Ch 4: The International Hospitality Industry

About This Chapter

Current or aspiring hospitality professionals can use this chapter to learn about the international hospitality industry. These engaging lessons look at hospitality industries in several countries, including the United States, China and New Zealand.

The International Hospitality Industry - Chapter Summary

This collection of lessons examines the hospitality industries in several countries around the world. You'll take a look at the operations, trends and services for several hospitality industries in countries such as China, Canada, India, Australia and the United States. You can discover the differences and similarities between each country's hospitality industry and compare them to the industry you currently or want to work in.

These lessons are taught by expert instructors who present the information in bite-sized chunks, which helps make the learning experience enjoyable and easy-to-follow. You'll find our text-based lessons are easily scannable with highlighted definitions of key hospitality concepts. You're encouraged to take the included interactive practice quizzes so you can assess your understanding of the material.

How It Helps

Hospitality industry professionals who want to advance their careers to an international level should understand the current industry trends for different countries around the world. Having a thorough knowledge of different countries' hospitality industries can help current and aspiring hospitality management professionals gain a competitive advantage. Understanding the industry climates and challenges for different countries can help you narrow down which country you might want to work in as a hospitality management professional.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Assess hospitality industries in Asian countries, including China, India and Singapore
  • Understand the hospitality industries in Australia and New Zealand
  • Analyze North American hospitality industries, including Canada and the United States
  • Have an awareness of Ghana's hospitality industry

8 Lessons in Chapter 4: The International Hospitality Industry
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Hospitality Industry in Australia

1. Hospitality Industry in Australia

Have you ever considered the destination of Australia? What is the hospitality industry like in Australia? In this lesson we are going to discuss what the hospitality industry is like in Australia and how it affects tourists.

Hospitality Industry in Canada

2. Hospitality Industry in Canada

The hospitality industry is immense due to the variety of businesses it encompasses. This lesson discusses the hospitality industry in Canada including its strengths and weaknesses.

Hospitality Industry in the USA

3. Hospitality Industry in the USA

The hospitality industry in the USA plays a major role in the culture. In this lesson, we will discuss food and beverage, lodging, recreation, and travel and tourism.

Hospitality Industry in China

4. Hospitality Industry in China

The hospitality industry is a combination of hotel, food, entertainment, and travel combined into one. This lesson discusses the Chinese hospitality industry and its constant growth.

Hospitality Industry in India

5. Hospitality Industry in India

The hospitality industry is immense because it contains businesses in the food and beverage area, travel, and entertainment. This lesson will address India's hospitality industry it's advantages and challenges.

Hospitality Industry in Ghana

6. Hospitality Industry in Ghana

The hospitality industry involves hotels, restaurants, and tourism. This lesson covers Ghana's troubled hospitality industry, why it is struggling, and how it is growing in the midst of those challenges.

Hospitality Industry in New Zealand

7. Hospitality Industry in New Zealand

The hospitality industry involves leisure services like hotels, flights, and restaurants. This lesson discusses New Zealand's hospitality industry, its advantages and challenges.

Hospitality Industry in Singapore

8. Hospitality Industry in Singapore

The hospitality industry is immense in scope due to the variety of businesses it includes. This lesson discusses the hospitality industry in Singapore, its advantages and disadvantages.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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