LONDON, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The World Food Travel Association this week announced the winners of its 2022 Global Culinary Travel Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in culinary and experiences for travelers Announced. This year’s winners are:
Best Emphasis on Wellness & Health in Culinary Travel
1st place – Spa Eastman (Quebec, Canada)
Runner-up – Nomads, Nature & Nurture (Lebanon)
(Nomads, Nature & Nurture)
Best Use of Sustainability in Culinary Travel
1st Place – Vegan Travel Asia by VegVoyages (Nepal)
(Vegan Travel Asia by VegVoyages)
Runner-up – Herdade da Malhadinha Nova (Portugal)
(Herdade da Malhadinha Nova)
Best Celebration of Culinary Culture in Culinary Travel
1st place – Jiranileo (Zambia)
Runner-up – Heather’s Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland)
Best Focus on Wine & Beverages in Culinary Travel
1st place – HaliPuu / Campfire Baristan (Finland)
(Hali Puu/Campfire Baristan)
Runner-up – Cadusy Distillery (Bonaire)
Best Appreciation of Agriculture & Rural in Culinary Travel
1st place – La Balade Gourmande (Quebec, Canada)
(La Balade Gourmande)
runner up – Conseil de l’industrie bioalimentaire de l’Estrie (Quebec, Canada)
(Conseil de l’industrie bioalimentaire de l’Estrie)
The Global Culinary Travel Awards (originally called the FoodTrekking Awards) were introduced by the WFTA in 2015 to set standards for excellence and innovation in the industry. The awards are open to the public on March 1st of each year, and winners are announced in the fall of that year. There were 131 entries from 27 countries this year, 10 of which were selected to gain recognition for business or tourist destinations.
The awards ceremony will be streamed online on Tuesday 11 October 2022 at 16:00 London time. Interested media personnel are kindly requested to contact us for an invitation.
Gourmet tourism was officially recognized as a niche industry in 2001 with the publication of the white paper “Culinary Tourism: The Hidden Harvest”. Since then, the industry has seen tremendous growth in both the quantity of products and experiences for food and drink loving travelers.
About THE WORLD FOOD TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (WFTA)
The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) was founded in 2003 as a non-profit and non-governmental organization (NGO) and is today recognized as the world’s leading authority on food and tourism. Each year, the Institute serves her nearly 200,000 professionals in more than 150 countries. WFTA’s knowledge, tools and training help trade professionals and organizations leverage their local food and beverage products and experiences, helping to create a particular uniqueness to a land, which in turn helps visitors and destinations. of brand equity, increasing export demand for local food and beverages. For more information, visit www.worldfoodtravel.org.
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