Under the theme ‘Gastronomy Tourism: Promoting Rural Tourism and Regional Development’, the Forum will focus on the contribution of gastronomy tourism to social and economic integration, job creation and regional cohesion. This Forum will bring together Ministers of Tourism, representatives from National and Local Tourism Administrations, chefs, entrepreneurs, academia and related stakeholders from tourism and gastronomy.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) with the support of the Government of Flanders, NECSTouR vice-president, are co-organising the 6th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism on 31 October - 2 November in Bruges, Belgium.
The UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism was created with the aim of promoting the exchange of experiences between experts in tourism and gastronomy, to identify good practices and to promote gastronomy tourism as a factor of development of countries.
More information on UNWTO website