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Perception is Everything

Perception Is Everything How do your customers or visitors perceive a new food or drink experience before it even happens? Knowing the answer to that could be the difference between increased sales, or increased competition. So how do you know? No matter whether you serve customers at your business or visitors to your destination, people…

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Food Tourism: The Latest Fad or Here to Stay?

I had the pleasure of being asked to write an article for this week about the relevance of food tourism to our industry. Read the full article on MediaPost or the text of the article is below. ———————————————————— A group of 200 industry food tourism industry leaders met last month at the Basque Culinary…

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Have Fork Will Travel Now Available on Kindle

The world’s “Food Tourism Bible”, Have Fork Will Travel, is now available on in Kindle format. Buying electronically means you can get the book immediately and you can search easily within it. It also means that you avoid shipping costs and customs duties!  Enjoy. Since the formal founding of the food tourism industry in…

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Eat Spain Up in Oslo

From March 24-26, the Spanish food passion took center stage in Oslo. The Eat Spain Up! sessions brought the Norwegian public closer to Spain’s food culture. Eat Spain up! is a multidisciplinary event that aims to bring the foreign public closer to Spain’s food culture and modern food creativity. The initiative seeks to promote Spain…

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In my nearly 50 years of life on this planet, I’ve been lucky to be able to travel to dozens of countries, and visit every continent except Antarctica. I’ve met people from all walks of life, all races and speaking almost every language. I’ve studied a variety of languages and cultures and genuinely welcomed different…

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April 2015 News

Welcome to spring (and autumn for our friends South of the Equator)!  In the spirit of fresh and new, we’re delighted to introduce our new World Food Travel Association website. You’ll find a great looking and user friendly site full of information and opportunities about the latest in food tourism, education, events, services, partnerships and more.  Not to mention, enticing pictures…

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First Online Food Travel Summit Huge Success

FIRST ONLINE FOOD TRAVEL SUMMIT CONNECTS HUNDREDS OF FOOD TRAVEL INNOVATORS FROM 24 COUNTRIES (PORTLAND, OREGON, April 16, 2015) — Uniting industry leaders who shape key food travel trends across the world, the Online Food Travel Summit took place on Thursday, April 9th and Friday April 10th, attracting hundreds of global visitors from 24 countries.…

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March 2015 News

March 2015 Newsletter In This Issue: JOIN US: Online Food Travel Summit April 9 & 10 FoodWorx Was Amazing! Call for RFPs: FoodTrekking North America SavorSearch Open For Business – Signup Now Get the 2015 FoodTrekking Monitor – Food Tourism Industry Report Congratulations to 2 New CCTP Graduates Do More: Start an Area Consulate or…

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February 2015 News

NEW! 2015 FoodTrekking Monitor – Food Tourism Industry Report Join us in person or online for FoodWorx on February 7 Portugal Summit Changing to Online Summit Tools We Love: This Month: Start a Consulate or Embassy NEW! 2015 FoodTrekking Monitor We are pleased to announce our new 2015 FoodTrekking Monitor. The Monitor is a…

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January 2015 News

January 2015 Newsletter In This Issue: Join us in person or online for FoodWorx on February 7 Tools We Love: This Month: We’ve Got a MacBook to Sell with Lots of Extras! 2019 Summit Finalists Announced Start a Consulate or Embassy Academic Culinary Tourism Conference Slated for October Wellness Tourism Report Available Join Us…

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