Trends we spotted | Week 16

19-4-2019

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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 sleep concierges and other amenities high-end hotels offer their guests to guarantee a good night’s sleep and The first official Naanery opened in London.

In the future we can’t call a vegetarian hamburger a burger anymore, if European legislation becomes official. We don’t think it will be a big issue, we will eat ‘veggie discs’ as well! And in London a new Nobu Hotel at Portman Square will open in the Spring of 2020.

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Horecatrends | Tips for culinary videos worth watching – week 16

18-4-2019

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 Micha Luksenburg thinks are worth watching.

This week a video about Chef Miro Uskokovic at the Gramercy Tavern who uses alternative sugars and he is making a delicious looking ‘ice cream sundae’ with these sugars. Next to that a video about a special collaboration between Airbnb and the Louvre museum and finally a video about drones delivering coffee in Australia. lees verder

Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam celebrates its 5th anniversary

15-4-2019

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At Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, May will be a month of celebration. Five years ago, the majestic hotel opened its doors on Amsterdam’s most elegant canal: the Herengracht. For years since, it has been applauded as the top luxury hotel in Amsterdam, but also as one of the best hotels in the Netherlands – and worldwide. Set inside six Dutch Golden Age patrician’s houses, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam does not only breathe history, luxury and elegance, but also the highest quality of service. A visit to the monumental hotel is a journey in the world of taste and refinement: A simple dinner becomes a culinary experience, a night’s sleep becomes a dream.

In honour of its fifth anniversary, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam has developed an Anniversary Afternoon Tea, a glamourous Aperitivo inside Peacock Alley, Goldfinch Brasserie classics, a celebratory cocktail inside the Vault Bar and its exclusive Guerlain Spa has created a new treatment for the occasion. Additionally, an exciting Lottery Raffle has a range of extraordinary prizes to win. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 15

12-4-2019

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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 lemon for dessert at LROOM Café in New York and Kubus croissants at Weirdoughs in Melbourne. We also came across a special, ‘jiggly’ pancake dessert at Gram Café and Pancakes in San Francisco and Airbnb signed an agreement to acquire the HotelTonight website.

And would you have your saliva, urine or stool analysed before going out to eat sushi? The sushi is of course made on the basis of these analyses, but we don’t know! lees verder

Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 15

11-4-2019

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 based upon April fools jokes which Demi Poppe thinks are worth it to watch.

This week a couple of April fools jokes in the hospitality & leisure world. Amongst them a video of the Dutch amusement park, Duinrell. They launched the Hyperkik, a hyperloop system with which you can visit more than forty attractions within one hour!  A similar joke was the MULTIcoaster from Thyssenkrupp, but this was more a kind of elevator. And the cutest Starbucks video ever, for April fools day they introduced Pupbucks, a Starbucks branch for dogs! lees verder

47 Anno Domini ǀ Wine bar and restaurant with real Italian Influences

11-4-2019

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At the beginning of this year, the Italian restaurant 47 Anno Domini opened its doors in Groningen. The restaurant is owned and managed by the young entrepreneur Valeria Scamacca. She is only 21 year old and thus most probably the youngest entrepreneur of this city. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Ever since Valeria was a little girl she could be found at the restaurant of her parents and soon it became clear that she wanted to pursue a career in hospitality. And so she did, she studied International Hospitality Management and the firsts plans for her own restaurant were already made before graduating. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 14

5-4-2019

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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 new guest chef at Gastronomixs of restaurant Under in Norway, we recently wrote about this restaurant. And George Clooney called for a boycott of hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei.

Did you ever taste black Sapote? We thought it sounds like maybe snake? Read in the article what it really is! And inspiration for avocado lovers from Texas, The Barbacado.

We’re kind of jealous at those working at offices in the UK, they can enter a contest to win a Brockmans Gin pop-up G&T bar for their Friday happy hour at the office! We hope to inspire Dutch Gin or Jenever brands to do the same!

A great example of collaboration from New York, The Republic of Booza started a collaboration series! And if you’re going to Paris, check out the L’Atelier des Lumières museum! You can walk in one of the painting of Van Gogh here!

BrewDog wants to open a hotel for beer geeks In London and they might get the MGS Sphere there in the future! Also in London: a new dining boulevard opened under the new European headquarters of Bloomberg.

Last but not least: for those who love to play the ‘Mario Kart’ game; a real-life game is coming to London! With whom are you going? lees verder

Disaronno Day at ‘Flying Dutchman Cocktails’ | A 24-hour bar shift relay from Auckland to Los Angeles

4-4-2019

Another good example of the “marketing”-days that are celebrated in the USA. They celebrate Amaretto Day on the 19th of April and Disaronno created their own day, and they celebrate Disaronno Day all over the world! The iconic liqueur is then the centerpiece of ‘The Longest Shift’, a 24-hour bar shift relay that starts in Auckland in Australia and ends in Los Angeles. Disaronno has asked top bartenders from all over the world to put together a creative cocktail menu especially for this day with Disaronno as one of the ingredients. The Netherlands is also part of this bar shift: top bartender Tess Posthumus will serve three signature cocktails to her guests in cocktail bar ‘Flying Dutchmen Cocktails’ in Amsterdam. lees verder

Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 14

2-4-2019

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 2 chefs who are answering questions around cooking that have been asked via Twitter. A great idea for chefs: just answer one or two questions a week from your fans on either Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. It might engage your audience! And a video about which egg makes the best scrambled egg, either quail, duck, chicken or ostrich egg? The winner might surprise you! And a video about a water sommelier, Demi had never heard of a water sommelier? Did you?   lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 13

29-3-2019

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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 McDonald’s and Big Data, bottomless brunches and Champagne delivered by miniature train, and a cider for sea turtles!

And an article about Clear Channel that transformed Stockholm’s Metro in an emotion-triggered art exhibition! Also a video with a glimpse of the second location of the Instagrammable Poop Café in Oakville.

Domino’s Pizza is working on ‘in auto pizza ordering for customers’ and an article about Scotch Whisky that is protected by Blockchain technology. And if you’re going to Nappa Valley you could embark for a Murder Mystery Tour at the wine train.

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