Trends we spotted | Week 10

11-3-2022

  • Trends we spotted afbeelding
  • North America's 50 Best Bars 2022North America's 50 Best Bars 2022
  • Hotels for Trees - credits A. MesureurHotels for Trees - credits A. Mesureur
  • Fletcher Hotel Rotterdam AirportFletcher Hotel Rotterdam Airport
  • Chefswissel Bentinck - v.l.n.r Kevin, Frank, MeesChefswissel Bentinck - v.l.n.r Kevin, Frank, Mees
  • Change of the presidential suites at Ritz-Carlton hotels in THE FIRST LADY SuitesChange of the presidential suites at Ritz-Carlton hotels in THE FIRST LADY Suites
  • Accor is opening hotels in China - The Fairmont Sanya Haitang BayAccor is opening hotels in China - The Fairmont Sanya Haitang Bay
  • Accor is opening hotels in China - Raffles at Galaxy MacauAccor is opening hotels in China - Raffles at Galaxy Macau

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’.

Featuring links this week to articles including the launch of North America’s 50 Best Bars, by Perrier and the presidential suites at some Ritz-Carlton hotels will be turned into First Lady suites, named after the series with the same name on SHOWTIME.

China is getting 350 new Accor hotels, divided among the various brands of Acccor. And if you are in Paris, drop by the Broadway Caffe where you can dine in an iconic yellow taxi and be seated a swings!

Fast Casual Restaurant Shake Shack is going to test whether letting people pay with cryptocurrency attracts more young visitors. And the Michelin Guide Germany this year has more stars than ever, a whopping 327 with a new 3 Michelin star restaurant, restaurant Schanz in Piesport!

DAD in London delivers vegan dishes for less than £5. All meals come in compostable packaging and are delivered by bicycle. And also in London, in Soho opened The Thin White Duke Bar, inspired by David Bowie.

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Chouffe Classic | Belgian beer brand brings cycling tour to Drenthe

7-3-2022

  • The Chouffe Classicthe Chouffe Classic
  • the Chouffe ClassicThe Chouffe Classic

Not the green heart of the Belgian Ardennes, but the wooded landscape of Drenthe will be the setting for the Chouffe Classic on Saturday June 4. For the first time this originally Belgian cycling classic will be held in The Netherlands. An extra festive edition, because the well-known beer is celebrating its fortieth birthday this year. Speed ​​and winning are not central to this sport event, but it is all about fun and joy. During the last meters of the most difficult climb of the tour, the music gives just that last bit of energy. The last stage, just after the finish, is also essential for the successful completion of the Chouffe Classic. You can register from today via Chouffeclassic.nl.

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Strand22 | To the beach in Almere City Centre

7-3-2022

  • Team Strand22 - credits Social SIstersVan links naar rechts: Casper de Rooi, Marina Ort, Martin Ort - credits: Social Sisters
  • Strand22 - credits Social SIstersStrand22 - credits Social Sisters
  • strand22 in AlmereStrand22 in Almere

Almere City Centre has a special new address, Strand22 has recently opened on Esplanade 14. The beach at the Esplanade will open on March 9. At Strand22, guests can already enjoy a delicious drink or dinner with a phenomenal view from inside. Now that the weather is getting better and with plenty of sun forecasted in the coming days, the large terrace is also open. This spring and summer it is the ideal place for an evening of cocktails or a night out.

Almere is a city in the Dutch province Flevoland. It is a drive of approximately 30 minutes from Amsterdam. The city is surrounded by waters such as Gooimeer, IJmeer and Markermeer. A perfect place for a city beach.

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Trends we spotted | Week 8

25-2-2022

  • Bunk Amsterdam - Hotel in an old churchBunk Amsterdam - Hotel in an old church
  • Opening of the 50th De Beren restaurantOpening of the 50th De Beren restaurant
  • Grand Marnier Quintessence & Grand Marnier RévélationGrand Marnier Quintessence & Grand Marnier Révélation
  • AiroDoctor V10P-IDAiroDoctor V10P-ID
  • Trends we spotted afbeelding

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 new restaurant for Alain Ducasse in Paris, Le Salon des Manufactures and the Dutch restaurant chain ‘The Avocado Show’ will open in Stuttgart in April.

Bunk Hotel Amsterdam is reopening with a special give-away – a Staycation party! Check out your change to win this party. And the Dutch Kever Genever is facing legal problems with their Kever John Lemon Canned Cocktail.

The 2nd edition of the Colors Festival will be held in Paris, From April 2 to May 8 2022, you can enjoy street art in the 11th arrondissement. Two new spectacular editions of Grand Marnier, Quintessence and  Révélation, give expression to the simplest of combinations: cognac, orange essence, wood, and time.  

Travel Outlook, a premium hotel call center, introduced Bella. Bella is the hospitality industry’s first AI-powered Virtual Hotel Agent™ and Aldi in Australia is testing a robotic pizza vending machine, the Pizzabot.

As many virus experts say that COVID is here to stay, it might be wise to install an air purifier. AiroDoctor® V10P-ID is a passive in-channel photocatalysis unit designed to effectively filter and clean the airflow in small and medium-sized air handling units (HVAC).

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Trends we spotted | Week 7

18-2-2022

  • Chef Chad Rosenthal's TiNDLE Picnic Chicken SandwichChef Chad Rosenthal's TiNDLE Picnic Chicken Sandwich
  • Denny's Las Vegas Wedding Chapel for Valentine's DayDenny's Las Vegas Wedding Chapel for Valentine's Day
  • Tasty by Greggs at Primark BirminghamTasty by Greggs at Primark Birmingham

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’.

IKEA in the Netherlands is also tackling food waste together with Too Good To Go as are more European countries. And the ‘Tasty by Greggs’ Café opened in a Primark in Birmingham, they will also sell a limited-edition Greggs collection.

With this week links to articles about amongst others: some last Valentine’s Day inspiration from 2022 for 2023, we spotted a wedding chapel on Valentine’s Day at Denny’s in Las Vegas and Topo Chico Hard Seltzer sent your ex a cactus on this day.

August 25 a tribute to the Beatles will be held in the courtyard of the Musée de Montmartre in Paris, their Candlelight Open Air may inspire other museums. And for all Harry Potter fans, you can attend a pop-up dinner in a ‘Hogwarts’-like castle in France!

McDonald’s plans to operate a virtual restaurant online with home delivery, in the Metaverse! And the new Michelin Guide for the UK and Ireland 2022 is out! With a new three Michelin star restaurant – L’Enclume.

Next Gen Foods announced this week that its first product, TiNDLE is now available in a range of iconic restaurants across the East and West Coasts in some of the country’s leading “foodie” cities.

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Karaoke bar Duke of Tokyo Utrecht opens in the Ganzenmarkt Tunnel

14-2-2022

  • Opening the Duke of TokyoOpening the Duke of Tokyo
  • Vlnr: ondernemers Wessel Kruyt, Ben Warren & Has Peters-Sengers. Foto: Nikki SchuurmanVlnr: ondernemers Wessel Kruyt, Ben Warren & Has Peters-Sengers. Foto: Nikki Schuurman
  • Shinjuku booth (15 pers.) in Duke of Tokyo Amsterdam. Foto: Janneke NooijShinjuku booth (15 pers.) in Duke of Tokyo Amsterdam. Foto: Janneke Nooij
  • Bar Duke of Tokyo Utrecht. Foto: Nikki SchuurmanBar Duke of Tokyo Utrecht. Foto: Nikki Schuurman
  • Cocktail menu Duke of Tokyo Utrecht. Ontwerp Studio Vijf890Cocktail menu Duke of Tokyo Utrecht. Ontwerp Studio Vijf890

For over a week you have been able to reserve your private karaoke booth at the Duke Of Tokyo in Utrecht in the Ganzenmarkt Tunnel. After a long wait and speculating about the opening date, it’s finally here! This Thursday, February 17, Duke of Tokyo will officially open its second location on the Ganzenmarkt Tunnel in the heart of Utrecht. Karaoke fans and party animals can show off their singing skills in seven over the top karaoke booths, or sip Japanese cocktails or ice cold beer in the cozy bar.

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Luxury resort and exclusive private homes community | One&Only Moonlight Basin in Big Sky

14-2-2022

  • One&Only resort Moonlight Basin in Big Sky One&Only resort Moonlight Basin in Big Sky
  • One&Only resort Moonlight Basin in Big Sky One&Only resort Moonlight Basin in Big Sky

Lone Mountain Land Company (“LMLC”) and Kerzner International Holdings Limited (“Kerzner”) are pleased to announce One&Only Moonlight Basin in Big Sky, Montana.  The first One&Only resort and residential community in the United States. The addition of One&Only Moonlight Basin is part of the strategic growth for the One&Only portfolio, introducing resorts and residences in the world’s most incredible natural settings, buzzing urban centers, and exclusive communities of One&Only Private Homes. The brand’s first alpine resort, this continues the evolution of One&Only in one of the world’s most sought-after destinations.

Special: these from origin developers of hospitality formulas have chosen to build 62 private residences at the One&Only resort which is expected to open in 2024. Next to their 73 guest rooms and suites and 19 villas throughout the resort.

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Trends we spotted | Week 6

11-2-2022

  • trends we spotted this week
  • 20000 Leagues Under the Sea at Lost Distillery20000 Leagues Under the Sea at Lost Distillery
  • KFC delivered by Wing in AustraliaKFC delivered by Wing in Australia
  • Restaurant 3 Fils in Dubai wins #50BestRestaurants Middle East and North AfricaRestaurant 3 Fils in Dubai wins #50BestRestaurants Middle East and North Africa

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 Plan Bee of restaurant Tante Kee in the Netherlands and a spectacular new fine-dining restaurant in Las Vegas: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.

McDonald’s USA celebrates ‘Black History’ with ‘Future 22’, a campaign that focuses on young game changers. And in Australia, KFC is going to test drone delivery in Logan, Queensland, together with drone delivery company ‘Wing’. As they say: KFC puts a Wing on it.

To raise money for the Notre Dame cathedral, a Virtual Reality experience has been created: Eternal Notre Dame. Great immersive experience to do with groups of friends or children in Paris! And in America, a festival dedicated to Hard Seltzers travels around: Seltzerland.

A new wine store, Half Full, in Amsterdam, that prefers quality over quantity and only sells half bottles of wine, champagne and more. And restaurant 3 Fils in Dubai is the first restaurant to be number 1 on the list of ’50 Best Restaurants Middle East and North Africa’.

Bordeaux (France) and Valencia (Spain) are the European capitals of ‘Smart Tourism’ in 2022. And McDonald’s in Japan sell special ‘square burgers‘ wrapped in ‘comic book’ paper.

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trends we spotted week 5

4-2-2022

  • Chef Matthey kenney & #WorldPistachiosDay
  • Liemès Food District 3
  • TGI Fridays - APPreciation February 10
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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 the new Nordic food movie, ‘A taste of Hunger’ and inspiration for those serving freakshakes from The Yard Mikshake Bar.

From March 1, the origin of meat served in canteens and restaurants must be mentioned in France and in Paris we spotted a great Valentine’s Day offer by the Bistrots Pas Parisiens. We love the idea!

Although we missed the fact that it’s going to be “World Pistachio Day” on February 26, we love the culinary partnership of Wonderful® Pistachios with world renowned, plant-based chef, cookbook author and restaurateur Matthew Kenney to celebrate all month long.

TGI Fridays in the USA will give a free appetizer to delivery drivers on February 10 just to say, “thanks for the hard work”. And Britain’s Borrow a Boat acquires Dutch competitor Barqo.

Cedric Grolet at the Berkeley Café opens in London on February 14! What a truly sweet Valentine’s Day surprise to give to your loved one: one of his pastries!

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‘Rotterdam Naming Celebration’ cruise and royal treatment for newest ship of the HAL

3-2-2022

  • Rotterdam, the new ship of the Holland America Line
  • The Atrium of the Rotterdam
  • The main dining room of the Rotterdam

 

Holland America Line’s newest ship ‘Rotterdam’ is set to get the royal treatment at a naming ceremony in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 30, 2022. Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands will be the ship’s godmother, carrying on a Dutch royal tradition that began in the 1920s. And there will be a special seven-day ‘Rotterdam Naming Celebration’ cruise that sails roundtrip to Norway.

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