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Alison Burgh – Cultivating a Sense of Community

In this episode, tourism development consultant Alison Burgh talks with us about the importance of cultivating a sense of community, why creating a unique and memorable experience is a critical part of getting food tourism right, and why you can’t worry about doing what is expected of you. She cites examples in Jamaica and Belize to illustrate her points.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why developing a sense of community is critical in food tourism
  • Why creating a unique and memorable experience is a critical part of getting food tourism right
  • Why you can’t worry about doing what is expected of you – just follow your heart

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Based mainly in Colorado. Loves cheese, rain, and starry nights. Can usually be spotted in the wild wearing a Spirit Jersey and balancing two cameras. Often laughs and cries at the same time. Barely survived one Master's program, but wants to do another.

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