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Author : Ramon Palau
School/Work Place : University of Girona, Spain
Contact : ramon.palau@mediterrani.com
Year : 2006

The practices of CSR have attracted the attention of the investigators, who have prepared a great diversity of theories and the international organisms, which have done recommendations, so that the companies have added them in their strategies. The tourist industry has developed its activity on a fragile way and with few resources that have made it more sensible to the main part of the stakeholders, which are related to them .The aim of this article is to contribute to the principal existing theories of CSR, the documents of the international organisms, the standard of certifications and to explore the practices of CSR at the principal hotel chains to verify if the businessmen know them and develop them.


List of Articles
No. Subject Views Date
6 Think Tank XIV Local Networks as Sustainable Policy Instruments: A Ca... file 3395 Jun 27, 2014

In this case study, a communication network among local hotel managers was examined, first to assess the extent of communication among hotel managers, and second to identify influential members within the network. Communication with respect ...

Author: Karen Irene Thal & Tracy Burkett 

Year: 2014 

5 Think Tank XI CRS 2.0: Management Perspectives of Sustainable Hospit... file 5988 Oct 14, 2013

In recent years, hotel companies have recognized the importance of engaging in responsible business practices as they relate to stakeholders including employees, guests, and the communities in which their properties are located. Accordingly...

Author: Stuart E. Levy & Sun-Young Park 

Year: 2011 

4 Think Tank IX The role of values in sustaining the hospitality labou... file 3818 Oct 13, 2013

The role of human resources in sustaining hospitality enterprises has long been recognized (Hjalager und Andersen 2001; Baum 2007). Personnel are considered vital for the delivery of touristic experiences, thus being a central ingredient of ...

Author: Anja Hergesell, Ulrike Bauernfeind & Dagmar Lund-Durlacher 

Year: 2009 

3 Think Tank VIII Responding to Climate Change in Australian Resort Hote... file 5037 Oct 13, 2013

Extensive infrastructure and client expectations of luxury will mean that their carbon footprint and water usage is likely to exceed significantly that of average urban households. Often located in coastal or riverine settings, they are vuln...

Author: Charles Arcodia & Chantal Dickson 

Year: 2008 

2 Think Tank VIII Employment of the Disabled Workforce in the Hospitalit... file 8269 Oct 13, 2013

Employment is one of the important requirements for the integration of disabled people to daily life. The tourism industry is one of Turkey’s important industries with a great potential for growth. However this growth must be a planned and ...

Author: Sabah Balta & Murat Bengisu 

Year: 2008 

» Think Tank VI Corporate Social Responsibility in the Catalan hospita... file 4492 Oct 13, 2013

The practices of CSR have attracted the attention of the investigators, who have prepared a great diversity of theories and the international organisms, which have done recommendations, so that the companies have added them in their strategi...

Author: Ramon Palau 

Year: 2006 

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