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.

At IMEX, a Focus on Food Waste

What can the events industry do to combat food waste? That topic was tackled at a session on day one of this week’s IMEX Frankfurt. Read more at Conference News.

Coming Soon to Event F&B?

Winners of the 2019 Food and Beverage (FABI) Awards at this week’s National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago ranged from plant-based burgers to citrus-flavored cold-brew coffee. Here’s a look at some of the top innovations seen at the show. Read more at Food Business News.

Related: Beyond Meat earns best performing first-day IPO in two decades.

Will Windowless Planes Fly?

Dubai-based Emirates airlines has a new design featuring “virtual windows” instead of the real thing. Can the idea take off? Read more at CNN Travel.

Radisson Debuts New Meetings and Events Service

‘Radisson Meetings’ will be offered across all seven of the company’s hotel brands by 2021, with a range of features and including a partnership with First Climate to boost sustainability efforts, like cutting single-use plastics. Read more at Business Traveller.