Sustainable tourism activities in Green Star hotels: A research in Europe
Keywords:Sustainability, Sustainable Tourism, Sustainable Development, Green Star
The unconscious use of the resources on earth caused great problems with the economic, social and cultural developments experienced after the industrial revolution. The tourism sector is a sector that is integrated with environmental resources, develops and gains importance depending on these resources. In terms of efficient use of limited resources within the framework of tourism sustainability dimensions of activities in hotel enterprises: to establish a reduction, reuse and recycling system. In this way, prevention of unnecessary use, more efficient use and reuse shows that green star hotels are one of the important determinants of sustainable tourism. Sustainable tourism activities in the hospitality sector are growing worldwide. The purpose of this study is to reveal the activities of green star hotels within the scope of sustainable tourism. In this context, it has been achieved by semi-structured interview technique with managers working in green star hotels in Europe. Energy consumption, water consumption waste consumption, and CO2 management sustainable activities are carried out in green star hotels as environmental dimensions were evaluated.
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