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CONTEMPORARY HOSPITALITY INDUSTRYCONTENTS
INTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................................................1TASK – 1.....................................................................................................................................................11.1Scale, scope and diversity of hospitality industry........................................................................11.2Hospitality organizations – Structure...........................................................................................21.3Professional bodies and hospitality related organization’s role....................................................3TASK – 2.....................................................................................................................................................42.1Need of staffing in diverse hospitality business...........................................................................42.2Hospitality staff – Roles, accountabilities and qualification requirement....................................5CONCLUSION...........................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES............................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONTalking in reference with the hospitality industry, it is being renowned as one of themajor source of generating revenue for economies of different countries. They are playingpivotal role in travel and tourism sector. This can be proved by the fact that in United Kingdomthere are around 180000 hospitality and leisure establishments which is providing employmentopportunities to around 2 million people (Olsen and Roper, 2008). Hospitality is quite big andincludes range of small sub-sectors like restaurants, café, hotels, pubs, coffee shops etc. Focusingtowards the economy of UK, this sector has a major contribution. Moreover, this sector is alsoresides on the self-reliance of business sentimentalities and consumers exclusively after thepredicament of Eurozone in Europe. Furthermore, hospitality, travel and tourism industry is alsoencrusting with intense pressure to embrace innovation in their products ranges and services andare pressurized to render value in return to their clients. Because of the fragility in the economyof UK and the severe measures of the government, this sector is facing suppressed spending.Pertaining to this, the growth of the industry is highly affected. Consequently, the presentresearch study will lay emphasis on evaluating this sector, its staffing requirements, structures,recent developments and possible trends. The report will try to comprehend the trends incontemporary hospitality industry as well as its development in the near future.TASK – 11.1Scale, scope and diversity of hospitality industryHospitality industry is the leading and fastest growing industries all around the world. InUK itself, there are more than 45000 hotels and guest rooms and around 130000 restaurants andcafé. All these are significantly generating employment to millions of people of the nation.Furthermore, this sector has grabbed the attention by contributing almost £40billion in thenation’s economy (Lashley and Morrison, 2001). Moreover, in the year 2011-12, hospitalitysector has plunged the 4thposition in delivering around 54 billion GBP towards the economy.When speaking about the scope of hospitality industry of United Kingdom, it consists ofplentiful of food outlets, pubs, hotels, restaurants, motels, clubs and hostels. On the counter side,there are welfare sector as well which encompasses old age home, halls of residence, hospitals,schools, colleges etc. There are many large and braded hotels in UK for accommodating large1
number of tourists visiting UK from varied parts of the world every year. Because of such

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