Actual Practices of Environmental Performance in Malaysia’s Hotel Industry: Comparison among Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey Hotel Industry


  • Yusmani Mohd Yusoff School of Business Management, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010, Sintok Kedah, Malaysia



Environmental Performance, Hotel Industry, Malaysia, Mexico, Turkey


Environmental performance generally led to various benefits for example cost savings, regulatory compliance, increase image and competitiveness. Along with the movement of environmental concerns, the hotel industry also continuously put an interest in environmental performance programs. The adoption of environmental performance programs in Malaysia's hotel industry is not widespread regardless of the success of several international hotel groups. Therefore, it is important to identify the environmental performance programs in the hotel industry by providing fresh insights and empirical evidence of the actual environmental performance programs that have been practicing in Malaysia. This study involved the participation of 206 respondents. The main finding is the environmental performance programs in Malaysia's hotel industry can be classified as four categories: energy saving, green sourcing, resource conservation, and water management and conservation. This result indicates that in Malaysia, the hotel industry performs four types of environmental performance programs and other countries such as Mexico and Turkey also carry out the same environmental performance activities as implemented in Malaysia.


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Mohd Yusoff, Y. (2019). Actual Practices of Environmental Performance in Malaysia’s Hotel Industry: Comparison among Malaysia, Mexico and Turkey Hotel Industry. Sains Humanika, 11(2-2).