Announcing the 2018 FoodTrekking Awards Winners

The World Food Travel Association is pleased to announce the winners of the latest round of the FoodTrekking Awards competition to recognize excellence and innovation in the food and beverage tourism industry. 

The 2018 FoodTrekking Awards Ceremony was held after the Association's FoodTreX London | Food Travel Innovation Summit on November 4, 2018. Below is a list of the winners for the categories that received awards.

We congratulate this year's winners for their leadership and vision in our industry.

The next round of the FoodTrekking Awards will open on March 15, 2019 and close on May 31, 2019. Winners for this round will be announced at the next FoodTreX London | Food Travel Innovation Summit on November 3, 2019.  Nine categories of excellence and innovation in food and beverage tourism will be recognized.

Learn more about the Awards on the FoodTrekking Awards website. 

Best Conversion of Historic Building as a Food Lover Attraction

The Food House at The Green Museum, Djursland, Denmark







Best Local Storytelling in a Food or Beverage Experience

GLP Films, USA










Best Use of Food/Beverage for Cross-Cultural Understanding

Food Playground Pte Ltd, Singapore

Most Authentic Food or Beverage Tour Operator Experience

Jamaica Culinary Tours, Falmouth, Jamaica


"We are truly elated at receiving this recognition at the international level, and buoyed to continue growing our Company as we develop other tours which tell the story of our peoples, culture and history through our food." - Janet Crick, Owner, Jamaica Culinary Tours








Note: there were two Awards cycles in 2018 in order to align our Awards Ceremony with our FoodTreX London | Food Travel Innovation Summit in early November. The winners above are for the late 2018 cycle. Starting with 2019, there will be only one awards cycle. Visit the Awards website for more details.