Television Shows and Movies that inspire careers in the hospitality industry* Image source and credit - Copyright: ©Disney/Pixar. All rights reserved, Aldamisa Entertainment

Television Shows and Movies that inspire careers in the hospitality industry* Image source and credit - Copyright: ©Disney/Pixar. All rights reserved, Aldamisa Entertainment

When it comes to careers the film and television industry has provided raw, dramatic and comical touches to what general careers would be like.

Documentaries and reality television gets one as close to the real working world as possible, but nothing beats a good fictional story that incorporates the working world and life in the various job industries. In some cases they provide anecdotes and cautionary tales but most are produced to inspire, and leaving you having thoughts such as: “Damn I wish I could be like…”

Though the Hollywood glimpse into careers through television or film may not be the truest form of what happens in the real world, it has an interestingly fascinating interpretation. Interesting enough to get the brain thinking about various career options that perhaps where not even in mind...

The Hospitality Industry in particular has pretty much seen every shape and form of production made about it. From the Baker, Chef, Hotel Manager, Doorman and even the Bartender – the examples are more than a bakers dozen for sure…
The top television shows

Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy..L to R: Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax The Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel)..Ph: Film Frame..©Marvel 2014

Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy..L to R: Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax The Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel)..Ph: Film Frame..©Marvel 2014

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe.

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Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" ..The Winter Soldier Concept Art by Ryan Meinerding..©2013 Marvel

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world.

But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

The LEGO® Movie The Essential Guide

Everything you need to know about the new LEGO® Movie. LEGO® Movie The Essential Guide features character profiles and location spreads from the upcoming movie, scheduled for release in February 2014.

Books that rocked 2013 and sparked a fresh 2014!

Books that rocked 2013 and sparked a fresh 2014 - JFK’s Last Hundred Days by Thurston Clarke

Jean Fryer from Penguin South Africa was kind enough to provide us with a selection of her picks which are rocking the book stores!