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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  1. Alex
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  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. Southwest Airlines:

    Our employees are our everyday heroes and are trained to de-escalate conflict while delivering heartfelt hospitality on nearly 4,000 flights to nearly the half-million customers who fly Southwest every day.

  2. Massimo Baggiani:

    I don't think the Paris events will touch the market and the economy on the whole. There is no more a tendency to panic in the wake of such attacks, certainly there will be a decline in tourism and hospitality activity for a few days. But I don't expect this to drag on into Christmas.

  3. Alan Hammer:

    For the smaller landlord who owns a building and has their life savings in it, the loss of rent is a much bigger problem, the problem is also bigger if you have lower income tenants, people who work in hospitality, restaurants, service.

  4. Elaine Stevens:

    I thought she was sexy, i thought she was the epitome of that brand that she so shamelessly pushed over the years. But she was very beautiful. And she was soft-spoken and a very smart lady. I thought she was a good mother. I heard tales… about how she allegedly used her children for publicity purposes. But to me, she was very gracious. She loved my dad. People down here loved her. They really gave her great, great Southern hospitality. [And] you never saw the downside of her. Even if she imbibed quite heavily. But she was a really good mom.

  5. Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh:

    I direct a message to our generous brothers of the Islamic State in Syria: to host my son, the pilot Mu'ath, with generous hospitality, i ask God that their hearts are gathered together with love, and that he is returned to his family, wife and mother.

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