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What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors September 3, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors September 2, 2019

‘A Watershed Moment for the Travel Industry’

“There is indisputable evidence of travelers’ preferences for destinations and travel companies that are committed to sustainability,” said Laura Mandala, CEO of Mandala Research, and a former member of the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board.

BY Barbara Palmer September 2, 2019

Technology’s Role in Overtourism

Some destinations are finding that they can use technology to help lessen the problem of overcrowded sites and neighborhoods by nudging tourists toward less-traveled locales.

BY Jennifer Dienst September 2, 2019

A Five-Borough Business Events Strategy for Overtourism

To spread the wealth of business travelers, NYC & Company has been working to educate event organizers on opportunities offered by the rest of the city.

BY David McMillin September 2, 2019

4 Reasons Why Global Tourism is Skyrocketing

“Coping With Success: Managing Overcrowding In Tourism Destinations,” a report published by the World Travel & Tourism Council in December 2017, identified four major drivers of the increase in global tourism.

BY Barbara Palmer September 2, 2019

Climate Debate: Caring for the Planet vs. Flying to Conferences

Climate activists are looking to ground air travel — which has a direct impact on the business events industry.

BY David McMillin August 27, 2019

In the Mood

A Dallas hotel’s pairing of drinks and dishes on a Mood Menu provides some bold — and mellow and cheerful — ideas for events.

BY Cristi Kempf August 27, 2019

What Will Personalized Nutrition Plans Mean for Group F&B?

As genomics and artificial intelligence help consumers make smarter choices for their stomachs at home, they may expect to find menus at meetings tailored to individual biological needs, too.

BY David McMillin August 27, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors August 27, 2019

How the World’s Best Restaurant Completed its Renovation

As an episode in the “7 Days Out” Netflix documentary series showed, sometimes the most complicated projects rely on a simple tool for success.

BY Michelle Russell August 24, 2019

3 Tips to Accommodate Food Sensitivities

As more attendees make special meal requests, event organizers should follow this advice to send them home satisfied.

BY David McMillin August 18, 2019