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Individuals around the globe engage in sustainable consumption in their everyday life, e.g., when it comes to individual transportation. Although tourism behavior contributes to global carbon emissions to a considerable extent, consumers' awareness of sustainability in the tourism industry is still ...

Author(s)
Penz, E.; Hofmann, E.; Hartl, B.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2017, 9, 6, pp 1056
Abstract

More and more companies are taking actions for the environment, among the most common is the adoption of environmental management systems or eco- labeling schemes, not only because they streamline resources and reduce costs, resulting in greater profitability, but because they improve public image...

Author(s)
Vargas-Martínez, E. E.; Olivares-Linares, A. A.; Tamayo-Salcedo, A. L.; Santos-López, A.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Gestión y Ambiente, 2017, 20, 1, pp 9-21
Abstract

Environmental sustainability has increasingly become a priority for organisations. However, the public and academic attention is generally on large companies, while small and medium enterprises constitute the bulk of organisations and are arguably lagging behind. Fewer than ten per cent of total ...

Author(s)
Ching, S. M. E.; Cavagnaro, E.
Publisher
NISC - Routledge, Grahamstown, South Africa
Citation
Research in Hospitality Management, 2018, 8, 2, pp 143-154
Abstract

Due to the increasing attention on green hotels, this article aims to investigate environmental assessment methods (EAMs) and eco- labels in China. In this study, three EAMs for the evaluation of hotel environmental performance are included: Green Globe 21 Certification, Hotel Building ...

Author(s)
Lo, J. Y.; Chan, W.; Zhang, C. X.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2014, 10, 2, pp 165-185
Abstract

This paper contributes to research into environmental certification schemes in the hospitality industry, by discussing three objectives of such schemes: (1) promote the implementation of sustainability practices in the hospitality industry; (2) increase profitability; and (3) provide more accurate...

Author(s)
Geerts, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2014, 39, pp 87-96
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to review the main literature on the relationship between the natural environment and management in hospitality and tourism firms and uses strategic lenses to propose a general framework of previous works and a map for future research. Design/methodology/approach - A...

Author(s)
Aragon-Correa, J. A.; Martin-Tapia, I.; Torre-Ruiz, J. de la
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2015, 27, 3, pp 498-522
Abstract

This paper analyzes the characteristics of Chinese green hotel national standards, comparing them with three internationally influential green hotel certification programs from Europe and North America. The similarities and differences of the certification systems are discussed. Suggestions to...

Author(s)
Luo DongXia; Li ChunYing
Publisher
Tourism College of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
Citation
Tourism Tribune, 2013, 28, 8, pp 79-86
Abstract

The property development and hotel management industries are becoming active in adopting and operationalising sustainability practices. Despite this, empirical data that comprehensively describes and organises these practices are lacking from the literature (Weaver et al., 2013). This paper aims to ...

Author(s)
Reid, S.; Johnston, N.; Patiar, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 2017, 33, pp 11-22
Abstract

The hotel sector response to the increasing need for environmental consciousness has been to establish systems and procedures at the core of the decision-making process and to bring sustainable tourism to hotel units through environmental initiatives, such as environmental management systems and ...

Author(s)
Chatziathanassiou, A.; Mavrogiorgos, D.; Sioulas, K.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Coastal mass tourism: diversification and sustainable development in Southern Europe, 2004, pp 249-268
Abstract

In this article, we analyze the impact on hotels of the ISO 14001 environmental certification system from the customers' perspective. Based on a comparison of customer ratings of 6,850 hotels in Spain with and without ISO 14001 certification, overall guests rate the hotels with ISO 14001 ...

Author(s)
Peiró-Signes, A.; Segarra-Oña, M.; Verma, R.; Mondéjar-Jiménez, J.; Vargas-Vargas, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 2014, 55, 1, pp 40-51

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