News | Community Spotlight: Roberta Garibaldi

Join us as we sit down with Roberta Garibaldi, Professor of Tourism Management at the University of Bergamo, and the author of the Italian Report on Gastronomy Tourism. First off please introduce who you are and share with us how and why you got involved in food/beverage tourism. RG: I am a professor at a university in Italy, and also…


News | Wine tourism gets an upgrade

Wine tourism has begun to adapt to the new demands of its ever evolving wine loving travelers. At FoodTrex London | Food Travel Innovation Summit on Sunday, November 4th, a wine tourism expert shares what could be the future of not only wine tourism, but beverage experiences all around the world. SESSION DESCRIPTION If you thought wine and wine tourism…


Episode 5: Oscar Farinetti – Honoring Our Food Cultures

Oscar Farinetti Eataly Eat Well Travel Better Podcast Discussed in this episode: Ari Weinzweig's books Ari Weinzweig is Co-Founder of the Zingerman's family of companies, which include a delicatessen, bakery, catering operation, family restaurant, Korean restaurant, creamery, coffee store, candy store and a professional hospitality training arm. Ari had no idea the company would grow so large…


News | Meet Association Member Luisa Puppo from Italy

Meet Luisa Puppo, one of the Association's newest members. Luisa is the founder and owner of Welcome Management - Ligucibario®. Since 1994, her expertise has largely been with destinations, food and wine experiential tourism, marketing and training professionals. Ligucibario® is a dynamic on- & off-line platform which she created with her business partner and husband, Umberto Curti. Together they specialize in Ligurian…

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