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. Tracy Tsang:

    There was an old saying in Hong Kong in the 1970s :' To stir shark fin with rice.' It was used to describe the lifestyle of the wealthy, implying that they were rich enough to afford shark fin on a daily basis, today, the older generation still considers serving shark fin to their guests during banquets a sign of hospitality.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Give thanks to the earth for the hospitality and generosity. Show gratitude for life, light and every little beauty.

  3. Meenal Sachdev:

    The hospitality industry is a hub for human trafficking, modern slavery is not specific to a certain type of hotel, it doesn't discriminate between a budget or five star hotel – it goes across the board.

  4. David Ji:

    In the future the tourist destinations won't be just Beijing and Shanghai, there will be new ones emerging in second and third-tier cities, where hospitality facilities are now inadequate.

  5. Chairman James Reed:

    The vote hasn't affected things. People are still hiring and there are lots of opportunities, we've seen consistent growth in areas like technology and engineering. And we are expecting to see more people coming to Britain on the back of the change in exchange rates so we are anticipating more jobs in tourism and hospitality.

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