ECOTOURISM ›› 2021, Vol. 11 ›› Issue (3): 363-374.doi: 10.12342/zgstly.20210035

• Special Issue: Theoretical Frontiers and Academic Innovation of Rural Tourism Research in the New Era • Previous Articles     Next Articles

Research on the perception of resilience of agricultural heritage community under the influence of tourism development: Taking the traditional vineyards system of Xuanhua, Hebei Province as an example

SONG Yuxin1(), SUN Yehong1,3,*(), Yuan Zheng2, WU Wenjie1   

  1. 1. Beijing Union University, Beijing 100101, China
    2. Beijing Science Development Center, Beijing 100101, China
    3. Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2021-03-27 Revised:2021-05-17 Online:2021-06-28 Published:2021-08-30
  • Contact: SUN Yehong;


Problems about agriculture, ruralareas, and peasantryare fundamental issues related to national economy and people's livelihoods. Solving those problems is of great significance for rural revitalization. Rural tourism is one of the effective means to implement the rural revitalization strategy in the new era. As an important resource of rural tourism, the dynamic conservation of agricultural heritage is related to the sustainable development of villages, the improvement of farmers livelihoods, and the green and high-quality production of agriculture. Agricultural heritage tourism takes place in rural areas and is closely related to rural tourism. Agricultural communities play an important role in it. In the face of a series of human disturbances caused by tourism activities, the adaptability of the community is crucial. This study took the traditional vineyards of Xuanhua, Hebei as an example. Based on the impact of tourism activities, the residents’ perception method was used to measure the resilience of the community. The aims of this study are to achieve the coordinated development of agricultural heritage sites protection and sustainable tourism, and to provide insights for the development of rural tourism. The following conclusions are proposed: (1) Tourism development has a positive impact on the communities of agricultural heritage sites. (2) During the development of tourism, the impact of the various subsystems of the community resilience of agricultural heritage sites is different.Ranging from high to low in terms of impact,subsystems are society, ecology, culture, economy, and institution. (3) In the process of tourism development, each tourism factor plays a different role. Ranking the significance of their roles from high to low, factors are tourism facility, tourism image, tourism product and tourism scale.

Key words: agricultural heritage systems, sustainable tourism, community, resilience