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Penny Scott
University of San Francisco

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Genifer Snipes
University of Oregon

Previously Maintained by:

Mitch Winterman, University of Nevada, Reno

Jonathan Torres, Rutgers University - Newark

Teresa Williams, Butler University

Robbi De Peri, Vanderbilt University

Natasha Arguello, University of Texas at San Antonio

Penny Scott, University of San Francisco

James Cory Tucker, University of Nevada - Las Vegas


The hospitality industry may be defined in narrower or broader terms to include:

  • lodging
  • foodservice
  • casinos
  • resorts
  • theme parks
  • travel and tourism 

Use the resources below to learn more about the various sub-industries in the Hospitality sector.

Research Guides by Sector

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

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