The Adoption of Sustainable Facilities Management (SFM) by the Hotel Industry

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Abstract


Sustainability issues within the hotel industry are now increasingly known as a significant concern around the world. It has been described as a constituent activity that contributes to a great impact on the environment. However, the concept of sustainable management is yet to be well received by the hotel industry in Malaysia. This paper aims to study the growing concept of Sustainable Facilities Management (SFM) adoption specifically in the hotel industry. This paper provides valuable information on the concept of SFM evolution including meta-analysis on the SFM developing, trends and researchers around the world. This paper identified a total of 15 hospitality initiatives utilized around the globe with only nine of them are currently employed and adopted by the hotel industry. These initiatives are essential that need to be implemented in a hotel organization to gain successful and holistic SFM practices adoption.

Keywords


Sustainable; Sustainability Facilities Management (SFM); Hotel.

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