The analysis of existing definitions of rural tourism shows that it is defined mainly in terms of location and the motivation and activities In the first case usually talk about rural or green tourism, taking into account all forms of tourism undertaken in countryside and in the second – agriturismo (farm tourism) in which the emphasis is on agriculture as the main motive and object of the activity of tourists. Obviously, the second term is more narrowly, that Agritourism can be seen as part of rural tourism. Very often rural tourism is seen as a form of simple, soft, alternative or green tourism.
In order for rural tourism can be clearly distinguished from other types of tourism are required and other refinements, especially in regard to the institutions and type of employment. It is appropriate for tourism to speak when using no specialized institutions (eg. Hotels) and existing farmhouses and, when employment in tourist services is not the only source of income and additional employment. If you do not introduce these additional restrictions can hardly make a difference with traditional forms of tourism.
Major market requirements of rural tourism are stored natural social environment, opportunities for a wide range of activities (many of which do not require special equipment), an acceptable level of comfort in terms of accommodation and nutrition, availability of basic elements of tourism and infrastructure (eg parks, trails, opportunities for obtaining information) and low to moderate prices.
Seen as a product, rural tourism has all the features of the tourism product, but some of them are brought Up to extreme. For example, in rural tourism most strongly manifested fragmentation and dispersion of supply and the difficulty of standardization of tourism services
Crucial to the successful development of rural tourism are organizational aspects. Because of the fragmented nature of supply in rural tourism to extremes manifest difficulties of marketing activities characteristic of tourism as a whole. It is an illusion to believe that individual homeowners or small travel companies can have a lasting market success. Ahead -There are two options – to rely on his limited personal contact, waiting for someone accidentally came tourist or find an effective way to reach markets, which can be expected tourists. This may be the only tour operator with positions on traditional markets or specialized market of rural tourism.
Village tourism is the fastest – growing sector of tourism in Bulgaria in recent years. Rural tourism opportunities here are limitless, because of the specificity of the country. Many Bulgarian villages currently experiencing a renaissance, thanks – now the increased demand for this type of accommodation. Rural tourism practice and many foreign tourists who come from countries where the infrastructure is very – different. A few days stay in a traditional house with a yard can make anyone rethink their lives and discover the charm of the Bulgarian village.
This information was given from Bulgaria Transfer.