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Social firms in hospitality and tourism

Lynch, Paul A. and Ritchie, M. (2004) Social firms in hospitality and tourism. Hospitality Review, 6 (1). pp. 27-32. ISSN 1464-9101

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This paper examines how social firms, which are created to employ people with disabilities or other disadvantages in the labour market, work in hospitality and tourism. A successful social-firm hotel enterprise (named Six Mary's Place) in Scotland, UK, shows what this approach can offer.