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Hotel Restaurant and Travel Law 8th edition



Publisher:Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

Authors:Karen Morris, Karen L. Morris, Jane Ohlin, Sten Sliger

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Hotel Restaurant and Travel Law Description

New 8th edition now available!

A student-friendly approach to hospitality law.

Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach arms future hospitality industry personnel with the legal knowledge needed to enhance the guest’s experience and avoid lawsuits. With a focus on prevention, the book aims to minimize the number of lawsuits a hospitality establishment experiences.

Now in a NEW 8th edition, Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach:

  • engages the reader with relevant case studies. Many examples include case questions to further assist student comprehension.
  • provides a concentrated summary of issues addressed in each chapter through sections titled “Preventive Law Tips for Managers”.
  • includes updated references to new laws, new cases, technological changes and advancements, and new factual circumstances in the hospitality industry.
  • features new web site references which offer students expanded exposure to chapter topics.
  • develops critical thinking skills in managers.
  • enhances student ability to read and comprehend the material with plain-English explanations and many subtopics.
  • challenges students with end-of-chapter questions.

Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach is organized into four units:

  1. Legal Fundamentals for the Hospitality Industry – presents the sources and principles of hospitality law, basic court procedures, civil rights issues, and contract law.
  2. Negligence – presents the legal principles relevant to this topic and many cases that help define the scope of obligations and liability.
  3. Relationships with Guests and Other Patrons – explores the special responsibilities that hospitality businesses have to their various constituencies.
  4. Special Topics – addresses food and alcohol liability; legal duties of airlines and car rental companies; employment matters; franchising; copyrights and trademarks; licensing; travel agents; and laws relevant to casinos, theme parks, spas, and hotel condominiums.

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