The Future of Food Tourism

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The authors identify five driving forces of changes that are shaping the discourses about food tourism. The paper aims to discuss this issue. The approach in this paper is a general review. the five driving forces identified are: food tourism as political capital; food tourism as a visionary state; what it means to be a foodie; the derive for affluence and exclusivity; fluid experiences in a post-modernist world. The five drivers are identified as the core of any food tourism strategy for policy makers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-98
JournalJournal of Tourism Futures
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - Mar 2016


  • Futures
  • Food Tourism
  • Drivers


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