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.

What Food Buzzwords Must You Know?

Chef Gerardo Rivera of Mexico’s La Colección Resorts shares his opinion on the latest culinary trends, including “food telling,” or food with a message, and “eater-tainment,” or food experience. Read more at Hospitality Net.

Perks Inching Their Way Back to Economy

Better baggage compartments and water fountains throughout economy are among the signs, Condé Nast Traveler says, that point to better amenities for future fliers, including those in coach.

Why Food Allergies Get More Attention in Europe

In America, NPR reports, the onus is on diners to share allergy issues with their server. In Europe, most places ask — and, if you have an allergy, may ask you to leave.

In Houston, Travelers Can’t Leave the Office Behind

Former office buildings are finding new life as downtown hotels in Houston. Read more about why at the Houston Chronicle.