Title Olive oil tourism: An alternative to preserve the olive grove landscapes and promote rural and regional development in Andalusia (Spain)
Authors MILLÁN VÁZQUEZ DE LA TORRE, GENOVEVA, AMADOR HIDALGO, LUIS, ARJONA FUENTES, JUAN MANUEL, AMADOR HIDALGO, LUIS, ARJONA FUENTES, JUAN MANUEL, MILLÁN VÁZQUEZ DE LA TORRE, GENOVEVA
External publication No
Means Rev. Geogr. Norte Grande
Scope Article
Nature Científica
JCR Quartile 4
SJR Quartile 3
JCR Impact 0.22900
SJR Impact 0.16200
Area International
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Publication date 01/01/2015
Scopus Id 2-s2.0-84946014761
Abstract An intelligent use of territorial capital is fundamental in the promotion of regional development. In the case of Andalusia, olive groves comprise a key element to understand the configuration of the territory. For many years the cultivation of the olive has afforded this region with great landscape and environmental value. The diversity of its landscapes presents an ideal framework for tourism initiatives that make use of all the cultural elements linked to this crop. Olive Oil Tourism allows the multifunctional facets of these olive plantations to be reinforced, so that utilization of this existing resources in a sustainable way contributes to an increase in the well-being of the whole rural population. This article presents olive oil tourism as an alternative for economic diversification in many olive-producing areas that contributes to the conservation of olive-growing areas and to the promotion of rural and regional development in Andalusia. © 2015, Revista de Geografia Norte Grande, All rights reserved.
Keywords crop; cultivation; economic diversification; regional development; rural development; tourism development; vegetable oil; Andalucia; Spain
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