Welcome to Hospitality Legal Environment OER

Course DescriptionĀ 

This course is an overview of legal implication of acts by hospitality professional, employees, guests and visitors. Analysis of rights, responsibilities and risk management of hospitality industry establishments. Discussion of historical and current liability, governmental regulations, predictability and probability in the environment.

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