Great Encounters at Artistree

September 28, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Break away from the concert hall, Hong Kong Sinfonietta will be collaborating with Swire Properties again for the 5th year of residency at ArtisTree from 15 October to 1 November 2014. With the theme “Great Encounters @ ArtisTree”, a total of 12 unique programmes and exciting collaborations are on offer, including the return of renowned British cellist Matthew Barley, who … Read More

Spotlight on Make Architects

September 20, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Make Architects continues to bring its expertise in innovative and sustainable design to the world, quietly reconstructing skylines across Europe and more recently in China. The award-winning agency offers a view of its unorthodox approach to the industry and a sneak peek into its plans for The Temple House.Ken Shuttleworth, or ‘Ken the Pen’ as he … Read More

Conde Nast Traveller: Anatomy of a Restaurant

September 3, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

An excerpt of the original article by Conde Nast Traveller.  Click here for the full read. In October 2014 The Continental restaurant will open its doors to its first customers in Pacific Place, Hong Kong. The highly anticipated restaurant is the product of a collaboration between Rowley Leigh, David Collins Studio and Swire Hotels. In … Read More

Clodagh: Taking on Miami

September 2, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Nothing arouses an epiphany like a near-death experience. Realising that life is too short after a year on her back following a bad horse riding accident, 17 year-old Clodagh left high school, dropped her last name and borrowed £400 from her mother to set up her own company. “What would you tell your 17 year-old self now?” I ask … Read More

Award Winning Chef Rowley Leigh, Chef and Restaurant Consultant of The Continental

September 1, 2014By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Swire Hotels is pleased to announce that Rowley Leigh, British Chef, Restaurateur and Food Writer is the chef Consultant of The Continental, Hong Kong, the flagship stand-alone restaurant owned and managed by the newly-established restaurant division of Swire Hotels. Rowley is one of the founding fathers of modern British cooking.  Over the past two decades … Read More