• Boris Frumkin Head of the Agri-Food Complex Research Sector at Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of Group at Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences. Moscow Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences
Keywords: Russia, tourism, agritourism, model, type, concept, programs, effect


The paper is devoted to the development of agritourism as a special type of tourism activity and its role in the development of rural areas. The definition of agritourism is specified, its main models applied in the world practice are characterized. The basic components of resource potential, the main driving forces and key possible segments, as well as main advantages and barriers of rural Russia are considered. The assessment of the current state of the Russian agritourism, the main concepts and programs for its long-term growth and its potential contribution to the total revenues from tourism and farmers' incomes are given.


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How to Cite
Frumkin, B. (2019). AGRITOURISM AS A FACTOR OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT. TISC - Tourism International Scientific Conference Vrnjačka Banja, 4(2), 46-63. Retrieved from