The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO) and the world’s leading authority on food tourism. The Association is at the forefront of food and drink tourism development with cutting-edge resources for today’s food, drink, travel, hospitality and media professionals.
The World Food Travel Association fosters special partnerships that help spread awareness and the global community impact of our initiatives
We gather at business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) conferences and expositions around the world. This helps to keep the food, drink, travel and hospitality top of mind for our constituents.watch more
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WFTA provides several resources for ongoing education and access to things like special events, membership, and latest industry reports.
We seek to preserve and protect culinary cultures world-wide by growing and professionalizing the food and drink tourism industry and serving as the central hub that supports the creation of successful, profitable food or drink tourism businesses.
To be the world’s leading authority on food and drink tourism issues, ideas and trends. We grow economies and businesses based on the certainty that every traveler must eat and drink.
The original organization was founded in 2003 by the Association’s Executive Director Erik Wolf. Over the years, the Association has evolved. We changed our name in 2012 to World Food Travel Association to help clarify our position in the industry.