WHAT IS FOOD TOURISM?

It's much, much more than just a list of gourmet restaurants and wineries.

Think about it. Unique food & beverage products and experiences ...

 

help build an area's brand equity;

increase revenue & taxes from visitor arrivals;

& drive export demand for local food and beverage products.

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT FOOD TOURISM & BENEFITS FOR YOU

Membership

A secure online platform where members can network, learn and share. Members enjoy generous discounts and can participate in committees and projects.

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Ambassadorship

Are you passionate about your local area and want to represent our Association locally? Ambassadorship is invitation-only without any additional costs.

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Thought Leadership

We advance our industry with cutting-edge opinions and articles, media support, and products such as our State of the Industry report, podcast, and industry handbook.

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Masterclasses

A series of short courses designed to deliver highly specific content to suit your highly specific needs. For example, have you ever wanted to learn the best way to design a food tour or food tour company? We can help.

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Training

Need a speaker for a conference, or trainer for an upcoming workshop? We've delivered the food tourism message to 100,000+ professionals all over the planet. Custom content for your audience's custom needs.

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Master's Program

We are currently developing our industry's most affordable and most practical Master's program in food and beverage tourism, the Master Culinary Travel Professional (MCTP) program, based on our roster of Masterclasses.

Coming Soon ... Food Travel Master's Program

 

Eat Well Travel Better Podcast

Get ahead with important lessons learned from food & beverage tourism industry leaders. We also seek leaders with exceptional stories to appear on future shows.

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Have Fork Will Travel Book

Called the "bible" and "A to Z" of food tourism, it's our industry's most comprehensive handbook for food and beverage tourism. Both print and digital versions. 

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FoodTreX Global | Online Food Travel Summit

Another industry first, our annual online, live summit brings together some of our industry's most experienced professionals to share food and beverage tourism case studies, best practices, and how to's. Save your time and money - it's 100% online. Every April.

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FoodTreX London | Food Travel Innovation Summit

New for 2018, our FoodTreX Food Travel Innovation Summit is held in London, annually, on the Sunday before the start of World Travel Market (WTM). Ends with the annual FoodTrekking Awards ceremony.

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FoodTreX | Regional Food Travel Summits

Many food and beverage tourism topics needs to be explored at the local level. In such situations, a global or online forum just won't work. Regional events are organized by our certified local ambassadors who have their fingers on the pulse of local food tourism issues and needs.

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Introducing the FoodTreX Brand

FoodTreX is the new umbrella brand name for our food and beverage travel trade event series. It was created to group all our events under a common vision and purpose, no matter where they take place around the world.

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FoodTrekking Awards

Now in its fourth year, the FoodTrekking Awards celebrates excellence and innovation in food and beverage experiences. Winners announced at Food Travel Innovation Summit in London each November.

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Apply Now for the FoodTrekking Awards

 

SevenSpoons Website

Tired of Yelp or TripAdvisor? Currently in development, SevenSpoons is being developed to meet the needs of food lovers who travel. 

Coming Soon ... SevenSpoons

Business Accreditation

Our Business Accreditation analyzes the Food Lovers' Customer Journey for your business & gives you a 20+ page PDF report with action items.

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Food Tourism 2025

Our 3 strategic goals for our Food Tourism 2025 Initiative relate to reducing food and beverage packaging waste; gastrodiplomacy; & preservation of culinary authenticity.

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Market Research

The Food Travel Monitor is the world's largest and most comprehensive research ever conducted of food-loving travelers. 

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Strategy & Development

Destinations and governments depend on strategic plans like a roadmap. You need a vision of where you're going and how you will get there.

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Phone Consultation

Need just need an hour or two of an expert's time? Or maybe you have a bigger project and need the world's leading subject matter expert?

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PsychoCulinary Profiling

Not all foodies are the same! Learn about the 13 different profiles and how to be sure you're targeting the right customers or visitors. use it in your destination's next strategic marketing plan.

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