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2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism, announced today that the 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism are

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism, announced today that the 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism are now open. Rather than another Top 10 or best restaurants list, the FoodTrekking Awards are unique in that they fill a void of recognition of experience excellence in 13 categories within the food and beverage tourism industry. Food and beverage is the fastest-growing sector of travel, which itself is one of the world’s largest and most economically significant industries.

2017 CATEGORIES & APPLICATION PROCESS

The number of categories being recognized has grown from only 5 in 2016 to 13 categories in 2017, as follows:

Best Foodie Destination Experience
Best Food/Beverage Tour Operations (Land)
Best Food/Beverage Tour Operations (Water)
Best Beer Experience
Best Foodservice Experience for Visitors
Best Lodging Experience
Best Food/Beverage/Travel Media Professional
Best Wine Experience
Best Food/Beverage/Travel Blogger
Best Farms & Farmers’ Market Experience
Best Retail & Grocery Experience
Best Cooking/Beverage Class/School
Best Food & Beverage Event Experience