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Rural Tourism And Agritourism – Forms Of Sustainable Development In Mărginimea Sibiului

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  • V. Nicula


    ("Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania)

  • S. Spânu

The delightful geographical framework, the purity of nature, the accessibility of places, the richness and diversity of cultural heritage, make Mărginimea Sibiului an area with great tourism potential. The area holds more than 30% of the total accommodation capacity available in Sibiu. Although it is a rural area, tourist offer is diverse (active tourism and recreation, traditional cuisine, cultural tourism and business segment coverage through specific facilities, all these in addition to the multitude of leisure), and the degree of comfort is increased. In Mărginimea Sibiului, agritourism and rural tourism creates opportunities for local and regional economic growth and help create new jobs through harnessing the specific cultural and natural heritage. Also, an important part of the new jobs created represents an opportunity for regional female employment. Hence the need to implement many projects, which bring to the forefront the stabilization of the active population in rural areas, the capitalization of natural and anthropic tourism potential in the context of eco-economy, and thus raising living standards.

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Article provided by Socionet & Киевский национальный университет имени Тараса Шевченко in its journal Вестник Киевского национального университета имени Тараса Шевченко. Экономика.

Volume (Year): 32 (2015)
Issue (Month): 174 ()
Pages: 51-56

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Handle: RePEc:scn:pnoeeq:174a8
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