A Research Proposal: The Negative Impact of Allowing Smoking in Hotel

Helen Rajbanshi, Johnson & Wales University - Providence
Sumit Kapali, Johnson & Wales University - Providence


This paper explores the potential effects of smoking in hotel premises. Smoking trends in the hotel over the past 25 years are presented. Specific issues about smoking in the hotel are addressed: health concerns, safety issues, work environment, and economic factors. The need for additional research to shape future policy is reported.