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    International food tourism insights 2016

    Benchmark Food Tourism 200x90

    Gathered from research trips to destinations of best practice and key industry events, these studies can help you gain valuable market insights and be inspired to bring new ideas to your food enterprise.

    The Food Champions benchmark trip [pdf, 135kb]

    Food images showcase

    200x90 desserts

    A suite of stunning food images free to use in your marketing

    See the image galleries

    Be inspired...

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Food Tourism in Ireland

    Fáilte Ireland is the National Tourism Development Authority. Our role is to support the tourism industry and work to sustain Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourism destination. We provide a range of practical business supports to help tourism businesses better manage and market their products and services.

    We also work with other state agencies and representative bodies, at local and national levels, to implement and champion positive and practical strategies that will benefit Irish tourism and the Irish economy. We promote Ireland as a holiday destination through our domestic marketing campaign, DiscoverIreland.ie, and manage a network of nationwide tourist information centres (create link to list of TIOs) that provide help and advice for visitors to Ireland. 

    The vision for food tourism is that: ‘Ireland will be recognised by visitors for memorable food experiences which evoke a unique sense of place, culture and hospitality'. Fáilte Ireland provides the following knowledge and supports to the tourism and hospitality industry to assist them in providing a more ‘memorable food experience’ to the consumer.