New Decade, New Home.

January 2, 2020By Swire Hotels SocialHAPPENINGS No Comments

It’s been 10 years since Swire Hotels Social launched back in 2009. With 2020 now upon us, it is time for us to change things up and look forward to this new decade. Which is why we have decided to close this blog and to continue telling our stories on our brand new website instead. … Read More

Introducing UNION – The Opposite House’s New Lobby Bar

August 16, 2019By The House CollectiveEAT, HAPPENINGS No Comments

This summer, The Opposite House launched its new lobby bar — UNION, a bar exuding elegance and comfort. The showcase of artwork and architecture reveals the 20th century modernist sensibility, demonstrating a balance of ceremony and warmth. UNION also creates a sense of belonging by leading us through the discovery of customized and authentic experiences created by … Read More

Encounters Across Cultures: ‘Seeds of Life’ comes to The Upper House

June 21, 2019By The House CollectiveART, CULTURE, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Following a successful launch in Beijing at The Opposite House earlier this year in March, The House Collective’s art programme, ‘Encounters Across Cultures’ made its second stop on this year’s art journey around the four Houses at The Upper House in Hong Kong on 22 May. This year’s programme titled, ‘Seeds of Life’ features multidisciplinary Swiss-born … Read More

A Sustainable Fashion Frenzy at EAST, Miami

April 29, 2019By Swire Hotels SocialART, CULTURE No Comments

Last month, in celebration and to raise awareness of Earth Month, EAST, Miami collaborated with a handful of extremely talented students from Istituto Marangoni, the prestigious school of fashion, art and design. The task was to design and create stylish statement pieces from recycled bed linens, laundry bags, pillow cases, robes and toiletry kits from … Read More

EAST Residences have arrived and are ‘Seeing Things in A New Light’

April 16, 2019By Swire Hotels SocialHAPPENINGS, Uncategorized No Comments

EAST Hong Kong is extremely excited to announce that Taikoo Place Apartments, at 23 Tong Chong Street, will now be managed by EAST Hong Kong and be renamed EAST Residences. As a member of the EAST brand, EAST Residences embraces and encourages the ‘business playground’ spirit of the EAST. With floor-to-ceiling windows and an abundance … Read More

Encounters Across Cultures: ‘Seeds of Life’ at The Opposite House

March 30, 2019By The House CollectiveUncategorized No Comments

Last month, on the 22nd March, The House Collective‘s highly anticipated Art Programme: Encounters Across Cultures, officially landed; with the launch party being held at the programme’s first site, The Opposite House. The Opposite House’s launch party saw Katja Loher’s breathtaking artistic feat, ‘Seeds of Life,’ bring smiles and awe to the faces of Beijing’s … Read More

UpClose at The Upper House

March 29, 2019By The House CollectiveART, CULTURE, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Every month, at The Upper House we host a series of renowned, inspiring people in our Sky Lounge to get personal with listeners. Recently, we’ve had an array of cutting edge artists, advocates, designers and entrepreneurs. Nick Knight Nick Knight, acclaimed British photographer is famous for his provocative, avant-garde visions when it comes to fashion … Read More


March 14, 2019By The House CollectiveART, CULTURE, HAPPENINGS No Comments

Beginning in March 2019, The House Collective will be debuting their first inaugural Art Programme ‘Encounters Across Cultures’. This year, showcasing installations by esteemed Swiss artist, Katja Loher. This year’s exhibition themed ‘Seeds of Life’ opens 22 March 2019 and will run through all four Houses, starting at The Opposite House in Beijing, flowing through The … Read More

International Women’s Day

March 26, 2019By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, Uncategorized No Comments

Last month, the 8th March, was International Women’s Day; a day of acknowledgment, respect and appreciation important to men and women collectively around the world. To celebrate International Women’s day, Swire Hotels conducted interviews with some of the women on our staff whom we find inspiring. Each of these women shared with us their experience … Read More