SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY. EXPLORING THE BENEFITS OF THE CRADLE TO CRADLE CONCEPT

stefania lucia bodosca

Abstract


With all the new developments in the technology field, entrepreneurs around the world have proven than there are innovations which can be transferred and implemented into the tourism industry. This new types of business focus on social, economic and environmental sustainability that enter in the circular economy sphere, where a different mind-set is in the centre of things. This paper explores the cradle to cradle concept and its applicability in the tourism industry.


Keywords


: tourism innovation, sustainable tourism, cradle to cradle, eco-innovation

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