FURTHER EAST BLOG

The most innovative stories, inspiring interviews with iconic names and cutting-edge travel trends from Asia

August 7, 2018

2 -min. read Set to open later this year, Joali Maldives is a haven of sustainable local glamour, combining a commitment for the authentic with a passion for the unconventional. Read why they're choosing Further East to showcase their new brand.

June 27, 2018

2 -min. read Viceroy Bali is one of the world’s most breath-taking tropical hideaways. General Manager Anthony Syrowatka reveals why he’s bringing their unique blend of luxury, seclusion and philanthropy to the shores of Seminyak Beach for the inaugural edition of Further East.

June 27, 2018

6 -min. read Bleisure is bludgeoned, TED is dead and Burning Man is in the ashes. Olivia Squire investigates how the latest breed of ‘thinking festivals’ are taking the merging of work and play a step further by going under the radar.

June 22, 2018

5 -min. read Plastics are one of the biggest environmental threats – predictions are that if nothing changes by 2025 there will be one ton of plastic for every three tons of fish in the ocean. So how can the travel industry help?

May 24, 2018

4 -min. read Lifestyle brands hoping to make a splash in Seoul are struggling to survive... How will the-soon-to-open Le Méridien Seoul fare in this challenging climate?

May 23, 2018

2 -min. read One of the world's most distinctive lifestyle hotel brands, Hotels G, are going Further East this November. Chief Marketing Officer Marc Bichet explains why they’re joining our unique global village on Seminyak Beach, Bali.

May 22, 2018

2 -min. read Nick Downing, General Manager of Bangkok’s luxuriously serene urban sanctuary, The Siam, explains why he’s going Further East to join our global community on Seminyak Beach in Bali this November.