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First Name

Udi

Last Name

Goldschmidt

Nickname

udi

Business Types

Associations/NGOs, Consulting Services, Research Services

Country

Israel

City

Jerusalem

Additional Information

Short Biography

Over 40 years experience in the travel industry, mainly in marketing and operation of tourism to Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean. For the last 20 years, specializing in Culinary Tourism after establishing the first Bedouin style hospitality camp at the National park and World Heritage site of Massada. In more recent years, focused on research and speaking engagements in this area and with the WFTA spoke at FoodTrex, WTM (London) BIT (Milano) and recently awarded GIST (Italian Association of Travel Writers) Annual International Food Tourism Award and spoke at the TTG show.
Research subjects had to do with Market experiences, Psyco-Gastronomy and in the last two years with the Covid effect on the future of travel.
Serving as WFTA Ambassador to Israel since 2012, Served as the chairman of the board of the Israeli Association for Culinary Culture and active with Slow Food (Israel) heading Chef Alliance since 2018.