Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Principles of sustainable operations

3rd Edition

Willy Legrand, Philip Sloan, Joseph S. Chen

Published October 21, 2016
Textbook - 524 Pages - 92 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781138915367 - CAT# Y201707

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Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry, Third Edition, is the only book available to introduce students to economic, environmental and socially 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 second edition of this book, there have been many important developments in this field and this latest edition has been updated in the following ways:

  • Updated content including sustainable food systems, hotel energy solutions, impacts of technology, water and food waste management, green hotel design, certification and ecolabelling systems and the evolving nature of corporate social responsibility strategies.
  • New chapters exploring environmental accounting and the internalization of externalities as well as the management of accessibility in hospitality.
  • Updated and new international case studies with reflective questions throughout to explore key issues and show real-life operational responses to sustainability within the hospitality industry.

This accessible and comprehensive account of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry is essential reading for all students and future managers in the hospitality industry.


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