Lanzarote will gather journalists and experts from all the islands on Friday and Saturday for a debate to work in the 1st Canarian Gastronomic Journalism Forum. This is a meeting which will be held in the Princesa Yaiza hotel in Playa Blanca has been organized by the Ministry of Economic Promotion and Tourism Promotion of Lanzarote.
Important members of the tourist industry and institutions of the Canary Islands will attend the debate to discuss the management and importance of gastronomic tourism and the policies in Spain.
The Lanzarote council has invited journalists and gastronomy specialists from all of the Canary Islands to attend. They will be joined by the manager of the Gran Canaria Tourist Board.
This event was born after the success of the International Food Writers Meeting 2018 held last November in Teguise where journalists from the islands became aware of the need to incorporate the into their reporting the challenges facing the gastronomy sector and the importance it plays within tourism.
Ideas will also be discussed for the second International Food Writers Meeting which will be held in Teguise in November 2019 as part of the Saborea Lanzarote food and wine festival.
It has been clear that gastronomic experiences enhance visitors holidays making pleasurable and lasting memories and the influence of gastronomic tourism has become one of the most dynamic and fastest growing segments of the national and international tourist industry.