Incorporating local and international cuisines in the marketing of tourism destinations: The cases of Hong Kong and Turkey

  title={Incorporating local and international cuisines in the marketing of tourism destinations: The cases of Hong Kong and Turkey},
  author={Bendegul Okumus and Fevzi Okumus and B. Mckercher},
  journal={Tourism Management},

Local cuisines and destination marketing: cases of three cities in Shandong, China

ABSTRACT This study analyzes how the three cities of Jinan, Qingdao, and Qufu in Shandong Province of China use their cuisines in promoting their destinations. Based on a critical review of previous

Exploration of Culinary Tourism in Indonesia: What Do the International Visitors Expect?

More visitors are nowadays travelling to destinations in search of culinary experiences. Food functions not merely as physiological sustenance but also as a destination experience enhancer, providing

Culinary Tourism in Central America: A Cross-Analysis of Government Tourism Websites

ABSTRACT Food and beverage are growing tourism niches and have yet to realize their potential in Central America. This study explores how culinary tourism is promoted in official tourism websites of

Factors Affecting the Production and Presentation of Local Dishes in Restaurants Operating in Touristic Destinations

  • O. Nebioğlu
  • Business
    Journal of Culinary Science & Technology
  • 2020
ABSTRACT This study investigated the factors affecting the production and serving of local dishes in restaurants operating in a touristic destination. Alanya was selected as the research area as one

An exploratory study linking Turkish regional food with cultural destinations.

Food and tourism may be considered as two interrelated elements that bring people and cultures together on many different occasions. Research indicates that food could be viewed as a peak touristic

Gastronomy , Tourism and Destination Differentiation : A Case Study in Spain

Gastronomy is becoming a key factor in the competitiveness of tourist destinations. The aim of this paper is to present an analysis of food tourism in the city of Cordoba (Spain) and its relation

Traditional Mexican Cuisine and Tourism: New Meanings of Heritage Cuisine and its Sociocultural Implications

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Egyptian Cuisine as a tool for Destination Marketing

Food tourism is considered a form of niche tourism. Food tourism has become a new type of tourism due to the continuous change in tourists’ desires in addition to the intensity of competition among

Local Cuisine Promotion: Case Study Perspectives from Key Tourism Stakeholders in Botswana

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The Role of Local and Regional Food in Destination Marketing

Summary An analysis of the relevant tourism literature and the promotional material of various destinations indicate that the role of food in the marketing of destinations has until recently received

Tastes of Niagara

Summary Given the diverse structure within the tourism industry, the establishment and maintenance of strategic alliances has become an important approach to remaining competitive and innovative. The

An Analysis of Regional Positioning and Its Associated Food Images in French Tourism Regional Brochures

Summary The image of France has often been associated with that of food and wines and images of food products, vineyards and restaurants have traditionally dominated national and regional promotional

Local Development and Heritage: Traditional Food and Cuisine as Tourist Attractions in Rural Areas

This paper analyses the transformation and redefinition of local identity in rural France from the perspective of heritage – more precisely food and gastronomy – and local rural tourism. As an

Determinants of Tourism Destination Competitiveness in Asia Pacific: Comprehensiveness and Universality

Recent conceptual work on tourism destination competitiveness has proposed a comprehensive approach that adds industry-level competitiveness attributes to more conventional tourism destination

Comparative performance analysis: Tourists’ perceptions of Turkey relative to other tourist destinations

As a result of ever-intensifying competition, destination managers are increasingly in need of comparative information in order to identify their relative product strengths and weaknesses, a critical