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Farm Tourism (AgriTourism) Course Online

Why Study this Farm Tourism (AgriTourism) course?

Starting a farm tourism business is a great way to inject another revenue stream into your farming business. This Farm Tourism course will guide you through the different ways in which you can build a tourism business, whether it is a farm gate store, a wine tasting event, a food event or even an immersive hands-on farm stay experience.

You will Learn:

  • Determine farm tourism (agritourism) prospects for a property or wider community in a rural area.
  • Identify and plan development of potential agritourism attractions.
  • Explain critical tasks that require management in an agritourism enterprise.
  • Compare options for providing accommodation facilities and services for agricultural tourism.
  • Explain some of the considerations for designing and conducting various activities for agricultural tourism, including farm tours.
  • Explore the diverse activities possible for agritourism and your region and globally.
  • Identify the most appropriate farm tourism (agritourism) marketing tools to effectively promote your business.
  • Create and present a plan with specific strategies for integrating an element of farm tourism into the operation of an existing agricultural business.

 

Lesson Structure

1. The Scope and Nature of Rural and Agricultural Tourism
  • Background and History of Farm Tourism
  • Forms of Agribusiness for Managers and Farmers
  • Agritourism Beyond the Farm
  • Types of Agricultural Tourism
  • Possible Issues
  • Animal Welfare
2. Creating an Agritourism Setting
  • Planning Your Offering
  • Resource Management
  • Selecting Target Markets – Market Segmentation
  • Marketing Approaches
  • Legal and Health & Safety Requirement
3. Managing an Agritourism Business
  • Managing the Physical Resources
  • Managing People
  • Setting up and Running a Farm Shop
4. Agricultural Tourism Accommodation
  • Styles of Accommodation
  • Costing Accommodation
  • Maintenance
  • Farm Tours and Activities
  • Identifying Major Target Groups
  • Tours Within the Farm
  • Tour Schedules and Bookings
5. Designing and Conducting Tours and Activities
  • Creating and Delivering Activities
  • Creating Activities Outside the Farm – Mobile & Online
6. Agritourism Events
  • Types of Agricultural Events
  • Planning for an Agricultural Event
  • Phases of Delivering an Agricultural Event
  • Dealing with Event Issues
  • Managing Visitor Access
7. Marketing and Promoting an Agritourism Business
  • Introduction to Customer Relationships
  • Customer Care Policy
  • Customer Care – Levels of Involvement
  • Effective Communication
  • Dealing with Complaints
  • Self-Evaluation
  • Maximising Customer Service
  • Importance of Market Research
  • Analysing Costs and Benefits

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  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

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    Why Study this Farm Tourism (AgriTourism) course?

    Starting a farm tourism business is a great way to inject another revenue stream into your farming business. This Farm Tourism course will guide you through the different ways in which you can build a tourism business, whether it is a farm gate store, a wine tasting event, a food event or even an immersive hands-on farm stay experience.

    You will Learn:

    • Determine farm tourism (agritourism) prospects for a property or wider community in a rural area.
    • Identify and plan development of potential agritourism attractions.
    • Explain critical tasks that require management in an agritourism enterprise.
    • Compare options for providing accommodation facilities and services for agricultural tourism.
    • Explain some of the considerations for designing and conducting various activities for agricultural tourism, including farm tours.
    • Explore the diverse activities possible for agritourism and your region and globally.
    • Identify the most appropriate farm tourism (agritourism) marketing tools to effectively promote your business.
    • Create and present a plan with specific strategies for integrating an element of farm tourism into the operation of an existing agricultural business.

     

    Lesson Structure

    1. The Scope and Nature of Rural and Agricultural Tourism
    • Background and History of Farm Tourism
    • Forms of Agribusiness for Managers and Farmers
    • Agritourism Beyond the Farm
    • Types of Agricultural Tourism
    • Possible Issues
    • Animal Welfare
    2. Creating an Agritourism Setting
    • Planning Your Offering
    • Resource Management
    • Selecting Target Markets – Market Segmentation
    • Marketing Approaches
    • Legal and Health & Safety Requirement
    3. Managing an Agritourism Business
    • Managing the Physical Resources
    • Managing People
    • Setting up and Running a Farm Shop
    4. Agricultural Tourism Accommodation
    • Styles of Accommodation
    • Costing Accommodation
    • Maintenance
    • Farm Tours and Activities
    • Identifying Major Target Groups
    • Tours Within the Farm
    • Tour Schedules and Bookings
    5. Designing and Conducting Tours and Activities
    • Creating and Delivering Activities
    • Creating Activities Outside the Farm – Mobile & Online
    6. Agritourism Events
    • Types of Agricultural Events
    • Planning for an Agricultural Event
    • Phases of Delivering an Agricultural Event
    • Dealing with Event Issues
    • Managing Visitor Access
    7. Marketing and Promoting an Agritourism Business
    • Introduction to Customer Relationships
    • Customer Care Policy
    • Customer Care – Levels of Involvement
    • Effective Communication
    • Dealing with Complaints
    • Self-Evaluation
    • Maximising Customer Service
    • Importance of Market Research
    • Analysing Costs and Benefits

    Send me free info pack

      Enrol Now

      • Experienced Tutor support
      • Certificate sent to you
      • Online study (Printed notes available)
      • Self paced - no set timetable
      • 12 months to complete course

      From: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

      Clear

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