This book discusses in detail Tourism, Hoteliering and its main branch - Hotel Front Office Management - in its operative perspective and forms. A lot of emphasis has been laid on tourism concepts and its utility to the economy, a wide network of statistics has been provided to illustrate the relevant features of the industry. Hotel industry with its historical perspective, hotels in India - origin, growth and development find a prominent place in this book.
This book has been designed specifically for the students of Bachelors Degree in Hotel Management. However, students pursuing Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management will also find it very useful. A ready reference for beginners in the field of Hoteliering and Catering.
1. Understanding Tourism Terminology, 2. Growth of the Tourism Industry, 3. Tourism Scenario in India, 4. The Positive and Negative Impacts of Tourism, 5. Hotels and Hotel Groups, 6. The Hotel Industry in India, 7. Front Office Management, 8. Computers in the Hotel Industry, 9. Global Glossary of Hotel Terminology • Appendices • Index