Cooking Class Asia is one of an increasing number of tour operators to recognize the significance of food travel as a growing segment of the tour industry
Cheyenne, WY (PRWEB) March 3, 2009
Cooking Class Asia today announced that it has joined the International Culinary Tourism Association. The ICTA promotes culinary travel and establishes best practices within the culinary travel industry.
"Cooking Class Asia shares the ICTA's goal to promote cuisine as a window into fascinating cultures," said Matt Kelleher, Cooking Class Asia's owner and managing director. "With our Thai cooking vacations culinary travelers experience first-hand the fusion of food and culture."
"Cooking Class Asia is one of an increasing number of tour operators to recognize the significance of food travel as a growing segment of the tour industry," said Erik Wolf, the International Culinary Travel Association's president and CEO. "We are excited to work with Cooking Class Asia to promote Thailand as a culinary and cooking travel destination."
With Cooking Class Asia's 6-day/5-night cooking vacation, participants enjoy group cooking classes on an organic Thai farm just outside Chiang Mai, Thailand and at a charming antique teak-house in Chiang Mai's old quarter. The cooking vacation also includes culinary field trips to top restaurants and night spots in Chiang Mai and visits to famous Thai food and artisan markets. The package includes five star accommodation at the Shangri-La Hotel in Chang Mai.
About Cooking Class Asia
Cooking Class Asia is a USA managed and operated culinary and cooking vacation company and member of the International Culinary Tourism Association.
For more information on the International Culinary Tourism Association please visit http://www.culinarytourism.org