Rural tourism development : a network perspective

J. Caalders

    Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU


    How can economic development of tourism contribute to the presevation of qualities in rural areas? How can tourism innovations be generated? How can policy-makers effectively influence economic development? This book explores sense and non-sense of interactive approaches to rural tourism development. It confronts - often optimistic - theoretical ideas with pratices in four regions in the Netherlands and France.

    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
    Awarding Institution
    • Wageningen University
    • Dietvorst, A.G.J., Promotor, External person
    • Hetsen, H., Promotor
    Award date20 Dec 2002
    Place of PublicationDelft
    Print ISBNs9789058087706
    Publication statusPublished - 2002


    • tourism
    • recreation
    • rural tourism
    • economic development
    • regional development
    • regional policy
    • rural areas
    • netherlands
    • france
    • networks


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