In addition, it provides a clear and comprehensive background for future primary research on the same topic. Rising energy consumption and the related issues of environmental pollution, increased cost of garbage and sewage disposal, surface consumption and loss of biodiversity put a lot of pressure on the environment. Her research has appeared in International Journal of Hospitality Management and Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research. The benefits and challenges of using systematic reviews in international development research. Abstract: Discusses issues and challenges faced by organizations implementing responsible business practices within the travel, hotel, leisure and hospitality industries. As consumers have more choices due to globalization and consider more today, it may be necessary for a corporation to show it is socially responsible to attract consumers.
To maintain these elements, the resources vital to tourism must be managed in a sustainable way and a preference for sustainable products and services should be encouraged. Annals of Tourism Research, 35 4 , 990-1006. Corporate Social Responsibility in the Hospitality Sector. Philanthropic intervention or charitable donations give many hotels the opportunity to gain competitive advantage in the market. But have started considering corporate social responsibility as one of their primary activities. Life cycle assessments of energy from solid waste. Hospitality organizations need to be as committed to improvingsustainability efforts as they are to marketing them and in order to accomplish this, accurate datamust be collected regularly so that management can make essential operational modifications.
Annals of Tourism Research, 35 4 , 990-1006. Danish Commerce and CompaniesAgency, 2009. The industry applies to any company that is focusing on customer satisfaction, especially the leisure needs rather than basic needs. The procedures, types, designs and data analysis methods in the study case can be comprehended clearly. It can also lead to enhanced public relations and benefits. Lastly, an overview of this paper structure is shown.
Environmental protection, fair working conditions for employees and contributing to the welfare of local communities are key issues in the strategies of international tourism corporations. Other options include installing systems that will time electricity use. For instance, Hamidu, Haron, and Amran 2015 argue that response to natural disasters and embracing green technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are externalities that should be managed by businesses. Corporate social responsibility: A study of the hospitality industry in Goa. Sampling and Sample Size The researcher used convenient sampling techniques to select the most relevant articles from Google Scholar search engine.
Those cosmetic companies try to lower the environmental impact of their cosmetic products by using greener formulations, such as using natural and organic ingredients Article 13, 2002. The volunteers made up for the short fall that resulted from inadequate insurance, with work and loans and saved the pizzeria from bankruptcy Detwiler cited in Lynn, 2009 p. A lot of them hotels are more serious about it and do it exclusively in order to comply with government regulations and attract new customers. However, with plans to create 20 units and theaverage European hotel occupancy at 61 percent, this equates to 12. Systematic literature review involves the assessment and evaluation of research studies on a given topic or issue.
Corporate social responsibility for irresponsibility No. Moreover, they are given software that helps to check the relevant criteria of sustainability as well as to publish the results of these assessments. If the environment is abused, staff are treated poorly, and the company never gives back to society, then the company can create some serious problems with its operations. Businesses are expected to perform socially responsible acts in order to survive and attain its goals and objectives Brewi, 2013. Management and Organizational Studies, 1 1 , p.
However, it requires wide access of databases, which may be tedious and time consuming Gopalakrishnan and Ganeshkumar, 2013. Retrieved July 12, 2009, from tripplepundit. Corporations increasingly are expected to not only generate profits but to behave in ways that are socially responsible. Although his may seem extreme, Jean explains that in some cases, similar things have happened and can still happen today. According to the proponents of this theory like Friedman, the main responsibility of any business is to maximize profits, to generate good return on capital, and to obey laws and regulations. Considerable reputational capital is also built by philanthropic activities by hotels and restaurants.
Europe is also the continent that records the most incoming tourists. Medical tourism is not a new concept however as this practice of traveling. Retrieved august 16, 2010, from Bloomberg. Doing the right thing can be the single most important aspect of the business of a company in terms of securing its longer-term viability. Even more significant, 80 percent of respondents are setting sustainability goals like reducingwater usage, carbon dioxide emissions, electricity, etc Hopper, 2010.