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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.
Translations of “hospitality”
in Korean 환영, 대접, 접대…
in Arabic ضِيافة…
in Portuguese hospitalidade…
in Catalan hospitalitat…
in Japanese 手厚いもてなし, もてなしの食事…
in Italian ospitalità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱情好客, 殷勤, 友好…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热情好客, 殷勤, 友好…
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