GEOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS OF DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL TOURISM IN MOUNTAIN AREAS (E.X. RA)
Rural tourism as new type of tourism in RA and actually is very perspective sector of economics. One of the basic factors of fast development of rural tourism in Armenia is matching of its concepts to the new world tendencies of touristic demand that urge on the international market during recent years. Rich historical-cultural heritage and traditions, those mostly are preserved in rural territories, and possess to the rural population. Fast development of this sector of tourism, new for our country, can help to resolve many social-economic issues in marzes of Armenia, and particularly in the most problematic and vulnerable mountainous regions of the country that have substantial resources for development of rural tourism. For development of rural tourism in Armenia there is a necessity of coordinated activity of governmental, non-governmental and commercial organizations.