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

1-3-2019

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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

Trends we spotted | Week 8

22-2-2019

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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 drink making ‘cab’ called Guido, you can call this ‘bar mobile’ to make you a cocktail with an app! And ever heard about Zorbing, we loved the video and regret the fact that we hardly have any hills in the Netherlands.

A link to an article about Jianbing, a popular Chinese street food is becoming a popular lunch dish in New York City, and we understand why! In addition to that an article with some background information about ‘The Basque Culinary World Prize 2019’ that will be held in San Francisco later this year.

A link to an article that will make a lot of pufferfish lovers in Japan happy! In China they have bred a non-poisonous farmed pufferfish! And in Oakville, Canada a second Poop Café will open.  lees verder

Flying Nest | Hotel concept by Accor Hotels for at unique locations

22-2-2019

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  • The Flying Nest - credits Sebastien DupicThe Flying Nest - credits Sebastien Dupic

Last year AccorHotels launched their Flying Nest concept. With its bold design, this new concept of mobile and sustainable accommodation is in line with AccorHotels’ innovative approach of constantly rethinking tomorrow’s hospitality in response to a strong trend, that of guests expecting to enjoy exclusive and intense experiences.

Unique hotel rooms for large entertainment and sporting events anywhere in the world. That is what AccorHotels wants to achieve with their Flying Nest concept. Last year the concept had a successful pilot at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and won the award for ‘Best Innovation in Hotel Concept 2018’ at the World Wide Hospitality Awards. Meanwhile, the concept has already been at various events. lees verder

Restaurant Town House | The signature restaurant of The Kensington Hotel

21-2-2019

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Restaurant Town House at The Kensington are delighted to announce their new London Landmarks Afternoon Tea. Following the success of their record breaking ‘Tale As Old As Time’ offering, the new Afternoon Tea takes inspiration from London’s most recognisable and historic landmarks, taking diners on a tour of the capital’s most famed structures. Served in a mini London Eye! Inspiration for those offering afternoon teas in other parts of the world, what are the famous landmarks in your town? lees verder

The World’s First ‘Vegan Suite’ | Hilton London Bankside

18-2-2019

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  • The Vegan Suite at the Hilton London BanksideThe Vegan Suite at the Hilton London Bankside

Following guest feedback, a vegan suite is now available for reservation at the design-led Hilton London Bankside. The suite, created in partnership with multi-sensory design experts Bompas & Parr and given the thumbs up by The Vegan Society, offers a vegan experience throughout, from a plant-based check-in desk and keycard to vegan-friendly bedding and eco-cotton carpet.

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Trends we spotted | Week 7

15-2-2019

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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 BeerYoga, DOT in Groningen, a Moët & Chandon vending machine and Amazon is testing delivery robots in Seattle. We spotted a new street food concept in Paris, Magnà Street Food sells ‘Rotolo’ and the ‘Portoglio’ pizza. And a link to an article about the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, in January they introduced radical changes in the voting system and judging panels. The 18th edition of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants will be unveiled on Tuesday 25th June in Singapore.

Wouldn’t you like to play a human snack claw machine? We would! And what we also like to try is the McFalafal, but you can only get it in Sweden at this moment. And how about a scoop of Hellmann’s Mayo ice cream, would you fancy that?  lees verder

Be-Mocktails | Natural, non-alcoholic cocktails

14-2-2019

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The demand for natural and healthy food is increasing. At the same time it is ‘hot’ to drink cocktails nowadays. These two trends come together in the new ‘Be-Mocktails‘ or while the ‘natural mocktails’. These mocktails are 100% natural and alcohol free. The ingredients are specially selected on their health promoting effect. lees verder

The Check Out Suite for Valentine’s Day | Check out from social media and check in at the screen free hotel room

12-2-2019

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Another hotel that plays with the social media addiction of many guests today! On 14 February guests of the ‘Check Out Suite’ have the chance to experience a unique hotel stay at Hotel Bellora in Gothenburg, Sweden. There’s only one condition – you need to put down your screens. They introduce the world’s first hotel room where the price is set according to how much you browse the web. Less browsing and more hanging out equals a better price. So, check-in, and then check-out! They want to encourage people that are staying in the hotel to spend more time together and less time looking at the phone screen. The Check Out Suite is an exciting concept that challenges our online behavior and incites us to spend more time together. Unfortunately the registration date has expired! Great way to increase your brand awareness!   lees verder

The interior design of citizenM Shanghai, Hongqiao

12-2-2019

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A new location for citizenM, they opened in one of the most up-and-coming business areas of Shanghai: Hongqiao, in the Minhang District. Concrete designed the interior of the freshly built 303-room citizenM hotel. It’s the brand’s second location in Asia (after Taipei North Gate). It is also a second collaboration between citizenM, Shun Tak, China Resources with the creative direction by Concrete. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 6

8-2-2019

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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 culinary development in the East of Europe according to Michelin and would you eat squirrel? Furthermore, a link to an exhibition about manhole covers in Tokyo and a new platform foodies should definitely check out, maned Njomly! And London has the first underground farm, the Growing Underground! By the way would you like to eat a polenta dish right from the table?

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