Nice promotion | Free homemade lemonade during evening traffic jam in The Hague

22-6-2017

Yesterday was the longest day of the year and maybe also one of the hottest in the Netherlands.  SPARK, the cocktail bar of Hilton The Hague surprised car drivers and cyclists with free homemade lemonade during the evening’s traffic jam. read more

Sportspitality | EVEN® Hotels

22-6-2017

EVEN® Hotels, the new hotel brand of Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) are focusing on guests who would like to stay active, healthy and well-rested during their holiday or business trip. This philosophy is visible throughout the entire hotel. There is healty food, you can exercise wherever and whenever you want and your entire hotel room is designed to give you the rest you need. Not hospitality but sportspitality. read more

Nerdstronggym | Fitness for nerds

22-6-2017

The name says it all, the Nerdstronggym is a gym that focusses on nerds. Nerds whom you normally wouldn’t find at a gym. The workouts and trainings are all developed around science fiction, fantasy and superheroes. With these workouts and trainers, the nerds can combine their passion with sports. read more

The Tipsy Scoop | Liquor infused ice cream at this barlour

21-6-2017

At the Tipsy Scoop they blend artisanal, hand-crafted ice cream with perfect mixed cocktails. To enjoy an ice cream at Tipsy Scoop you need to show your ID because of the fact that the ice cream have up to 5% alcohol volume. read more

Frazzled Cafe | It’s OK to not be OK!

21-6-2017

The number one bestselling author, comedian and leading mental health campaigner Ruby Wax has joined forces with Marks & Spencer to launch Frazzled Cafes in M&S stores.  ‘It’s ok not to be ok, feeling frazzled, come on in and let it out!’ read more

Nitro coffee | Kaldi brings it to the Netherlands

20-6-2017

Nitro coffee is a refreshing beverage that perfectly matches with high summer temperatures. This ice cold beverage can be seen as alternative for soda’s, nitro coffee is describes as a coffee and a soda in one. Kaldi, coffee and tea specialty chain, will be serving this nitro coffee the upcoming summer at the location at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. read more

The Lanesborough Club & Spa | An exclusive wellness

20-6-2017

  • Double Treatment Room
  • Club Spa Reception Area
  • Restaurant
  • Dumbells
  • Club Spa Restaurant
  • Lanesborough Club Spa Stream Room
  • Pedicure Chairs
  • Restaurant
  • The Painting Room
  • The Gym Studio

The Lanesborough Hotel in London recently opened The Lanesborough Club & Spa. The exclusive lifestyle members club for the modern Londoner, with world-renowned expert partners, will elevate fitness, spa and wellness to the next-level in a spectacularly designed 18,000sq ft space. read more

Five Feet to Fitness | Fitness rooms by Hilton

19-6-2017

  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Fitness Kiosk - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide
  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Full Room - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide
  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Watt Bike - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide
  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Yoga - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide

Hilton has unveiled Five Feet to Fitness, an in-room wellness concept that brings over eleven different fitness equipment and accessory options into the hotel room. The new room category makes it more convenient than ever for road warriors, exercise enthusiasts, and those who prefer to workout in private to maintain their routines while staying with Hilton. read more

SMUUS | Smoothies for bread

19-6-2017

Negin Pakravesh, the founder of SMUUS, created ‘Der Smoothie fürs Brot’, a fruit-based spread. The German SMUUS brands itself as a producer of ‘smoothies for bread’. The wide variety of spreads can be used on your burger instead of ketchup, to make salad dressings, as dip, to create cocktails, add to your yoghurt or as ice cream topping. We particularly would like to taste the special flavour combinations!   read more

Trends we spotted | Week 24

16-6-2017

  • Trends in het kort

 

At Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week amongst others a Titanic themed hotel in Belfast and a pop-up with a peculiar name: ‘The Restaurant of Order Mistakes’.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! read more

Frozen | Like in Frosé or frozen Negroni

16-6-2017

Last summer we spotted the trendy Frosé in the USA. Now the Frozen Negroni gets a lot of attention on the internet. When are we going to spot them on the Dutch sidewalk terraces? read more

Liefmans ice cream | At ice cream parlor Bon Appetit in Breda

15-6-2017

Do you love Liefmans beer and ice cream? Then you have to go to ice cream parlor Bon Appetit in Breda, a city in the south of the Netherlands. Since last week, this ice cream parlor sells Liefmans ice cream. Even better, at this moment, there is a promotion! Bon Appetit and city blog InBreda are going to give away 100 Liefmans ice creams. The Liefmans ice creams are served in a special Liefmans glasses that you can take home. read more

DeDAKKAS | green hospitality concept strats with crowdfunding!

15-6-2017

Saturday the 10th of June DeDAKKAS started a crowdfunding campaign in order to realize their project, a green hospitality concept on top of parking garage ‘de Kamp’ in the city centre of Haarlem. According to the initiators the concept, situated in urban area of Haarlem, will be unique and approachable. A place to relax, with a great view over the city centre while enjoying pure food and drinks. Besides the hospitality greenhouse there will also be a rooftop terrace and a city park to create a social, green and sustainable surrounding. read more

KUFcakes | Cake art by Kia Utzon-Frank

14-6-2017

  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Owen Silverwood
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Owen Silverwood
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Dunja Opalko
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Dunja Opalko
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Fl Deboller
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Fl Deboller

Food sculptures or designer cakes, some show an artistic and architectural approach to food like the KUFcakes. These are bespoke luxury cakes designed in close conjunction with the client. KUF stands for Kia Utzon-Frank who designs and creates her cakes by using a marzipan printer that creates patterns and imagery onto marzipan and fondant and cover the cakes to make edible sculptures that fit their surroundings. The artist indicates that taste is as important as the look. She hopes that the KUFcakes will make people curious and that the cakes will trigger them to start a conversation. read more

Hard Rock Café Amsterdam | Playing outside and eat burgers

14-6-2017

A big party at the Hard Rock Café in Amsterdam today. In honour of their 46st birthday, guests can order a ‘Local Legendary Burger’ between 11am and 12am for 71 eurocents per burger. Because of the fact that the birthday falls together with Nationale Buitenspeeldag (a day for children to play outside), the café organizes fun outdoor activities for kids such as bite-the-cake with the famous Hard Rock brownies and putting on glitter tattoos. read more

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