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Ch 2: Hospitality Industry Trends

About This Chapter

Understand trends in specific areas of the hospitality industry with these helpful video and text lessons. These resources can assist you with homework or exam prep for a business course or help you get ahead in a hospitality career.

Hospitality Industry Trends - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you can go over analyses of trends in travel, tourism and restaurant services as well as the overall hospitality industry. You'll study trends in and out of the industry that affect hospitality businesses and organizations. Easily track your progress on your Dashboard, and use the self-assessment quizzes to determine how much you have learned and your readiness in moving on to the next topic. After you have successfully reviewed this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify technologies that drive trends in the hospitality industry
  • Explain the growth of international travel and tourism
  • Relate the political, economic, social and environmental trends that affect the hospitality industry
  • Analyze trends in the food service industry
  • Discuss trends in quick and limited-service restaurants
  • Describe trends in restaurant delivery services

7 Lessons in Chapter 2: Hospitality Industry Trends
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Hospitality Industry: Trends & Technology

1. Hospitality Industry: Trends & Technology

The hospitality industry is a vast industry that is ever changing. We will discuss some trends in the industry and the technology that is driving these trends.

International Travel & Tourism: Impact on Growth in the Hospitality Industry

2. International Travel & Tourism: Impact on Growth in the Hospitality Industry

In this lesson, we'll examine the impact of international travel and tourism on the hospitality industry, including growth and challenges that arise from an increase in international travel.

Macro-Environment Trends in Hospitality & Tourism

3. Macro-Environment Trends in Hospitality & Tourism

Macro-environment trends that are political, economical, environmental, or social in nature can influence the direction of hospitality and tourism organizations. In this lesson, you'll learn more about those conditions.

Food Service Industry: Trends & Analysis

4. Food Service Industry: Trends & Analysis

Ostrich burger coming up! The food service industry is changing, and some restaurants are embracing the trends by offering new proteins, such as ostrich. Check out some of the latest trends in this lesson.

Quick Service Restaurant Industry: Trends & Analysis

5. Quick Service Restaurant Industry: Trends & Analysis

Quick-service restaurants face many challenges, but they also have many opportunities, with new trends in abundance. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the quick-service trends and some of the concerns in the industry.

Limited Service Restaurant Industry: Analysis & Trends

6. Limited Service Restaurant Industry: Analysis & Trends

The limited service restaurant industry is poised for future growth due to a renewed focus on consumers and high-quality ingredients. In this lesson, you'll learn more about this industry and future trends.

Trends in Restaurant Delivery Services

7. Trends in Restaurant Delivery Services

This lesson reviews trends in restaurant delivery services and how they have developed over time, thanks to advances in technology and changing customer demands.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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