Phil, the AccorHotels bot | Available on Google Assistant

10-11-2017

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AccorHotels counts among the first apps available in France on the Actions on Google platform, which lets brands create applications – known as “Actions” – for Google Assistant. Since October 26, it has therefore been possible to interact with Phil, the AccorHotels bot, using Google Assistant. A simple instruction – “Ok Google, I want to talk to AccorHotels” – and the conversation starts on smartphones (Android and iOS), the hands-free smart speaker Google Home or any compatible device. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 44

3-11-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others about the Michelin stars for restaurants in New York and a journalist of Robb Report tried a cup of coffee of $ 55!

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Restaurant Under | Europe’s first underwater restaurant

2-11-2017

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At the most southern point of the Norwegian coastline by the village of Båly, Snøhetta has designed Europe’s very first underwater restaurant, dubbed Under. With its immediate proximity with the forces of nature, the restaurant, which will also function as a research centre for marine life, is a tribute to the Norwegian coast and to the province Lindesnes, to the wild fauna of the sea and to the rocky coastline of Norway’s southern tip. The architect firm assures that Under will be fully integrated into the environment. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 43

27-10-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others about a secret coffeebar in Brooklyn with a Dutch password and Cédric Grolet from the Le Meurice restaurant in Paris has been picked as the world’s best patissier.

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Ccasa Hostel | Container Urbanisme

25-10-2017

For years, we have seen all kinds of examples of Container Urbanism. Student houses in Amsterdam, foodtrucks, hotels, markets that are made up of containers and hotels as well. The Ccasa Hostel in Vietnam is made up of three stacked shipping containers that function as rooms in the hotel. The recycled hotel was intended for backpackers more so than long-staying tourists and it provides a multitude of features that promote interactions much like hostels do. lees verder

PopPods | Powernapping in London

24-10-2017

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PopPods are the first space to nap, shower and relax, you can book your private pod to use for 30 mins or longer. Located at 12 Bache’s Street, N1 6 DL in London. PopPods opened in the beginning of October 2017 and this new sleep and relaxation experience is created by the startup Pop & Rest. Different studies show that a powernap improves performance and alertness. So if you’re just one day in London for sightseeing or shopping, stop by and take a powernap!

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Trends we spotted | Week 42

20-10-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others vegan foie gras in Belgium and a Bottle tap beer system.

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Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam | Greenest hotel in the Netherlands

9-10-2017

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The greenest hotel in the Netherlands is currently being built in Amsterdam and is expected to open its doors in 2018. The innovative hotel is called Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam and is part of the WestCord Hotels group. The hotel will be built on the exact same spot where the passenger liner between Amsterdam and Jakarta used to depart from. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 40

6-10-2017

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At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others, the interview with Chef Grant Achatz and feathers which will be transferred into food for humans.

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Urban glamping | At the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Los Angeles

5-10-2017

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The Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel and a landmark since opening in Los Angeles in 1928, is bringing a touch of the “great outdoors” to its Veranda Suite terrace with the first urban glamping experience available in Los Angeles. The tent, which is 16 feet (4.9 metres) in diameter and more than 10 feet (3 metres) high in the centre, offers the coveted Four Seasons sleep experience with a queen-size bed, Four Seasons linens and a fireplace. Also, you will have the possibility to have an outdoor rooftop diner! You can even order a special menu with as dessert campfire s’mores made with 24 karat gold leaf, Tahitian vanilla bean marshmallow and a smoked 55 percent Valrhona chocolate bar, paired with a vintage Champagne flute. lees verder

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