Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry Priniciples of Sustainable Operations
Edition: 2nd 2013
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Description: Sustainability is one of the single most important global issues facing the world. A clear understanding of the issues surrounding climate change, global warming, air and water pollution, ozone depletion, deforestation, the loss of biodiversity and global poverty is essential for every future manager in the hospitality industry. Present and future hospitality executives need to know how sustainable management systems can be integrated into their businesses while maintaining and hopefully improving the bottom line.Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, second edition, is the only book available to introduce the students to economic, environmental and social sustainable issues specifically facing the industry as well as exploring ideas, solutions, and strategies of how to manage operations in a sustainable way. Since the first edition of this book there have been many important developments in this field and this second edition has been updated in the following ways:updated content to reflect recent issues and trends including hotel energy solutions and green hotel design two new chapters on 'Sustainable Food' and 'Social Entrepreneurship and Social Value' updated international case studies throughout to explore key issues and show real life operational responses to sustainability within the hospitality industry. New case studies on growth hotel development markets, Asia and the Middle Eastnew practical exercises throughout to apply your knowledge to real-life sustainability scenarios.This accessible and comprehensive account of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industryis essential reading for all students and future managers.
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Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/16/2013
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Phillip R. Sloan is professor emeritus in the Program of Liberal Studies and the Program in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Notre Dame.
|List of illustrations|
|Companion website resources|
|The rationale for sustainable development: the environment, the people, the economy|
|Sustainable development in the hospitality industry|
|Eco-design in hospitality architecture|
|Sustainable food issues and food sourcing|
|Sustainable food and beverage management|
|Green marketing and branding|
|Consumer typology and behaviour|
|Corporate social enterprises|
|Hospitality industry environmental management systems|
|Certification processes and eco-labels|
|Financing, investing, measuring and accounting in sustainable hospitality|
|Epilogue: sustainability education in hospitality|