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Green approaches of Malaysian green hotels and resorts

Yusof, Zeenat Begam and Jamaludin, Mariam (2013) Green approaches of Malaysian green hotels and resorts. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 85. pp. 421-431. ISSN 1877-0428

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Currently tourism is moving towards sustainable tourism because this industry poses negative impacts on the environment. Tourism industry consumes and produces many resources such as water, energy and waste. The purpose of this research is to determine the rate of participation in green approaches of Malaysia green hospitality industry. The methodology used was in depth interviews and observations. This research finding shows that the operators adopt greener approaches in three common areas such as energy, waste and water. Less participation in indoor air quality, sustainable management of the site, renewable energy and rainwater harvesting system.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4973/40946
Uncontrolled Keywords: Green hotel and resort; green approaches; area of participation
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.36 Sustainable architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Zeenat Begam Yusof
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2015 10:09
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2015 10:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/40946

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