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hospitality

noun [U]     /ˌhɒspɪˈtæləti/
MARKETING the food, drink, entertainment, etc. that an organization provides for guests or customers: He has promoted the magazine with the provision of very generous hospitality at party conferences. The marketing director has hired a hospitality suite at the stadium for today's rugby game. → See also corporate hospitality
COMMERCE the group of businesses such as hotels, bars, and restaurants that provide food, drink, or a place to sleep: We offer high-quality training for people working in hospitality, leisure, and tourism.
friendly and welcoming behaviour towards guests or customers: The atmosphere and hospitality of the smaller office made a great impression on all of our customers.
(Definition of hospitality noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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