Trends we spotted | Week 12

22-3-2019

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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 an article about cheese tea, it’s getting more and more popular, but we haven’t spotted it yet in the Netherlands! In New York, the long anticipated Mercado Little Spain has opened in the shopping area Hudson Yards. Great images of this food hall by José Andrés in an article at Eater.com.

We also spotted the Taiwanese Boba Tea shop ‘Happy Lemon’ that uses robots to mix Boba Tea and in Switzerland they’re seriously testing the effect of music on cheese! Really!

In London PizzaExpress ZA opened at Fenchurch Street, we love their packaging for the new pizza slices. And have you ever heard of ‘Blue Java Bananas’? We didn’t, but they sound delicious! lees verder

Kebab Queen | Reinterpretation of the kebab served on the countertop

18-3-2019

  • Kebab Queen - by Manu CanalesKebab Queen - by Manu Canales
  • Kebab Queen - by Manu CanalesKebab Queen - by Manu Canales
  • Kebab Queen - by Manu CanalesKebab Queen - by Manu Canales
  • Kebab Queen - by Manu CanalesKebab Queen - by Manu Canales
  • Kebab Queen - by Manu CanalesKebab Queen - by Manu Canales
  • Kebab Queen - by Manu CanalesKebab Queen - by Manu Canales

This April, Manu Canales, previously sous chef of Michel Roux Jr’s restaurant Le Gavroche, will launch Kebab Queen in the heart of Covent Garden with partners Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet. Manu has explored modern, European-influenced kebabs with prelude restaurants Le Bab and Maison Bab. Now, after four years of careful development, Manu will lead their most adventurous and ambitious opening, Kebab Queen. Here he will serve his guests a seven-course tasting menu which will be plated directly onto the bespoke, heated Dekton countertop! How about a Foie Gras Kebabito, a chargrilled shish kebab or a Doner Risotto? Sounds mouthwatering doesn’t it? lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 11

15-3-2019

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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 vending machine that uses Instagram posts as payment for noodles and about sushi cupcakes! We also read an interesting article about the use of x-ray scanners in hotel lobbies and an article about a boozy art class.

The website of Fine Dining Lovers has a new item they’re exploring curious delicacies, check out this one: milt! And ‘Visit CA’, the tourist board in California, has paid Michelin to get a get a red guide of this state.

And in London we spotted Bustronome, a gastronomic tour around the city, and a cheese platter and prosecco festival! lees verder

The design of Dexamenes Seaside Hotel | Hotel rooms in old wine tanks

14-3-2019

  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman
  • Dexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner BaumanDexamenes Seaside Hotel by K-Studio - credits Claus Brechenmacher & Reiner Bauman

Dexamenes Seaside Hotel is located on Kourouta beach on the western coast of the Peloponnese in Greece and it will open May 2019. The hotel has been created on the site of an abandoned winery. The derelict, industrial structures that characterize the site have been left relatively untouched since the 1920’s but Nikos Karaflos, a visionary entrepreneur-turned-hotelier changed that! The old tanks have been converted into 34 guestrooms, many of which have a private patio overlooking the sea. The design with a lot of steel, glass, concrete and timber, is led by K-Studio.

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Vegotel opened its doors | Ecofriendly b&b

14-3-2019

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Vegotel is located in a farmhouse, dated from 1885, nearby the sea in the north of the Netherlands. It is a very quiet and peaceful area but even more important is the vegan concept that vegotel persists. Breakfast and rooms, everything in this 2-room bed & breakfast is all about veganism. lees verder

Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 11

11-3-2019

YouTube has been a source of inspiration for spotting trends 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 videos which Demi Poppe thinks are worth it to watch.

This week a video about Mberry, that deceives your taste buds and a video about the ‘amenities war’ between hotels. Finally, a video about a certain variety of a strawberry from Japan, the ‘white jewel’, very unique and very expensive! lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 10

8-3-2019

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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 the ‘Bar of Yes’ in London en IHOP (International House of Pancakes) created some fakenews with their IHOb rebranding! And KLM (our Royal Dutch Airline) is offering ‘Take-off tips’ through holographic travel kiosks.

We know that there are stunning hotel suites all over the world, but this suite in Las Vegas beats a lot! This suite at the Palms Casino resorts is decorated by the artist Damien Hirst.  And a list of 10 great Escape Rooms from around the world with the rooms of ‘Sherlocked’ in Amsterdam on it!

We also spotted a Japanese Café that has robots as staff that are controlled by disabled people. And in the USA joins Pizza Hut forces with FedEx to explore the FedEx SameDay Bot for delivery.

Also: IKEA created an air purifying curtain, the GUNRID and KFC is crowdfunding its next marketing gimmick!    lees verder

The Student Hotel is coming to Delft | Opening will be in the summer of 2020

8-3-2019

  • The Student Hotel DelftThe Student Hotel Delft
  • The Student Hotel DelftThe Student Hotel Delft
  • The Student Hotel DelftThe Student Hotel Delft
  • The Student Hotel DelftThe Student Hotel Delft
  • The Student Hotel DelftThe Student Hotel Delft

The Student Hotel (TSH) with locations in Amsterdam (2), Eindhoven, Maastricht, Groningen, Rotterdam, The Hague, Barcelona, Paris, Florence and Dresden will open a new location in Delft next year. By the summer of 2020 this unique concept will have eight locations in the Netherlands.   lees verder

Poor Man’s Kitchen Kilpatrick Fine Strainer | Convenient cocktail tool

7-3-2019

  • Poor Man’s Kitchen Kilpatrick Fine Strainer
  • Poor Man’s Kitchen Kilpatrick Fine Strainer
  • Poor Man’s Kitchen Kilpatrick Fine Strainer
  • Poor Man’s Kitchen Kilpatrick Fine Strainer
  • Poor Man’s Kitchen Kilpatrick Fine Strainer

The Poor Man’s Kitchen Kilpatrick Fine Strainer is the first all-in-one cocktail fine strainer! A two step, two tool process has now been simplified to just one. Now every cocktail can be fine strained more efficiently; saving time, money and precious bar space. The Kilpatrick Fine Strainer works perfectly to remove ice chips, fruit and herb particulate, as well as excess egg white. By using this tool you can now pour with one hand and, for example, use the other hand to support the glass. Besides it will also save time cleaning materials. lees verder

Sonder | Airbnb-like apartment with the luxury of a hotel

1-3-2019

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  • SonderSonder
  • SonderSonder
  • SonderSonder
  • SonderSonder

Sonder, Airbnb-like apartments but with the luxury of a hotel. That’s how Sonder tries to fill a gap in the market. The difference is that Airbnb units are actually apartments from local residents while Sonder’s apartment-style units are owned by the company itself. This allows them to ensure that the quality stays high as standard and radiates the luxury of a hotel. lees verder

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