Trends we spotted | Week 2


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At 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, a link to an article about a great marketing example from a new designhotel in Eindhoven, The Match. Here you’re advised to ‘check in and stay out’. Links to articles about the sustainable exotic Kudadoo Island Resort at the Maldives and about a Culinary Agenda for January. Inspiration from London, with a great collaboration of Indian restaurant Bombay Bustle and a yoga institute. And are you a pizza and game lover? Then you must play the Monopoly Pizza Game!

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Sustainable tourism in the Maldives | A solar powered private island resort

An article at the website of Luxury Launches about the exotic Kudadoo island resort that recently opened their doors in the Maldives. Designed by New York-based architectural firm Yuji Yamazaki Architecture (YYA). The private resort exemplifies sustainability with its impressive photovoltaic roof and several other defining features. Check out the article for more information.

Monopoly Pizza Game | A pizza-themed version of the classic board game

The Monopoly Pizza Game, don’t you wonder how to play it? Well Hasbro explains: “In this delicious twist on the classic Monopoly game, players are trying to buy as many types of pizza as they can — from classic pepperoni or spinach to mushroom. Instead of buying properties or collecting rent, players will aim to collect a colour set which corresponds to a type of pizza, such as veggie lovers, barbecue chicken or even mac and cheese! A full set of flavours combines to make an awesome new pizza, giving those cards a higher value. At the end of the game, the player who collects the most pizza slices wins!”

Start the year with a new collaboration | A yoga class followed by a brunch at Bombay Bustle in London

The Indian restaurant Bombay Bustle on Maddox Street from Samyukta Nair hosts a series of Yoga brunches to start the new year. The brunches will be held from 12th January to 23rd February every Saturday morning. Start the weekend with a yoga class at The Ady Centre, the luxury lifestyle and wellness hub, followed by a well-earned three-course brunch at Bombay Bustle from Executive Chef, Surender Mohan. Great collaboration!

Culinary Agenda January | By Fine Dining Lovers

Check out all the culinary top food events in this article, you might get inspired! For example by Madrid Fusion in Spain where amongst others Ferran Adrià, Albert Adrià, Elena Arzak, Oriol Castro and Dominique Crenn are included in this year’s line-up of illustrious chef speakers on ‘changing the rules’. And of course the Bocuse d’Or will take place at the end of January and many more culinary food events like the Napa Valley Truffle Festival!

Designhotel The Match | Check in, stay out

Although this is a link to a Dutch article at the website of Hospitality Management, we loved the marketing behind this new designhotel in Eindhoven (The Netherlands). January 14, 2019 The Match opens and this design hotel offers guests all the facilities they could wish for in a hotel, online check-in and check-out, a matchfixer (kind of concierge), smartphone (for during your stay), 170 different restaurants, 500 shops and much more! Under the motto ‘Check in, stay out’, Hotel The Match encourages guests to not stay in the hotel, but to go into the city….

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