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Sustainable Practices In Transylvanian Hotels



    () (PhD Student, Babe?-Bolyai University, Faculty of Geography, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)


In the century that brings to the fore the high-tech, mankind is changing. The hotel has ceased to be a simple building, it is a reflection of the time and space in which is situated, the image of the local culture and civilization and respect for the nature. Hospitality can be defined as an exchange of lifestyle characteristics between the host and the guest, designated to create a specific wellness, relaxation and pleasure. What are hoteliers doing for tomorrow's tourism, today when the human being became the victim of its own progress and the economic development clearly provides a better life for the present generation, but can it represent a constraint for the future?

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  • Armela-Linda Rahovan, 2012. "Sustainable Practices In Transylvanian Hotels," JOURNAL STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABES-BOLYAI NEGOTIA, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Business.
  • Handle: RePEc:bbn:journl:2012_3_3_rahovan

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    1. Clifford Zinnes & Yair Eilat & Jeffrey Sachs, 2001. "Benchmarking competitiveness in transition economies," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 9(2), pages 315-353, July.
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    hospitality; sustainability; development; hotel;

    JEL classification:

    • Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism


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