Sustainable Technologies in Greek Tourist Accommodation: A Quantitative Review

A.N. Menegaki, G.M. Agiomirgianakis
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XXI, Issue 4, 222-238, 2018
DOI: 10.35808/ersj/1116


This paper is the second part of a review on sustainable technologies pertinent in Greek tourist accommodation. The first part was a qualitative review while the current paper is a quantitative review. Namely, this paper provides figures and data that describe the quantitative picture of sustainable hotels in Greece. The topic is unique because the analysis presented herein has been largely fragmented in various reports, webpages and the records of relevant organizations. The reason we focus on Greek reality is the importance of tourism for the Greek economy. This review will help first hoteliers to benchmark their businesses to the ideal sustainable reference point and second policy makers to obtain a quantitative overview of hotel sustainability in Greece and provide insight as to the measures that should be established for the promotion and improvement of sustainability in Greek hotels and the subsequent design of useful measures and policies.

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