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?
FURTHER EAST BLOG
The most innovative stories, inspiring interviews with iconic names and cutting-edge travel trends from Asia
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.
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.
4 -min. read The wellness experience in resorts has burst beyond the bounds of the physical realm, as more and more realise the vital importance of mental self-care.
4 -min. read Shanghai's hotels are emerging from their 'oriental' shoebox, and are embodying all that is cool, inclusive and contemporary. How, you ask? Contemporary art, that's how.
5 -min. read Hong Kong is, without doubt, is a city for big spenders – but also emerging on this piping-hot hotel scene are properties specifically geared towards the Creative Class. Nancy Huang introduces us to three who are shaking things up in the Pearl of the Orient.
4 -min. read Here are four mindful hotel designs weaving together architecture, traditional materials and local artisans to tell the story of both hotel and location.
5 -min. read 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.
< 1 -min. read 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.
7 -min. read Stanley Stewart climbs aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express, only to find himself surrounded by characters straight out of an Agatha Christie novel.
8 -min. read 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.
6 -min. read 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.