The Business: (Hospitality Business )


The Hospitality sector section  is broadly defined to include industries and establishments offering customers with lodging and-or food services. Also included are establishments offering supplies and equipment, and services that support these industries. Excluded from this sector are civic and social organizations, amusement and recreation parks, theaters, and other recreation or entertainment facilities and venues providing food and beverage services. Also excluded from this sector are establishments that offer event planning and production services, which may include accommodation and food service activities.  Examples of companies in this sector include conference, exhibit, and meeting planners. Hospitality Business.

Derives from the Latin hospes, meaning "host", "guest", or "stranger". Hospes is formed from hostis, which means "stranger" or "enemy" (the latter being where terms like "hostile" derive). (wikipedia)