Sustainability in the Italian hotel infrastructure: is it a priority for decision-makers?


  • Martina Crapolicchio Politecnico di Torino, Castello del Valentino, Viale Mattioli, 39, Turin, Italy
  • Henrique de Carvalho Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, Turin, Italy
  • Karim Chaitani Collège des Ingèneurs, Via Giuseppe Giacosa, 38, Turin, Italy
  • Simone Longobardi Collège des Ingèneurs, Via Giuseppe Giacosa, 38, Turin, Italy



hospitality, sustainability, innovation, decision making


This article investigates the sustainability in the Italian hospitality sector and the reasons why its infrastructure lacks on energetic and thermal efficiency despite the numerous solutions present in the market. The study is performed based on bibliographical research and a survey conducted with hotel managers and hotel real estate owners. It draws compelling conclusions about the main drivers to innovation and restructuring in the sector.


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How to Cite

Crapolicchio, M., de Carvalho, H., Chaitani, K., & Longobardi, S. (2020). Sustainability in the Italian hotel infrastructure: is it a priority for decision-makers?. CERN IdeaSquare Journal of Experimental Innovation, 4(2), 30–36.



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