/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

If you build it, they will come

photocred: Fia Gulliksson, Food in Action

There’s no beating about the bush with Swedish Fia Gulliksson of Östersund—a woman on a mission. She is all about three things; people, passion and produce. She tells us how she brought Östersund, her regional area of Sweden, to international acclaim through sheer will and determination.

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

Sweden—More than meatballs

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Five years ago, the Minister for rural affairs, Eskil Erlandsson, had an idea. No plan, just a vision. A vision to make Sweden ‘The New Culinary Nation’ of Europe. And people laughed. But this is the vision of which VisitSweden’s Ami Hovstadius is Communications manager. But today?

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

How do you attract the modern Chinese tourist?

The modern Chinese tourist.

In live streaming from Shanghai, Yi Ta Chang of ?What If! Innovation Partners speaks about the Chinese traveller of today—and tomorrow. His multisector work experience allows him insights otherwise not possible. He updates the World Food Travel Summit on the Chinese tourist of 2013.

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

World Food Travel Summit 2013 – Day 1

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The theme of the 2013 conference is ‘The New Wave in Food Tourism’, 4 days of inspiration, connecting and growth for thought leaders in the world’s food, drink, tourism & hospitality industries. 24 inspirational speakers and 300 delegates from around the world are in attendance.

 

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

World Food Travel Summit 2013

Try Swedish!

Last night, Gothenburg hosted the kickoff to the World Food Travel Summit 2013—four days of inspiration, connecting & growth for the world’s thought leaders on food, drink, tourism & hospitality. The opening reception was held in City Hall Börsen and celebrated the ‘Try Swedish’ culinary campaign.

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/ Written by Jenny Jonevret

World Food Travel Summit in Gothenburg

World Food Travel Summit: Global Outlook, with the Distinctive Flavor of Sweden Welcome to Sweden, Gothenburg and the World Food Travel Summit global congress September 22-24! The event promises a global outlook, showcasing the distinctive flavor of Sweden, the new culinary nation, and a full coverage of current trends in food tourism.   For the […]

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