Inspiration | Will Shawarma be the next big thing in food?

10-7-2018

We spotted Choco Kebab some years back but the last couple of weeks we got a couple of Facebook posts about this sweet version of shawarma. We also spotted a DIY shawarma in New York City and most recently a vegan shawarma that’s being served at Noma in Copenhagen. Here in the Netherlands we love a great shawarma joint, especially if they serve it with lamb meat. But we never spotted a vegan version before, some inspiration in this article! read more

Trends we spotted | Week 27

3-7-2018

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At hospitalitytrends.eu 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 artichoke toast, it seems to low in calories and high in fiber, vitamins and minerals! So move over avocado toast because artichoke toast sounds just as delicious! A robot will serve pizzas in France and Alain Ducasse wil open a chocolate shop in London. London will try to tackle overtourism with a game you’ll play on your mobile phone, ‘Play London With Mr. Bean’.

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Four Seasons Pop Down | Last year in Toronto, soon in Philadelphia, Miami and Hong Kong

2-7-2018

  • Four Seasons Pop DownCredit: Sam Santos/Getty Images for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Four Seasons Pop DownCredit: Sam Santos/Getty Images for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Four Seasons Pop DownCredit: Sam Santos/Getty Images for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Four Seasons Pop DownCredit: Sam Santos/Getty Images for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Series of immersive experiences at selected Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will continue in Philadelphia in September, Miami in December, and Hong Kong in 2019. Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, has revealed the next locations of Pop Down, the company’s global series of events that invite people to experience Four Seasons artistry and craftsmanship in unexpected settings around the world. read more

Bubbledogs | Celebrates the FIFA World Cup with tournament for hot dogs

29-6-2018

  • Tournament for hot dogs / Toernooi voor hotdogsThe FIFA World Cup of hot dogs

Bubbledogs, the gourmet hot dog and Champagne bar in Fitzrovia, will celebrate the FIFA World Cup with their very own hot dog tournament inspired by the teams that make it all the way to the quarter-finals. Co-founder Sandia Chang will create eight wildly different hot dogs, inspired by the flavours of home for each national team, to coincide with the first quarter-final matches in Russia on Friday 6th July. Unfortunately the Germany-inspired hot dog won’t hit the menu, but the Spanish hot dog does sound great as well! Don’t you wonder which hot dog will win? read more

Trends we spotted | Week 26

29-6-2018

  • Trends in het kort

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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 tableside DIY Shawarma, the Donug, a website for cannabis-themed boutique accommodations and Apeel sciences in Santa Barbara created an edible coating that allows avocados to stay ripe for twice as long.

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What-a-Melon | Ice cream inspiration from Dominique Ansel

28-6-2018

Dominique Ansel Bakery in London serves soft serve in a slice of watermelon sourced from Italy. The ice cream, called What-a-Melon, is made with fresh watermelon juice and ‘seeds’ made of dark chocolate. It first launched at Dominique Ansel Bakery in Tokyo in 2017 but those living in or visiting London this summer can enjoy one in London now! read more

The next generation of Capsule hotels | The Millennials

28-6-2018

  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo
  • The next generation of Capsule hotelsCapsule hotel The Millennials in Tokyo

In March the second luxury capsule hotel of ‘The Millennials’ brand opened in Tokyo. Following the huge success of their first iteration, opened last year in Kyoto. The next generation of capsule hotels attracted the attention from many overseas guests and medias. The Millennials is the latest hotel from Japanese developer Global Agents and they’re finally bringing its brand to Tokyo with a first location in the bustling Shibuya district. With a new concept based on ‘Living in the future’, The Millennials re-imagines the capsule hotel concept through high-tech facilities, technology and social spaces to bring a formerly utilitarian concept into the realm of semi-luxury. The goal of Japanese developer Global Agents with The Millennials is to go beyond what people have come to expect from this type of hotel and create a new option for today’s customer who wants both affordability & style. read more

The Fairy Floss Dessert Burger | The hidden Instagrammable dessert

26-6-2018

  • The Fairy Floss Dessert BurgerThe Fairy Floss Dessert Burger
  • The Fairy Floss Dessert BurgerThe Fairy Floss Dessert Burger
  • The Fairy Floss Dessert BurgerThe Fairy Floss Dessert Burger
  • The Fairy Floss Dessert BurgerThe Fairy Floss Dessert Burger
  • The Fairy Floss Dessert Burgerchocolate sphere by the Long Story Short Café

The Long Story Short cafe in Brunswick, Australia has been offering a new special dessert for a while: The fairy floss burger. This burger is hidden in a large cotton candy casing and is 100% Instagrammable. read more

Taco Tuesdays | At Club Mexicana and The Spread Eagle in London

26-6-2018

  • Taco TuesdaysTaco Tuesdays at Club Mexicana
  • Taco TuesdaysAnna Jones of Blog Anna Jones And Meriel Armitage of Club Mexicana and The Spread Eagle
  • Taco TuesdaysNeil Rankin of Temper And Matteo Aloe of Radio Alice

This month Meriel Armitage’s Club Mexicana and The Spread Eagle, London’s first 100% vegan pub in Hackney, will host a series of one-off Taco Tuesdays to kick start the summer. Joining Meriel at the pass will be a line-up of Club Mexicana’s friends from the London food scene, including vegetarian chef and best-selling Author Anna Jones, chef Neil Rankin of Temper, and organic sourdough pizza experts Radio Alice, all ready to put their own vegan spin on the traditional Mexican taco, whilst The Spread Eagle’s Sherri Lee Eastabrook will be shaking up the pub’s signature cocktails to wash things down. We love those examples of collaboration, we spotted a couple of them around one product in London, like for example the pita bread and Kulcha. Check out the inspiration! read more

Amare Marbella Beach Hotel | Art exhibition in hotel and star chef opens pop-up restaurant Hayaca

25-6-2018

  • pop-up restaurant HayacaMauricio Giovanini at Amare Marbella Beach Hotel
  • pop-up restaurant HayacaHayaca at Amare Marbella Beach Hotel
  • pop-up restaurant Hayaca Amare Marbella Beach Hotel
  • pop-up restaurant HayacaJesús Chacón at Amare Marbella Beach Hotel
  • pop-up restaurant HayacaJesús Chacón has an art exhibition at Amare Marbella Beach Hotel

Marbella has another hotspot! From mid June to 16 September chef Mauricio Giovanini runs the Latin American fusion pop-up restaurant Hayaca at the Amare Marbella Beach Hotel. He runs Michelin star restaurant Messina next to the hotel. In addition to this new restaurant concept, Amare also has a lot of space for art. This season they expose works by the Spanish photographer Jesús Chacón throughout the hotel. And they have announced a partnership with the Marbella International Film Festival. Again a few great examples of collaboration! read more

The Waterwolf in Madurodam | All about water management and 400 years of land reclamation in the Netherlands

22-6-2018

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  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamWaterwolf / Madurodam
  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamMadurodam
  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamMadurodam Events
  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamMadurodam Events
  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamMadurodam Events
  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamMadurodam Events
  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamMadurodam Events
  • De Waterwolf in MadurodamMadurodam Events

Beat the Waterwolf! A thrilling and interactive show concerning the Netherlands’ most impressive conquest of the water: the reclamation of the immense Haarlemmermeer Lake. This is the new exciting family attraction in the smallest city of the Netherlands, Madurodam in The Hague. Here you can discover Holland’s highlights and heritage! read more

Trends we spotted | Week 25

22-6-2018

  • Trends in het kort

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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 functional candy, staying overnight at temples in Japan or Korea and creamart. The list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants is also published with images of dishes of all restaurants! If you’re in London this summer, check out their ice cream museum SCOOP! If you’re in New York at the end of June and you love pizza, check out Le Strade della Mozzarella. And an interesting read about Amazon’s Alexa that will butler at selected Marriott hotels as from this summer.

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The world’s first pizza box for eating pizza in bed | By Boston Pizza

21-6-2018

It was never all that challenging in the first place, but eating pizza in bed just got even easier, thanks to a new pizza box developed by Canadian chain Boston Pizza. Unveiled in an online video in the beginning of June, an unassuming limited edition pizza box transforms into a self-supporting table and lets you eat pizza in bed. Boston Pizza introduced ‘BP in Bed’ on social media with the hashtag #BPinBed. Although the pizza boxes were a part of a larger promotion campaign we think they might alway be handy!  read more

ShareOle | Snap, Share, Earn | Marketing automation with a human touch

19-6-2018

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  • ShareOleShareOle

With ShareOle you reward your customer for sharing pictures of your product or service. This way they guarantee you a higher organic reach on your social media channels and a massive exposure. It’s a new app created by a Dutch marketing company WASOE. Instead of investing in new customers, invest in your current customer and let them help you to reach new customers. Your customer has dinner at your place, makes a picture, shares it at Instagram with the hashtag #ShareOle and the name of the restaurant, the total likes will be translated in a discount! read more

Nutella Cafe In New York City | Ferrero opens café by the end of the year

19-6-2018

  • Nutella Cafe In New York CityNutella Cafe In New York City

Soon New Yorkers, known for their culinary palettes, will be able to enjoy the taste of Nutella® in a variety of unique dishes tailored especially for them. Ferrero, a global confectionery company and the maker of Nutella® The Original Hazelnut Spread®, today announced it will be opening a Nutella Cafe at 13th Street and University Place, near Union Square, by the end of the year. Nutella Cafe New York will feature a Nutella-inspired cafe menu and specialty espresso beverages. read more

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