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The decline in agricultural production and the inevitability of reduced employment on the land makes rural diversification an important priority. The papers in this collection outline the problem and indicate the range of options available, noting the differences between the northern and southern...

Author(s)
Turnock, D.
Citation
GeoJournal, 1998, 46, 3, pp 171-181
Abstract

The theme of this issue is rural diversification in Eastern Europe. A total of 18 papers are presented including case studies from Bulgaria, Romania, the former Yugoslavia, Hungary, Poland, East Germany, Slovenia, Croatia and Albania. Diversification strategies discussed include: tourism...

Citation
GeoJournal, 1998, 46, 3, pp 171-336
Abstract

This paper evaluates current issues surrounding the role and development of rural tourism in southeastern Europe (SEE) (Romania, Bulgaria, Albania and much of former Yugoslavia), setting this within the wider context of change in post-communist central and eastern Europe (CEE). It examines local...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Research, 2004, 6, 3, pp 165-176
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Capital accumulation - tourism and development processes in Central and Eastern Europe.

This chapter highlights the role of social capital in tourism and development processes in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Tourism's role in development processes, development assistance in the CEE region, and the economic significance of tourism in CEE, are discussed. Romania's experiences in ...

Author(s)
Roberts, L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997483)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book comprises 38 papers (in addition to an introduction and a conclusion) from the three title seminars. Topics covered include: the experience of Western European countries in rural tourism; rural tourism initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe; the economic benefits of rural tourism;...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Rural tourism in Europe: experiences, development and perspectives, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro 24-25 June 2002, Kielce, Poland, 6-7 June 2003, Yaremcha, Ukraine, 25-26 September 2003, 2004, pp 240 pp.
Abstract

In the alpine regions of Switzerland several "Label Regions" exist. A research project was conducted to investigate the effect such labelling can have on tourism development. Three regional types are distinguished: (I) for intensive tourism region, (D) for depopulated areas with agriculture on the...

Author(s)
Stett, E.
Publisher
Respect - Institut fur Integrativen Tourismus und Entwicklung, Wien, Austria
Citation
Integra, 2007, No.3/07, pp 22-27
Abstract

Overall, Central Europe is densely populated but a closer look at the alpine area shows a population decrease in many peripheral rural areas, with many young people leaving their homes in search of better job opportunities. Frequently rural tourism is suggested as a remedy that should enhance the...

Author(s)
Pröbstl, U.
Publisher
WIT Press, Southampton, UK
Citation
Sustainable tourism IV, 2010, pp 3-11
AbstractFull Text

Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries and is being accelerated by globalization. The fast spread of information communication technology, excellent infrastructure, changes in patterns of spending free time and the need to get away from the stress of the city are all factors that affect...

Author(s)
Faganel, A.
Publisher
Univerza na Primorskem, Portorož, Slovenia
Citation
Academica Turistica, 2011, 4, 1, pp 55-62
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to address lack in destination leadership and to propose a new typology of approaches. Frequently, rural tourism is suggested as a remedy that should enhance the local economy, create new jobs, strengthen the regional identity and finance the infrastructure....

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.; Melzer, V.; Jiricka, A.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2014, 69, 3, pp 216-228
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Author(s)
Stănciulescu, G.
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 40-41

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