PANEL: Developing Gastronomy Tourism in Emerging Destinations
Erik Wolf is recognized as the founder of the modern 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 resource on food and beverage tourism for a wide variety of media outlets that include CNN, the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Newsweek, NBC, Forbes, Click by Booking.com, PeterGreenberg.com, Huffington Post, the Irish Times, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Eater, Travel Weekly and many more. He advises leading global brands such as World Travel Market, Absolut, American Express, Disney, Marriott and Royal Caribbean, and organizations such as UNESCO and UNWTO. Erik also serves on the Board of Directors of the Culinary Arts Commission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.