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Cover for Agritourism yesterday, today and tomorrow.

This chapter discusses the past, present and future of agritourism. For the tourist, agritourism means all forms of tourism and relaxation related to agriculture, animal breeding and food production. In this case the natural process is an extension of the meaning by ethnography, which includes the...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The agritourist characteristics of five countries of the world.

This chapter presents five distant countries of the world in respect of their predispositions for developing local and international agritourism: Bashkiria (Russian Federation), Aoteora (New Zealand), Quebec (Canada), the United Kingdom and Poland. The following qualities should above all be...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agritourism on the edge.

This chapter discusses agritourism as a means of product promotion by the agricultural and food industry. Companies arrange special agritourist facilities such as museums, exhibitions, tasting salons, restaurants or galleries. However, the idea of agritourism in huge metropolises does not have to...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agritourist farms and enterprises around the world.

This chapter examines the diversity, attractiveness and general principles of management of 22 agritourist farms and enterprises from different parts of the world, namely Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, UK, USA and Zanzibar. This chapter describes a Safari Park in...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mobility in agritourism.

This chapter is dedicated to mobility, which is a key to the success of agritourism. Currently the most frequently used means of transport in agritourism is the car and coach. Other means of transport used in tourism are horseback (or by camel, donkey, elephant), bicycle, motorcycle, railway, boat, ...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Facilitating agritourism.

This chapter discusses information sources that facilitate agritourism i.e. maps, guidebooks, flyers and the internet. The chapter also presents offices dealing with professional agritourism and the problem of the souvenir industry.

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agritourism pillars.

This chapter describes a farm generating income from as many as four different sources, i.e. from agritourism, from the direct sale of its products to tourists, from ecological production and from the European Union funds for unfavoured areas. On the other hand, in such countries as New Zealand,...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agritourism markets.

This chapter examines the supply and demand and market exchange process of the agritourist market. Apparently no country in the world records detailed statistics for the size of the agritourist market. The value of this market was assessed in some states of the USA. The state of New York has...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agritourists.

This chapter describes the types of people who would be interested in agritourism. USDA estimated that over 62 million people aged over 16 visited agritourist farms within 1 year. This does not include children aged below 16 years, estimated at 20 million. Data given by the Travel Industry...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agritourist services and products.

This chapter discusses the services, products, imponderables and agritourist attractions. 'Imponderables' means unmeasurable values, which in particular refer to agritourist space, such as the beauty of the landscape, fresh air or rural architecture. Imponderables, though not a service or product,...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book chapter

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