Implications of current and potential trends in the hospitality industry

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Implications of current and potential trends in the hospitality industry This article aims to analyse and appraise the implications of current and potential trends in the hospitality industry. The term ‘trend’ refers to a general development or change in a situation or in the way that people are behaving (Cambridge University, 2019). It goes without saying that the global hospitality industry is going through a wide range of developments. The behaviour of tourists is changing very rapidly was well. These changes and developments certainly put enormous pressure on the hospitality […]

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Current skills shortages in the hospitality industry

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Current skills shortages in the hospitality industry The article aims to investigate some of the current skills shortages in the hospitality industry, particularly in the UK and the USA. There is no doubt that the skills shortage in the hospitality industry is not new news to industry veterans. Many surveys have been conducted and many industry experts have been writing about it over the years; however, any significant progress to turn things around is yet to be evidenced adequately. And it is not the USA and the UK only, but […]

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Operational and functional departments within a hospitality business

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Operational and functional departments within a hospitality business This article aims to examine a range of operational and functional departments within a hospitality business. There are different types of business within the hospitality industry; however, this article aims to explore the operational and functional departments of a hotel. The four major operational departments of a hotel are: housekeeping department, food and beverage service department, food production (kitchen) department, and front office department. In addition to these departments, hotels usually have a number of functional departments as well e.g. marketing department, […]

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Most common jobs in the hospitality industry

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Most common jobs in the hospitality industry This article aims to explore some of the most common jobs in the hospitality industry. There are usually four broad sectors within the hospitality industry i.e. accommodation, food and beverage, travel and tourism, and entertainment. The discussion that follows aims to explore the most common jobs in each sector. Most common jobs in the accommodation sector Accommodation (lodging) consists of different types of hotels and facilities that provide overnight accommodation for travellers. Hotels are of different types; however, there are some common job […]

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Top priority skills for the hospitality industry

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Top priority skills for the hospitality industry This article aims to explore some of the top priority skills required to work in the hospitality industry. It goes without saying that working in the hospitality industry can be both very challenging and rewarding. Working as a waiter/waitress, cabin crew, or porter is not always the easiest job in the world; however, it is also true that hospitality is a great industry for young people to break into the professional world. People involved in this industry deal with customers from different walks […]

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