Food Tourism Around The World

Food Tourism Around The World

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Food and wine are vital components of the tourism experience, and are increasingly being seen as prime travel motivators in their own right. Food Tourism Around The World: Development, Management and Markets offers a unique insight into this phenomenon, looking at the interrelationship between food, the tourism product and the tourist experience. Using international case studies and examples from Europe, North America, Australasia and Singapore, Food Tourism Around The World: Development, Management and Markets discusses the development, range and repurcussions of the food tourism phenomenon. The multi-national contributor team analyses such issues as: * the food tourism product * food tourism and consumer behaviour * cookery schools - educational vacations * food as an attraction in destination marketing Ideal for both students and practioners, the book represents the most comprehensive and wide-ranging treatment yet of this recent development in tourism.Oktoberfest not only embraces the concept of high-spirited fun, but also takes place when the weather is cool and autumn foliage is at its scenic best. ... At the very least, more competition for sponsorships and attendees will weed out the less viable Oktoberfest celebrations and make the ... While no one complains about celebrants eating brats and mustard-slathered pretzels, the consumption of alcoholicanbsp;...

Title:Food Tourism Around The World
Author:C. Michael Hall, Professor and Head of the Centre for Tourism C Michael Hall, Prof, Liz Sharples, Richard Mitchell, Niki Macionis, Brock Cambourne
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-02-18


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