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DOI: 10.5593/sgem2017/53/S21.025

DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL TOURISM WITH ECOLOGICAL CHARACTER. ECOVILLAGE-INVESTMENTS AND BENEFITS

R. Ciolac, S. Constantinescu, T. Adamov, D. Marin, A. Banda
Wednesday 13 September 2017 by Libadmin2017

References: 17th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2017, www.sgem.org, SGEM2017 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7408-10-2 / ISSN 1314-2704, 29 June - 5 July, 2017, Vol. 17, Issue 53, 199-206 pp, DOI: 10.5593/sgem2017/53/S21.025

ABSTRACT

Rural tourism has many development opportunities, mainly in the areas that still preserve customs, traditions, craft and handicraft. Ideal for creating a tourist offer competitive on international market would be the possibility of developing some tourist packages with local specific, to this purpose all the natural elements, plus the traditions and folklore, creates clear possibilities for realizing a rural tourism, at high international standards, allowing attracting tourists. In many countries operate successful a model of sustainable life, in witch are kept all standards of a civilized standard of living, but witch is obtained based on some technologies and green commercial, ecological, activities so-called ecovillage. The localities in which runs rural tourism will become spaces where they will assemble all the elements of local sustainable development. The benefits of creating such a village can be multiple. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the fact that the village, included in tourist circuit, can be - simultaneously - a component of many types of tourist products, with multiple costs, but also benefits.

Keywords: rural tourism, ecovillage, investments, benefits