Applicability of circular economy in the hospitality industry: consumers' perception

Joana Bica, Jorge Julião, Marcelo Rudolfo C. Gaspar

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As a growing trend and sustainability tool, characterizing consumer concern, behavior, and intentions towards circular practices is an important starting point to the adoption of Circular Economy. With a major focus on Hospitality Industry, an exploratory survey was conducted, approaching foreign and domestic tourists based on an online questionnaire, which produced 203 valid answers. Initial findings suggested most consumers are willing to accept green and circular practices when choosing their hotels. Furthermore, participants mentioned being concerned about the environment and the water consumption, supporting sustainable practices to minimize such environmental impacts. Taking into account age and gender, it was possible to understand which Circular Economy practices can influence most consumers ' decisions and choices.

Idioma originalEnglish
Título da publicação do anfitriãoMultilevel approach to competitiveness in the global tourism industry
EditoresSérgio Jesus Teixeira, João Matos Ferreira
EditoraIGI Global Publishing
Número de páginas17
ISBN (eletrónico)9781799803676
ISBN (impresso)9781799803669, 9781799803652
Estado da publicaçãoPublicado - 25 out. 2019

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