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Title: Gastronomy and Wine in the Alentejo Portuguese Region: Motivation and Satisfaction of Turists from Évora
Authors: Amaral, Rui
Saraiva, Margarida
Rocha, Susana
Serra, Jaime
Editors: Peris-Ortiz, Marta
Del Río Rama, María de la Cruz
Rueda-Armengot, Carlos
Keywords: Gastronomy and Wine
Alentejo Portuguese Region
Motivation and Satisfaction
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Citation: Rui Amaral, Margarida Saraiva, Susana Rocha & Jaime Serra (2016), «Gastronomy and Wine in the Alentejo Portuguese Region: Motivation and Satisfaction of Turists from Évora», in Peris-Ortiz, Marta, Del Río Rama, María de la Cruz, Rueda-Armengot, Carlos (Eds.), Wine and Tourism. A Strategic Segment for Sustainable Economic Development, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, Chapter 13, pp. 179-192. Print ISBN: 978-3-319-18856-0 || Online ISBN 978-3-319-18857-7 || DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-18857-7_13
Abstract: Food and winemaking are a recognized tangible and intangible culturalheritage of Portugal. From the relationshipbetween these twocomponents, astrategic product emerged with a considerable potential for tourism industry, which is notignored bymany of tourism organizations. This chapter intends to analyze food and winemaking from atourism demand perspective. Particularly, this study describes visitors’ profi le, including, their motivations, their knowledgeabout theenological and gastronomicresourcesand the degreeof satisfaction. A total of 308 questionnaires were collected between February and May of 2012, from the visitors that visited the historic center of Évora (Alentejo-Portugal). Results reveal a visitor profi le associated with regional cuisine and wine products from Portugal. Moreover, visitors’ evidenced a high level of knowledge regarding the Portuguese cuisine and regional wines; although this not matches with their primary motivation for visit the city of Évora.
ISBN: 978-3-319-18856-0 (Print) e 978-3-319-18857-7 (Online)
Type: bookPart
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