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Welcome To Hospitality, An Asian Perspective 1st Edition

Hotels, meeting and exhibition venues, travel and eco-tourism, food and beverage services all fall under the broad hospitality industry. Asia has seen significant growth in its hospitality industry over the past decade. Many hospitality groups are rapidly expanding into the Asian hospitality market, focusing their efforts particularly in China, India, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. The first edition of Welcome to Hospitality: An Asian Perspective provides a broad overview of the Asian hospitality sector, including lodging, food and beverage services, global gaming, meetings, events and exhibitions, escapist tourism, and the future of the hospitality and tourism industry. Special attention is also given to Asia’s unique culture and economic changes which have influenced hospitality. Additionally, new material surrounding robotics, artificial intelligence, innovation, digital transformation, and the advancement of technology are included. Leadership profiles of Asia’s most successful hospitality leaders and “graduate glimpses” will also highlight the successful career paths afforded to students in the broad and diverse sectors within hospitality. Read More

Kaye (Kye-Sung) Chon, Ph.D.| Thomas A. Maier, Ph.D.


Successful Event Management 5th Edition

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Anton Shone| Bryn Parry


Hospitality Management 4th Edition

Written for SIT50416 Diploma of Hospitality Management, Hospitality Management, 4e covers all 13 core units plus seven electives. Each chapter is written to a unit of competency and maintains the volume of learning of previous editions, with relevant and easy-to-understand information including Australian examples and references. Structured in three parts, the text covers the knowledge and skills required of frontline supervisors, managerial topics, and business strategy content. The ‘Industry viewpoint’ at the start of each chapter introduces students to current issues and themes in the hospitality industry, and numerous pedagogical features, examples and illustrations have been included throughout the text to help students engage with the material and extend their understanding. Each chapter includes activities for discussion and debate, with assessment activities requiring the understanding, application and analysis of case studies. Each section concludes with an integrated case study and weblinks to useful industry resources. Read More

Lynn Van der Wagen| Lauren White


Beverage Services Skills 1st Edition

Beverage Services Skills provides the required volume of learning and a fully rounded skill set for people looking to qualify for the hospitality industry. The unit-based approach helps instructors to deliver courses and administer assessments seamlessly. The practical spiral-bound format with tear-out worksheets allows students to learn in classroom and hospitality settings and submit assignments easily. Assessments are independently validated to ensure the tasks meet the four criteria of the Principles of Assessments. Created in Australia for these five units of competency: - SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety - SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol - SITHFAB003 Operate a bar - SITHFAB001 Clean and tidy bar areas - SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee Institutions that offer Skill Sets and short courses can create a modular text from any of the five units, such as Responsible Service of Alcohol. Read More

Lee Perlitz


The Road To Hospitality 4th Edition

Winner – 2017 Australian Publishers Association EPAA Student Resource, TAFE & Vocational Education The judges said: “Comprehensive coverage of content of core and most popular units with engaging visuals and content that reflects current hospitality design. Relevant and new employability skills and critical thinking connect students to real-life challenges.” Prepare students to master their skills and knowledge needed to succeed within the hospitality industry with the new edition of The Road to Hospitality: Skills for the New Professional, 4e. Thoroughly revised, The Road to Hospitality: Skills for the New Professional, 4e has been repositioned to cover core and elective units of competency at both Certificate II and III levels. Covering best practices, new techniques and legislations, this new edition uses real world industry examples and follows a clear and logical structure, which builds and strengthens the knowledge and skills of each student. Employability skills are emphasised holistically throughout the full-colour text. The Road to Hospitality: Skills for the New Professional, 4e supports learning and delivery in: • SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality • SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality Hospitality: Infinite possibilities. Endless opportunities. Read More

Vivienne O'Shannessy| Dean Minett