HM101 – Introduction to Hospitality Industry

Course lecturer :

  • DR. Ehab Fathy

Course assistant :

  • MR Adel

Course objectives :

  • The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the nature of hospitality and its products from both local and international perspectives.
  • It will ensure students acquire a holistic understanding of the hospitality industry, including the impacts of hospitality on destination and communities.
  • Students will be expected to take a critical perspective on the effects of hospitality, and how hospitality can have a strategic developmental function.

Course description :

The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the nature of hospitality and its products from and how hospitality can have a strategic developmental function.

Course assessment :

  • Mid Term quiz Exam 20% (20 Marks)
  • Class Activities (Assignments , Brain Storming, Group discussion Think pair share, Tutorial, and quiz) 30% (30 Marks)
  • Final Written Exam 50% (50 Marks)

Recommended text books :

BarrowsC. W. , Powers,T., ReynoldsD. R. (2011). Introduction to the Hospitality Industry (8th Edition).

Recommended refrences :

(2011), Introduction to Hospitality Management: Exploratory Analysis of Issues which Affect Satisfaction of Hotel Employees in Japan. Waseda Global Forum No. 7