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The World Food Travel Association Board of Directors recognize the most important industry leaders

The World Food Travel Association Board of Directors recognize the most important industry leaders

Today World Food Travel Association announces four new industry leaders joining its board of directors, bringing the total number of director's directors now to thirteen. The new directors are: .

Ioana Hardy, Managing Director of Impacters Group, London, UK, focused on socially conscious, sustainable and responsible businesses.

Yorm Ackuaku, host of Item 13, a podcast dedicated to the celebration of African food. Yorm is a Ghanaian native and lives in the Washington D.C. metro area.

Maureen Littlejohn is a travel journalist and executive editor of Culture Magazin, whose publication promotes the exchange of cultures between Canada and Vietnam. Maureen is located in Toronto, Canada.

Glenn Jampol, president of the Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Farm & Inn in Costa Rica. Glenn is also the president of Global Ecotourism Network (GEN).

Erik Wolf, executive director of the World Food Travel Association, welcomed the additions, saying that each of our new directors brings a specific skill that strengthens our Association. The association is headed towards the next level by these four professionals. Thank you for your support and look forward to working with them to leverage their own strengths in our strategy, marketing and product development initiatives."


The WFTA is a non-profit organization founded in 2001 by Erik Wolf, its current executive director. It's recognized as the world'' leading authority on food and beverage tourism (aka culinary tourism and gastronomy tourism). The WFTA's mission is to preserve and promote culinary cultures by tourism and hospitality. The organization provides professional programs and services to 200 000 professionals in 150 countries each year.

Erik Wolf, (+44) 7827 582 554, [email protected]

Erik Wolf and each of the four new directors are available for interview/comment.

On request, there are individual images of each director.

World Food Travel Association is a member of SOURCE World Travel Organization (WTO) whose organization is not able to travel with food.

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