Call for papers on Food and Beverage Tourism

Submission of papers is open for the Special Issues on Food and Beverage Tourism: Management and Marketing Perspectives of the Journal of Foodservice Business Research.

Co-edited by IGCAT Expert, Prof. Roberta Garibaldi (University of Bergamo), Saurabh Kumar Dixit (Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India) and Vikas Gupta (Amity School of Hospitality, Amity University, Noida, India) the Special Issue aims to highlight novel theoretical and empirical research on Food Tourism, identifying emerging and future trends.

Contributions are invited from diverse disciplines and covering an extensive range of topics including for example: Developing destination thorough food and beverageLocal supply chains in food and beverage tourismFood and beverage festivals and shows; and New technologies for improving customer experience in the post-COVID-19 era (see the full list of topics).

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 31 December 2020.

For more information and to contact the editors, please visit the Food and Beverage Tourism: Management and Marketing Perspectives dedicated webpage.


IGCAT aims to empower local communities by raising awareness of the importance to safeguard and promote distinct food, culture, arts and sustainable tourism assets. This is essential to balance against globalised food trends that are impacting on our planet, health and local economies.

IGCAT is a non-profit institute established in 2012, working with regional stakeholder consortiums in the fields of gastronomy, culture, arts and tourism. It counts on the expertise of a worldwide network of experts and works in partnership with specialised intergovernmental organisations.

IGCAT provides the Region of Gastronomy Award and is the official secretariat for the World Regions of Gastronomy Platform. Furthermore, the Institute has developed the Young Chef Award, the Local Food Gift Challenge, the Top Visitor Experience and the Food Film Menu.

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