Here are four mindful hotel designs weaving together architecture, traditional materials and local artisans to tell the story of both hotel and location.
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The most innovative stories, inspiring interviews with iconic names and cutting-edge travel trends from Asia
The best luxury hotels have a sustainable ethos at the heart of their design – proving that putting the environment first doesn’t mean scrimping on style.
Further East is introducing “Tune In”, a new series of monthly playlists that will fuse Eastern musical traditions old and new. This week, we’re opening your ears to our new sound. With Further East rises a new dawn – go where the East wind takes you and immerse yourself in our world that rejoices in Asia's euphoric past and present.
Stanley Stewart climbs aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express, only to find himself surrounded by characters straight out of an Agatha Christie novel.
Exclusive island resorts have evolved from sun-drenched dens of the rich and famous to philanthropic vehicles that support local communities and protect and preserve the surrounding environment.
Creative Class 2.0 is here: China’s ‘new hedonists’ are sophisticated self-optimisers, both at home and away. Beijing-based CHAO co-founder, Maurice Li, tells Katie Palmer how this psychographic is prompting China’s homegrown contemporary hotels to disrupt the future of travel.
China's new hotels on the scene are open books when it comes to hospitality trends. Get an insider's peek with Nancy Huang on China's hottest newbies on the hotel block and her reader's digest of where they're are heading in 2018.
From Bangkok to Bali, pull up a stool at one of these stylish watering holes – and be rewarded with a Singapore Sling (or Mezcal Mule) for the ages.
From drones to digital doctors, new technology is changing both how consumers experience travel and how brands create ever more rich and in-depth experiences. We... View Article
Welcome to the Circle – a fortnightly dispatch where we showcase the biggest names attending Further East. First up: the hotels whose architecture charms travellers from the outside in.
The shaman had agreed to see me just after lunch. It seemed a disappointing hour to engage with the next world; but apparently she had... View Article
The last eunuch at the court of the last emperor of Vietnam had tiny blue hands, a shrivelled face and a high, fluting voice. He... View Article