Globalisation and food consumption in tourism core reader. Food is important for the body and an element of cultural identity. Globalisation and convergence of food taste in the case of. The role of food as a cultural heritage in kenya roselyne n. Food tourism is thus increasingly becoming an essential subject to researchers in the field of tourism. Globalization is process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by. The effect of fast food globalisation on students food choice. This presence highly influences consumer preference and consumption of processed foods due to the advanced advertising, marketing and business strategies of large companies. His published research includes topics such as forecasting world political change, socialeconomic development and. Clarence smith, school of oriental and african studies, university of london 3.
Diseases like hivaids or hepatitis b can also spread through trade in infected biological products e. Tourism development, its integration into modern economic structures, its integration into the sphere of needs and consumption of the population, are all reflected in the continuous enrichment of its content. A conceptual model is developed to illustrate the influence of globalisation on food consumption in tourism. Globalisation and food consumption in tourism surrey. Globalisation is a simple term, yet it is hard to be defined. The complexity and array of government tools and initiatives directed at sustainable consumption underline the need for more integrated programmes as well as institutionalisation of sustainable consumption in sustainable development strategies. Consequently, the need for effective food tourism marketing is evident. Three dichotomous dimensions underlying food consumption in tourism are identified. Impact of globalisation on food consumption, health and nutrition in nigeria in. Worldsystem theory analyses and offers an explanation of the historical and social development of a process and a system. Globalisation and food consumption in tourism by ahn mak, m lumbers and a eves download pdf 211 kb.
In conclusion, a conceptual model is developed to illustrate globalisations influence on food consumption in tourism. Pdf globalisation and food consumption in tourism 2012. Food is also a major component of the tourism product. Industry, mass consumption and the increased energy needs of a growing global population are partly responsible for pollution, resource depletion and species extinction. His academic interests are connected with the analysis of problems of globalization and modernization. Then, the paper discusses the impacts of globalisation on local culinary supply and tourist food demand.
As cultures integrate in the globalisation process, changes in food preparation and consumption also change. Globalization, which is partly synonymous with rising international trade, has. The oecd tourism trends and policies 2018 report provides a clear picture of policies designed to support tourism competitiveness, innovation and growth. Culture can be defined in terms of the types of food eaten by a community and the manner in which it is prepared or consumed phillips 2006, p.
Much of the economic activity generated by agricultural exports is in food processing, services, transportation, and wholesale sectors. Read hospitality globalisation on patterns of food. The global consumption of hot beverages, c1500 to c1900, william g. Innovation in the food tourism sector and the experience economy chapter 2. The importance of tourism to a destinations economy. Globalization and the tourism industry the current global recession is impacting the tourist industry worldwide and few places are immune. Globalization studies and editorinchief of the journal age of globalization in russian. Invision employees share their remote work secrets. In this paper, the common perception of globalisation as a threat to local gastronomic identities is contrasted by its other facet,as an impetus that opens up new opportunities for reinvention of local gastronomic products and identities. Globalization and food consumption in tourism by laura.
Globalization of food systems in developing countries. Globalisation and food consumption in tourism article pdf available in annals of tourism research 391. As oil prices rise and fall, the cost of transporting food and beverages over long distances can cause price volatility. A conceptual model is developed in an attempt to illustrate the influence of globalisation on food consumption in tourism. Never before in human history has such intense relationship with each other. Child malnourishment is at an all time low and still in decline which might be attributed to a global modernisation of agriculture and food production. Introduction an average person in north america consume almost 20 times as much as a person in india or china, and 60 to 70 times more than a person in bangladesh. Whilst the ongoing process of globalisation has brought about profound transformations in food production and consumption oosterveer, 2006, wilhelmina et al.
The term globalisation is a means of describing a process. Further, all the findings were analyzed within the theoretical framework of the world culture theory of globalization and the cultural capital theory. Globalization and the tourism industry globalization101. Globalisation of food systems in developing countries. Presentation mode open print download current view. If globalization is a river, we must build dams to generate power 77. The report also highlights the significance of the tourism economy, providing data on domestic, inbound and outbound tourism, enterprises and employment, and internal tourism consumption. Abstract globalisation is becoming increasing important these years in international hotel industry.
Globalisation and food consumption in tourism sciencedirect. This study concludes that from the world culture theory perspective, globalisation can be an impetus to reconstruct or reinvent local gastronomic traditions and particularities. Globalisation is a key issue for the hospitality industry. With the advancement of information communication and technology, the world has become more and more interconnected.
The globalisation issue in the hospitality industry. The globalisation of food is one of the most obvious examples of cultural globalisation food consumption is an important aspect of culture and most societies around the world have diets that are unique to them, however the cultural globalisation of food has been promoted by fast food giants such as mcdonalds, cocacola and starbucks. For example, the globalisation of food production, trade and consumption has been associated with the increased spread and transmission of food born diseases 57,58. It is the idea that sustainable food production and consumption enhances the economic, environmental and social health of a certain region. However, the rich relationship between food and tourism has only recently begun to be identified. The world bank defines globalization as the growing integration of economies and societies around the world america.
The article written by scott kilman titled, us food. Identify and critique up to three impacts of globalisation on the hospitality industry and discuss strategies that hotel companies may implement to address globalisation. The impact of globalization on food, fashion, film, and. A conceptual model is developed in an attempt to illustrate the in. Countries, such as the uae, which boasted about its immunity in april 2008, saw massive layoffs in construction in its capital dubai, only a. Next time you eat one of the foods highlighted in the following articles imagine what life would be like if that food had never left its home country. Globalisation provides impetus to revive and reconstruct local food culture. Environmental impacts of globalization and a solution proposal. Certain cultural theories pertaining to food consumption and dining out in the general context are adopted to explicate the symbolic nature of food consumption in tourism, for example, the cultural capital theory. Fao food and nutrition paper, food and agricultural organisation of united nations, rome.
It is simply impossible for the world as a whole to sustain a western level of consumption for all. Boosting food and tourismrelated regional economic development chapter 3. Globalization has occurred alongside and sometimes nurtured these developments. Economic contribution of the food and beverage industry. Concerns about dietary fats, land usage and resource consumption will affect the future of globalization in the food and beverage industry. Slowfood is the movement that describes the traditional and cultural cuisine, and encourages farming of plants, seeds, and livestock to supply a society with food. Generally, food consumption in tourism is recognised as a symbolic form of consumption. Page 6 globalization of food 2004 agriculture imports exceed exports trend continues today this is an excerpt from a ny times article outlining concerns related to exports and imports of agriculture products.
Food is one of the most important elements in tourists destination choices and travelers decisionmaking. Highlights three dichotomous dimensions in understanding the consequences of globalisation on local culinary supply are proposed. This article provides an examination of the role of cuisine as a factor in globalization and localization and provides a framework for examining cuisine change. An overview of food and tourism trends and policies part i. Below, you can find various foods that have made a significant impact in our life today.
The effect of sociodemographic variables on participation in food tourism, and their association with the food tourist segments were also examined. Tourism, including international tourism, contributes to the economic development above all thanks to the fact that it triggers the socalled multiplier effect, described by j. Three dichotomous dimensions in understanding the consequences of globalisation on local culinary supply are proposed. Oecd studies on tourism food and the tourism experience the oecdkorea workshop contents chapter 1. Gastronomy is the point of convergence of food production and processing, storage, transport, cooking and preparation. The main benefit of globalisation however, is the sharing of agricultural and production practice and consequently of efficiency across borders.47 904 503 1274 776 725 1055 238 1130 915 1287 734 1322 1275 902 434 601 1411 484 75 464 660 654 440 925 268 694 1376