publication . Article . 2011

An Exploratory Study Linking Turkish Regional Food with Cultural Destinations

Ergul, Mehmet; Johnson, Colin; Robertson, Jale Boga; Sukru Cetinkaya, Ali;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Academica Turistica - Tourism and Innovation Journal, volume 4, issue 2, pages 101-109
  • Country: Slovenia
Abstract
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 experience and a major tourist attraction. The main purpose of this paper is to identify and evaluate the significance of food tourism for Turkey and to create a number of innovative regional food related itineraries that would be replicable. Four main results emerged from the analysis of the interviews. The major recommendations from the study include developing an action list for the Turkish Ministry of Tourism, developing new food tourism itineraries and creating a...
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free text keywords: food tourism, Turkey, regional cuisines, innovation

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publication . Article . 2011

An Exploratory Study Linking Turkish Regional Food with Cultural Destinations

Ergul, Mehmet; Johnson, Colin; Robertson, Jale Boga; Sukru Cetinkaya, Ali;