Defining Rural Tourism

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defining rural tourism

Post by Antonis »

Rural tourism involves tourists witnessing or participating in activities that form the core of country life such as farming (synonyms: farm tourism, agrotourism /agritourism). Loosely defined it can encompass any activity that takes place in a non-urban, populated area. With farm incomes dwindling in many "developed", but also "developing" countries, and people migrating to cities or abroad, rural tourism is often seen by planners as a magic wand to stop rural decay.

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aporte en espa

Post by Victoria Mailhos »

Comparto plenamente lo escrito por Antonis.

En base a mi experiencia, infinitas definiciones y charlas, foros, discusiones, etc., presento aqui un resumen que suelo presentar en talleres a modo de provocar reflexi

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