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Among key drivers effecting sustainability efforts in the hotel industry one can mention cost savings, operational efficiency and strengthening competitive position. More than 40% of hotel industry suppliers look forward to seeing an increase in profitability over the next year due to implementation of sustainability. New report “Sustainability in the Global Hotel Industry 2011–2012: Market Trends and Opportunities, Profitability and Budget Forecasts, Hotel Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives” elaborated by World Market Intelligence has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

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Since 1987, when the concept of sustainability was first mentioned on a coordinated international platform with the release of the UN-sponsored Brundtland Commission’s “Our Common Future,” the movement towards sustainability has expanded from pole to pole. The hospitality industry is no exception.

Among key drivers effecting sustainability efforts in the hotel industry one can mention cost savings, operational efficiency and strengthening competitive position. More than 40% of hotel industry suppliers look forward to seeing an increase in profitability over the next year due to implementation of sustainability. Reduction of energy consumption, effective minimization of water consumption and waste are critical sustainability criteria for supplier selection.

New report “Sustainability in the Global Hotel Industry 2011–2012: Market Trends and Opportunities, Profitability and Budget Forecasts, Hotel Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives” elaborated by World Market Intelligence has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.

Report Details:

Title: Sustainability in the Global Hotel Industry 2011–2012: Market Trends and Opportunities, Profitability and Budget Forecasts, Hotel Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives
Published: October, 2011
Pages: 167
Price: US$ 2,000.00
http://marketpublishers.com/report/services/hotels/sustainability_in_global_hotel_industry_20112012_market_trends_n_opportunities_profitability_n_budget_forecasts_hotel_industry_procurement_n.html

The report analyzes how companies in the hotel industry perceive sustainability, featuring the opinions and forward looking statements of 160 industry executives related to the following:

  • what sustainability means to the industry;
  • factors driving sustainability measures;
  • barriers confronting effective implementation of sustainability;
  • sustainable and energy efficiency measures and their impact on profitability;
  • metrics used for the measurement of sustainability performance;
  • procurement of sustainable materials;
  • demand for sustainable products and services, including markets expected to drive growth;
  • changes anticipated in sustainability budgets and cost saving targets;
  • methods of marketing green credentials and the use of media channels;
  • sustainability leaders.

Report Contents:

1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 What is this report about?
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Methodology
1.4 Profile of survey respondents
1.4.1 Profile of buyer respondents
1.4.2 Profile of supplier respondents

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 SUSTAINABILITY IN THE HOTEL INDUSTRY

3.1 Perception of sustainability
3.1.1 Perception of sustainability - buyers
3.1.2 Perception of sustainability - suppliers
3.1.3 Perception of sustainability - region
3.1.4 Perception of sustainability - turnover
3.2 Sustainability in business functions
3.2.1 Sustainability in business functions - buyers
3.2.2 Sustainability in business functions - suppliers
3.2.3 Sustainability in business functions - region
3.2.4 Sustainability in business functions - turnover
3.3 Key drivers of sustainability
3.3.1 Key drivers of sustainability - buyers
3.3.2 Key drivers of sustainability – suppliers
3.3.3 Key drivers of sustainability - region
3.3.4 Key drivers of sustainability - turnover
3.4 Major barriers to sustainability
3.4.1 Major barriers to sustainability - buyers
3.4.2 Major barriers to sustainability - suppliers
3.4.3 Major barriers to sustainability – region
3.4.4 Major barriers to sustainability - turnover
3.5 Key markets for growth
3.5.1 Key markets for growth - buyers
3.5.2 Key markets for growth - suppliers
3.5.3 Key markets for growth - region
3.5.4 Key Markets for Growth - Turnover

4 IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABILITY

4.1 Organizational pre-requisites for sustainability
4.1.1 Organizational pre-requisites for sustainability – buyers
4.1.2 Organizational pre-requisites for sustainability - suppliers
4.1.3 Organizational pre-requisites for sustainability - region
4.1.4 Organizational pre-requisites for sustainability - turnover
4.2 Implementation of sustainable measures
4.2.1 Implementation of sustainable measures - buyers
4.2.2 Implementation of sustainable measures - suppliers
4.2.3 Implementation of sustainable measures - region
4.2.4 Implementation of sustainable measures - turnover
4.3 Key energy efficiency measures
4.3.1 Key energy efficiency measures – buyers
4.3.2 Key energy efficiency measures - suppliers
4.3.3 Key energy efficiency measures – region
4.3.4 Key energy efficiency measures - turnover
4.4 Initiatives for community development
4.4.1 Initiatives for community development - buyer
4.4.2 Initiatives for community development - supplier
4.4.3 Initiatives for community development - region
4.4.4 Initiatives for community development - turnover
4.5 Eco-friendly practices
4.5.1 Eco-friendly practices - buyer
4.5.2 Eco-friendly practices – supplier
4.5.3 Eco-friendly practices - region
4.5.4 Eco-friendly practices – turnover
4.6 Sustainable construction policies
4.6.1 Sustainable construction policies - buyer
4.6.2 Sustainable construction policies - supplier
4.6.3 Sustainable construction policies - region
4.6.4 Sustainable construction policies - turnover
4.7 Effective monitoring of sustainability
4.7.1 Effective monitoring of sustainability - buyers
4.7.2 Effective monitoring of sustainability - suppliers
4.7.3 Effective monitoring of sustainability - region
4.7.4 Effective monitoring of sustainability - turnover

5 FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY

5.1 Cost saving expectations
5.1.1 Cost saving expectations - buyers
5.1.2 Cost saving expectations - suppliers
5.1.3 Cost saving expectations - region
5.1.4 Cost saving expectations - turnover
5.2 Impact of sustainability on profits
5.2.1 Impact of sustainability on profits - buyers
5.2.2 Impact of sustainability on profits - suppliers
5.2.3 Impact of sustainability on profits - region
5.2.4 Impact of sustainability on profits - turnover
5.3 Planned change in sustainability budgets
5.3.1 Planned change in sustainability budgets - buyers
5.3.2 Planned change in sustainability budgets - suppliers
5.3.3 Planned change in sustainability budgets - region
5.3.4 Planned change in sustainability budgets - turnover

6 SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT

6.1 Critical factors for supplier selection
6.1.1 Critical factors for supplier selection - buyers
6.1.2 Critical factors for supplier selection - region
6.1.3 Critical factors for supplier selection - turnover
6.1.4 Critical factors for supplier selection - senior level respondents
6.2 Level of supplier engagement
6.2.1 Level of supplier engagement - region
6.2.2 Level of supplier engagement - turnover
6.3 Expenditure on sustainable procurement
6.3.1 Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement - region
6.3.2 Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement - turnover
6.3.3 Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement vs. Profitability
6.4 Procurement of sustainable products and services
6.4.1 Procurement of sustainable products and services - buyers
6.4.2 Procurement of sustainable products and services - region
6.4.3 Procurement of sustainable products and services - turnover

7 MARKETING GREEN INITIATIVES

7.1 Drivers of green marketing
7.1.1 Drivers of green marketing - region
7.1.2 Drivers of green marketing - turnover
7.2 Marketing of green credentials
7.2.1 Marketing of green credentials - region
7.2.2 Marketing of green credentials - turnover
7.3 Effective channels of promotion
7.3.1 Effective channels of promotion - region
7.3.2 Effective channels of promotion - turnover
7.4 Industry leaders in sustainability

8 APPENDIX

8.1 Full survey results
8.2 Methodology
8.3 Contact us
8.4 About World Market Intelligence
8.5 Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

LIST OF FIGURES

COMPANIES MENTIONED

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