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.

Baby on Board — and Map Shows You Where

A new feature on Japan Airlines’ seat-selection system shows where young children are. Flyers bothered by crying babies say they are glad for the intel. Others say we should be more tolerant of traveling tots. Read more at the BBC.

What Do Sweet & Salty Churro Bugles Tell Us About Snack Trends?

Most Americans are eager to try globally inspired flavors, according to the latest Frito-Lay U.S. Snack Index survey, which also found that New York City, Houston, and Atlanta are ‘particularly adventurous.’ Read more at Food Dive.

Next Steps for Travel and Plastics

Banning plastic straws and single-use hotel toiletry bottles is a start in the battle against plastic pollution, according to an op-ed on the Travel Pulse website,  but much more must be done. Here’s what some of those next steps might be.

From Forest Bathing Under the Stars to Tequila Massages

Ahead of the Global Wellness Summit, Oct. 15-17 in Singapore, Forbes reports on the latest trends in wellness and where to find them.