Trends we spotted | Week 29

19-7-2019

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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, among other links to articles about a new site where DSM and Evonik started the commercial production of omega-3 fatty acids rich in EPA and DHA from natural marine algae for sustainable salmon farming. And JuiceBrothers opened their 9th store in Downtown Memphis, to celebrate this they serve a special Memphis Smoothie!

We spotted a hotel room with a very cool amenity, a full-sized flight simulator! If you want to book the room at the Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu you need to travel to Japan.

And another step in emancipation: Pampers announced that they will provide 5,000 baby changing tables for installation in public restrooms. This in response to the movement #SquatforChange! And Solar foods invented the Solein, a revolutionary natural protein source! And have you ever heard of Hala fruit?  

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Andaz Hotel Prinsengracht & Bluespoon restaurant & bar | Pride Amsterdam

19-7-2019

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It’s almost time for Pride Amsterdam! From July 27 to August 4, Amsterdam is even more colorful! Because of its location on the Prinsengracht with a direct view at the water, the Andaz hotel has been one of the most perfect places to experience Pride Amsterdam for years. In this period they organize, among other things, the Andaz X WinQ pre-pride breakfast, the Andaz Pride viewing deck, Pride Wonderland Weddings and of course the ‘Video Art takeover’ can be viewed by everyone.

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INSPICED by André Gerrits | Experience their culinary trip around the world & spice up your event!

18-7-2019

With the launch of a special film, André Gerrits introduced INSPICED by André Gerrits in cooperation with the NoName Group; gourmet food service on location inspired by its Michelin star philosophy, for both business and private events. With this new culinary concept, André Gerrits, from restaurant ‘t Amsterdammertje (*) in Loenen a/d Vecht in the Netherlands, and his team provide international haute cuisine dishes and top hospitality at every conceivable location. From intimate living room dinner to business event.

In order to reinforce his distinction, both in personality and philosophy, for the culinary concept ‘INSPICED by André Gerrits’, Gerrits didn’t go overnight. He had a short, controversial film produced, such as we have never seen before in the Netherlands. Which you can see as you continue reading!

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The ‘Green Nests’ of the Dutch Bird Brewery

16-7-2019

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The Dutch Bird Brewery has started sustainable partnerships with more than a hundred passionate bars, restaurants and specialty shops. They plant one tree for every liter of their beer sold at such a ‘Green Nest’. Up until now they planted more than 30,000 trees! At this moment they’re in search of more bars, restaurants and shops that want to become a ‘Green Nest’ by selling their beer! Their goal is to plant 50.000 trees in 2019 in collaboration with Trees for the Future.

The fast-growing Bird Brewery was founded by ‘beer and nature lovers’ Ralph van Bemmel and Rik van den Berg. The brewery has made an impact in recent years with their prize-winning beers and as from now they want to do so by consciously dealing with nature.

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Ibis Tallinn Center in Estonia | First hotel to feature the new hospitality experience of Ibis

16-7-2019

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In January 2019, Ibis paved the way for a new kind of hospitality refocused on social interaction in order to satisfy the new expectations of customers. With a warm and personalized welcome and spaces that are entirely open to the outside world, ibis is developing its model and moving from a uniform and standardized approach to one that is more flexible and tailored.

Steven Taylor, Accor Chief Marketing Officer, said, “On January 31st, we unveiled a new customer experience which positions ibis as a social hub, opening up to the local community and connecting with travelers and locals alike. I am delighted with the opening of Ibis Tallinn Center, which also embodies our new mobile hospitality vision as exemplified by the new check-in system.”

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Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 28

12-7-2019

YouTube has been a source of inspiration for spotting trends the past few years. Every day, thousands of movies are uploaded with new and interesting content. We too sometimes use videos as a source of inspiration to write about. With this week again a selection of 3 videos which our colleague Manual Imanse  thinks are worth watching.

This week links to videos about ‘What coffee looks like around the world and why menuca honey from New Zealand is so expensive. And since the beginning of July, amusement park Walibi Holland has a new attraction: the Untamed.

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Trends we spotted | Week 28

12-7-2019

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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, among other links to articles about Corona Beer who invented a handy and sustainable interlocking assembly system. We also found an article about a luxury villa which makes a very special gesture in order to get high guest satisfaction.

In Dubai the new observatory deck ‘The view at the Palm’ (at the Palm Jumeirah) will be revealed by the end of 2019. And Nestlé developed a recyclable paper packaging for their Yes snack bars.

In London pup-up stores are rising night and day, with two very special stores coming up this summer like the Treats Club and The Clean Vic. And staying in London: Pick & Cheese will serve hungry Londoners an endless supply of cheese, all delivered via a 40-metre conveyor belt!  

From the Dudley Arms in Ingleby Greenhow in North Yorkshire we spotted a video on how to make their specialty: ‘Flowering Onion’. And a link to a new list: ‘The World’s 50 Best Vineyards’.

Click on the title if you like to read the full article. Enjoy reading!

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Rosé Mansion in NYC | Wine bar + amusement park + museum of science for wine

11-7-2019

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Rosé Mansion opened on June 1, 2019 and tickets are available on the website of the country’s only interactive wine tasting experience celebrating everyone’s favorite summer wine. Rosé Mansion, the wine tasting experience dedicated to the history and allure of the pink-hued, warm-weather favorite, has launched an all-new experience for 2019. The all-new Rosé Mansion brings the pink from around the world to a picture-perfect experience in New York City. Taking over 32,000 square feet (over twice the size of last year’s Mansion), Rosé Mansion features a labyrinth of 14 rooms for wine lovers to explore, learn and ‘gram, including Cleopatra’s Palace, a 1960s-themed Acid Test, and a vintage Airline Lounge. Rosé Mansion closes by the end of September and is located at the second floor of the Manhattan Mall, where it has a private entrance and address at 111 W. 32nd Street, near Penn Station.

Another must visit for all Instagrammers and rosé lovers going to New York this summer!

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STRYYK™ NOT GIN, NOT VODKA, NOT RUM | All the spirit, none of the alcohol

11-7-2019

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STRYYK™, a new range of zero-proof distilled spirits has launched into the UK trade, in a bid to grow this emerging category and offer consumers a modern flavour-driven and stylish alternative to alcohol. Created by drinks industry entrepreneur and founder of Funkin Cocktails, Alex Carlton in recognition of the growing demand from Gen X’rs, STRYYK is predominantly targeted at 18-35 year old and positioned as an inclusive brand for those who choose not to drink alcohol, are having a night off or mixing up their night, but still want to be part of the party. lees verder

O.Vine Wine Essence Water™| Wine-grape waste turned into alcohol-free wine infused water

9-7-2019

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Wine Water, Ltd., parent company of O.Vine, Inc., launched Chardonnay- and Cabernet Sauvignon-essence water to refresh the ‘infused water’ landscape. The two alcohol-free beverages are comprised of a unique concert of purified water and hidden nutritional benefits of upcycled wine grape residue. O.Vine Wine Essence Water™ is uniquely light, dry, crisp, low calorie and with antioxidants, too. It’s created at Israel’s Galilee Mountain Winery. Recently launched in the USA.

O.Vine’s beverages come to the market as the company marks one year since it debuted the award-winning wine grape water infusions. Last year, O.Vine received the “Best New Water” concept award at the prestigious Global Bottled Water Congress in Evian, France. The line consists of red, white, still, and sparkling, non-alcoholic beverages sourced from a variety of grapes and continues to spark growing global interest.

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