publication . Article . 2017

Rural tourism: the content, features and types

Yuriy Onoyko;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2017 Journal: Časopis Socìalʹno-Ekonomìčnoï Geografìï (issn: 2076-1333, eissn: 2312-1130, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Abstract
Despite the active development of rural tourism in Ukraine, this phenomenon is still under scientific study nowadays, which has been manifested by the uncertainty of the key terms; by the lack of clear boundaries, which can separate this type of tourism from other types of tourism activities; by debates about the essence and types of rural tourism. After analyzing the available information the author offers own generalized definition of rural tourism. Rural tourism is a specific entertaining and educational type of tourism, which is based on the tourists’ stay within rural estates, for the purpose of studying the life of peasants, acquaintance with traditional c...
Subjects
free text keywords: rural tourism, agrotourism, green tourism, ethnic tourism, ecotourism, sustainable development of rural territories, Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, G, Rural area, Entrepreneurship, Peasant, Economic growth, Tourism, Sustainable development, Agricultural productivity, Rural settlement, Geography
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publication . Article . 2017

Rural tourism: the content, features and types

Yuriy Onoyko;