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Gastronomic Tourism - International - May 2009

The six emerging food destinations profiled in this report – Hong Kong, Dubai, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Chicago and Las Vegas – are relative newcomers to the gastronomic scene. While they are unlikely to push cities such as London, Paris and New York off their culinary perch, they offer some interesting new food-oriented activities and attractions, designed to appeal to the growing number of gastronomic tourists travelling to Europe, North America and beyond, to satisfy their desire to learn something more about life’s most basic necessity.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction

    • Data Sources

      • Defining Gastronomic Tourism

        • Who are the Gastronomic Tourists?

            • Demographic profile of gastronomic tourists
              • Europe
                • Figure 1: Survey showing age groups of Relais & Chateaux guests by nationality, 2006
              • North America
                • Figure 2: Age groups of culinary and non-culinary travellers in the US, 2006
                • Figure 3: Culinary versus non-culinary tourists in the US, 2006
            • Education of the Consumer

              • Market Drivers

                  • Demographics
                    • Multicultural populations
                      • The growing affluence of society
                      • Recession-proof Gastronomy

                        • Cookery schools
                          • Spa cuisine
                          • Rural Tourism and Agritourism

                            • Wine Tourism

                                • A two-nation gastronomic tour
                                  • Baden & Alsace Wine Route
                                  • Gastronomic Trends

                                    • Emerging Gastronomic Destinations

                                        • Dubai
                                          • The world on your plate
                                            • Visitor arrivals
                                              • Figure 4: Guests in 4- and 5-star hotels by area of residence, 2007
                                              • Figure 5: Guests at 4- and 5-star hotels from principal source markets for gastronomic tourists, 2007
                                            • Gastronomic festivals and events
                                              • Hong Kong
                                                • The complete culinary experience
                                                  • Gastronomic festivals and events
                                                    • Visitor arrivals
                                                      • Figure 6: Visitor arrivals, by country/territory, 2006-07
                                                      • Figure 7: Visitor arrivals from main source markets for gastronomic tourists, 2006-07
                                                    • Croatia
                                                      • The Mediterranean as it once was
                                                        • Visitor arrivals
                                                          • Figure 8: Arrivals and overnights from main source markets for gastronomic tourists, 2007-08
                                                        • Regional specialities
                                                          • The Czech Republic
                                                            • Rediscovering traditional fare
                                                              • Visitor arrivals
                                                                • Figure 9: Tourism arrivals by region, 2007
                                                              • Czech gastronomy
                                                                • Beer-making traditions
                                                                  • Gastronomic festivals and events
                                                                    • Chicago
                                                                      • A warm welcome rooted in the farm communities of the Midwest
                                                                        • Visitor arrivals
                                                                          • Figure 10: Domestic leisure and business arrivals and total international arrivals, 2003-07
                                                                        • Chicago’s young chefs
                                                                          • Gastronomic festivals and events
                                                                            • Las Vegas
                                                                              • Glamour amid the gambling
                                                                                • Visitor arrivals
                                                                                  • Figure 11: Las Vegas arrivals by number of visitors and source markets expressed in percentages, 2003-07
                                                                                • Celebrity chefs transform the food scene
                                                                                  • Gastronomic festivals and events
                                                                                  • Promoting Gastronomic Tourism

                                                                                    • What Next?

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                                                                                      Gastronomic Tourism - International - May 2009

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