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.

Feeding the Soul on World Food Day

As nearly 150 nations commemorated World Food Day this week, Al Jazeera reported on how chefs in Paris are transforming surplus food into healthy meals for the city’s marginalized residents.

Get Ready to Rip Open a Cold One

Danish brewing company Carlsberg — a leader in global sustainability efforts — says it is prototyping a paper beer bottle. Read more at Food Dive.

The Best-Dressed Hotel?

That’s Palazzo Daniele in Puglia, Italy, according to boutique-hotel booking service Mr & Mrs Smith, which just announced its Hotel Awards 2019. Read about all the winners at CNN.

Are Plane Seats Dangerously Small?

The FAA is planning to answer that question in testing that starts next month and aims to figure out if all flyers can, as the law requires, get out of their seats and exit the plane in 90 seconds. Read more at The Washington Post.