A Study for Sustainable Development of Rural Tourism through Comparisn between Visitors and Potential Visitors

농촌관광 방문경험자와 잠재방문자의 비교분석을 통한 지속가능한 농촌관광개발 전략에 관한 연구

  • 양용석 (건국대학교 생명환경과학대학) ;
  • 김선주 (건국대학교 생명환경과학대학) ;
  • 김필식 ;
  • 지용근 (건국대학교 생명환경과학대학 대학원)
  • Published : 2006.05.01


The purpose of this study is to provide basic materials for working out differentiated marketing strategies appropriate to the visitors and potential visitors of rural tourism for the sustainable development of rural tourism. The study was conducted through a questionnaire survey fur 500 adults aged 18-year-old or older residing in downtown Seoul, and the characteristics of the visitors and potential visitors of the rural tour were analyzed through frequency analysis and logistic analysis. The analysis results are summarized as follow. In many cases, they obtained information on the rural tourism chiefly through mass media and decided their participation after listening to the stories of nearby people or visitors. The survey showed that the estimated necessary expenses of the potential visitors were more than actual ones of the visitors. It was analyzed that the reception attitude of residents was a factor to have the most significant effect on the participation of rural tourism, while necessary budget for potential visitors.



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