Club Management: The management of private membership clubs is a must have text for all students studying hospitality management and specifically the management of private clubs. Clubs are different enough from other types of hospitality establishments that they are deserving of special attention. This is the first text to provide comprehensive coverage of three major types of clubs: country clubs, city clubs and yacht clubs, and others (e.g. racquet clubs, university clubs), and to explain the similarities and differences in their management and marketing. It tackles the for-profit and not-for-profit models and delves into the rich history of clubs, as well as the laws, traditions, and the peculiarities that surround them. Key features: * Uses international examples including UK, USA, India, Canada and others. * Covers the numerous functional areas, including the history of private clubs, governance, different business models, and current trends. * Includes real life evidence and examples, using excerpts from current research, interviews with managers, and observations from the authors' first hand experiences during years in the industry. * Includes a graphic chapter, illustrated by artist John Klossner. His drawings capture the evolution of a fictitious club over 100 years. Club Management: The management of private membership clubs is an essential text for all those seeking a better understanding of this fascinating segment of the hospitality industry and future careers in clubs.