Food tourism in Muang Paem.
Marcel Van Der Zalm Dirk Sixma Stenden Rangsit university & CBT-I
Why, how and What? Concept
What has been researched? Process How is the research done? Outcome What is the outcome of this research?
Concept Karen hill tribe in Muang Paem. Natural and cultural resources Active and educational food tourism product
Process Observation Interviews Æ local tour guide/ farmer (supply
side) Interviews Æ tourists (demand side) Small talks Trying the different types of food Hike through the “natural supermarket”
outcome Natural and cultural resources are more than
sufficient Cooking workshop Æ include tourists Combination of food gathering, fishing and
cooking makes it special.
Possible threats English language in the village Distribution of information to both sides Marketing possibilities
Conclusion It was a life changing experience Interesting community Lovely people With a lot more to offer than they think
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