Course Description

Course Name

Food Tourism

Session: VRMU3124

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Principles of Marketing - MKT 200 or equivalent 

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course will be an introduction to the growing segment of the tourism market centered on the exploration of food. The general public awareness of food and dining has grown tremendously in the past years as television has focused on food as an element of travel. Many individuals will plan their travels based on food. This class on food tourism will focus on learning the geography of food for various regions of the world through the study of the qualities and attributes of various cuisines and the role that culinary tourism plays in their economy.

*Course content subject to change