Sustainability & Environmental Issues in the Hospitality Industry


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_____ is the development of operating procedures that focuses on the social, environmental, and economic needs between the local community and the organization in the hospitality industry.

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1. Which of the following BEST describes what is meant by environmental issues in the hospitality industry?

2. The hospitality industry has started to convert to more sustainable practices. This includes investing in operating procedures, such as _____ and _____ in order to reduce the negative impact the organization has on the environment.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can use this quiz and worksheet combo to ensure your understanding of environmental issues in the hospitality industry. Practice questions will ask you about the operating procedures, environmental issues, resolution of local social issues, and sustainable development of the hospitality industry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will focus on:

  • Meaning of environmental issues in the hospitality industry
  • Developing operating procedures with community needs in mind
  • Specific procedures reducing negative environmental impact
  • Working towards the resolution of social issues
  • Examples of sustainable development practices

Skills Practiced

In this work, you will utilize the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as environmental issues
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding operating procedures of the hospitality industry and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about sustainable development practices in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the hospitality industry and its relationship with the environment

Additional Learning

Continue your investigation of this topic with the related lesson, called Sustainability & Environmental Issues in the Hospitality Industry. Numerous goals are covered in the lesson, such as:

  • Define sustainability and its relevance to the hospitality industry
  • Identify a number of common environmental issues affecting the hospitality industry
  • Follow a realistic narrative to apply key concepts from the lesson
  • Explain how three different factors affect sustainability