8.000 m² of wellness and fitness facilities | Spa Lyon Plage

3-2-2022

  • Espaces de détente - Hammam - © Alexandre Moulard
  • Espaces de détente - Sanarium © Alexandre Moulard
  • Hydrojet © Max Coquard BestJobers
  • Le Grotto - Bassin intérieur de détente © Alexandre Moulard
  • Salle cours collectifs © Alexandre Moulard

This is a must visit for all the real sauna fans. When traveling to the south of France this summer, make a stop at Spa Lyon Plage, at Hôtel Lyon Métropole ****.

This spa complex has been renovated for over 7 million euro’s and is now the largest city spa in France. With a total of 600m² of hammams, saunas, sanarium’s, footbaths, an ice fountain, infrared armchairs and ‘The Grotto’ a swimming pool of 200m² with waterfalls, hydromassages and jacuzzies.

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The future of hotel-room service, the digital menu platform Breeze.

31-1-2022

 Breeze Technology is bringing its visually-led, QR-code menu platform to hotels, giving room service a much-needed makeover. The new system, which is currently implemented at selected hotels in New York City, New Jersey and Florida, makes it easier for travelers to enjoy in-room dining, whether or not the hotel they are staying in has an on-property restaurant.

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300 days around the world with Marriott Bonvoy

31-1-2022

Around the globe, travellers have been longing for the opportunity to embark on their next great escape. Today, Marriott Bonvoy – Marriott International’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands and highly awarded travel program – is giving the ultimate gift of exploration to three lucky adventurers: an invitation to experience all of its 30 hotel brands and more over the course of 300 days. The price tag is free, but the value is incomparable.

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Sapphire House Antwerp is going to be the first hotel that is fully plant-based led by Bart De Pooter.

28-1-2022

Sapphire House Antwerp announces its chef for the first time. None other than the two-star chef Bart De Pooter, coming from Pastorale** opens this year no fewer than two restaurants in the prestigious Autograph Collection Hotel by Mariott. WILD|n, which is located in the oldest room of the hotel, will be the first plant-based fine dining restaurant in Antwerp. Chef De Pooter will surprise and inspire with pure and pedantic gastronomy. A new culinary chapter has begun.

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Joris Bijdendijk opens Wils Bakery Café | Amsterdam

25-1-2022

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  • Wils Bakery Café
  • Wils Bakery Café
  • Wils Bakery Café
  • Wils Bakery Café
  • Wils Bakery Café

Joris Bijdendijk is opening a new business on Amsterdam’s Stadionplein. The restaurant, which will be called Wils Bakery Café, will be a combination of a bakery and a bistro. With this concept, the chef wants to establish a culinary sister of star restaurant Wils, which is located on the third floor of the building.

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Trends we spotted | week 3

24-1-2022

 

At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’.

With this week links to articles about amongst others a trial with a four-day working week in the United Kingdom and have you heard of the hotel chain REVERB by Hard Rock? They open this year in the St. Pauli bunker in Hamburg.

 A ‘Travel with Confidence’-program from Baha Mar Resorts in the Bahamas should give their guests the confidence to travel to their resorts. And Accor announced more than 300 new destinations to discover around the world. Including the opening of the Raffles at the OWO building in London.

The exclusive Flyfish Club, is expected to open in New York City in 2023. Your membership card for this exclusive club and restaurant is an NFT purchased with cryptocurrency.

‘Sunions’ onions are already available in America and the United Kingdom, the special thing about these onions: you don’t get tears in your eyes when cutting! And the partner support for the National Week Without Meat & Dairy in the Netherlands is greater than ever.

Dutch chefs Jonnie Boer (*** Michelin) and Sidney Schutte (**) developed baby food for Babe Baby Foods and chef Michael van ‘t Hoff launched the ‘Smaakpupil’, (taste bud) app for people who are confronted with a loss of taste.

At KFC China you can find more and more regional dishes on the menu such as noodles, congee, pancakes, rice rolls and bean curd pudding. And Poland has the most autonomous stores that work with artificial intelligence in Europe, Żabka Nano has 25 locations!

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Hawaiian Poké Bowl opens branch in Antwerp Tower

24-1-2022

  • Hawaiian Poké Bowl Antwerp Tower credits Marie Monsieur
  • Hawaiian Poké Bowl Antwerp Tower credits Marie Monsieur
  • Hawaiian Poké Bowl Antwerp Tower credits Marie Monsieur
  • Hawaiian Poké Bowl Antwerp Tower credits Marie Monsieur
  • Hawaiian Poké Bowl Antwerp Tower credits Marie Monsieur
  • Hawaiian Poké Bowl Antwerp Tower credits Marie Monsieur

Hawaiian Poké Bowl is opening their 20th location in Belgium in the foodstreet of the brand new Antwerp Tower. To celebrate that twentieth poké location in just three years as it should be, this will be the flagship store of the healthy restaurant chain. The imperial location for that milestone is the busy Keyserlei. As one of the fastest growing players within healthy casual food concepts, here for the price of one bowl you not only get a healthy, fresh and nutritious meal, but also a vacation feeling!

The organization behind Hawaiian Poké Bowl has plans for 20 branches in the Netherlands in the next 3 years. And they are developing sustainable packaging for their take-out and delivery. 

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Trends we spotted | Week 2

17-1-2022

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At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’.

With this week links to articles about Flipdish, an online ordering and experience platform, which has had a capital injection. And the nominees for the ‘Foodservice Award 2022’ (Horecava) election have been announced, on March 10 we will know who has won in which category.

A new De Beren delivery restaurant has opened in the center of Katwijk and KFC has opened a new restaurant in the WoenselXL shopping center in Eindhoven.

Albert Heijn is testing its own app ‘Overblijvers’ (remainers) against food waste and the Dutch app, Didiyo, delivers food from Turkish, Surinamese, Polish and Moroccan grocers.

It looks like Americans will soon be able to enjoy “Snoop doggs” hot dogs and more news about Nuro’s new model of “delivery” robotics in America.

The first non-alcoholic beer with vitamin D, the Corona Sunbrew 0.0%, is already available in Canada. And in Dubai in 2023, The floating luxury five-star resort Kempinski Floating Palace will open! With hotel villas that can ‘sail’ elsewhere.

At Taco Bell in America, you can take out a subscription to the Taco Lover’s Pass, for 10 dollars per month, you can get 1 taco every day. And an article about an AI-powered platform to make wine recommendations, Tastry.

And a link to an article about the first speakeasy non-alcoholic cocktail bar in Paris: Drinks&Co by Lyre’s, special! We don’t think we have a completely alcohol-free cocktail bar here in the Netherlands, do we?

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Messi Burger at the Hard Rock Cafe

13-1-2022

  • Lionel Messi & the Messi burger
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Update March 2, 2022: The Messi Burger is now available at all Hard Rock Cafes worldwide. 

Hard Rock Cafe announces the launch of the pilot program for the brand-new Messi Burger, the latest innovation in Hard Rock International’s “LIVE GREATNESS” campaign in partnership with Lionel Messi. The burger will be exclusively available at the Hard Rock Cafe Miami, Florida and Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, Florida before its global release on March 1.

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Italian vegan comfort pizza in Amsterdam | Mastino

13-1-2022

  • Mastino vegan pizza in De Pijp Amsterdam
  • Mastino vegan pizza in De Pijp Amsterdam
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  • Mastino vegan pizza in De Pijp Amsterdam
  • Mastino vegan pizza in De Pijp Amsterdam
  • Mastino vegan pizza in De Pijp Amsterdam
  • Mastino vegan pizza in De Pijp Amsterdam
  • Mastino vegan pizza in De Pijp Amsterdam

Looking for a tasty vegan pizza in Amsterdam? Visit pizzeria Mastino, located in De Pijp. Or visit again, since Mastino reopened with a new look and energy. Here they serve plant-based pizzas and also love to provide you with a good cup of caffé Italiano and a delicious ‘Chocovella’. Mastino is open seven days a week – and if you’re lucky you’ll conquer one of the few seats – for the pizza lover who likes something a little different.

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