Beach bar leaves crisis behind

25-3-2014

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This article is only available in Dutch. 

Inspiration for Easter

25-3-2014

Easter is the start of spring, go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather and the fresh products from the land. For the hospitality industry Easter is always rush hour, so time for inspiration! As restaurant owner you can pay attention to Easter in many ways, we will give you seven examples in this article. Still looking for small treats for your guests with Easter? Besides the examples in the article there is also a lot of inspiration for decoration, drinks, biscuits and egg dishes on the internet. Check out our Pinterest Easter board for the inspiration we enjoyed…. 

Slurping and munching during the movie

20-3-2014

When visiting the cinema you are not looking for sounds like slurping, munching or chatting. Therefore, Coca Cola and Saatchi & Saatchi Denmark created a funny promotion with a group moviegoers in Copenhagen. To make them clear how annoying it can be when others making noise during the movie.

Flemish hospitality at snack wall

19-3-2014

To advertise Flanders as a tourist destination in The Netherlands, several typical Flemish delicacies came from the Dutch FEBO snack wall . Visitors treated with a flair of Flemish hospitality as well. See the video for the promotion campaign.

Parachute delivery after mobile payment

18-3-2014

David McDonald and Adam Grant wanted to serve sandwiches from the 7th floor of a building, one of the reasons was the lack of affordable retail spaces on street level. They chose to use parachutes and started the Jafflechute company. The customers have to pay via a smartphone and can pick-up their order at a mark near the building.

Rooftop hot tub resorts

7-3-2014

Rooftop bars, restaurants and swimming pools have been popular for a quite some years. The website Trendhunter.com recently published a related luxury at the rooftop; a luxury hotel in a ski resort with a hot tub at their rooftop. The hot tub at the L’Apogée Courchevel Luxury Ski Chalet is impressive, especially the view.

Sightseeing on the run

6-3-2014

#Throwback Thursday. We started in August 2007 with horecatrends.com / hospitalitytrends.eu, one of the first trends we did post was about running tours in New York, Washington DC and Chicago, where you could run through the city with a guide  along historic and tourist attractions. The guide supports the runnin and gives historical and tourist information. Meanwhile, the organization City Running Tours is located in 13 U.S. cities among them Boston, San Francisco, Denver and San Diego. #isstillagoodidea

KitTea cat cafe in San Francisco

5-3-2014

After a cat café in Japan and London it seems that San Francisco is ready for a cat café as well. There the crowdfunding campaign started for ‘KitTea’. Watch the video.

Haircut at the bar

4-3-2014

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Every Tuesday Lotte Maas (35) cuts at café bar Baarsch, Amsterdam. As ‘Amsterdam pop-up hairdresser’ they cut some eight clients a night in the pub. Previously she cut include at Club VLLA, festivals and soon at OT301. Easy for anyone with too little time for a haircut during office hours and weekends. In addition, waiting is a lot more fun with a beer and for the bar owner it’s a win as well because there is extra traffic on a Tuesday night.

The price strategy of Dagelijks Lekker

27-2-2014

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Recently the 4th store of Dagelijks Lekker (Daily Yummy) opened in Leiden. The stores are located at prime locations in Alkmaar, Haarlem and at the Zuidas in Amsterdam. Dagelijks Lekker delivers mainly to employees of stores and offices, but also serves to passersby. The price strategy is remarkable, all the products cost € 1.70. The assortment includes products like soup, smoothies, soft drinks, fresh sandwiches, etc.. This concept is spotted by Wesley Huning.

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