What is the Food Travel Monitor frequency?

How often is the Food Travel Monitor published?

The last Food Travel Monitor was published in January 2020 and included a special COVID update that was published in July 2020. The previous Food Travel Monitor was published in June 2016.  Beginning with 2020, we standardized on a quintennial (every 5 years) schedule.

Did you know that the World Food Travel Association has been behind every major food tourism study conducted in the world? Our past research reports were published in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2020.

We listen to you and what you'd like to see in future editions of the Monitor. If you have suggestions for the study or are interested in sponsoring a future research project, please get in touch. 

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    • Do you offer any student/academic discounts on your research?

      Unfortunately not. We must charge for our time because we incur tangible expenses in the production of our quality research. Therefore, we are unable to offer any discounted or free access to our research reports (other than the complimentary State ...
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      We help destination marketing organizations and their members with research and consulting in many different ways. Over the years, we've performed food and beverage visitor experience assessments and researched and written food tourism destination ...
    • Do you have any free research or reports?

      Yes, the State of the Food Travel Industry report is provided free as a service to our industry. You can request a copy of the latest report from our website here.
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      For our Food Travel Monitor reports, we offer universities a special license that works for their students and faculty who need access to our valuable research. Access works like this. Either the university provides us with a list of names and emails ...