Energy improvements in the hotel industry

Cingoski, Vlatko and Petrevska, Biljana and Trajkov, Nikola and Golubovski, Roman and Gelev, Saso (2015) Energy improvements in the hotel industry. Jökull Journal, 65 (8). pp. 145-150. ISSN 0449-0576

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Abstract

The study explores determinants of energy consumption and efficiency in the hotel industry. It was conducted in Macedonia among managers of three, four and five-star hotels and identified the influencing factors of managing environmental protection practices. Results show that hotel category matters when addressing environmental policy issues. The evidence indicates that hotels support the European environmental impact assessment regulation, but there is a lack of interest due to restricted finances and high operation costs. Recommendations for hotel management for cutting the operational costs are also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Acknowledgement: This study is a part of the research project “Opportunities and methods for energy substitution and energy improvements in hotel industry” financed by Goce Delcev University - Stip, Macedonia (Ref. No. 0201-165/6 and 0801-139/26).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy consumption; Environment; Efficiency; Hotel industry
Subjects: Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Tourism and Business Logistics
Depositing User: Biljana Petrevska
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2015 07:23
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2015 07:23
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/13757

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