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Sustainable tourism practices of accommodation establishments in Bulgaria

Sustainable tourism practices of accommodation establishments in Bulgaria

Ivanov, Stanislav, Ivanova, Maia and Iankova, Katia (2014) Sustainable tourism practices of accommodation establishments in Bulgaria. Tourismos: An international multidisciplinary journal of tourism, 9 (2). pp. 175-205. ISSN 1790-8418 (Print), 1792-6521 (Online)

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Abstract

The goal of current paper is to identify whether property’s category, location and size influence the degree of application of various sustainable practices by Bulgarian accommodation establishments. Results from the Kruskal-Wallis χ2 tests show that all three factors (category, location and size) cause statistically significant differences among the accommodation establishments in Bulgaria regarding the degree of application of the sustainable tourism practices. The paper concludes that Bulgarian accommodation establishments are still in the beginning of sustainable practices adoption. Managerial implications, limitations and directions for future research are also discussed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Autumn-Winter 2014 issue
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable tourism; sustainable tourism practices; hotels; Bulgaria; certification; sustainability dimensions
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Marketing, Events & Tourism
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2017 13:53
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: GREAT c
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/13291

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