Foodies and Food Tourism

  • Donald Getz
  • Tommy Andersson
  • Richard Robinson
  • Sanja Vujicic
  • Published By: Goodfellow Publishers Limited
  • ISBN-10: 1910158011
  • ISBN-13: 9781910158012
  • DDC: 394.12
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Food is an attraction that has matured into a highly sought-after niche market with distinct trip motivation, travel preferences and patterns. This book supplies comprehensive new evidence and theory based overview of the phenomenon of food tourism and how it is being, or should be developed and marketed and understood. Food tourism has huge impacts in the hospitality, destination management and tourism development sectors and across all these sectors the book presents the latest research on market developments: understanding the food tourist and their perspective; taking a demand- side approach to planning developing and marketing; taking a global view based on widespread research data that combines theory and practice; and using case studies, profiles and direct practitioner insights to illustrate every aspect of the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
1: Introduction.
2: Perspectives on Foodies and Food Tourism.
3: The Foodie – Identity, Involvement and Social Worlds.
4: Foodies and Tourism.
5: Planning and Developing Tourism for Foodies.
6: The Destination.
7: Food Events for Foodies.
8: Experience Marketing.
9: Summary and Conclusions.