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An overview is presented of rural tourism in South and Central America. Rural tourism is covered from the point of view of regional development involving two sectors: farming and tourism. Sections consider: farming in the Americas (agricultural subsidy policies, agricultural situations); the ...

Author(s)
Wyss, F.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Rural tourism in the Americas and its contribution to job creation and heritage conservation, Asuncion, Paraguay, 12-13 May 2003, 2003, pp 17-115
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The growth and expansion of tourism worldwide has made the activity a relevant element in developing countries' economies with important cultural and natural features forming valuable tourist assets. The combination of these elements has led to the incorporation of tourism into the international...

Author(s)
Brito, G. M. W.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2018, 16, 2, pp 501-522
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This article is part of a broader research about traditional food markets as a tourist resource. The main goal of this paper is to explore the evolution of the traditional food markets from traditional distribution to essential sights in the cities, as a resource of experiential tourism. We study,...

Author(s)
García Henche, B.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento, 2016, No.25, pp 89-101
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The good practices characterized as main objective in this study are the experiences of Community-Based Tourism - CBT carried in the nuclei established in five regions around the territory of Serra do Brigadeiro, Minas Gerais. Brazil. The methodological procedure involved the diagnosis of the...

Author(s)
Moraes, W. V. de; Emmendoerfer, M. L.; Costa, N. M. C. da
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2013, 22, 6, pp 1074-1095
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The purpose of this study was to provide an analysis on the management of community-based tourism and competitive development in the implementation of sustainable components, in order for indigenous communities to generate their own resources from exploitation of tourist attractions and their...

Author(s)
Manzano, P.; González, A.
Publisher
Technical University of Cotopaxi, Latacunga, Ecuador
Citation
UTCiencia, 2017, 4, 1, pp 15-23
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This bibliographic essay sought to mainly discuss how the internet has become an indispensable technical info-structure for global companies in post-Fordist competitiveness times through the works of the Spanish sociologist Manuel Castells. The aim is to discuss the new forms of social relations...

Author(s)
Farias, T. R. P. de; Costa, J. H.; Perinotto, A. R. C.
Publisher
Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Turísticos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
Estudios y Perspectivas en Turismo, 2017, 26, 3, pp 626-643
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Hiking is an activity in continuous evolution and growth. Its connection with sports and tourism in natural environments is unquestionable. As the time passes by, it has become one of the recreational activities with greater social diffusion, practiced not only on daily basis as a leisure activity, ...

Author(s)
GarcíOtero, B. M.; González Lázaro, J.
Publisher
Instituto Superior de Ciencias Educativas (ISCE), Odivelas, Portugal
Citation
Tourism and Hospitality International Journal, 2019, 12, 1, pp 82-104
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Currently, one of the challenges of the tourism sector lies in the diversification and differentiation of destinations through the design and implementation of an attractive and innovative offer based on offering tourists the enjoyment of unique and unforgettable experiences, not forgetting the...

Author(s)
Moral-Moral, M.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo Local, 2017, 10, 22, pp unpaginated
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In the Italian province of Trento, there is the Sculpture Park of Arte Sella, where a tour combines the environmental creations from various artists with nature, referring this proposal to the theoretical and programmatic manifestations of Land Art. The project is structured as a new product of...

Author(s)
Sarriugarte Gomez, I.
Publisher
Universidad de la Laguna, La Laguna, Spain
Citation
PASOS: Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural, 2017, 15, 4, pp 1017-1031
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Ultraperipheral regions share certain common characteristics, such as their remoteness from the major supplying centres, their scanty resources, their island status or isolated location and consequent fragmentation of markets. Over the past decades, there has been an increasing awareness of the...

Author(s)
Parra López, E.; Calero García, F. J.
Publisher
Instituto de Estudios Turísticos, Centro de Documentación Turística de España, Madrid, Spain
Citation
Estudios Turísticos, 2009, No.181, pp 83-102

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