By Sznajder, M., Przezbórska, L., Scrimgeour, F. (Eds.)
This publication offers the intensity of the recent wave of agritourism obvious around the globe. This ebook includes 4 components. the 1st part is an advent to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the position of association, administration, logistics, protection, advertising and marketing, finance, economics and psychology and, inside agritourism, discusses the function and significance of agritourism within the multifunctional improvement of farms and rural components, exhibiting the industrial and social significance of agritourism. additionally, it highlights the matter of agritourist house. the second one part makes a speciality of the economics and association of agritourism. This half offers a few agritourism-specific thoughts corresponding to: the idea that of an agritourist firm, economics and association of agritourist farms, integration of agritourist entities, agritourism as opposed to nutrients processing, agritourist services, features of visitors and the marketplace for agritourist services and products. The 3rd part is a selected case examine devoted to middle agritourism, agritourist companies and similar mobility matters. The instances come from 19 international locations of the area, specifically: Australia, Argentina, Belgium, New Zealand, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, India, eire, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, united kingdom, Uruguay, united states and Zanzibar (Tanzania). This part concludes with a attention of the agritourist power of 5 nations of the area. The final, fourth a part of the publication opens for reconsideration and for dialogue of numerous major subject matters that looked to be keystones for extra agritourism improvement. on the finish of every bankruptcy, case experiences are awarded, that are to inspire readers to proceed their investigations, recommend how one can adapt their newly received wisdom to neighborhood stipulations and facilitate the appliance of this data in enterprise operations. This booklet is devoted to the subsequent readers: farmers engaged during this form of financial job or contemplating it as their destiny occupation; those that aid the improvement of agritourism; scholars of tourism, company stories, agriculture and forestry, social coverage, anthropology or perhaps drugs, in addition to all these making plans to paintings in rural parts; researchers drawn to this challenge; and for potential agritourists making plans to spend their vacation trips within the state. to be had In Print
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5. Farms running a non-agricultural business in Poland, in 1996 and 2002 (based on Report on the Results of the National Agricultural Census 1996, 1998; Report on the Results of the National Agricultural Census 2002, 2003). The Economic and Social Importance of Agritourism 23 users who declared that they were running a speciﬁc type of non-agricultural business usually indicated an activity related to trade, agricultural and food processing, building and transport. e. production of food and drinks, manufacture of fabrics and clothes, leather tanning and dressing, manufacture of wood and wooden products, straw and wicker, paper products, rubber products and plastic products, waste disposal and manufacture of readymade metal products and other products from other raw materials), hotel business and rented out rooms (running hotels, campsites, restaurants, bars, canteens and providing services for tourists).
E. e. 1%). The people who decided to run their own business were usually owners of big farms, whereas owners of small and poor farms are much less active in the trend and they would rather become hired labourers to earn money. 3 50 0 Total farms Farms up to 1 ha agric. land Farms over 1 ha agric. land Fig. 5. Farms running a non-agricultural business in Poland, in 1996 and 2002 (based on Report on the Results of the National Agricultural Census 1996, 1998; Report on the Results of the National Agricultural Census 2002, 2003).
The other method is activation of rural areas. This consists in giving rural people a chance to gain extra income in the country (Fig. 18). In rural areas various types of enterprises and services are established. Rural areas are treated as a source of a low-wage labour force, where investors eagerly invest their money. Some countries, especially the countries of the European Union, run a special policy whose goal is to keep rural people in the country by giving them a chance to earn outside agriculture.