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Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry – Principles of Sustainable Operations

 Author: Willy Legrand, Joseph S. Chen, Gabriel C. M. Laeis  Category:  Publisher: Routledge  Published: July 29, 2022  ISBN: 9780367532505  Pages: 838  Download

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This foundational textbook investigates the economic, environmental, and social sustainability issues facing the hospitality industry today, and explores ideas, solutions, strategies of how to manage operations in a sustainable way.

This updated fourth edition features new content including:

    • Research on nature-based solutions and zero-carbon approaches in facilities, technologies for energy, water and waste management, changes in consumer behaviour, and environmental and social impacts of food production
    • A new chapter on employees, diversity, inclusion and well-being in the industry
    • A new chapter on the challenges of operating in the Global South
    • More than 100 international industry case studies and focused info boxes
    • New practical exercises, discussion questions and research project ideas based on real-life sustainability scenarios

Accessible and comprehensive, this book is essential reading for all students as well as current and future managers in the hospitality industry.