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    Segments of Hospitality and Tourism Industries

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    What are the different segments within the industries of hospitality and tourism? Explain them in detail and provide examples.

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    It was not until the late 1800s that tourism became widespread. Today, the hospitality and tourism industry is globalized. The future success of this industry is dependent upon understanding and preparing for the needs of the customers. The hospitality and tourism industry encompass over 15 related businesses, and employs over 8 million people (Hurley, 2014). The hospitality and tourism industry is complex, and it comprises of four sectors: food and beverage, lodging, recreation, and travel and tourism.

    The food and beverage industry is responsible for the preparation of food for customers. It ...

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    This solution identified and described the segments of the hospitality and tourism industries.