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.

A New Arrival at LaGuardia

Part of a nearly $4-billion LaGuardia Airport renovation project, Delta Airlines’ new concourse opened Monday. New York’s ABC 7 has the story.

Drink Trends on Tap for 2020

London’s recent Lo & No Beverage Summit put the spotlight on low- and no-alcohol drink trends. The Drinks Business shares five trends it saw at the event — including alcohol free ‘dark spirits,’ or whiskey without the hangover.

What’s Fueling Functional Food Trends?

With consumers increasingly opting for food to help them manage their weight, mood, energy, and sleep, a new report looks at why some of these so-called functional foods are gaining traction. Read more at Food Industry Executive.

Bigger Overhead Bins on the Way

United says it plans to equip 80 percent of its domestic fleet with larger overhead bins by 2023, with the goal of eventually eliminating the need to gate-check bags (yes!). Read more at Business Traveller.