Amanda Niode – Making Food Travel Memorable

Amanda Niode is an internationally renowned environmental and climate change educator. She has handled environmental specialties and climate change for Indonesian government agencies, multinational corporations, consulting companies, academic institutions, civil societies, and international organizations. Additionally, Amanda was appointed as a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, outside Boston in the United States. Moreover, Amanda Niode serves as an Ambassador of the World Food Travel Association in Indonesia.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  1. Why it’s important to find and share the stories about the area as well as the products and the people
  2. What goes into an area’s “signature dish”How to motivate yourself to get started on a food tourism project of your own
  3. The destination marketing opportunity today for secondary and tertiary destinations
  4. Think about and develop unexpected food & beverage experiences
  5. The three things that make food travel memorable

Discussed in this episode:

Trailing the Taste of Gorontalo (book)
Omar Niode Foundation
Will Write for Food (book) 

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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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