practical resource offers managers a common sense approach grounded in essential principles rather than an encyclopedic knowledge of the law. Vivid scenarios and real-life case studies show these principles in action in recognizable hospitality settings.

With comprehensive coverage ranging from foodservice to employee contracts, insurance to international terrorism, this Third Edition features new and revised content reflecting the latest factors at work in today’s hospitality industry, including:

  *    Changes to laws and regulations governing the industry
  *    New coverage of regulations for travel and tourism
  *    Increased coverage of contracts in general, as well as some of the most common hospitality industry contracts
  *    Updated “International Snapshots” that outline the differences between U.S. and non-U.S. laws and regulations governing hospitality businesses
  *    An associated Web site with case summaries of the 100 most significant legal decisions concerning the hospitality industry in a given year

With a dynamic, case-based style, a comprehensive range of subjects, and the latest coverage, Hospitality Law, Third Edition sets the standard for a practical handbook that today and tomorrow’s hospitality managers can refer to and apply throughout their careers.


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