Foodies and Food Tourism

Editor/Author Getz, Donald andersson, Tommy and Robinson, Richard,
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Goodfellow Publishers

Single-User Purchase Price: $48.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $72.00
ISBN: 978-1-91-015801-2
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 33
Book Status: Available
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Foodies and Food Tourism 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.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • About the authors
  • Preface
  • 1 Introduction
  • Purpose and overview of the book
  • Terminology
  • 2 Perspectives on Foodies and Food Tourism
  • Understanding and creating knowledge about foodies and food tourism
  • Studying food tourism
  • Forces and trends
  • 3 The Foodie - Identity, Involvement and Social Worlds
  • Who and what are foodies?
  • Identity and involvement
  • The social worlds of foodies
  • Infinite possibilities for involvement
  • 4 Foodies and Tourism
  • Motivation and benefits sought
  • Past and projected travel
  • Experiences and benefits sought
  • 5 Planning and Developing Tourism for Foodies
  • Planning and development: foodies at the core
  • Food-tourism clusters
  • Destination development concepts
  • 6 The Destination
  • Introduction
  • New Nordic cuisine
  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • Specific products and experiences
  • 7 Food Events for Foodies
  • The critical importance of planned events in food tourism
  • Multi-country research findings
  • Designing food events for foodies
  • 8 Experience Marketing
  • Introduction to experience marketing
  • Decision-making by foodies and food tourists
  • Image, reputation, positioning and branding
  • Segmentation of food tourists
  • Media
  • Trip planning and packaging
  • 9 Summary and Conclusions
  • The phenomenon of food tourism
  • What it means to be a foodie
  • The study of foodies and food tourists
  • Implications for destinations, events, suppliers, and marketers
  • Research needs
  • Future perspectives
  • References
  • Appendix
  • Research methods and descriptions of the samples
  • Sweden