The demand for travel is usually associated with the number of tourists that are seeking an overnight stay and the popularity of a destination. Thus, when an area’s tourist demand grows, demand for hotels rises, driving developers and hotel companies to rush into popular destinations. Hotels, tourism, and local communities intertwine in close symbiotic relationships due to their physical proximity of and inevitable collaboration. For this reason, sustainable tourism practices and ethical hotel development (that connects social, cultural and economic factors) are vital factors for both the long term preservation of culture and the social-economic stability of the host communities.