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.

How Can You Be a Better Tourist?

With over-tourism clogging cities around the world, here’s how to ensure you and your selfie stick don’t add to the problem. Read more at the BBC.

Checking Into the Hotel of 2119

Sleeping in ultra-personalized rooms. Dining on beetle Bolognese. Scaling a virtual Mt. Everest in the fitness center. To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Hilton takes a look at travel and hospitality industry trends for the next 100 years. Read more at hospitalitynet.

Pizza, Pho, Pesto, and Poke?

British meal-kit retailer Gousto chewed through 150 million posts to find what it says are the 10 most Instagrammed regional dishes. Read more at Australia’s Good Food.

Why is Airplane Wi-Fi So Spotty?

Wi-Fi in the sky is getting better, The Washington Post reports. But as frequent flyers know, there’s room for improvement. Here’s a look at why the in-flight feature is still so inconsistent.