Οικολογικές ξενοδοχειακές επιχειρήσεις στην Ελλάδα
Βασιλάτου, Χλόη Β.
SubjectΞενοδοχεία -- Διοίκηση και οργάνωση -- Ελλάδα ; Ξενοδοχεία -- Περιβαλλοντικές απόψεις ; Περιβάλλον ; Οικολογία
The current study deals with issues connected to Eco Hotel Units or otherwise Green Hotels. Initially the issue of tourism and tourism development as well as its connectivity with the environment is presented and discussed. Then, the existing institutional framework of environmental management in international and national scale is studied. Moreover issues are analyzed which are related both to the eco-labelling of hotels as well as to the central need for the presence of green hotels What is more it is presented the subject matter of environmental management of hotels in practice, through the resulting process of greening a hotel unit, as well as the related methods aiming at the conservation of natural resources. Concurrently the issue of adopting green practices in international and domestic basis is studied. Further the case of the group Aldemar Hotels & Spa is illustrated on the ground that is considered as a standard hotel group in relation to environmental management. Finally, the conclusions of this study are presented and analyzed.