The Extent of Environmental Responsibility in Korea’s Top Ten Five-Star Hotels

  •  Sung-Wook Kang    
  •  Song-Ee Hahn    


This paper will provide a snapshot of the level of environmental responsibility of Korean top ten five-star hotelsin relation to their environmental disclosures. Content analysis is employed to review the environmentaldisclosures of the top ten hotels in Korea, as defined herein. This study found that the level of environmentalresponsibility of Korea’s leading hotels lags behind the standard global environmental hotel practices in manyways. Consequently, many improved environmental practices need to be implemented by these sampled hotels.

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