Rafik G. Mudarisov 1 , Anton D. Kobitev 2
Kazan National Research Technological University (Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia);
1 PhD in Biology, Associate Professor; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
THE TATAR NATIONAL CUISINE IN KAZAN: GASTRONOMIC TOURISM
The article is devoted to different issues of organization of tatar national gastronomic tourism in Kazan city for independent travelers, entering the city. The main problems and possibilities for further development in service industry, which represents national cuisine for citizens and tourists in general, are revealed. Among them – the problem of the lack of café and restaurant networks connected with tatar cuisine and its identity and originality; tourists even don’t have the opportunity to enjoy national interior, service quality, colouring, music and atmosphere. Researches of gastronomic tourism in the Republic of Tatarstan are relevant, because in Russia at the moment more and more people understand the prospects of gastronomic destinations of tourist business. So far in our country it is quite rare, this type of tourism is in its infancy and is found only as part of a larger tour program. The need of development of new types of tourism such as gastronomic for attraction of tourists is also caused the relevance of research. All this is necessary for the further development of Republic of Tatarstan.
According to the research results, there is a significant lack of restaurants with national Tatar cuisine, national interior design, music and color in general in the Republic of Tatarstan, and in particular, in Kazan.
Keywords: gastronomic tourism, Tatar national cuisine, tourism organization, problems and prospects of tourism activities, Tatarstan.