Skift Trends Report: Case Study Catalonia: How the Food Economy Drives Sustainable Tourism Development
How can destinations encourage and promote local food systems to foster best practices in sustainable tourism? Here we look to Spain as a prime example, and how local stakeholders can work toward a longer-term vision, where well-managed tourism equates to sustainable economic growth for Catalonia. This region boasts an interconnected and exciting ecosystem, which contributes to its sustainable, culinary footprint.
In this report:
- What sustainability means for the travel industry in light of overtourism
- The rise of the “local food” movement, and its impact on tourism
- Food, culture and Catalonia’s rural tourism industry