Stephanos and Roido
Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 4 (5), pp. 187-194, June 2014.
Manuscript Number: 040314173
Agrotourism: The Remaining Prospect of Employment in the Greek Countryside during the Economic Crisis
1Karagiannis Stephanos, 2Mitoula Roido
1Mag. Dr Associate Prof. Department of Regional Economic Development, Panteion University, Singrou Avenue
136, 176 71, Kalithea, Athens, Greece.
2Dr Associate Prof. Harokopio University, El.Venizelou 70, 17671, Athens, Greece.
Email: 2mitoula @ hua.gr
*Corresponding Author’s Email: email@example.com
This article aims to demonstrate rural tourism as an alternative form of development in Greece, since it is connected with agricultural production and the cultural environment of rural areas. It focuses on the Greek countryside, attempting a short diachronic mapping of development laws. With a simple example, this article encourages unemployed young people of the Greek cities to move to the countryside, and provided that they are given proper education and training, to work on agricultural cultivation and focus on Agrotourism, with the aim to increase their low income. The basic source of knowledge is derived from personal experiences, but has also been based on Greek and international literature.
Keywords: tourism, agrotourism, Greek economic crisis, investment laws, education of the local people.
Apostolopoulos Κ., Diagkou D., (1997). Agrotourism Lessons, Harokopio University, p.p. 20
Askeli S., (2005). Agrotourism entrepreneurship, Corfu Publication, Athens, p.p. 161
Bull Adrian., (2002). The Economic of Travel & Tourism, pp.15, 2nd Edition, Ελληνική
Exachos G., Karagiannis St. (2004). Agrotourism: Leverage for rural development, Centre of Technological Research Publications, Heraklion, p.p. 122
Exarchos G., & Karagiannis St., (2004). Agrotourism: Lever to Rural Development, Centre of Technological Research Publications, Heraklion, p.p. 83
Exarchos, G., (2003). Economic and social transformations, period. "Research", Issue 48, Scientific Meeting (2013). Subject: Modern business opportunities in the agricultural sector, Agricultural University of Athens (16-17/2)
Fennel David.,(2001). Ecotourism. An Introduction. Greek Translation: Ion Publication, Athens, pρ. 24
Fraidaki Μ., Karagiannis St., (2012). The Spatial Planning as a signpost to develop alternative forms of tourism – The case of Rethymno Region, 17ο Conference of SEP, PSE, EMP, KPE, RSI J., Proceedings p.p. 291-300.
Logothetis Μ., (1988). Rural Tourism - An alternative solution, Agricultural Bank of Greece Publication, Athens, p.p. 28.
McKinsey & Company., (2011). The impasse of Greek economic model, Copyright © McKinsey & Company, Athens, p.p 11. http://www.mckinsey.com/"mckinsey
Papakonstantinidis L.,(1992). Agrotourism stop on the way to development, Self Publishing, Athens, p.p. 109
Polizos Serafim (2011). Regional Development, Kritiki Publications, Athens, p.p. 377-389
Stephen Page., (2003). Tourism Management, Managing for change, pp.11, Greek Translation: Papazisis Publication, Athens
Call for Articles/Books
Call for Scholarly Articles
Authors from around the world are invited to send scholary articles that suits the scope of this journal. The journal is currently open to submissions and will process and publish articles daily, immediately they are ready.
The journal is centered on quality and goes about its processes in a very timely fashion. Seasoned editors/reviewers will be consulted to review each article(s), profer quality evaluations and polish the articles with expertise before publication.
Use our quick submit button to submit or simply send your article(s) as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Call for Books
You are also invited to submit your books for online or print publication. We publish books related to all academic subject areas. Submit as an e-mail attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.