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BRASS Business Guide - HOSPITALITY: Getting Started

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The Nestlé Library at the Cornell University offers a number of research guides on different sectors of the hospitality industry:



The hospitality industry may be defined in narrower or broader terms to include lodging, foodservice, casinos, resorts, theme parks, and/or travel and tourism. Use the resources below to learn more about the various sub-industries in the Hospitality sector.

Freely available websites:

Subscription Resources

These are recommended databases for researching the hospitality industry. The links go to vendors' websites. 


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