Restaurant LEUK in Amsterdam | Family friendly restaurant
The recently opened restaurant LEUK (FUN in English) is located in the area around the Houthavens on the Danzigerkade nr. 8 in Amsterdam. A restaurant that is LEUK (FUN) for both parents and children. Good food from an international menu and a special menu for children. Restaurant LEUK already has a location in Bussum for more than seven years. At their new location in Amsterdam they have a children’s playground of in total 150 m2 including a babysitter!
Christmas at Rolf’s in New York | Can you top their Christmas decorations?
We’re always willing to give some free publicity for great Christmas decoration ideas! Recently we spotted Rolf’s German restaurant in New York City. They have been famous for their Christmas decorations for years now and they have a lot of old videos to proof that! Their Christmas decoration is absolutely over the top and according to most on the internet, gorgeous. If you think you can beat them, let us know!
Ultimate Christmas sleepover | Sleeping in the Coca-Cola Christmas truck
Two lucky winners will fall asleep in the Coca-Cola Christmas truck tomorrow night. We all know this truck from the well-known Coca-Cola Christmas advertising that shows up every years during the Holiday Season. The iconic truck has been prepared for an overnight stay especially for this giveaway. Coca-Cola collaborated with Travel Blog Late Rooms. A fun and special marketing campaign!
Trends we spotted | Week 49
At Horecatrends 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, amongst others about the fact that the Netherlands has its own Ice Hotel in Zwolle and a famous Dutch chef Henk Savelberg, earned a Michelin star in Bangkok.
The Santa’s Sausage from Bubbledogs | Do you have a recipe with a fun Santa twist?
This December, Bubbledogs, the gourmet hotdog and champagne bar, will be getting in the Christmas spirit, bringing back Londoners’ favourite: The Santa’s Sausage. Topped with all the festive favourites, Sandia Chang has been busy in the kitchen, designing the very special turkey hot dog with Christmas stuffing, cranberry chutney, crispy brussels sprouts, parsnip chips and gravy. This year, guests can also choose to pimp up their Santa’s sausage with the luxury addition of truffles, for a little extra.
Social Wifi |SpotOn
Internet access has become an important daily requirement. Access to news, social media and e-mail from your laptop, smartphone or tablet, was once seen as a luxury. Nowadays people want and expect this access everywhere. Not offering free WiFi can strongly discourage guests from visiting your place and has therefore become an essential part of the service for the hospitality industry. Social wifi from SpotOn makes it possible for guests to simply and quickly log in to your Wi-Fi network with their social media account, for example Facebook or Twitter. Besides that you can also analyze the users of your network, send marketing campaigns, hand out coupons and measure customer satisfaction.
Largest hotel spa from Switzerland opened | The Alpine Spa of the Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne
November 6 2017, Switzerland’s largest alpine wellness hotel spa opened in The Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne. For those enjoying a day at the spa, a dream come true. Imagine swimming with stunning views of lake Lucerne and the snow-covered Alps and the pools are even filled with water from the same lake! Check out the images for the design that harmonizes with the surroundings. The Alpine Spa is unique in its size and variety, it’s stretching over an area off more than 10,000 square metres. A modern, indoor and outdoor spa right next to the 5 star hotel Bürgenstock, connected via a skywalk.
Speakeasy and storytelling | Foxglove and Mrs. Pound
The team behind the Ming Fat House of Jonathan Bui has created a speakeasy whisky bar in the business district of Hong Kong. They used local architect Nelson Chow Chi-Wai, to create the bar based on the story of a wealthy English adventurer, Frank Minza, who is the illegitimate son of an entrepreneur from Hong Kong’s Colonial days. He travelled the world in search of adventure and all things beautiful. However, what he never captured was the heart of his beloved, so he created Foxglove, named after his lost lover’s favourite flower, to win her back. That’s the storytelling around the speakeasy Foxglove in Hong Kong. It’s the second speakeasy of Ming Fat house in Hong Kong, the first is Mrs. Pound, a restaurant hidden behind a Chinese stamp shop! The story behind Mrs. Pound; she was a burlesque dancer who fell in love with a Chinese stamp shop owner.
Trends we spotted | Week 46
At Horecatrends 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, amongst others about a no photo zone at the Waterside Inn and the Michelin guides have been released in Germany and ‘Kyoto & Osaka’.
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Where I want for Christmas | Christmas campaign from Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Airlines launched a campaign to help people spend their holidays with friends and family. The ‘Where I Want for Christmas’ campaign is targeting consumers who may need a little extra help to purchase an expensive flight. With the help of Virgin, they can request a small cash amount from friends and family, in lieu of a Christmas present.