CabinCubes hotels in Berlin
German company Composite GmbH introduced the CabinCube. These pop-up living cubes are inexpensive and can be used as both permanent and temporary location. The first CabinCube hotel was opened in Berlin lately and will soon be available in other parts of the world, including the Netherlands.
FormBox – the world’s first tabletop factory
The smallest, most affordable and accessible vacuum former in the world. Mayku launches the FormBox with a mission to “Do for making, what the Mac did for home computing”. For the first time in history anyone can become a maker and create lines of professional grade products without going to a factory.
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!
OERS: a Dutch reservation platform for and by restaurant owners
Introduced for the Dutch hospitality industry, OERS, Ons Eigen Reserverings Systeem (Our Own Reservation System). OERS is a new online booking system which has been launched festively on the 9th of May by chef Alain Caron at Restaurant Aan de Poel. The system is different; each participating restaurant owner is co-owner of the system and automatically become member of the cooperative OERS. This allows restaurant owners to decide themselves on the terms and commissions. Where other reservation systems will only become more expensive in the future, OERS will become cheaper.
Scary cakes that nobody wants to eat
Looking for an original cake for your birthday? Katherine Dey can help you with that! This nurse from New York has a very special hobby. She makes scary cakes based on her experiences as a nurse.
The supermarket of the future by Coop Italy
Back to the future? More like forward to the past. Coop Italy, Italy’s biggest grocery cooperative introduced their idea, the supermarket of the future at the Expo Milan in 2015. At the beginning of April 2016 they showcased it at Microsoft’s Envision Conference. They are using futuristic technology to help shoppers return to the sociable days of open-air markets, when there were shopkeepers at every stall, ready to answer any question a customer might have about their wares.
Trends for your terrace 2016 – theme & style
Your terrace is just as important as your interior. It is the eye catcher of your company. Theme’s and different styles for your terrace can create an extra experience. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case in all municipalities, some entrepreneurs can only chose between pre-ordered terrace furniture in several municipalities. But despite this fact, you can still do a lot to give your terrace your own twist. If you aren’t stuck to pre-ordered terraces, the ideas below might be nice to apply to your terrace:
Trends we spotted this week – week 10
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 and as from today we use the smaller trends in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week among others ‘The Peanut Butter Store’, ‘The First Drone Café’ and ‘Dining in the rooms of the Red Light District’. If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading!
Running Pizza, watch your pizza coming your way with Periscope
A one-day event in London, Running Pizza. A local running club, Run Dem Crew delivered pizzas from Sodo Sourdough Pizza Café. And the customers could watch the delivering in real-time via Periscope streams.
A creative solution for the waste problem on festivals
Everyone who ever visited a festival does know the waste problem. In no time the whole festival grounds is covered with empty plastic bottles, little pieces of paper and napkins. ThinkScream has the solution: 15 minutes of free Wi-Fi for those who throw their waste in a special bin!