Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality

Legal Issues

This course explores the legal aspects and tactics incorporated in the process of acquiring, owning, and disposing of hotel properties. The focus is on understanding hotel/guest liabilities, the sales contract, ownership models, the management agreement, the franchise and licensing agreements, and the labor and employment contracts. Issues, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, environmental factors, and compliance with governmental regulations, are explored. The course also includes the negotiation and preparation of basic lease, purchase, and sale agreements.
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Associated Degrees