Opinion | Cyprus Cuisine Worth a Look

Cypriot Gastronomy is worth a look! by Maria Athanasopoulou A few days ago, I was in Cyprus for business. Cyprus is a well-known tourist destination. Visitors often speak about its Mediterranean climate, its beautiful beaches and its delicious local cuisine. That said, Cyprus has many unrealized opportunities to develop its tourism further. It is a place with…


News | FoodTreX London Food Travel Summit Huge Success

Last week, the World Food Travel Association hosted the second annual FoodTreX London | Food Travel Innovation Summit and the first annual FoodTreX London| Food Travel Research Summit. Nearly 100 delegates from 6 continents attended both summits over the course of the day. Topics covered innovation in food and beverage tourism, with specific attention to new…


News | Maria Athanasopoulou Appointed New Board Chairperson

As of November 1, Maria Athanasopoulou was appointed as the World Food Travel Association's new board chairperson. Maria's ruthless dedication to supporting the Association's mission and her active engagement in the food travel industry in Europe and beyond has made her the perfect fit for the position. "It is an honor to have a dedicated professional such…


News | Fifth Annual Foodtrekking Awards Announces Winners For Excellence & Innovation In Culinary Travel

Last week, the World Food Travel Association announced the winners of its 2019 FoodTrekking Awards for Excellence and Innovation in culinary travel. This year’s winners are:   Best Culinary Destination - Destination Bristol(Bristol, UK) Best Food or Beverage Tour Experience - Maine Food for Thought(Portland, Maine, USA) Most Innovative Use of Local Ingredients in a Foodservice…


November Town Hall Meeting | Food & Drink in Packaged Travel

This month subject: Food & Drink in Packaged Travel Join us on Tuesday, November 19 as we talk with Catherine Prather, President-Elect of NTA, based in the USA. NTA is one of the world's largest trade associations for packaged travel. Catherine has been working in packaged travel for almost 20 years and will bring a wealth of knowledge…


News | Nepal Tourism Board Partners With FoodTreX London Food Travel Innovation Summit

NEPAL TOURISM BOARD PARTNERS WITH FOODTREX LONDON FOOD TRAVEL INNOVATION SUMMIT LONDON, UK, October 28, 2019 — Today the World Food Travel Association (WFTA) announced that the Nepal Tourism Board has signed a partnership agreement with the Association. Among other things, the partnership includes the showcasing of Nepal’s flavourful and healthy, yet still largely unknown, cuisine…


September Town Hall Meeting | Food Tourism & Wellness

This month's subject: Wellness & Food Tourism: Perfect Partners Join us on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 as we talk with Camille Hoheb, President of Wellness Tourism Worldwide. This is the first in our series of new monthly Town Hall meetings that are a benefit exclusively for Silver & higher level members of our Association. Food and…


News | FoodTrekking Awards Semi-Finalists Announced

The World Food Travel Association is pleased to announce the semi-finalists of our 2019 FoodTrekking Awards competition for excellence and innovation in food and beverage tourism. The semi-finalists include: The Peranakan Restaurant (Singapore) Time Out Market Lisboa (Portugal) Heirloom Fire (USA) javara indonesia (Indonesia) Jamaica Food and Drink Festival (Jamaica) Destination Bristol (UK) Sudamala Suites &…

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