According to the article below from Travel Age West, culinary travel is one of the fastest-growing travel segments.
As many travelers do, I love food, and I love to try new flavors and cuisines every time I travel. In my mind, it?s one of the best ways to discover a new culture. And, I?m pretty sure that I?m not alone. In fact, when I listen to my colleagues and family members reminisce about their own travels, it almost always starts with some type of culinary experience ? from eating at a Michelin-starred restaurant to sampling street food, cuisine is a dominant force in travel…read entire article.
Ask any self proclaimed ?foodie? (a lover of food) about the importance of incorporating a variety of culinary dishes and dining selections into their everyday living and you?ll quickly discover it is simply the very essence of who they are.? These same vibrant, vivacious individuals choose to travel in the same manner in which they are accustomed to living their life sampling a variety of fresh local delicacies and fine wines while exploring new cultures and creating new travel experiences.
Since the beginning, the cruise industry has been keenly aware of the importance food plays in the overall travel experience and through the years have adapted by catering to a variety of palates and styles to meet the ever-increasing demand.? Many cruise ships now offer different dining room venues and as well as menu options, however where is the sense of adventure or the opportunity to create memorable sensory experiences in simply selecting a different cuisine or dining room each night?
Our tours are designed to stimulate and tantalize all of your senses, from magical landforms to the enchanting sound of ancient rainforests to wine tasting tours offered at the finest vineyards, to a plethora of world renowned restaurants to choose from; we capture it all.? For a truly memorable and decadent culinary experience in Australia check out our Australian Gourmet Extravaganza, which is exclusively designed and personalized for food & wine aficionados http://australia2000travel.com/index.php/2011/06/australian-food-and-wine-tour/ While this tour may be perfectly suited for some, please keep in mind that our specialty lies in creating amazing customized tours limited only by your imagination, interests and dreams.