Food Tourism in Asia

  • Eerang Park
  • Sangkyun Kim
  • Ian Yeoman

Part of the Perspectives on Asian Tourism book series (PAT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eerang Park, Sangkyun Kim, Ian Yeoman
      Pages 3-13
  3. Food and Tourism: Socio-cultural Aspects of Food Tourism in Asia

  4. Food Tourism Destination Development, Policy, and Management

  5. Food Tourists and Tourist Behaviour

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Ian Yeoman, Sangkyun Kim, Eerang Park
      Pages 187-216
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 217-219

About this book


This book draws together empirical research across a range of contemporary examples of food tourism phenomenon in Asia to provide a holistic picture of their role and influence. It encompasses case studies from around the pan-Asian region, including China, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, and India.

The book specifically focuses on and explicitly includes a variety of perspectives of non-Western and Asian research contexts of food tourism by bringing multidisciplinary approaches to food tourism research and wider evidence of food and tourism in Asia.


food tourism food marketing sustainable food consumption food festival food culture special interest tourism non-Western food tourism street food destination tourism sustainable tourism globalization regional development

Editors and affiliations

  • Eerang Park
    • 1
  • Sangkyun Kim
    • 2
  • Ian Yeoman
    • 3
  1. 1.Victoria University of WellingtonWellingtonNew Zealand
  2. 2.School of Business and LawEdith Cowan UniversityJoondalupAustralia
  3. 3.School of ManagementVictoria University of WellingtonWellingtonNew Zealand

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