EAST, Hong Kong x PYE

May 30, 2016By EASTEAT, HAPPENINGS No Comments

We know dads are secretly jealous of all the attention moms get for Mother’s Day. All the flowers, breakfast in bed, manicures and pedicures. In contrast, dads are usually just left with a card, a tie, and a kiss on the cheek.  Of course, this is not  intentional– it’s just so much harder to shop … Read More

Tiki Thursday at JING Bar

May 26, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Starting this week (May 26!), JING Bar at The Temple House, is introducing Tiki Thursdays.  Every Thursday from 4pm until late, JING will transform into a Polynesian bar complete with Tiki mugs, statues, masks and torches around its inner and outside areas. The menu features a list of Tiki cocktails, designed by our professional guest … Read More


May 17, 2016By EASTCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Uruguay’s world-renowned Parador La Huella has announced that they will unveil their first outpost in American, Quinto La Huella, at EAST, Miami on May 23, 2016! EAST, Miami, the exclusive U.S. flagship for Swire Hotels’ EAST collection and its first North American property, located within Brickell City Centre will celebrate their soft opening on May 31. … Read More

FilmAid Asia The Power of Film Gala

May 15, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

FilmAid Asia‘s Power of Film Gala this year honours humanitarian filmmaker Jessey Tsang. Lonely Planet (2004), the first film she directed won the Silver Award at the 10th IFVA and her The Life and Times of Ho Chung Village (2009) received a Special Mention at the 15th IFVA. In 2008, Tsang released her first feature, Lovers on … Read More

EAST, Miami soft opening May 31

May 13, 2016By EASTCULTURE No Comments

EAST, Miami has announced they will open on May 31st 2016 in the heart of Miami’s Brickell district. The 352 guest room hotel includes 8 suites and 89 residence suites featuring balconies with views of the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in rain shower and complimentary WiFi.  Check out their limited-time only pre-opening package through to September.   … Read More

In the Cave with Edward of XYZ

May 11, 2016By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

Last week’s Wall Street Journal writes, “The running boom is over. Blame millennials.” This is the first time in 2 decades where the number of runners–competitive or leisure have declined. Craving for variety, the 18-34 bracket is opting for specialised studios– whether it be Crossfit, cycling, boxing, barre or boot camps.  The unique social factor … Read More