Sorry for interrupting, this website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Learn more
Accept and close

Description

Description

“The booming food-tourism sector has become one of the tourism industry’s major sectors and provides numerous opportunities to engage with a vast consumer base of visitors who are increasingly keen to engage with an astonishing diversity of global cuisines as a means of enjoying truly authentic, cultural experiences. Sustainability is at the heart of food tourism as local producers can maintain and protect traditional artisan methods while local tourism operators are able to diversify and develop local economies at local, regional and national levels.”
- Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst

This report looks at the following areas:

  • How is food tourism defined?
  • Which are the major tourism niches that are part of food tourism?
  • Where are the main destinations for food tourism and what activities are the most appealing?
  • Who is a food tourist?
  • How does the travel industry sell food tourism?

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Introduction

    • Data Sources

      • Overview

        • Definitions of food tourism
          • Terminology
          • The Global Context

            • Food tourism in numbers
              • Participation
                • Figure 1: International leisure arrivals to selected food-tourism destinations, 2014
              • Value
                • The Food Travel Monitor 2016
                • Food-Tourism Niches

                    • Agritourism
                      • Figure 2: Selected Italian agriturismos (farmstays), 2017
                    • Beer tourism
                      • Figure 3: Top 10 beer-producing countries in EU28, 2013-15
                      • Figure 4: Selected beer festivals worldwide, 2017
                    • Slow food travel
                      • Wine tourism
                        • Figure 5: Top 10 wine-producing countries, 2013-16
                        • Figure 6: Selected food & wine festivals in the US, 2017
                    • Selected Food-Tourism Destinations

                        • Figure 7: Leading global culinary destinations & nominees, 2016
                      • Africa
                        • Morocco
                          • South Africa
                            • Asia
                              • China
                                • India
                                  • Japan
                                    • Figure 8: Cities with the most Michelin stars, 2017
                                  • Malaysia
                                    • Thailand
                                      • Australasia
                                        • Australia
                                          • Europe
                                            • France
                                              • Italy
                                                • Spain
                                                  • UK
                                                    • Figure 9: Top 10 emerging food-tourism destinations for Brits, 2016
                                                  • North America
                                                    • USA
                                                      • South America
                                                        • Chile
                                                          • Peru
                                                            • Figure 10: International overnight visitors in most popular Latin American cities, 2016
                                                        • Food Tourism and Its Influences

                                                          • Activities
                                                            • Food festivals
                                                                • Figure 11: Annual visitor numbers to selected food festivals, 2016
                                                              • Food trails
                                                                • Food museums
                                                                  • Food markets
                                                                    • Food culture as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage
                                                                      • Figure 12: Food elements on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List, 2017
                                                                    • The influence of celebrity chefs
                                                                    • Who Are Today’s Food Tourists?

                                                                        • Segmentation: creating authentic culinary experiences
                                                                            • Figure 13: Local vs gourmet – Foods to try while on holiday, by source market, 2013*
                                                                        • The Food-Tourism Travel Industry

                                                                            • General operators
                                                                              • Specialist operators
                                                                                • Local operators
                                                                                • What Next?

                                                                                  • Social media the major driver for food tourism
                                                                                    • 2017 the year for foodie theme parks

                                                                                    This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

                                                                                    • Market

                                                                                      Mintel provides a range of market information, frequently through the category level, including market size and forecasting, complete with market drivers that illustrate the forces that shape a category or market.

                                                                                    • Consumer

                                                                                      Mintel's proprietary consumer research provides our analysts with the attitudinal and behavioral data used to provide valuable insight to topical issues.

                                                                                    • Brand/Company

                                                                                      Mintel provides overviews of the top brands and manufacturers, and uses consumer research to explore attitudes and reactions to brands, as well as insight into what will resonate with consumers.

                                                                                    • Data

                                                                                      Market reports provide appendices of data to support the research and insight produced. Our tables of data are easily manipulated and downloadable to support your research needs and covers factors from consumer attitudes to market forecasts.

                                                                                    Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

                                                                                    Trusted by companies. Big and small.

                                                                                    • bell
                                                                                    • boots
                                                                                    • google
                                                                                    • samsung
                                                                                    • allianz
                                                                                    • kelloggs
                                                                                    • walgreens
                                                                                    • redbull
                                                                                    • unilever
                                                                                    • Harvard
                                                                                    • pinterest
                                                                                    • new-york-time