Trends we spotted | Week 20

20-5-2022

  • Trends we spotted
  • Jubilee celebrations at Claridge’sJubilee celebrations at Claridge’s
  • Kate Pery in clip Takeaway.com - credits Vijat MohindraKate Pery in clip Takeaway.com - credits Vijat Mohindra
  • McDonalds USA - Chocolatey Pretzel McFlurryMcDonalds USA - Chocolatey Pretzel McFlurry

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 amongst others links to articles about the beer brand Coors, which introduced a barley milk, ‘Golden Wing’.  And we congratulate Brewdog on their 15th anniversary, they have created a 15%. PUNK. IPA for the occasion!

Katy Perry collaborates with Takeaway.com in a new campaign. Did you see their clip already? You can watch the whole clip further in this article. And Richard Branson’s Virgin Limited Edition currently has seven high-end hotels and the eighth, the Son Bunyola Hotel on Mallorca, is due to open in the summer of 2023.

There are already two Paradox Museums in Oslo and Stockholm, and at the end of this year a Paradox Museum will open in the ‘American Dream’ shopping and indoor family entertainment park in New Jersey.

On May 12, the 50 best pizzerias in Europe were announced by, 50 Top Pizza Europe 2022. According to them, you eat the best pizza at Peppe Pizzeria in Paris. We congratulate them and nNea Pizza in Amsterdam with their 11th position!

In honor of Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee, Claridge’s is celebrating her anniversary in its own unique and legendary style, including cocktails and a ‘Royal Archive Cabinet’ in their lobby.

There is a limited edition NFT collection of the Instagram posts of virtual influencer Esther Olofsson from Rotterdam! Available at opensea.io. And McDonald’s USA is introducing the ‘Chocolately Pretzel McFlurry’ this summer. For a limited time as from May 25.  

The newest Eataly store opens at Rome Fiumicino airport, with over 2,000 square meters, it will be the brand’s 41st outlet!

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Dormio Resort Maastricht enriched with Castellum castle complex

19-5-2022

  • Dormio Resort MaastrichtDormio Resort Maastricht
  • Dormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum buildingDormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum building
  • Dormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum buildingDormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum building
  • Dormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum torenwoningDormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum torenwoning
  • Dormio Resort Maastricht - apartmentDormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum apartment
  • Dormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum apartmentDormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum apartment
  • Dormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum apartmentDormio Resort Maastricht - Castellum apartment

Opening – With the finalization of the Castellum, Dormio Resort Maastricht is complete. The addition of three very luxurious penthouses, 21 apartments and a tower house to the existing 266 accommodations and the new wellness centre completed the resort on the Dousberg in the south of the Netherlands, near the city Maastricht. The whole complex oozes the atmosphere of an authentic Limburg village with the architectural features of the region. The resort comprises various types of luxury houses and flats. They are situated along real streets and squares, which refer to the illustrious history of this part of Maastricht. The accommodations vary in size and facilities and can be flexibly booked from 1 night to long stays.

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Sapphire House Antwerp and restaurant WILDn & PLANTn are open

19-5-2022

  • The Building - © Sapphire House AntwerpThe Building - © Sapphire House Antwerp
  • Cocktailbar of the Sapphire - © Sapphire House AntwerpCocktailbar of the Sapphire - © Sapphire House Antwerp
  • Restaurant WILDn - © Sapphire House AntwerpRestaurant WILDn - © Sapphire House Antwerp
  • Map Sapphire House AntwerpMap Sapphire House Antwerp
  • Lobby of the Sapphire House Antwerp - © Sapphire House Antwerp
  • A hotel room of the Sapphire House Antwerp - © Sapphire House AntwerpA hotel room of the Sapphire House Antwerp - © Sapphire House Antwerp
  • A hotel room of the Sapphire House Antwerp - © Sapphire House AntwerpA hotel room of the Sapphire House Antwerp - © Sapphire House Antwerp

Opening – Sapphire House Antwerp, the long awaited Marriott hotel in Antwerp, opened its doors this week. The five star hotel is the first hotel in the world that is completely plant-based, and where two star chef Bart De Pooter spoils the guests of the hotel with a culinary experience. This five star hotel is located on the 16th century site of the Antwerp Stock Exchange and was carefully renovated with the idea to protecting international cultural heritage. Sapphire House Antwerp has 139 rooms, all unique and with their own character, a plant-based bistro PLANTn, a lively cocktail bar, a gym, and as the cherry on top: a gourmet restaurant, WILDn. It promises to be a unique hotel experience for every guest…exactly like nothing else.

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Trends we spotted | Week 19

13-5-2022

  • Trends we spotted
  • Accor adds legendary Queen Elizabeth 2 to its portfolioAccor adds legendary Queen Elizabeth 2 to its portfolio
  • New look for the beers of the ScheldebrouwerijNew look for the beers of the Scheldebrouwerij
  • Blue Wellness by FletcherBlue Wellness by Fletcher
  • Nederlandse WijninfoNederlandse Wijninfo
  • aerMist at Fairview Farmers RestaurantaerMist at Fairview Farmers Restaurant

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 the small blocks of Parmigiano Reggiano at the McDonald’s in Italy! Might be inspiration for the McDonald’s in the Netherlands, we have great cheeses as well!

Karen’s Diner is coming to the Netherlands, this chain from Australia serves ‘great burgers with very rude service’. We had to explain to our older colleagues what a ‘Karen’ is, do you know it? And Domino’s Pizza Germany launched the Nutri-Score on products and an A-Pizza ‘Fitness Fan’.

The legendary cruise ship Queen Elizabeth 2 becomes an Accor branded hotel: MGallery Hotel Collection. After renovation it will be permanently located in Port Rashid, Dubai.

Lowering the temperature on a terrace: aerMist. We have already experienced a similar system in San Francisco and the Far East, but perhaps also useful in the north of Europe with the rising temperatures?

The Belgian brewery ‘Scheldebrouwerij’ has created a new, fresh look for their special beers. And the Fletcher hotels introduced their own private label in skincare products: BLUE Collection by Fletcher.

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TRIBE Amsterdam City is a design hotel for adventurous travellers

12-5-2022

  • TRIBE Amsterdam CityTRIBE Amsterdam City
  • TRIBE Amsterdam CityTRIBE Amsterdam City
  • TRIBE Amsterdam CityTRIBE Amsterdam City
  • TRIBE Amsterdam CityTRIBE Amsterdam City
  • TRIBE Amsterdam CityTRIBE Amsterdam City
  • TRIBE Amsterdam CityTRIBE Amsterdam City
  • TRIBE Amsterdam CityTRIBE Amsterdam City

The newest addition to TRIBE is located in Gare du Nord, a new area in Amsterdam North, and right by the North metro station. The TRIBE Amsterdam City is located next to the Mercure Amsterdam North Station hotel. The modern and arty interior should particularly attract travellers looking for Amsterdam’s cultural underground scene.

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Mercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du Nord

12-5-2022

  • Mercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du NordMercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du Nord
  • Mercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du NordMercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du Nord
  • Mercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du NordMercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du Nord
  • Mercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du NordMercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du Nord
  • Mercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du NordMercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du Nord
  • Mercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du NordMercure Amsterdam North Station opened at Gare du Nord

Opening – Mercure has opened a new stylish four-star hotel next to metro station Noord in Amsterdam. The North/South line takes guests to the city centre within 5 minutes, making Mercure Amsterdam North Station the perfect base for visitors to our capital. This new Mercure hotel has 110 modern rooms, equipped with all the comforts you would expect, such as free Wi-Fi, comfortable beds and a flat-screen TV. Guests also have access to an all-day social hub and a coffee bar that transforms into a cocktail bar in the evening, serving low-alcohol cocktails developed in collaboration with top French bartender Matthias Giroud. They can also take advantage of the fully equipped 24/7 gym.

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NEO KVL hotel by Tasigo | Located in the building of the old KVL leather factory in Oisterwijk

10-5-2022

  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk
  • NEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in OisterwijkNEO KVL Hotel by Tasigo in Oisterwijk

Opening – The charming village of Oisterwijk in the Dutch region Brabant has a new four-star hotel: the NEO KVL hotel by Tasigo. The design hotel has 68 modern furnished rooms, a restaurant, spa, meeting rooms, 2 hotel bars including the Sky rooftop bar and an impressive atrium. The hotel is located within walking distance of the center of Oisterwijk and 500 meters from the Oisterwijk train station. It also has access to a private parking lot.

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Trends we spotted | Week 18

6-5-2022

  • Trends we spotted
  • Zaxby's® celebrates Mother's Day with Zax Family Packs and a family portraitZaxby's® celebrates Mother's Day with Zax Family Packs and a family portrait
  • ‘Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis’ - lobby‘Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis’ - lobby
  • ‘Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis’‘Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis’
  • Asia 50 Best Bars 2022Asia 50 Best Bars 2022
  • Hilton Boosts Eco-Conscious Travel Across Properties in Asia PacificHilton Boosts Eco-Conscious Travel Across Properties in Asia Pacific

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 ‘Asia’s 50 Best Bars’, sponsored by Perrier has been won by cocktailbar Coa. And the premium quick-service restaurant known for its Chicken Fingerz™, wings and signature sauces, Zaxby’s® celebrates Mother’s Day with Zax Family Packs and a family portrait! Inspiration for Father’s Day?

‘Apaches de Paris’ is a bar clandestine, immersive in Paris in which you can infiltrate gangs. Located in the Musée Grévin. This original 1.5-hour adventure with two period drinks is open till June 30.

Un Dimanche au Cinéma – the French title for the open-air cinema on the Champs-Élysées on May 22, Organized in partnership between TCM Cinéma, Häagen-Dazs and the City of Paris. Hilton boosts eco-conscious travel across properties in Asia Pacific to reach their ‘Travel with Purpose’ 2030 goals.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the introduction of the ‘Caption by Hyatt’ brand with the opening of the Caption by Hyatt Beale Street Memphis in Tennessee summer 2022. And Denmark becomes the first country to introduce a climate label for food.

In a claimed world-first, Japanese innovators have created chopsticks which artificially create the taste of salt. And Dominique Ansel, the creator of the cronut, is celebrating the hybrid croissant-donut’s nine-year anniversary with a 60-piece NFT collection.

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Wittenberg by Cove | Second location in the Netherlands of the next generation serviced apartment brand Cove

5-5-2022

  • Wittenberg by Cove in AmsterdamWittenberg by Cove in Amsterdam
  • Wittenberg by Cove in AmsterdamWittenberg by Cove in Amsterdam

Opening – The recently launched serviced apartment brand Cove announces a second location in continental Europe with the transformation of the Amsterdam serviced apartments Wittenberg to Wittenberg by Cove. This follows the launch of Cove – Centrum, a location with 121 studio apartments that opened in March 2022 in the heart of The Hague.

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An overnight stay with Airbnb in the iconic Moulin Rouge windmill

5-5-2022

  • Airbnb X The Moulin Rouge - a night back in timeAirbnb X The Moulin Rouge - a night back in time
  • Airbnb X The Moulin Rouge - a night back in timeAirbnb X The Moulin Rouge - a night back in time
  • A special Airbnb stay at the Moulin RougeA special Airbnb stay at the Moulin Rouge
  • A special Airbnb stay at the Moulin RougeA special Airbnb stay at the Moulin Rouge
  • A special Airbnb stay at the Moulin RougeA special Airbnb stay at the Moulin Rouge
  • Airbnb X The Moulin Rouge - a night back in timeAirbnb X The Moulin Rouge - a night back in time

The Moulin Rouge is unveiling a secluded room inside the iconic red windmill that has been sumptuously designed to transport guests back in time to the late 19th century. Few are aware of the space inside the windmill, which has never been open for public access and is now bookable for an overnight stay on Airbnb. The windmill interior has been transformed into a Belle Époque inspired boudoir, reminiscent of the cabaret era. Guests will experience a peek behind the velvet curtains of the fabled landmark, including backstage access to the theatre, a traditional French three-course meal, the best seats during the Moulin Rouge’s acclaimed show Féerie and an overnight stay inside the iconic windmill, all for just €1 a night.

Guests can request to book the three individual one-night stays on June 13, 20 and 27 beginning Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 PM CEST at airbnb.com/moulinrouge. More details about this spectacular deal in the article.

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