What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

Author: Convene Editors       

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.

In Search of Snack Trends

At Google — which offers free snacks and three meals a day to its staffers — what’s on the menu and stocked in the kitchen is a big deal. Fast Company takes a behind-the-scenes look at how Google’s data-driven choices — and the snack gatekeeper — set trends.

Overbooking at the Airport Lounge?

The New York Times reports on how the much-improved airport lounges are busier than ever. Here’s a look at why some are having to use tiered-entry rules.

Cheers to the World’s Best Cocktails

From a Green Ant Negroni in Perth to a Smoked Chai Manhattan in Boston, Time Out lists the best — and most creative — cocktails of 2019.

Airbnb Woos Business Crowd

The online marketplace is making it easier to search for work-trip lodging, according to Business Traveller.