Legal Issues in Tourism and Hospitality Industry (HOS 260)

This course provides a comprehensive overview of laws and regulations governing the tourism and hospitality industry. Legal implications of civil laws, areas of tort, contract law, labor relations laws, Equal Employment Opportunity laws, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, risk management, hospitality law, zoning, and unions will be discussed. Reciprocal obligations and human resources management will explore law and legal relationships that exist in the business context. Issues will be discussed from the points of views of innkeepers, restaurateurs, travel agents, lawyers and event planners.

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