Object

Title: Overestimating the role of tourism in rural areas on the example of selected regions in Poland and Croatia

Creator:

Cerić, Denis

Date issued/created:

2016

Resource Type:

Article

Subtitle:

Studia Obszarów Wiejskich = Rural Studies, t. 43

Publisher:

PAN IGiPZ ; PTG

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

Rural tourism is often found as a solution for all problems or difficulties for the structural problems of rural areas. Many local strategies of the rural areas have included development of tourism as one of their main goals and as a result various financial programs were prepared and conducted in order to support development of tourism. Despite of some positive changes, the results in general are not satisfying. Based on scientific literature and statistical data, the paper is critically examining the role of tourism in rural areas on the example of rural municipalities in selected EU NUTS-2 regions in Poland and Croatia. The role of tourism is researched through the change of the tourist density ratio and the tourist intensity rate indexes, which are calculated for every single municipality of the researched area for 2004 and 2013. Despite significant governmental and local initiatives, minor positive changes of measured tourist indexes that occurred in rural areas made the author argue how the potential socio-economic role of tourism in rural areas is fairly overestimated. The purpose of this paper is to provoke scientific discussion on artificial developing of tourism in rural areas which are not pre-determined for tourism.

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Relation:

Studia Obszarów Wiejskich

Volume:

43

Start page:

73

End page:

84

Format:

File size 0,8 MB ; application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:61815 ; 1642-4689 ; 10.7163/SOW.43.5

Source:

CBGiOŚ. IGiPZ PAN, call no. Cz.4488 ; CBGiOŚ. IGiPZ PAN, call no. Cz.4489 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Language of abstract:

eng

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY 3.0 PL license

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Digitizing institution:

Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

Projects co-financed by:

European Union. European Regional Development Fund ; Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure

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Last modified:

Oct 29, 2019

In our library since:

Mar 9, 2017

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