Factors Influencing Environmental Management Practices Among Hotels In Malaysia

Zaiton Samdin, Kasimu Abdu Bakori, Hamimah Hassan
2012 Zenodo  
This paper attempts to investigate the factors that influence hotel managers- attitudes towards sustainable tourism practices (STP) in Kuala Lumpur and the state of Selangor in Malaysia. The study distributes 104 questionnaires to hotels ranging from one star to five-star categories including budget hotels. Out of this figure, 60 copies of the questionnaires were returned and analyzed. The finding revealed that of all the seven factors investigated, only the variables measuring incentives and
more » ... ng incentives and knowledge have significantly influenced sustainable tourism practices in the country. Therefore, government and other green bodies within the country should continue to provide hotels with incentives for sound technologies. Moreover, the government agencies should continue to educate hoteliers on the relevance of environmental protection for the successful implementation of sustainable tourism practices.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1076120 fatcat:jf2efkixe5fajap56fkcgihi7a