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Annual FoodTrekking Awards

Submitted by on May 27, 2019 – 8:34 amNo Comment

World Food Travel Association logoThe FoodTrekking Awards recognize the travel industry’s providers of quality, innovative food and beverage travel experiences. They focus specifically on food and beverage tourism, the fastest growing sector of the travel industry world-wide.

Founded in late 2015 with just three categories, today the Awards have grown to recognize excellence and innovation in seven areas. The Awards are produced by the World Food Travel Association, an authority on food and beverage tourism. Past winners have included Bodegas Torres (Spain), GLP Films (USA), Food Playground (Singapore), Lip Smacking Foodie Tours (USA) and Jamaica Culinary Tours (Jamaica). Peruse other past Awards winners at:

This year, the competition will recognize the following areas of importance to food- and drink-loving travelers:


  • Most Innovative Use of Local Ingredients in a Foodservice Menu

  • Best Creative Use of Space for a Food Lover Attraction

  • Most Innovative Food or Beverage Marketing Campaign for a Destination

  • Best Local Storytelling in a Food or Beverage Experience

  • Best Use of Food or Beverage for Cross-Cultural Understanding

  • Most Authentic Food or Beverage Visitor Experience

  • Best Food or Beverage Packaging Waste Reduction Campaign

Applications are accepted from any eligible business or destination located anywhere in the world through Friday (May 31, 2019). Interested parties can apply on the award’s website. Finalists will be announced over the summer, and winners will be introduced on stage at the official Awards Ceremony during the Association’s FoodTreX London | Food Travel Innovation Summit in London, England, November 3, 2019.

Awards winners will also be invited to attend the summit as guests of the World Food Travel Association.

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) was founded in 2003 as a non-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO). Each year the Association serves nearly 100,000+ professionals in over 100 countries.

The FoodTreX London | Food Travel Innovation Summit is the World Food Travel Association’s flagship event. Held every November on the day before the start of the World Travel Market, this year’s date is November 3, 2019.

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