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Glossary

  • Local Way Of Life

    One of the main tourism assets of several little villages as the one which hosts the alberghi diffusi. It requires continuous action in order to become a source of income, new jobs and investments by the local community.

  • Land grabbing

    Is "the land acquisition massive campaign operated by great group of interest as investment funds or multinationals in poor countries" (FAO). Some of the factors which underpins land acquisitions are foodsecurity concerns, food supply problems and other uncertainties which limits agricultural production in the investors countries. Other factors regarding tourism are the limited availability of physical space needed by great infrastructure and tourism structures in the main tourism destinations. Negative land grabbing occurs when the disavantages overcomes benefits for the locals in the medium term period.