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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How to pronounce hospitality?

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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. Keith Taylor:

    Institutional fund managers are finding it difficult to accept hospitality beyond reasonable limits because compliance is getting stricter, the broker-fund manager relationship has changed a lot from what it used to be a few years ago and is set to become even tougher as professional money managers take great pains to avoid what can be perceived as conflicts of interests.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    We have spoken to tens and thousands of people, and we have put together an unprecedentedly strong grassroots, this is a moment I want to thank people of Iowa for their hospitality, and thank them for seriousness of purpose, we look forward to a victory tomorrow night... It's not just our agenda, as strong and powerful as that agenda is, it is grassroots movement.

  3. Massimo Baggiani:

    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.

  4. Greg Greeley:

    Emerging markets like India and China are some of Airbnb's fastest-growing, with our growth increasingly powered by tourism to and from these markets, in many of these markets, OYO is empowering local hospitality entrepreneurs to provide more options to more travelers.

  5. Caroline Bremner:

    At some point the introduction of tech has to be functional, not just novelty, and there's a danger that hospitality goes toward gimmick.

Images & Illustrations of hospitality

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