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Agritourism.

Author: M Sznajder; L Przezborska; F Scrimgeour
Publisher: Wallingford : CABI, 2013.
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""Agritourism"" describes the activity of holidaymaking in rural areas, specifically for those seeking a rural experience. The activities can include wine tours, outdoor sports, participation in the rural lifestyle and local community, enjoyment of the natural environment and the opportunity to enjoy truly locally produced food. Agritourism forms a significant proportion of the tourism sector, and its growth is set  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sznajder, M.
Agritourism.
Wallingford : CABI, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Sznajder; L Przezborska; F Scrimgeour
ISBN: 9781845934835 1845934830
OCLC Number: 871224104
Notes: The Size of the Market.
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)
Contents: About the Authors; Preface; PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ECONOMICS OF AGRITOURISM; 1 The Concept of Agritourism; Definition; Agritourism vs Rural Tourism; Uniqueness of Agritourism; Functions of Agritourism; Aspects of Agritourism; Case Studies; 2 The Economic and Social Importance of Agritourism; The Context of Agritourism Development --
Low Farm Incomes; The Income Situation of Farmers in the EU Countries; The Income Situation of Farmers in Non-European Countries; Non-agricultural Sources of Farmer Income; Urbanization and its Consequences for Agritourism. Redistribution of Income from the City to the CountryAgritourism and the Sale of Agricultural Products; Case Studies; 3 Multifunctional Development of Rural Areas; Transformations in Agriculture and Rural Areas; Concepts and Definitions; Elements of Multifunctional Development; The Origin and Development of Multifunctional Rural Development Concepts; Case Studies; 4 Agritourist Space; Definition; Evaluation of Agritourist Space; The Types of Agritourist Space; Agritourism and Protected Areas; Management of Agritourist Space; Agritourist Space in Europe. An Example of Changes of Agritourist SpaceCase Studies; PART II: THE ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF AGRITOURISM; 5 Agritourism Ventures; Case Studies; 6 Regulations of Agritourism Activities; Case Studies; 7 The Organization of an Agritourist Farm; Types and Definitions of Farms; The Agricultural Farm; The Agritourist Farm; The Agricultural Farm vs the Agritourist Farm; Relationships Between the Agricultural and Tourist Activity in Agritourist Farms; Case Studies; 8 The Economics of Agritourist Enterprises; Introduction to Economic Analysis; Categories and Definitions of Costs. Calculating Enterprise CostsPrices, Information and Strategy; Break-even Analysis; Financial Liquidity; Investment Analysis; The Risks of Agritourism; Case Studies; 9 Cooperation of Agritourist Entities; Agritourist Regions; Integration in Agritourism; The Position of a Aingle Agritourist Farm; Agritourist Groups; Agritourist Networks; Agritourist Associations; Agritourism and the Food Industry; Case Studies; 10 Agritourist Services and Products; Services, Products, Imponderables and Agritourist Attractions; The Classification of Agritourist Products and Services. Popularity of Selected Agritourist Products and ServicesAgri-accommodation Services and Products; Agri-food Services and Products; The Products and Services of Primary Agritourism; Direct Sales; The Products and Services of Agri-recreation; The Products and Services of Agrisport; Agritainment; Agri-therapy; Cultural Tourism; The Portfolio of Agritourist Products and Services; Case Studies; 11 Agritourists; Tourist and Income Flows; The Segmentation Criteria; Population; Family Life Cycle; The City and the Country; Education; Income; Lifestyles; Case Studies; 12 Agritourism Markets.

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""Agritourism"" describes the activity of holidaymaking in rural areas, specifically for those seeking a rural experience. The activities can include wine tours, outdoor sports, participation in the rural lifestyle and local community, enjoyment of the natural environment and the opportunity to enjoy truly locally produced food. Agritourism forms a significant proportion of the tourism sector, and its growth is set to continue in both developed and developing countries. The authors present the depth and variety of agritourim practiced around the world and cover all aspects of the economics and.

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