News for the Hospitality Executive
LANSING, Mich., July 2007—The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) has published the sixth edition of the best-selling textbook, Hospitality Today: An Introduction, written by Rocco M. Angelo, CHA, and Andrew N. Vladimir, CHE.
The hardcover textbook includes full-color photos and images throughout that showcase the excitement and diversity of today’s hospitality industry. New examples, exhibits, updated hospitality statistics, and Internet references provide readers with the latest information on the industry.
Hospitality Today: An Introduction provides readers with a comprehensive look at the spectrum of opportunities in hospitality, as well as an overview of today’s hot issues. The textbook takes a management perspective in introducing readers to the organization and structure of hotels, restaurants, clubs, cruise ships, and casino hotels. There are chapters on business ethics, franchising, management contracts, and areas of management responsibility such as human resources and sales and marketing.
Hospitality Today: An Introduction is available from the Educational Institute for $87.95 ($66.95 for AH&LA members). To place an order, call 800-752-4567 (outside the U.S. and Canada, call 407-999-8100) or visit www.ei-ahla.org to place a secure, online order. Academic customers should call 800-344-4381 or 517-372-8800 for school pricing.
About the authors:
Rocco M. Angelo, CHA, is the associate dean of the School of Hospitality
and Tourism Management at Florida International University, where he has
held the Ellsworth M. Statler Professorship since 1993. Prior to
joining FIU, he was a manager of Laventhol & Horwath’s Management Advisory
Services division in New York City, where he was responsible for supervising
and conducting economic feasibility studies, operation and control analyses
for hotels and restaurants, and tourism studies in the United States, Canada,
and the Caribbean. He has managed a private club/hotel and worked in various
management positions with ARAMARK and Loews Hotels. He is a Certified
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