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Hospitality, Tourism & Travel

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  • Kitchen Confidential

    by Anthony Bourdain

    **New for 2021: celebrate the life and legacy of the inimitable food writer with WORLD TRAVEL, Bourdain's guide to the global food scene, compiled by his long-time assistant and cookbook co-author**After twenty-five years of 'sex, drugs, bad behaviour and haute cuisine', chef and novelist Anthony Bourdain has decided to tell all. From his first oyster in the Gironde to his lowly position as a ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Taken: A Give & Take Novel (Book 1)

    by Kelli Maine

    series Give & Take #1
    TAKEN is the first irresistible novel of illicit desire in the USA Today bestselling Give & Take series by Kelli Maine. sexy, intense and sophisticated, fans of Fifty Shades and the Crossfire books will be captivated by this talented new voice in erotic romance.ABDUCTION: He steals her away to a deserted island, to the one place she's dreamed of being - the one place she can't go. He's used to ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • By Private Invitation: Salon Games Book 1

    by Stephanie Julian

    series Salon Games #1
    For fans of Maya Banks, Beth Kery and Jo Davis comes the first sizzlingly romantic and highly erotic installment in Stephanie Julian's Salon Games series.Some invitations don't need to be sent...only accepted.Antiques dealer Annabelle Elder's life is nowhere near as passionate as the erotic art she collects. Intending to explore her desires at a decadent New Year's Eve party, she finds unexpected ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • No Reservations: Salon Games Book 2

    by Stephanie Julian

    series Salon Games #2
    For fans of Maya Banks, Beth Kery and Jo Davis comes the second scorching-hot and intoxicatingly romantic installment in Stephanie Julian's Salon Games series.Play by the rules and you'll never get what you deserve.Tyler Golden is all about control. It's an attitude that helped him and his brother build Haven, a boutique hotel in Philadelphia. The only thing Tyler couldn't control was his fiancee ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Over Exposed: Salon Games Book 3

    by Stephanie Julian

    series Salon Games #3
    Stephanie Julian once again delivers heart with heat in the latest installment of her Salon Games series. For fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Beth Kery.When the cameras are off, the real action begins...and he can't look away.Greg Hicks is a Hollywood power player. For years he's enjoyed the perks that come with being a top director and producer: the influence, the wealth...the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Death at SeaWorld

    Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

    by David Kirby

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Evidence of Harm and *Animal Factory—*a groundbreaking scientific thriller that exposes the dark side of SeaWorld, America's most beloved marine mammal parkDeath at SeaWorld centers on the battle with the multimillion-dollar marine park industry over the controversial and even lethal ramifications of keeping killer whales in captivity. Following the ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • Hotel Babylon

    by Imogen Edwards-Jones

    'Something strange occurs to guests as soon as they check in. Even if in real life they are perfectly well-mannered, decent people with proper balanced relationships, as soon as they spin through the revolving hotel doors the normal rules of behaviour no longer seem to apply.'All of the following is true.Only the names have been changed to protect the guilty. All the anecdotes, the stories, the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Team Rodent

    How Disney Devours the World

    by Carl Hiaasen

    "Disney is so good at being good that it manifests an evil; so uniformly efficient and courteous, so dependably clean and conscientious, so unfailingly entertaining that it's unreal, and therefore is an agent of pure wickedness. . . . Disney isn't in the business of exploiting Nature so much as striving to improve upon it, constantly fine-tuning God's work."--from TEAM RODENTTEAM RODENTHow Disney ... Read more

    $14.84 AUD

  • Cookery for the Hospitality Industry

    by Graham Dodgshun and 2 more

    A must-have book for thirty years, and now in its sixth edition, Cookery for the Hospitality Industry remains Australia's most trusted and reliable reference for commercial cookery students, apprentice chefs and those studying vocational courses in schools. It covers the essential skills, methods and principles of cookery as well as the core competencies listed within the Australian National ... Read more

    $69.18 AUD

  • Restaurant Babylon

    by Imogen Edwards-Jones

    What makes a restaurant hot? Whose name do you need to drop to get a table? Why is one place booked solid for the next nine months while somewhere equally delicious is as empty and inhospitable as the Gobi desert?Welcome to the restaurant business, where the hours are punishing, the conditions are brutal and the Chef's Special has been languishing at the back of the fridge for the past three days ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Setting the Table

    The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business

    by Danny Meyer

    The bestselling business book from award-winning restauranteur Danny Meyer, of Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern, and Shake ShackSeventy-five percent of all new restaurant ventures fail, and of those that do stick around, only a few become icons. Danny Meyer started Union Square Cafe when he was 27, with a good idea and hopeful investors. He is now the co-owner of a restaurant empire. How did he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • My French Affair

    How a Kiwi Woman Found Her Joie De Vivre In the South of France

    by Amanda Taylor-Ace

    A lively, inspiring account of a New Zealand woman's decision to create a new life in the south of France. Amanda Taylor-Ace's philosophy is 'joie de vivre unlimited' - living life with unlimited joy. So when her 14-year-old son fell in with a bad crowd and her life in Auckland needed a shake-up, she packed their bags and took him to France for a year. My French Affair is the story of how and why ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Ruby Princess

    by Duncan McNab

    In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia.Hours later, 2700 passengers disembarked. Yet in the middle of a pandemic sweeping the planet, there were no health checks. Over the next few days, the passengers got some bad news. The COVID-19 virus had infected some on the ship, and it spread rapidly. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Hotel Success Handbook - Practical Sales And Marketing Ideas Actions And Tips To Get Results For Your Small Hotel B&B Or Guest Accommodation

    by Lucy Whittington Caroline Cooper

    If you are an owner or manager of a small hotel B&B Restaurant with Rooms Inn or other guest accommodation this book is packed with ideas and tips for business success. Practical sales & marketing actions that you can use to improve occupancy increase spend per head and maximise profit. Find out how you can: - Attract the guests you want - Define your identity so you stand out from ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Excellence Wins

    A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise

    by Horst Schulze and 2 more

    Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, co-author of Built to Last: "Horst Schulze created a culture of service that should be a model for all of us. By committing to the highest standards of professionalism - and creating the right systems to achieve them - he inspired thousands to embrace the core ideal of sheer unadulterated excellence. Schulze now shares his story, and his methods, so that the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Event Planning

    The Ultimate Guide To Successful Meetings, Corporate Events, Fundraising Galas, Conferences, Conventions, Incentives and Other Special Events

    by Judy Allen

    This bestselling all-in-one guide to the event planning business is back and better than ever, fully updated and revised to reflect the very latest trends and best practices in the industry. This handy, comprehensive guide includes forms, checklists, and tips for managing events, as well as examples and case studies of both successful and unsuccessful events.Judy Allen (Toronto, ON, Canada) is ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Event Management For Dummies

    by Laura Capell

    Whether you want to break into this burgeoning industry, or you simply need to plan an event and don’t know where to start, there’s something for all would-be event planners in Event Management For Dummies. Packed with tips, hints and checklists, it covers all aspects of planning and running an event – from budgeting, scheduling and promotion, to finding the location, sorting security, health and ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling

    Casino Edition

    by David G. Schwartz

    This revised, updated, and extended new edition of the original, award-winning Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling traces the development of gaming from the first rolls of the bones in paleolithic time to the current growth of online poker.  Some of the topics covered include: Early gambling The first casino Frontier gambling and gamblers The development of Monte Carlo in the 19th century ... Read more

    $12.27 AUD

  • Lessons in Excellence from Charlie Trotter

    by Paul Clarke and 1 more

    series Lessons from Charlie Trotter
    An insider’s look into the award-winning restaurant of internationally acclaimed chef Charlie Trotter, with techniques and strategies to create top-tier service, food, and atmosphere.Charlie Trotter's Chicago restaurant is not only one of the premier eating experiences in America, it serves also as the model of a thriving business whose cutting-edge approach to management is setting new standards ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • The Business of Event Planning

    Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Successful Special Events

    by Judy Allen

    Practical tools and expert advice for professional event plannersBefore planning an event, there is much that must be done behind the scenes to make the event successful. Before any thought is even given to timing or location of the event, before the menus are selected and the decor designed, there are proposals to be written, fees and contracts to be negotiated, and safety issues to be considered ... Read more

    $40.99 AUD

  • How to write great restaurant menu descriptions

    by Steve Bareham

    Vital information for food and beverage managers charged with creating effective restaurant menus. A thoughtfully conceived food and beverage menu can boost restaurant revenues by more than 25% according to university research in the U.S., and a CBS report says restaurant menus and their descriptions are “everything.” Well written restaurant menus can drive diners to menu items that you want ... Read more

    $5.75 AUD

  • A Year in the Wild

    by James Hendry

    Angus and Hugh MacNaughton are brothers. They dislike each other ... A lot.It all started when Hugh bit Angus at a family picnic in the summer of 1989. In a last-ditch attempt to forge a brotherly bond between the two, Mr and Mrs MacNaughton secure them jobs at an exclusive five-star game lodge. They manage to convince (bribe in the case of Angus) the siblings to work at Sasekile Private Game ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Running a Restaurant For Dummies

    by Michael Garvey and 2 more

    Millions of Americans dream of owning and running their own restaurant — because they want to be their own boss, because their cooking always draws raves, or just because they love food. Running a Restaurant For Dummies covers every aspect of getting started for wannabe restaurateurs. From setting up a business plan and finding financing, to designing a menu and dining room, you’ll find all the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Count More Beans

    7 Steps to Making More Profit, Having More Cash and Maximising the Value of Your Cafe

    by Nadi Elias

    Do you want to go beyond just making good coffee? Successful cafe entrepreneurs are not only keeping their doors open but also opening more doors to opportunities. If you want to build a sustainable cafe business and have people lining up to do business with you – and for your business to support a better lifestyle and positively impact our world – this book is for you. In Count More Beans you’ll ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD