Food Tourism, 5 cr

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    12.03.2018 - 11.05.2018
Last enrolment date
    Virtual studying
    Food Culture
    Student understands the broad definition of Food Tourism as part of cultural tourism, both on local and global level.
Student is familiar with the current tourism trends and is able to to design an experience product related to food.
Student knows the meaning of terroir and authenticity in food tourism.
Student can position Finland in food tourism and understand the factors to be taken into account when planning a food tourism product.
    Defining Food Tourism
Trends in tourism and food tourist’s motivators
Experience products in tourism
Special features of food tourism products: terroir and authenticity
Locality and globality in food tourism
Business and regional development in food tourism
Designing an experience product in food tourism
    Contact classes, virtual study, learning diary, experiential methods
    Global report on food tourism. 2012. Madrid: World Tourism Organization At:
Accessed online 12.2.2014.
Havas, K. & Jaakonaho, K. (Eds.) 2015. Hungry for Finland. Helsinki: HAAGA-HELIA ammattikorkeakoulu. At: Accessed online 13.3.2015.
    75 €
Further Information about the enrolment
    Mari Hyvönen
Education secretary

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