Development of GRAT-Tourism Evaluation Indicators for Forest Management Revitalization of Rural Areas

Ahn, Seung-Il;Choi, Sang-Hyun;Woo, Hee-Sung;Woo, Jong-Choon

  • 투고 : 2012.01.25
  • 심사 : 2012.02.13
  • 발행 : 2012.02.29


Recently the Korean government provided forest recreation areas through developing evaluation index of rural areas amenity resources, forest therapy and recreational forest for revitalization of rural areas and national health promotion. However, what the public wants is just one place which includes all recreational facilities. GRAT tourism means Green, Rest and Therapy-Tourism. It is a new concept of recreational forests. This study defines GRAT-Tourism, the new concept of recreational activity and discusses the development of the GRAT-Tourism Evaluation Index.


recreational forest;therapy;rest tourism;green;evaluation index


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