Greece has ranked as one of the Top 5 food destinations worldwide, coming in fourth on the list according to a survey by travellers around the world at, a global online booking agency for hotels and other accommodation facilities.

Hong Kong ranked first, followed by Sao Paulo and Tokyo.

According to, three quarters of global travellers say they would likely travel somewhere renowned for its great food and drink when choosing their next travel destination, making culinary travel a trend.

Among the over 120 million traveller reviews on, food stands out as a reason to visit a certain country and almost one in 10 people have travelled to enjoy fine dining in the last year, while seven percent to try some fine wine.

Millennials are most interested in eating their way around a country while holidaying, with one in 10 combining their love of street food with travelling, compared to only four percent of travellers aged over 55. Furthermore, 79 percent of travellers between the ages of 18 and 34 consider travelling somewhere that’s specifically known for its gastronomic delights.


GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.