Reference : The Tourist on the farm: a 'muddled' image
Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Human geography & demography
Business & economic sciences : Marketing
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/201106
The Tourist on the farm: a 'muddled' image
English
Dubois, Charline mailto [Université de Liège > Département de géographie > Service de géographie rurale (LAPLEC) >]
Cawley, Mary [National University of Ireland Galway > Geography > > >]
Schmitz, Serge mailto [Université de Liège > Département de géographie > Service de géographie rurale (LAPLEC) >]
2017
Tourism Management
Elsevier
59
298-311
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0261-5177
[en] Tourism ; Farm tourism ; Image ; Segmentation ; Rural tourism ; Countryside ; Experience ; Simulacra
[en] Agritourism is promoted as a method of offsetting decline in farm incomes, and is defined in different ways which creates difficulties in attracting tourists. The present research contributes to a better understanding of agritourism, based on evidence in Wallonia (Belgium) and Luxembourg. It does so by studying the image held by four groups of actors: (i) farmers who provide ‘agritourist’ experiences; (ii) promotional organisations; and tourists who both (iii) have and (iv) have not engaged in agritourism. Agritourism is a muddled concept between realities and stakeholder expectations but opportunities exist for targeting particular niche interests.
Laplec
FNR Luxembourg
Quelles campagnes pour quels agritourismes: une analyse prospective et internationale
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/201106
10.1016/j.tourman.2016.08.016

File(s) associated to this reference

Fulltext file(s):

FileCommentaryVersionSizeAccess
Restricted access
Dubois et al, Tourist on the Farm, TM.pdfAuthor preprint820.81 kBRequest copy

Bookmark and Share SFX Query

All documents in ORBi are protected by a user license.