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Richmond, BC Dumpling Trail Media Trip

Richmond, BC Dumpling Trail Media Trip

Travel the Dumpling Trail in Richmond, British Columbia Canada Did you know that there are more than 20 different types of dumplings? Discover the different types of dumplings that Richmond […]
Halkidiki, Greece 2017 – a stress free media trip

Halkidiki, Greece 2017 – a stress free media trip

Thanks to Associate Member Sofia Bournatzi from Pass Partout Tourism Marketing, who has previously arranged several media trips for IFWTWA in Northern Greece, we now have another Greece trip offer […]
A Christmas Viking Cruise along the river Rhine

A Christmas Viking Cruise along the river Rhine

CHRISTMAS MARKET CRUISE WITH VIKING The holidays are pure magic along Europe’s waterways. Storybook villages and snow-capped castles line the rivers’ banks, and in grand cities and charming towns alike, […]
“As Fresh As It Gets” Media Tour to San Mateo County/ Silicon Valley

“As Fresh As It Gets” Media Tour to San Mateo County/ Silicon Valley

San Mateo County/Silicon Valley CVB invites members of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association to participate in our “As Fresh as it Gets” Media Tour! The Best of […]
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2016 Media Trip to Pittsburgh, PA

VisitPITTSBURGH Welcomes IFWTWA Food! Glorious Food! Libation! Pittsburgh will surprise and delight you!  Experience the #1 foodie city in America according to Zagat, one of the best places in the […]
IFWTWA is invited to the Corinthian Riviera

IFWTWA is invited to the Corinthian Riviera

On behalf of the Association of Municipalities around the Corinthian Gulf in northern Greece, IFWTWA has been invited on a press trip combining unique landscapes, tradition, gastronomy, wineries, and a […]
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Every year, IFWTWA selects a promising student preparing for employment in the food, wine, travel or hostelry industries to receive the Hospitality Education Scholarship Award. The winner of the 2016 award is Gunnar Mang, a culinary student at Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI) in Coos Bay, Oregon. Gunnar’s expected graduation date is June, 2018. At 18, Gunnar is a promising student looking forward to a career as a chef. When asked why he chose to pursue a profession in the culinary field, Gunnar responded, “I chose a culinary profession because, much like math, food can be understood and enjoyed by people all around the world. That means that no matter where I am, I'll always be able to please those around me.” (more…)
International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association IFWTWA LogoDonate to the Hospitality Education Scholarship Fund
International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association sponsors an annual Hospitality Education Scholarship Award that is given to a deserving student in the hospitality, culinary, tourism or viticulture-oenology fields. The award is funded by a combination of budgeted IFWTWA dollars and voluntary member donations. IFWTWA members can make a difference. This is an opportunity for IFWTWA members to further a student’s education in industries IFWTWA exists to promote, with the assurance that 100 percent of the funds go directly toward the educational expenses of the awardee and not toward administrative costs.
2016 Excellence in Journalism Award
David Lee Drotar wins the 2016 Excellence in Journalism Award competition. In 2016, it was a tough competition, with many outstanding travel, food and wine stories in the mix. Drotar's entry rose to the top: “Nomadic Voices in the Kingdom of Jordan,” published in the online travel magazine www.perceptivetravel.com. Read more...
Nicole Selene Coto Quinteros

Winner of the 2015 IFWTWA Norm E. Hill Hospitality Education Scholarship Award

Every Year, IFWTWA awards a student in the hospitality industry (which includes culinary arts, oenology and viticulture, tourism and hotel management) a scholarship award to assist with financing his or her education. The IFWTWA board of directors unanimously voted to award Nicole Selene Coto Quinteros a $1,000 scholarship to the School of Culinary Arts Central America in San Salvador, El Salvador. (more…)
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Radio interview with IFWTWA members Susanna Starr and John Lamkin who talk about their new book.
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