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.

Make Way for Electronic Travel Buddies

Tomorrow’s travel ‘will look nothing like it does today,’ says futurist and business strategist Daniel Burrus in ‘The Tech Side of Travel.’ Here’s what he sees — from airport security to intergalactic tourism — in his crystal ball.

Wine Decline

Consumption of wine in the U.S., which has been considered a growing segment in the alcohol industry, dropped in 2019, according to a data firm’s analysis. Read more about the first such drop in 25 years at Food Dive.

New Plant-Based Frontiers

The Impossible Foods CEO announced two meat alternatives at CES — Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage — and said new product releases will be coming faster than ever. Read more at CNBC.

In a U.S. First, JetBlue Offsets Emissions

Condé Nast Traveler reports on how the airline is the first U.S. carrier to offset emissions from all of its domestic flights.