Managing energy use in tourism businesses - survey results
In partnership with the Tourism Industry Association an online survey was sent via email to all members recorded in the TIA database. As part of a three-year project on Tourism & Oil, the responses of tourism businesses to energy costs and carbon emissions were analysed. Results from this study will be relevant for energy reduction initiatives by the Tourism Industry Association and for carbon footprinting projects by the Ministry of Tourism. This energy survey will also inform other objectives in the wider Tourism & Oil project, for example the construction of a Tourism General Equilibrium Model and the development of adaptation measures for tourism businesses. This study will increase our understanding of the energy sources used by tourism businesses and measures that have already been implemented to reduce energy consumption.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsenergy use; energy consumption; tourism economics; tourism management; business efficiency; carbon dioxide emissions; carbon footprint; voluntary initiatives; surveys
Fields of Research1506 Tourism
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