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The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors.

  This paper examines the environmental goals of rural, family owned/operated tourism
business with a viewto evaluating their conservationethic andcommitment to sustainable
tourism. From a survey of 198 family businesses in Western Australia, it was
determined that about half of them had implemented a range of sustainable management
practices. Future research needs are identified, and management ideas are
suggested which could encourage the adoption of sustainable tourism practices in
rural family businesses.

  • Type:

    Article

  • Date:

    01 January 2001

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Publisher

    Taylpr and Francis

  • DOI:

    10.1080/09669580108667403

  • ISSN:

    0966-9582

Citation

Carlsen, J., Getz, D. & Ali-Knight, J. (2001). The environmental attitudes and practices of family businesses in the rural tourism and hospitality sectors. Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 9, 281-297. doi:10.1080/09669580108667403. ISSN 0966-9582

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Keywords

rural family business; sustainable tourism; environmental goals; conservation ethic; Western Australia;

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