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Service industries

See below for a selection of the latest books from Service industries category. Presented with a red border are the Service industries books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Service industries books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Startupper! Immobilienmakler/in und Investmentberater/in fur Berufseinsteiger.

Startupper! Immobilienmakler/in und Investmentberater/in fur Berufseinsteiger.

Author: Silke Kreth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2019

Startupper! Immobilienmakler/in und Investmentberater/in fur Berufseinsteiger.

Startupper! Immobilienmakler/in und Investmentberater/in fur Berufseinsteiger.

Author: Silke Kreth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/11/2019

Mega-Events Placemaking, Regeneration and City-Regional Development

Mega-Events Placemaking, Regeneration and City-Regional Development

Author: Graeme (University of the Arts London, U.K.) Evans Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2019

This book brings together different perspectives of mega-event bidding, hosting and legacies. Their impact is considered through an international range of mega-events in terms of land use, political and socio-economic change, and the placemaking processes that accompany these area-based regeneration projects. From city-regions that have not been successful or withdrawn from mega-event selection, to contemporary Olympic, Football World Cup and Expo host cities whose legacy is still unfolding, to event sites whose legacy is now established, the global appeal of the mega-event is apparent from this collection. The book interrogates the mega-event phenomenon in ten countries, from North and South America, and Australia, to Western and Eastern Europe. Drawing on their historical evolution and antecedents, and following recurrent themes of urban regeneration and resistance, the book highlights the importance of major events and festivals to the creation and marketing of place through branding and regional growth In considering a range of mega-events critically and in different national and geopolitical contexts, the book will be of interest to policy and decision-makers at local, regional, national and international levels, and will be of particular interest to professionals, scholars and students working in planning, urban studies, sport and leisure studies, and in event and festival management.

The Practical Guide to Understanding and Raising Hotel Profitability

The Practical Guide to Understanding and Raising Hotel Profitability

Author: Adrian Martin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

The Practical Guide to Understanding and Raising Hotel Profitability offers a comprehensive, easy-to-follow breakdown of how to understand profit and loss accounts for hotels. It offers practical advice on how to maximise the profits of this customer-facing business and improve performance results. Chapters cover every aspect of the profit and loss account including marketing, accommodation, food and beverage sales, quality, budgeting, event sales, and all the corresponding costs involved. It explains all the relevant KPIs and industry quirks within the profit and loss document as well as industry benchmarks to equip the reader with the skills to attend high level meetings, complete finance-based assignments and ultimately run their own business. Valuable tips from leading professionals within the industry are included throughout, giving advice on how to improve hotels' financial results and positively influence net profit through everyday actions. Packed full of practical case studies and written in an easy-to-read-style, this book is essential reading for hospitality students and current hospitality and hotel managers.

The Practical Guide to Understanding and Raising Hotel Profitability

The Practical Guide to Understanding and Raising Hotel Profitability

Author: Adrian Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/09/2019

The Practical Guide to Understanding and Raising Hotel Profitability offers a comprehensive, easy-to-follow breakdown of how to understand profit and loss accounts for hotels. It offers practical advice on how to maximise the profits of this customer-facing business and improve performance results. Chapters cover every aspect of the profit and loss account including marketing, accommodation, food and beverage sales, quality, budgeting, event sales, and all the corresponding costs involved. It explains all the relevant KPIs and industry quirks within the profit and loss document as well as industry benchmarks to equip the reader with the skills to attend high level meetings, complete finance-based assignments and ultimately run their own business. Valuable tips from leading professionals within the industry are included throughout, giving advice on how to improve hotels' financial results and positively influence net profit through everyday actions. Packed full of practical case studies and written in an easy-to-read-style, this book is essential reading for hospitality students and current hospitality and hotel managers.

Tourism Destination Management

Tourism Destination Management

Author: Manuel Rodriguez-Diaz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2019

American Chinese Restaurants Society, Culture and Consumption

American Chinese Restaurants Society, Culture and Consumption

Author: Jenny (California State University, Fresno) Banh Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2019

With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and kids working, living, and growing up in an American Chinese restaurant. This is the first book based on personal histories to document and analyze the American Chinese restaurant world. New narratives by various international and American contributors have presented Chinese restaurants as dynamic agencies that raise questions on identity, ethnicity, transnationalism, industrialization, (post)modernity, assimilation, public and civic spheres, and socioeconomic differences. American Chinese Restaurants will be of interest to general readers, scholars, and college students from undergraduate to graduate level, who wish to know Chinese restaurant life and understand the relationship between food and society.

Do It Right! Journey, Migration & Survival

Do It Right! Journey, Migration & Survival

Author: Gold Dust Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/09/2019

Do It Right! Journey, Migration & Survival

Do It Right! Journey, Migration & Survival

Author: Gold Dust Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/2019