Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

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This new book focuses on the important concern of sustainability in tourism and hospitality industry. As the worlda€™s natural resource base is limited, the world is looking for solutions in the domains of energy, water, alternate building materials, resource redeployment, and sustainable livelihoods as well. The tourism and hospitality industry is a large deployer of natural and created resources. Some of the themes the book addresses include: designing sustainable restaurants sustainable accommodation practices designing green hotels energy conservation in hotels- a Green Approach technology and sustainability marketing sustainability to consumers sustainable culinary practices sustainable employee practices sustainable equipment design for the hospitality industry sustainable tourism practices sustainable transport practices sustainable tourism destinations/cities The book takes sustainability beyond the realms of external factors that matter to an organization. The authors look at various constituents of the hospitality sector and analyze each of those from a sustainability standpoint. The book includes case studies that are global in nature and that show how sustainable applications can be used and how concerns can be addressed. Environmental challenges are also discussed. This book is futuristic with lot of practical insights for the students, faculty, . and practitioners. Since the contributors are from across the globe, it is fascinating to see the global are all managed through onsite terminals, workstations or simple windows servers at the hotel end. ... hospitality industry can be taken over by a cloud based integrated property management system, distribution platform and central reservation system that ... based PMS system can accrue immense benefit to the hospitality industry in terms of costs, service availability, security, and latest software.

Title:Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
Author:Vinnie Jauhari
Publisher:CRC Press - 2014-04-15


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