Visit Amsterdam with the limited edition Care Tag | By KLM

4-7-2017

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offers passengers who visit Amsterdam in September a handy gadget: the KLM Care Tag. The smart audio luggage tag automatically provides visitors with location based verbal tips on how to traverse the city. The specially designed location-aware audio luggage tag consists of an offline GPS module and a speaker. While you’re walking or cycling through the city, it offers the right tip at the right location at the right time. All over Amsterdam, KLM plotted the voice of their caring crew at spots where people can use some extra assistance. A visitor can simply attach the tag to her/his luggage or clothes. Interesting news for your hotel or AirBnB guests. lees verder

W Hotel Bellevue | Promoting hotel opening with a videogame

3-7-2017

  • Belle the Bear

To celebrate the opening of a new W Hotel in Bellevue, Washington, the hotel has made a game at which gamers and guests can win great prizes. ‘Belle the Bear’, as the game is called, lets players explore the city and promotes the new hotel at the same time. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 26

30-6-2017

  • Trends in het kort

At 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 amongst others an IKEA cooking book and a Twix spread got introduced in the Netherlands.

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Tipsy Robot | Robots are making cocktails in Las Vegas

28-6-2017

‘Tipsy Robot’, a bar only operated by robots will open on the 30th of June at The Miracle Mile Shops in Las Vegas. The robots at ‘Tipsy Robot’ exactly know how to make personalized cocktails. lees verder

Fastaway | Take away food and drinks at train stations

27-6-2017

  • Horeca plankGrand Central Food Market - CS Den Haag
  • Grand Central Food MarketGrand Central Food Market

Fastaway is a new app where you can order and pick up food and drinks at train stations. The app targets busy train travelers, and is developed to avoid long queues. Furthermore the app allows people to pick up their orders at participating stores directly. By this way they will never miss a train connection anymore. The app is not live yet and is planning to launch in September. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 25

23-6-2017

At 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 amongst others a FG Food Labs bike tour and after the success of the Top 50 Best Restaurants there will be a Top 50 Pizza in July.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! lees verder

Nerdstronggym | Fitness for nerds

22-6-2017

The name says it all, the Nerdstronggym is a gym that focusses on nerds. Nerds whom you normally wouldn’t find at a gym. The workouts and trainings are all developed around science fiction, fantasy and superheroes. With these workouts and trainers, the nerds can combine their passion with sports. lees verder

Five Feet to Fitness | Fitness rooms by Hilton

19-6-2017

  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Fitness Kiosk - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide
  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Full Room - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide
  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Watt Bike - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide
  • Hilton Five Feet To Fitness Yoga - (c) 2017 Hilton Worldwide

Hilton has unveiled Five Feet to Fitness, an in-room wellness concept that brings over eleven different fitness equipment and accessory options into the hotel room. The new room category makes it more convenient than ever for road warriors, exercise enthusiasts, and those who prefer to workout in private to maintain their routines while staying with Hilton. lees verder

KUFcakes | Cake art by Kia Utzon-Frank

14-6-2017

  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Owen Silverwood
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Owen Silverwood
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Dunja Opalko
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Dunja Opalko
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Fl Deboller
  • KUFcakes by Kia Utzon-Frank - Photo credits Fl Deboller

Food sculptures or designer cakes, some show an artistic and architectural approach to food like the KUFcakes. These are bespoke luxury cakes designed in close conjunction with the client. KUF stands for Kia Utzon-Frank who designs and creates her cakes by using a marzipan printer that creates patterns and imagery onto marzipan and fondant and cover the cakes to make edible sculptures that fit their surroundings. The artist indicates that taste is as important as the look. She hopes that the KUFcakes will make people curious and that the cakes will trigger them to start a conversation. lees verder

Zip line off the Eiffel tower

8-6-2017

Only for all daredevils amongst us: zip lining of the Eiffel tower whilst reaching a speed of 90 kilometers per hour. The 800 metres long zip line trip takes less than a minute, you’re done before you know. The idea of this pop-up zip line comes from Perrier that sponsors Roland Garros, one of the four Grand Slams in tennis. lees verder

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