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Hospitality has been around for centuries. From the first tavern, to the first inn, to the first event over two millennia ago. Hospitality covers such a wide variety of businesses and brings in a large sum for the economy. “The hospitality industry is developing very fast and is responsible for almost 10% of the planets (Gross Domestic Product) (GDP) which represents the financial value of all goods and services produced within a nation’s geographical borders over a specified period of time.” (( The economic importance of the hospitality industry )) The Hospitality industry is important to Florida because of the amount of tourists that come into the state on vacation and specifically South West Florida. In the state of Florida “1.3 million have jobs related to the tourism industry, which contribute $85.9 billion to the state GDP.” ((Walton, 2020)) Florida is a Hospitality state, the amount of tourists that come in each year are the number one contributors to our economy. The Hospitality industry is always changing and adding new things. Micro

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