Agrotourism and well-being sustainability: A communication and journalistic approach to ‘what matters and better life’

Author/s Clio Kenterelidou, Fani Galatsopoulou, Antonis Skamnakis
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/1 Language English
Pages 19 P. 129-147 File size 214 KB
DOI 10.3280/RISS2017-001009
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Agrotourism is the alternative form of Tourism that has an emerging dynamic: entrepreneurs and agro-locals integrate; nature and other capital assets and agro-activities are being exploited; it is inserted in today’s travel environment and tourism industry as means of enhancing community development and well-being. The study offers insights on how communicating a workable agro-reality in the context of sustainable agrotourism, social media, collaborative tourism planning, and by integrating the multiple forms of capital (natural, cultural, social, human, political, financial), contributes to an alternative and sustainable tourism development and facilitates the pursuit of the sustainable well-being of the society (human development: the well-being of the person and the agro-community).

Keywords: Agrotourism, well-being sustainability, communication strategies, social/new media and ICTs, experience and involvement, sustainable tourism development.

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Clio Kenterelidou, Fani Galatsopoulou, Antonis Skamnakis, Agrotourism and well-being sustainability: A communication and journalistic approach to ‘what matters and better life’ in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2017, pp 129-147, DOI: 10.3280/RISS2017-001009