Gin & Tonic popsicles | Limited edition at Aldi

5-7-2017

We already spotted them back in May, the limited edition Gin & Tonic popsicles that were sold at Aldi in England. The coming weekend (from the 7th till the 9th of July) they are also exclusively for sale at Aldi in the Netherlands: Gin & Tonic popsicles and Prosecco & Peach Bellini popsicles! read more

The Movement hotel | Former Prison the Bijlmerbajes temporarily run by asylum seekers

4-7-2017

A part of the former and notorious prison ‘Bijlmerbajes’ becomes a pop-up hotel run by asylum seekers. At The Movement hotel, refugees will be trained to run a hotel and get back into the workforce, their chance to reintegrate. On the 4th of July, a crowd funding campaign is launched to enable this special project. The hotel is intended to open its prison doors early August and give their guests a once in a lifetime experience to explore and stay at the famous Bijlmerbajes before it gets demolished. read more

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. read more

Celebrating the start of the summer holiday season | ‘A draft for a necktie’

4-7-2017

All men working in Rotterdam will have the possibility to celebrate the start of the summer holiday season and drink a draft for free. You only need to deliver your necktie Friday 7 July at Van Zanten café, ‘een tappie voor een dassie’ (Dutch slang meaning ‘a draft for a necktie’). For those who have to work before the summer holiday starts, come and exchange a tie for a glass of ice cold beer to celebrate the fact that we have fewer traffic jams the coming weeks!

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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. read more

Bavaria Radler Ice | #ice cream to toast

3-7-2017

  • Bavaria Radler Ice Lemon
  • Bavaria Radler Ice Lemon
  • Bavaria Radler Ice Lemon
  • Bavaria Radler Ice Lemon
  • Bavaria Radler Ice Lemon

Bavaria introduces Bavaria Radler Ice Lemon 2.0%. Bavaria Radler Lemon 2.0%, now for sale on a stick. The Dutch beer brewer is the first major brewer with an ice cream made of Radler. The refreshing ice cream has a light sweet Radler flavour, with tones of lemon and 2.0% alcohol and will be available from this summer at several festivals and events in The Netherlands. Festival Wish Outdoor in the Dutch village Beek en Donk was the first event to present the ice cream last weekend. read more

Game of Thrones Bar | Located in Washington D.C.

30-6-2017

  • Staff - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • Dracarys - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum MediaDracarys Game of Thrones Bar - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • Hall of Faces - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • Drinks - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • Mareen Dragons - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • What Is Dead May Never Die - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • Red Keep - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • The Lannisters Send Their Regards - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • Weirwood Tree - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media
  • Throne Room - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum MediaThrone Room Game of Thrones Bar - photo credit Farrah Skeiky Dim Sum Media

Are you addicted to the Game Of Thrones series? Than you should book your ticket to the United States. Last week, a Game Of Thrones Bar opened in Washington D.C. Game of Thrones fans can raise their glass with other fans at the new 3,000-square-foot “Pop-Up Bar” (PUB), all inspired by the HBO series based on the novels of George R.R. Martin’s. read more

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.

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

Let’s rock | The music concept at nhow Berlin

30-6-2017

  • nhow Berlin
  • Upper tower - Photo Credit Mattias Hamren
  • Studio - Photo Credit Mattias Hamren
  • Side view facade - Photo Credit Mattias Hamren
  • nhow Berlin
  • nhow Berlin
  • nhow Berlin
  • nhow Berlin
  • nhow Berlin
  • nhow Berlin

Two recording studios equipped with top-notch professional equipment located 36 metres above the River Spree epitomise the first-class service provided by nhow Berlin. The conference rooms and nhow suite are all networked to the studios, opening up a whole variety of opportunities from team-building events to recording vocals and interviews. For music fans, the hotel offers a comprehensive variety of services ranging from the guitar room service to live gigs. read more

Supersize take on breakfast | Share an ostrich egg

29-6-2017

Florentine Restaurant & Bar in London served their supersize take on breakfast with an ostrich egg. Too big to handle on your own, but perfect to share. An ostrich egg full English breakfast with tomatoes, mushrooms, bacon, beans, sausages and bread…. read more

Breaking Bad inspired bar | ABQ in London

29-6-2017

  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane PhotographyABQ Breaking Bad Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane PhotographyABQ Breaking Bad Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography
  • ABQ Bar - Photo Credit Toby Keane Photography

If you are a Breaking Bad fan you should definitely go ABQ, a Breaking Bad inspired bar in London. The bar, which has popped up in the UK for the last two years, is set in an RV, just like White’s meth lab in the television show. And they will also pop-up in NYC this summer. read more

Divya’s Kitchen | Ayurvedic cuisine in New York City

28-6-2017

  • Photo credit - Divya’s Kitchen

We just launched a Dutch Whitepaper about the Wellness industry in the Netherlands and one of the international trends we spotted is the healthy cuisine. Wellness is about feeling healthy ‘from body to mind’. One of the features of a healthy lifestyle is a cuisine with more focus on ‘foods with a function’. Like turmeric, a power food that’s often used in the Ayurvedic cuisine. In the wellbeing approach they often use Ayurvedic treatments. We spotted restaurant Divya’s Kitchen in NYC, serving meals that would be an asset for a menu at a restaurant in a Wellness resort. read more

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. read more

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. read more

Aromatic Tonic Water | Fever-Tree its special pink tonic

26-6-2017

Plenty of bars have an endless list with Gin & Tonic combinations with different ingredients such as cucumber, grapefruit or rosemary. But this summer it’s time for something new! Fever-Tree introduces a special pink tonic, the Aromatic Tonic Water. A new sparkling beverage to make Gin & Tonics even better. read more

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