With contributions from leading figures in the field The International Hospitality Industry looks at both specific sectors of the industry, such as restaurants, cruises, hotels and contract foodservice. The book moves on to highlight the key issues that will be encountered within every sector of the industry - operations, IT, marketing and HR among others - thereby providing the reader with an all-encompassing and comparative overview of the field.* Contributions from experts around the world (USA, France, Holland, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Ireland and the UK).* Matching the issues to the sectors.* Up-to-date case studies and examples to highlight and illustrate.