Development of agrotourism and rural tourism in Tena Cundinamarca

Desarrollo del agroturismo y turismo rural en Tena Cundinamarca

Autores/as

  • Jorge Alexander Mora Forero Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios, UNIMINUTO, Colombia.
  • Mayra Alexandra Chávez Peñaloza Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios, UNIMINUTO, Colombia.
  • Andri Astrid Rodríguez Rodriguez Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios, UNIMINUTO, Colombia.
  • Liliana Molina Alfonso Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios, UNIMINUTO, Colombia.

Palabras clave:

Agrotourism, rural tourism, community, rural development, tourist route

Resumen

The article analyzes the potential of agrotourism in the municipality of Tena, Cundinamarca. Considering the involvement of the community and local authorities, this research focuses on the themes of agrotourism and rural tourism.  For this purpose, a methodological structure based on the mixed approach and the descriptive type of research is used, carrying out surveys and semi-structured interviews. During this process, work has been done on the search for information on the resources available in the municipality of Tena, Cundinamarca. Likewise, agrotourism makes visible the work carried out by the community with the products cultivated, being tourism a tool for the conservation and preservation of local agricultural traditions, in which the practice is protected, promoted, and rescued. Agro-tourism generates sustainable changes in the current climatic and economic problems, stimulating the local population to develop new offers; it is concluded that this type of tourism can make visible the work carried out by the community with the products cultivated in the municipality of Tena Cundinamarca. However, some of the tourist service operators do not have sufficient training to carry out tourist guidance in the municipality. In conclusion, this research on agrotourism and rural tourism has the potential to benefit local communities by promoting sustainable development and the preservation of cultural identity.

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2023-12-10

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Mora Forero, J. A., Chávez Peñaloza, M. A., Rodríguez Rodriguez, A. A., & Molina Alfonso, L. (2023). Development of agrotourism and rural tourism in Tena Cundinamarca: Desarrollo del agroturismo y turismo rural en Tena Cundinamarca. Kalpana- Revista De Investigación, (25), 28–43. Recuperado a partir de https://publicaciones.udet.edu.ec/index.php/kalpana/article/view/173