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Green Trends in the Hotel Industry - Status and Opportunities of SERBIA


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  • Bela Muhi

    (Educons University, Faculty of Business Economy, Sremska Kamenica, Vojvode Putnika bb)

  • Jasmina Stankovic

    (Educons University, Faculty of Business Economy, Sremska Kamenica, Vojvode Putnika bb)

  • Dusan Jovanovic

    (University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Novi Sad, Trg Dositeja Obradovica 8)

  • Rade B. Bozovic

    (University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management, Novi Sad, Trg Dositeja Obradovica 3)

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    So-called green hotels that are trying to respect the rules of environmental pollution and reduce it to a minimum have become wide spread recently. The main principle of this trend is to use a variety of methods of responsible hotel operations, to reduce energy, water consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, to take care of the decomposition of solid waste and increase the recycling of waste materials, to use conventional detergents and other chemical agents to the lower measure and replace it by harmless organic, to prevent or at least reduce the pollution of the environment and, wherever possible to preserve local biodiversity. In this paper, the authors provide an overview of green trends in the hotel industry with a focus on status and opportunities in Serbia.

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    Article provided by Alliance of Central-Eastern European Universities in its journal Published in Journal of Economic Development, Environment and People.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 73-84

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    Handle: RePEc:sph:rjedep:v:2:y:2013:i:1:p:73-84

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    Keywords: green hotels; environment; pollution; local biodiversity;

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