Introduction conference NEXT DESTINATION BALKANS: AGRITOURISM LANDSCAPES DEVELOPMENT will take place on 22 March 2018 at Mostar City Hall. The conference will be organized by the University of Džemal Bijedić Mostar within the LANDS project with the aim of gathering stakeholders in agritourism and incorporating them into development initiatives that would contribute to the growth of this form of tourism in the countries of the Western Balkans.

Within the first session entitled: AGROTURISM: HOLIDAY IN COUNTRYSIDE OR HOLIDAY IN NATURE? Participants will discusswhat is agritourism, is it a holiday in countryside or a holiday in nature.They will also discuss about the importance of agritourism for the local community, about the experiences of the EU countries and about the possibilities for further growth of this tourist branch in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

In the afternoon session, the findings of the research on the potential for the development of agrotourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia will be presented.

The conference is part of the LANDS project which is funded by the EU through the Erasmus+ program.