Small gestures of hospitality from The Yeatman hotel

1-11-2016

  • Indoor PoolIndoor Pool
  • Vat staircase at the Vinotherapie Caudalie SpaVat staircase at the Vinotherapie Caudalie Spa
  • BreakfastBreakfast
  • Wine TastingWine Tasting
  • View over Porto from terrace on floor 4View over Porto from terrace on floor 4
  • Air balloon liftAir balloon lift
  • Port cellar elevatorPort cellar elevator
  • Duoro river elevatorDuoro river elevator

The best city hotel we have had the pleasure to visit! The World Heritage city of Porto has an iconic hotel, The Yeatman. With a breath-taking position overlooking the Douro River and the historic city centre, The Yeatman offers a great place to stay with stunning panoramic views from the terraces, the indoor and exterior pool (in the shape of a port bottle), the rooms and restaurants. Some of the small gestures of hospitality from The Yeatman, the naming of the rooms, the design elements, the housekeeping & maintenance and of course the friendly approach from all the staff. lees verder

Trends we spotted this week – week 39

30-9-2016

  • 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 among others a unicorn café in Bangkok and feed the one in need by deleting a Instagram picture.

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Inspiration session Wellness

23-9-2016

  • Trendpresentatie Wellness

Bram Kosterink and David Maartense gave an inspiration session last month about the Wellness industry. The presentation focused on the latest trends and developments within the Wellness industry. The presentation was given at ROC Mondriaan in The Hague. lees verder

Trends we spotted this week – week 31

5-8-2016

  • 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 among others a Floating beer garden in London and a Peruvian model opens a restaurant in New York City. Besides that would you try cockroach milk? Researchers claim it might be the next superfood!

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Sign language and deaf baristas at Starbucks

22-7-2016

A Starbucks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia looks just like the other stores in the region. Baristas are handcrafting beverages with the rich aroma of coffee lingering in the air. However, when customers reach the counter to order a drink, they’ll notice something different. Instead of calling out beverage orders, baristas use sign language. lees verder

International allure at Patisserie de Rouw

16-6-2016

After restyling Patisserie de Rouw has a design in which the pastries of Arthur de Rouw will be displayed beautifully. An entrance with international allure and an open kitchen for the costumers to see how the pastries are being made. Besides that, you can also order pastries via their new website and pick them up at a pick up point. lees verder

Youth Food Movement asks for food education

9-6-2016

The Youth Food Movement thinks it should be mandatory to educate every child of the Netherlands about food. Awareness of food, harvest, learning to cook and healthy food at all schools. From the idea of having the right on good, healthy food and that they deserve to learn at an early age what is healthy. You can sign the petition at their website and join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #voedselonderwijs. We support this initiative and are convinced that there are a lot of chefs that could help with cooking classes on schools. lees verder

Special Salt & Wine Experience at Brasserie NL in Leidschendam

1-6-2016

Ruben van Dieten from Brasserie NL in Leidschendam served a special diner on the 23th of May. The night was all about the salt-wine combinations. Together with Famous South-African chef Craig Cormack he presented a four-course menu with an important role for salt. lees verder

Bionic Bar – Robot Bartenders at your service

24-5-2016

The Harmony of the Seas, the largest cruise ship of the world, has a Bionic Bar for their guests. Instead of a bartender throwing around bottles, glasses and ice you will find a robot arm preparing the cocktails for the guests. MS Harmony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship from Royal Caribbean International. The ship and its guests visited Rotterdam today, May 24th.  lees verder

Hotels cooperating with photographers

19-5-2016

  • Mónica in Cancun for Flytographer
  • Roberta in Rome for Flytographer
  • Chiara in amalfi Coast for Flytographer
  • Orlando in Barcelona for Flytographer

Last April we wrote about the photo ambassador of the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. Recently we also read that 35 Fairmont Hotels & Resorts started cooperating with photographers, united in Flytographer.com. This app connects travellers with professional photographers in over 160 cities worldwide. Consumers who are visually oriented are constantly seeing high-end lifestyle photo’s on social media, the result is that they also want the same type and quality photo’s. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the Four Seasons Resort at Maui are accommodating their guests to achieve this. lees verder

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