Bloggers are taking over in ‘de Foodhallen’
Visitors of ‘De Foodhallen’ are able to get their food and drinks at pop-up foodstands on the 25th till the 29th of May. Everyday there will be a different famous Dutch foodblogger presenting their culinary food to visitors. The bloggers are taking over!
BrewDog experience will include a hotel
The Scottisch craft-beer brewery BrewDog is set to move forward with its plans to open a craft beer-themed hotel. They will build the BrewDog hotel in the neighbourhood of their brewery, with a ‘PUNK IPA’ tap in the hotel rooms. A true BrewDog experience. Through a crowdfunding campaign which ended last week they managed to raise 19 million pounds. The money is going to be used to build the new hotel and a new brewery. They will also invest in more pubs.
Hilton Rotterdam is looking for a name for its new restaurant
Hilton Rotterdam will open a new restaurant soon and this restaurant needs a name. Help is needed! As creator of the new name you will be rewarded big. Until the 10th of May, entries can be send in.
The Localpolitan launches with customized travel blogging experiences
Yesterday The Localpolitan launched as the newest, customized hospitality service available online. Instead of visiting a travel website looking for content that fits your needs, The Localpolitan aims to turn the process around, and puts the traveler in control of the content they receive.
Trends we spotted this week – week 15
At the redaction of Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week among others, bungalowspecials starts with a WhatsApp concierges, Sergio Herman’s Frites atelier and this summer you can pay with your fingerprint in Japan.
Equitable: this app discriminates while dividing the bill
No more entrenched discrimination that exist in our society. This apps divides the amount of money that needs to be paid at the end of an evening out. Not everyone will like this as the app is dividing the bill based on salary differences between you and your table partners.
A new job at hotels: ‘photo ambassador’
A photo ambassador? Yes a photo ambassador! A new twist to the longline of ideas, trying to influence the quality of pictures from your hotel. For the ‘photo ambassador’ you have to check in at the Four Seasons Resort at Maui. And if you watch the video above, you will have to agree that there must be great spots at this resort to take photos.
No more ‘broiler chicken’ in grill restaurant Gauchos
Restaurant chain Gauchos has banned the ‘plofkip’ out of their twelve locations in the Netherlands. ‘Plofkip’ is the term we use in the Netherlands for a broiler chicken. Since last week you will only get chicken who are having a ‘Better Life quality’ mark. ‘Wakker Dier’ to be translated as ‘Awake Animals’ is a Dutch animal welfare organisation. They started a campaign in order to get as many restaurants as possible ‘broiler chicken free’.
Waking up between sharks with Airbnb’s ‘A Night At’
A once in a lifetime experience: spending the night at a very unique accommodation. In the context of ‘A Night At’ campaign it is possible to spend the night in an underwater bedroom in the shark tank of Aquarium de Paris. This means you will wake up between sharks! Who dares?
Social Cinema: the short video
The role of short videos within the Social Media channels increases. YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, videos are everywhere. With Periscope and Facebook-live, it‘s even possible to stream live. Some companies are taking this video trend to a next level and are using social media to create short films for entertainment or advertising. The name: Social Cinema.