versión On-line ISSN 2448-7279versión impresa ISSN 0188-4611
PEREZ SERRANO, Adriana Montserrat; JUAREZ SANCHEZ, José Pedro; RAMIREZ VALVERDE, Benito y CESAR ARNAIZ, Fernanda. Rural tourism and rural non-farm job in the Sierra Northeast of the State of Puebla: case of alternative tourism network Totaltikpak, A.C.. Invest. Geog [online]. 2010, n.71, pp.57-71. ISSN 2448-7279.
The objective of study was to know the tourist resort that is used by the seven companies that make up the Alternative Tourism Network (RETA) "Totaltikpak, A.C.", which operates in the Sierra Norte of the State of Puebla, and investigate whether rural tourism contributes to improving the income of the people involved in this activity. The tourism resources exploited by companies are: historical heritage, natural attractions, folklore and expressions of traditional culture. It also found that rural tourism contributes significantly to the annual income of people are linked to this activity. Also, even though for most cases the main benefit is economic, they also recognize personal benefits, social and environmental issues.
Palabras llave : Tourist resources; rural tourism; I not use agricultural; income; poverty; indigenous; Mexico.