Thursday, June 21, 2007

Institute for Integrated Rural Tourism

"The Institute For Integrated Rural Tourism works with communities and individuals to develop tourism systems in which rural people and rural life patterns form the foundation of the touristic experience."

This organization offers consulting and marketing services but also provides publications and workshops. One column is:
Standing Out In The Crowded Tourism Market
By Todd Comen, Associate Professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Johnson State College, Vermont, USA.

They've also put together a book called:
Integrated Rural Tourism
Weaving Low Impact Tourism into the Economic Fabric OF Rural Communities

Their web presentation:
Telling the story of rural life patterns through the tourism experience.

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