Rebecca Mackenzie tirelessly shares a lifetime passion for food and travel across Canada and around the world.
As a result she’s built an unparalleled collection of expertise and relationships that make her one of the most popular and sought-after tourism speakers and experience developers.
Over the past two decades Rebecca has developed tourism products and destinations for a broad range of government, educational, not-for-profit and corporate clients. Widely regarded projects include Prince Edward County’s award-winning Taste Trail and Arts Trail, the 2005–2015 Ontario Culinary Tourism Strategy, the Culinary Tourism Alliance’s innovative Feast On certification programme and the groundbreaking food tourism software, the Experience Assessment Tool.
Rebecca contributes her expertise to a variety of industry boards including the Terroir Symposium, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation Sector Committee, the OceanWise Advisory Group and the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s Gastronomic Tourism Network.
Rebecca spent her final year of high school on a 156ft tall sailing ship visiting 20 countries in Europe and Africa – an experience that rooted her passion for travel and adventure.
She divides her time between Toronto and Prince Edward County, and practises her craft with a personal project – the Terroir Run.