Erik Wolf is recognized as the visionary founder of the world’s food tourism industry and the World Food Travel Association. He is a highly-sought speaker, thought leader, strategist and consultant, in the US and abroad, on food and drink tourism issues, and is considered the go-to food tourism industry resource for media outlets that include CNN, the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, NBC, Forbes, PeterGreenberg.com, Huffington Post, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and many more. Erik has consulted to leading global brands that have included The Absolut Company, American Express, Disney, Marriott and Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. He also regularly advises cities, regions and countries, and organizations such as UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network gastronomy program and the UNWTO’s Gastronomy Network. His articles, research and books have been translated into dozens of languages.Arirang Korea, Sky Media (UK) and many more. Erik also advises to UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network gastronomy program.
Specialties: food and drink tourism, culinary tourism, trendspotting, public speaking, mentorship, strategic tourism planning & development, marketing strategy, experience assessment, multilingual website development, strategic web positioning, team collaboration, tourism development, leisure travel, tourism marketing, travel company, tour operators, travel market, tour company, travel experiences, visitor services