Agro-Tourism Scope and Opportunities for the Farmers in Maharashtra
Indiastat, September-October 2009
13 Pages Posted: 11 Feb 2010 Last revised: 14 Jul 2013
Date Written: February 9, 2010
Tourism is now well recognised as an engine of growth in the various economies in the world. Several countries have transformed their economies by developing their tourism potential. Tourism has great capacity to generate large-scale employment and additional income sources to the skilled and unskilled. Today the concept of traditional tourism has been changed. Some new areas of the tourism have been emerged like Agro-Tourism. Promotion of tourism would bring many direct and indirect benefits to the people.
Keywords: Employment, Income, Rural development
JEL Classification: Q13, Q19
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