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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................................3MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................................31. Evaluation the extent to which the hospitality industry contributes to each issues among social,environmental and economic.................................................................................................................32. Analyzing the effects of issues have on the profitability of hospitality industry................................53. Evaluation the importance of corporate sustainability management.................................................8CONCLUSION.............................................................................................................................................11REFERENCES...............................................................................................................................................12
INTRODUCTIONSustainable management can be defined as the application of avoiding the depletion ofnatural resources for maintaining an ecological balance in hospitality sector. This study willshow about the importance of sustainable business and corporate responsibility for hospitalityindustry. The hospitality industry in UK has made significant contribution in the economic aswell as social development of nation. But at the same time it has given rise to various issueswhich has direct impact on the society as well as environment. It is very important forhospitality sector and hotels to manage corporate sustainability. There are various strategiesand policies that are being adopted and implemented by the hotels and tourism industry formanaging corporate sustainability like reduce, reuse and recycle of their wastes products liketo turn toilet waste into power. Hospitality and tourism industry give rise to millions of jobs thatincreases economic prosperity (Crowther and Seifi, 2018). This industry has sustainableimpacts on the environment & society and all these create increasingly pressing sustainabilitymanagement challenges. Some hotels are stepping up their corporate sustainability projectslike reusing, recycling components of mattress and also donate their partially used soap andtissue rolls to the global soap projects and shelters.MAIN BODY1. Evaluation the extent to which the hospitality industry contributes to each issues amongsocial, environmental and economicSustainability is one of the main issue that the world is facing. Sustainable businessplays an important role as it can be defined as a business that have a minimal negativeimpacts on the local environment, economy and society. Tourism industry have significanteffect on the environment. As with the increase in number of tourist at specific destination,there are high chances of damage to destinations. For becoming more sustainable it isimportant for hospitality sector to focus on reducing wastes and negative impacts onenvironment, society and economy. (Grayson and Hodges, 2017)Environmental sustainability issue –Pollution and environmental damageIn the context of environment there are some issues which is created by hospitalityindustry is environmental pollution and damage. Activities of hospitality sectors like Marriott
hotel and Thomas Cook travels industry create noise and air pollution to the great extent.Pollution which is being contributed by Tourism industries activities have negative impacts onthe people of particular area such as it creates various diseases like skin allergy, cancer. Itdestroy environmental and natural resources also as travelers use water to the great extentthat creates the problem of water scarcity.Social sustainability issues: Erosion of traditional culture and crimesIn the context of social issue hospitality sector,The behavior promoted by tourist can lead tothe erosion of traditional culture as well as values. The most social issue which is beingcontributed by hospitality sector is to infringe the human rights. Sometimes they do not focuson behaving ethically with people of culture.For example Hilton hotel create and increasecriminalactivities due to tourism is one of the major issue created by companies in hospitality sector. Ithas negative impacts on the quality life of people residing at particular destination. There ishigh chances of increase in criminal activities due to tourism. It creates lighting and heatingventilators that is not good for the society and it is also the biggest issue which is being createdand contributed by hospitality industry. There are some people who can not afford theexpenses of big hospitality industries and it creates differences in culture and people. Forexample, Marriott hotel that is expensive for those people who can not afford them.Most of the hotels in hospitality sectors uses inorganic foods that is also not good forthe people. Nowadays people are becoming more conscious about their health so it isimportant for them to consider this issue.Economic sustainability issues : Income of consumers & increasing unemploymentTourism is the sector in UK which makes the significant contribution in the economicdevelopment of nation as it gives less opportunities of employment as it is a seasonableindustry that is not good for people. It increases unemployment rate that impact on the nationaleconomy. Increment in costs and expenditure has negative impacts on the economic conditionof nation .Developing the tourism involves lot of costs and expenditure is to be incurred bygovernment. In addition to this, increase in tourism can give rise to other major economicissues such as inflation. For example Thomas Cook that effect on the economic condition ofnation. It gives rise in traveling cost that is also decrease economy and have negative impact
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