Food Tourism Worldwide - July 2017
“The booming food-tourism sector has become one of the tourism industry’s major sectors and provides numerous opportunities to engage with a vast consumer base of visitors who are increasingly keen to engage with an astonishing diversity of global cuisines as a means of enjoying truly authentic, cultural experiences. Sustainability is at the heart of food tourism as local producers can maintain and protect traditional artisan methods while local tourism operators are able to diversify and develop local economies at local, regional and national levels.”
- Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst
This report looks at the following areas:
How is food tourism defined?
Which are the major tourism niches that are part of food tourism?
Where are the main destinations for food tourism and what activities are the most appealing?
Who is a food tourist?
How does the travel industry sell food tourism?