Barriers in Sustainable Management Practices of Hotel’s Event Venue in Bangkok, Thailand

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Sarinya Sungkatavat
Nadežda Sorokina


          The purpose of the research was to explore the barriers to the implementation of sustainable event management (SEM) practices faced by 5–star hotel venues in Bangkok. Five semi–structured interviews were conducted to collect data from four hotels located in the business district in Bangkok, Thailand. The results indicated that two different types of barriers between hotels that adopted sustainability as their core value and those that did not have much sustainable experience. The findings suggested that these barriers could be alleviated through education and stakeholder involvement.


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Sungkatavat, S., & Sorokina, N. (2020). Barriers in Sustainable Management Practices of Hotel’s Event Venue in Bangkok, Thailand. Journal of Thai Hospitality and Tourism, 15(2), 105–115. Retrieved from
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Sarinya Sungkatavat, Mahidol University International College

Program Director - Master of Management

Tourism and Hospitality Division

Nadežda Sorokina, Mahidol University International College

Tourism and Hospitality Division


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