Award Date

Spring 2012

Degree Type

Professional Paper

Degree Name

Master of Science in Hotel Administration

Department

Hotel Administration

First Committee Member

Robert Woods, Chair

Number of Pages

28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore the serious consequences that global warming and climate change pose for the planet and its inhabitants, and to shed light on the hospitality industry’s contribution to the problem. The study further sought to examine whether the hospitality industry is doing their part in implementing “green” programs to combat its negative contribution to climate change.

Keywords

Climatic changes; Global warming; Hospitality industry – Environmental aspects; Sustainability

Disciplines

Climate | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Hospitality Administration and Management | Sustainability

Language

English