This concise text gives travel and tourism students a look at the organizational and operational aspects of lodgings. It covers all departments of a property including front-office operations such as registration, luggage, room keys, accounting, checking out, housekeeping, engineering and security, and the food and beverage department.
Canary Islands (Eyewitness Travel Guides) by DK Publishing
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Canary Islands shows the Canary Islands at their sun-soaked best. From sandy beaches to craggy peaks, this uniquely visual guide provides cutaways and floor plans of all of the major sights.
Compiled by expert travel writers, based full- or part-time in the countries and regions they write about, DK's new Back Roads series uses in-depth local knowledge to create driving tours full of original ideas for activities, off-the-beaten-track stops, and authentically 'native' places to eat and to stay. Taking travelers off the main roads and into the real life of a country, each title in DK's new Eyewitness Back Roads series contains up to 25 drive routes lasting from one to seven days.
Smart, sharp and just a little sexy, Singapore is Southeast Asia’s new ‘It kid’, subverting staid old stereotypes with ambitious architecture, dynamic museums, celebrity chefs and hip boutiques. Spike it all with smoky temples, gut-rumbleinducing food markets and pockets of steamy jungle, and you too might find that Asia’s ‘wallflower’ is a much more intriguing bloom than you ever gave it credit for.
Lonely Planet's new-look Pocket guides give you all the top sights and local's view of the city too – you get the best of both worlds!
Lonely Planet Discover Great Britain is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge, blend medieval with modern during a London city tour, or follow a round of golf with a wee dram of Scottish whisky; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Great Britain and begin your journey now!
Canada resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead offers his firsthand advice on experiencing the Canadian Rockies—from rafting on the Bow River and hiking Lake O'Hara to staying in a remote log cabin. Hempstead includes unique trip ideas, such as A Week Under the Stars and Exploring the Canadian Rockies with Children.