Travel

When you’re traveling for business, a conference or meetings, it’s important to find time away to relax. Here are some suggestions for entertainment, dining, drinking, socializing — just having a good time.

Are You Staying Healthy on the Road?

A new survey finds that most business travelers keep up with their health and wellness routines during work trips — but travelers from one region are more likely to stick with them.

BY Cristi Kempf September 3, 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

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

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

From Market to Table — Every Step of the Way

During a Hamburg fam trip, Convene’s David McMillin and event professionals, guided by a chef, shopped for and prepared a meal. Here’s what he learned about chanterelles, plums, and team-building in the process.

BY David McMillin August 17, 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 14, 2019

Walk Score Tracks Top 10 Most Walkable U.S. Cities

Getting out and exploring event destinations on foot not only appeals to attendees, it cuts down on shuttle costs for event planners. Walk Score tracks the top 10 most walkable U.S. cities — and some may take you by surprise.

BY Cristi Kempf August 13, 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 12, 2019

How to Travel Like a Behavioral Scientist

Understanding how we experience the world at an unconscious level can help us get the most out of our travel experiences, according to Maritz’s behavioral innovation director.

BY Michelle Russell August 7, 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 4, 2019

The Main Objective of Incentive Travel? Building Relationships.

Last year’s Incentive Travel Industry Index results revealed that programs are meant to improve relationships at organizations, from the top down to side to side. What will this year’s survey results tell us?

BY Michelle Russell July 30, 2019