Food and Drink Tourism
Principles and Practice
- Sally Everett - King's College London, UK
Through a combination of critical theory reflections, real-life case studies, media excerpts and activities, examples of food and drink tourism around the world as well as a focus on employability, Food and Drink Tourism provides a comprehensive & engaging resource on the growing trend of food motivated travel & leisure.
Suitable for any student studying tourism, hospitality, events, sociology, marketing, business or cultural studies.
This mouth-watering text explores more elements of the food tourism phenomenon than any book before it. It coalesces aspects of scientific research with the management and business implications of food and drink tourism. Sally Everett’s astute erudition of food-based tourism manifests comprehensively, robustly and delectably in this indispensable work of essential reading for all students and scholars of tourism and hospitality.
The food tourism industry is barely 15 years old and there is still a lot for our industry to learn. This book is a welcome addition in the growing compendium of food tourism literature. Sally Everett brings us a valuable new resource aimed at anyone who is interested in the role of food and drink in the tourism industry, and supports students exploring a career in this important and growing sector.
This book is a must read for anyone serious about understanding the increasing role that food and drink plays in tourism today. Sally Everett has produced a comprehensive text that covers not only the academic discourse on the subject from both a descriptive and experiential perspective, but complements this with the practical application of situating food and drink tourism within a myriad of destinations and visitor spaces. This is essential reading on any module that examines food and drink tourism as emergent niches within contemporary tourism.
This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of relevant interrelationships, and is warmly recommended to anyone working in this emerging field.
The book is too specific...
A thoroughly enjoyable read in what is nowadays a significant industry. This book is well written and the author brings excellent insights as one of the leading authors in this field.
This book provides additional information for students interested in gastronomy, tourism or cultural awareness. The author provides a new resource for the growing food and drink tourism industry
Food and drink tourism is a special interests tourism. Now it becomes a trend for many destinations to attract tourist arrivals. Food and drink tourism is also an important travel style in the international tourism context.
This is an excellent and essential text for anyone involved in researching or teaching gastronomy, tourism or cultural awareness programmes.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1 - What is Food and Drink Tourism?