American International Journal of Contemporary Research, vol.3, no.3, pp.91-100, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
Gokceada has an important potential for development of sustainable gastronomic tourism. The main objective of
the island is to turn into a sustainable gastronomic destination. Gokceada has a mission to be able to transmute
the island, where has been visited by the founder of Slow Food: Mr. Carlo Petrini in 2006, as a slow destination
in accordance with the principles of Slow Food: good-clean-fair. This study aims to explain the practices of
Cittaslow Gokceada on the process of becoming a sustainable gastronomic destination.