FLAVOURS OF THE SILK ROAD Conference - Highlights & Conclusions
On 6 and 7 September 2012, representatives from tourism ministries, national tourism offices, tourism officials, experts and grass roots practitioners from across the Silk Road countries met in Baku, Azerbaijan for the “Flavours of the Silk Road: International Conference on Food, Culture and Tourism”. The goal of this conference was to highlight the huge potential of the Silk Road region for food and intangible culture tourism. During the conference experts from the areas of tourism, culture and gastronomy presented the latest findings and trends related to culinary tourism and shared examples of best practices across the Silk Road and internationally.
This document presents the conclusions and highlights that emerged from the Conference and the UNWTO Global Report on Food Tourism.