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Agro-Tourism Entrepreneurship In The Context Of Increasing The Rural Business Competitiveness In Romania

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  • Elena SIMA

    (Institute of Agricultural Economics, Romanian Academy, Bucharest)

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The paper analyzes the most important methods for the promotion, stimulation and support of agro-tourism entrepreneurship, in the context of increasing business competitiveness in the Romanian rural area. The methodology used is based on the analysis and synthesis of information regarding the process of tourism potential identification in the Romanian countryside and the necessary mechanisms for the organization, development and connection of the Romanian agro-tourism to the international tourism system. The statistical data were completed with information from articles and studies published in specialty journals. The investments in agro-tourism, while capitalizing the local agricultural and non-agricultural raw materials have another great advantage, i.e. job creation by using and maintaining the local labor resources and revitalization of rural localities.

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  • Elena SIMA, 2016. "Agro-Tourism Entrepreneurship In The Context Of Increasing The Rural Business Competitiveness In Romania," Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Institute of Agricultural Economics, vol. 13(1), pages 119-130.
  • Handle: RePEc:iag:reviea:v:13:y:2016:i:1:p:119-130
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    1. Mihaela Cristina Drăgoi & Irina-Eugenia Iamandi & Sebastian Madalin Munteanu & Radu Ciobanu & Ramona Iulia Țarțavulea (Dieaconescu) & Raluca Georgiana Lădaru, 2017. "Incentives for Developing Resilient Agritourism Entrepreneurship in Rural Communities in Romania in a European Context," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 9(12), pages 1-30, November.
    2. Nesrine Khazami & Zoltan Lakner, 2022. "The Development of Social Capital during the Process of Starting an Agritourism Business," Tourism and Hospitality, MDPI, vol. 3(1), pages 1-15, February.
    3. Maryam Mahmoodi & Michał Roman & Piotr Prus, 2022. "Features and Challenges of Agritourism: Evidence from Iran and Poland," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 14(8), pages 1-20, April.
    4. Stanovčić Tatjana & Peković Sanja & Vukčević Jovana & Perović Djurdjica, 2018. "Going Entrepreneurial: Agro-tourism and Rural Development in Northern Montenegro," Business Systems Research, Sciendo, vol. 9(1), pages 107-117, March.
    5. Nesrine Khazami & Zoltan Lakner, 2021. "Influence of Social Capital, Social Motivation and Functional Competencies of Entrepreneurs on Agritourism Business: Rural Lodges," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(15), pages 1-24, August.
    6. Marian ZAHARIA & Rodica-Manuela GOGONEA & Aniela BÄ‚LÄ‚CESCU, 2018. "Rural Tourism Pressure Evolutions in Center Region of Romania," Book chapters-LUMEN Proceedings, in: Carmen NÄ‚STASE (ed.), The 14th Economic International Conference: Strategies and Development Policies of Territories: International, Country, Region, City, Location Challen, edition 1, volume 6, chapter 25, pages 280-290, Editura Lumen.
    7. Elena SIMA, 2019. "Economic, Social And Environmental Impact Of Romanian Rural Tourism," Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Institute of Agricultural Economics, vol. 16(1), pages 137-146.
    8. Ana Ispas & Elena Nicoleta Untaru & Adina Nicoleta Candrea, 2019. "Environmental Management Practices within Agritourism Boarding Houses in Romania: A Qualitative Study Among Managers," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 11(14), pages 1-25, July.

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    Keywords

    agricultural policy; business environment; entrepreneurship; agro-tourism.;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy; Animal Welfare Policy
    • R10 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General
    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship

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