Introduction to Management in the Hospitality Industry
Readers seeking management careers in hospitality will enter a dynamic industry filled with opportunities. The rewards are many, but so are the challenges. Today's hospitality managers must deal with such complex factors as globalization, terrorism threats, ecotourism, internet commerce, new business and financial models, and rapidly...
The Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People (2 Volume Set) The Encyclopedia of Rural America is dedicated to the land and its people. Rural America is characterized by its vast expansiveness and its diversity. Of the nation's 1.9 billion acres, 1.8 billion acres are in rural areas or federal lands. It is a land of crop and pasture land, forests and wetlands, mountains and deserts, sea coasts and inland... Advances in Multimedia Information Processing - PCM 2005: 6th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Jeju Island, Korea, November 11-13, 2005
We are delighted to welcome readers to the proceedings of the 6th Pacific-Rim
Conference on Multimedia (PCM). The first PCM was held in Sydney, Australia, in
2000. Since then, it has been hosted successfully by Beijing, China, in 2001, Hsinchu,
Taiwan, in 2002, Singapore in 2003, and Tokyo, Japan, in 2004, and finally Jeju, one...