Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Hotel and Resorts

Seal, Partho Pratim (2018) Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Hotel and Resorts. In: Managing Sustainable Tourism Resources. IGI Global, Pennsylvania, United States, pp. 177-185. ISBN 781522557722

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Abstract

Sustainable tourism has been a focus stage of tourism worldwide. Sustainable tourism seems to be best fit for the entrepreneurs who are wishing to pursue business opportunities as it is continuously receiving attention. As hospitality industry is a part of tourism which includes hotels and resorts and contributes a lot towards food and lodging so sustainability is a concern for the industry. Individuals have a perspective that hotelier’s relationship toward environmental and societal concerns is rather secluded and intangible nature met with varying levels of interests. Considering the size and the rapid growth of the hospitality industry it makes it clear that environmentally sustainable action is essential. For sustainability to be effective the best way is to engage the people from local communities. This leads to the encouragement of indigenous entrepreneurship, many a times to self-employment and establishment of small-scale. The aim is to promote socio- economic development of the tourist destination and the community considering the ecology best taken care by the locals. The tourism has to be developed in a manner so that the ecosystem is been conserved with diversification of the economy leading to dispersal of ownership.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Sustainable, Development, Hotel, Resorts
Subjects: Hotel Management > WGSHA Manipal
Depositing User: WGSHA EPrints Administrator
Date Deposited: 28 May 2019 03:36
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 03:36
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/153905

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