What does hospitality mean?

Definitions for hospitality
ˌhɒs pɪˈtæl ɪ tihos·pi·tal·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cordial reception, hospitality(noun)

    kindness in welcoming guests or strangers

Wiktionary

  1. hospitality(Noun)

    The business of providing catering, lodging and entertainment service.

    Etymology: From hospitalité, from hospitalitas, from hospitalis, from hospes.

  2. hospitality(Noun)

    The act or service of welcoming, receiving, hosting, or entertaining guests

    Please thank our hosts for their hospitality during the week that we stayed.

    Etymology: From hospitalité, from hospitalitas, from hospitalis, from hospes.

Wikipedia

  1. Hospitality

    Hospitality is the relationship between a guest and a host, wherein the host receives the guest with goodwill, including the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers. Louis, chevalier de Jaucourt describes hospitality in the Encyclopédie as the virtue of a great soul that cares for the whole universe through the ties of humanity. Hospitality is also the way we treat people, that is the service of welcoming receiving guests for example in hotels. Hospitality plays a fundamental role to augment or decrease the volume of sales of an organization hence every business should master it. Hospitality ethics is a discipline that studies this usage of hospitality.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hospitality(noun)

    the act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and entertainment of strangers or guests without reward, or with kind and generous liberality

    Etymology: [L. hospitalitas: cf. F. hospitalit.]

Freebase

  1. Hospitality

    Hospitality is the relationship between the guest and the host, or the act or practice of being hospitable. Specifically, this includes the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hospitality in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hospitality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hospitality in a Sentence

  1. Emmanuel Moine:

    Last year I advertised for a chef de partie in a specialist French hospitality newspaper and I got 50 resumes in a few days, i didn't get one from the UK.

  2. Mahmoud Bdoul:

    Visitors will be surprised with the hospitality of Jordanians, the trail really lets the trekkers enjoy dealing directly with locals in their Jordanian environment, seeing them in their villages and experiencing their daily lives.

  3. Jez Langhorn:

    Our new collections focus on comfort, fit, functionality and contemporary professionalism, delivering a uniform that crew and managers will feel comfortable to work in and proud to wear, beyond that, it’s another step in the company’s continuous effort to raise the bar by investing in people and improving the restaurant experience with a focus on hospitality.

  4. Urs Grimm:

    You come to Switzerland for something special, sustainability, hospitality -- these values haven't changed.

  5. Ritesh Agarwal:

    The US is one of the largest hospitality markets, both in terms of [ domestic ] and international tourism, and therefore presents a huge opportunity for us.

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