The Shift toward Sustainability in the Travel Trade Industry
It is an accepted maxim that the tourism industry has had both positive and negative impacts on the environment and local communities. As a result, the concept of sustainability has been embraced to regulate industry practices and respond to a growing market of concerned consumers.
KeywordsCorporate Social Responsibility Business Ethic Tourism Industry Corporate Sustainability Triple Bottom Line
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