The UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in Bruges postponed

  • May 20, 2020

In light of the impact of COVID-19, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Basque Culinary Center (BCC) and the Government of Flanders have announced that the 6th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism, scheduled to take place 1-3 June in Bruges, will now be held in June 2021 (date to be announced).

The Forum has been co-organized by UNWTO and the Basque Culinary Center since 2015 with the aim of bringing together experts from across tourism and gastronomy to identify good practices and promote gastronomy tourism as a contributor to sustainable development. The Basque Culinary Center in Donostia/San Sebastian, Spain hosts it every two years. The city of Bruges in Flanders, one of Europe’s gastronomic centers, will remain the host destination for 2021. More information about the forum and UNWTO

The World Choir Games 2020 that were to take place in Antwerp and Ghent have also been postponed. New dates are already known: 2 to 12 July 2021. More information about the World Choir Games in Flanders