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.

Shrinking Cities: The Big Picture

Some shrinking cities are still prosperous talent magnets, according to a recent study. CityLab puts the study into context, explaining why a loss in population doesn’t always signal economic decline.

Checking In on Airport Facial Recognition

With facial-recognition technology arriving in airports around the world, Business Traveller updates flyers on what they need to know about the burgeoning biometric technology.

Why Hotel Toiletry Bottles Face Extinction

With hotels — and lawmakers — aiming to reduce plastic waste, The New York Times reports that those tiny bottles of shampoo and conditioner are being replaced by wall-mounted, refillable dispensers.

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth Wherever You Go

CNN Travel has compiled a list of 50 of the best desserts. From South America’s alfajores to Thailand’s tub tim krob, here’s an alphabetical look at sweet treats around the world.