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

Carlsen, J, Getz, D and Ali-Knight, Jane (2001) The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 9 (4). pp. 281-297. ISSN 0966-9582

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Abstract/Description

This paper examines the environmental goals of rural, family owned/operated tourism
business with a viewto evaluating their conservationethic andcommitment 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.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 0966-9582
Electronic ISSN: 1747-7646
Uncontrolled Keywords: rural family business; sustainable tourism; environmental goals; conservation ethic; Western Australia;
University Divisions/Research Centres: The Business School > School of Marketing, Tourism and Languages
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 333 Economics of land & energy
300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 338 Production
300 Social sciences > 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 307 Communities
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Item ID: 2072
Depositing User: RAE Import
Date Deposited: 26 May 2008 20:16
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2013 16:24
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2072

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