FURTHER EAST BLOG

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

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.

May 2, 2018

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.

April 26, 2018

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.

April 13, 2018

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.

April 9, 2018

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. 

April 4, 2018

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.

March 21, 2018

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.

March 14, 2018

5 -min. read 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.

March 7, 2018

5 -min. read 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.