Title

The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Routledge

Faculty

Business and Public Management

School

Marketing, Tourism and Leisure

RAS ID

143

Comments

Originally published as: Carlsen, J., Getz, D., & Ali-Knight, J. (2001). The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 9(4), 281-297. Original article available here

Abstract

This paper examines the environmental goals of rural, family owned/operated tourism business with a view to evaluating their conservation ethic and commitment to sustainable tourism. From a survey of 198 family businesses in Western Australia, it was determined that about half of them had implemented a range of sustainable management practices. Future research needs are identified, and management ideas are suggested which could encourage the adoption of sustainable tourism practices in rural family businesses.

DOI

10.1080/09669580108667403

 
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Link to publisher version (DOI)

10.1080/09669580108667403