This text is written primarily as a desktop reference for legal practitioners working in the hotel law field and is also suitable for students studying towards hotel and hospitality careers both at an undergraduate and law school or graduate level. The highly experienced author, contributors and editors offer insights into the industry players and their preferred positions, desired outcomes, and the potential pitfalls that can ensnare even the most well-planned deals.
With broad coverage of the rapidly growing field of hospitality law—including gaming, recreation, and amenities— the book’s approach examines the dominant models of hotel ownership, management and franchising, and includes independent hotels and the move towards complex resorts. The book’s coverage of key legal topics ranges from real estate, to intellectual property, contracts, and finance.Hotel Law will give readers an understanding of the hospitality industry from the perspective of the transactional practitioner, while examining the multi-party relationships and agreements that develop between an owner, operator, licensor and lender.
About the Author
Nelson Migdal has focused his law practice on the hospitality industry for over 30 years. He has a global practice and routinely assists clients with hotel acquisitions, operations, development, hotel related amenities such as gaming, hotel finance, and hotel management, franchise and license agreements. Nelson is a shareholder at the law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP and co-chairs the firm’s global hospitality practice group, is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, President of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys and Professor in Residence (Adjunct) at the Washington College of Law of American University in Washington, D.C.
About the Contributors
Steven Shapiro, Hon. AIA is Director of the Hospitality and Tourism Law Program at the Washington College of Law at American University, Washington, D.C., where he is also a Professor (Adjunct) in business and real estate topics. With a law degree and a master’s degree in civil engineering, Mr. Shapiro started his career as a practicing attorney and is now a project executive for a major construction company. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University.
Tara Gorman focuses her practice on hotel acquisitions, operations, development and finance, hotel management agreements, license and branding agreements, restaurant management agreements, and general commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales, data centers, and office and retail leasing. Tara is a shareholder at the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, writes a column for Hotel Business Review and is an Adjunct Professor at the Washington College of Law of American University in Washington, D.C., as part of the Hospitality and Tourism Law Program.
The leading guide to managing profitable hotel operations.
Extensively revised to reflect the industry’s rapid changes, this widely popular guide presents rich detail about best practices and future directions in the hotel industry, while offering the widest coverage of any book in the field. Readers gain an intuitive understanding based on the flow of the guest’s experience, from reservation, arrival, and registration, to service purchasing, departure, billing, and recordkeeping. The entire rooms division is covered thoroughly, and linked to other hospitality functions, related industries, and the broader economy. Coverage includes internationalization; green operations; financing sources; boutique and urban collections; and reservations strategies. Check-in Check-Out: Managing Hotel Operations, 10/e has been updated throughout to cover such current topics such as detail cancellation policies for major OTA channels, leading-edge technology and reservations, mobile apps and devices, global distribution, third-party housing poachers or pirates, conflicts over master billing, EMV technology and the rising popularity of smart cards, night audit reports, cyber security in the hospitality industry, and much more. Included are over 150 exhibits to promote visual learning.
Prepare students to succeed in hospitality management.
Capturing the breadth of the world’s largest and fastest growing business, Introduction to Hospitality Management, 5/e, gives an in-depth overview of both hospitality and management. The text is organized into five sections, with six chapters devoted to management: hospitality and lodging; beverages, restaurants, and managed services; tourism, recreation, attractions, clubs, and gaming; and assemblies, events, attractions, leadership, and management; managerial areas of the hospitality industry. Each section includes real-world profiles, first-hand accounts, and engaging case studies to help readers connect with the material and foster an appreciation of the industry’s unique enthusiasm and passion. New photos, page layouts, and hands-on examples that help students understand the how-to aspects of today’s hospitality industry. Updated to reflect today’s trends and realities, the Fifth Edition contains new coverage of spas, updated and new corporate profiles, salary information, hospitality-related technologies, and more!
Also available with MyHospitalityLab® This package is also available with MyHospitalityLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. To help students explore the hospitality industry, MyHospitalityLab includes industry-specific simulations from Hospitality & Tourism Interactive (HTi), and real case studies written by industry leaders.
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Examples of valuations, development issues and sales processes are taken from the USA, UK, France, Nigeria, Kenya, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Brazil provide in depth analysis on the similarities and differences in approach to hotels and resorts in various parts of the world.
This book provides invaluable guidance to international investors, developers, asset managers and students in related subject areas.
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Table of Contents of the 5th Edition
The Real Estate Business
Rights in Real Estate
Interests and Estates
Encumbrances and Liens
Transferring and Recording
Title to Real Estate
Real Estate Leases
Land Use Planning and Control
Real Estate Contract Law
The Brokerage Business
Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate
Real Estate Market Economics
Appraising and Estimating Market Value
Real Estate Finance
Real Estate Investment
Real Estate Taxation
Ethics: Laws and Practices
Real Estate Licensing and Regulation
Real Estate Mathematics and Formulas
Glossary of Residential Style and Construction Terms
Glossary of General Real Estate Terms
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