Leica x Swire Hotels Photography Contest WINNERS

December 22, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE 1 Comment

Following our collaboration with local photographers and Leica, we are happy to announce the winners of the photography contest. Thank you all for your submissions and patience. Our panel of judges have made their decisions from the hundreds of submissions that came through. All decisions are final. Congratulations to our Top 5 winners! Grand Prize … Read More

Eat. Learn. Move

December 19, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE No Comments

The STA Australia commissioned a film to be made about travel and discovery. Here’s the results, divided into 3 series of Eat, Learn and Move. Inspired to start travelling again, yet? Synopsis: 3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all … Read More

The Opposite House Solar Christmas Tree

December 9, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT 1 Comment

The Opposite House in conjunction with Viessmann Heating Technology is pleased to present an innovative and sculptural Christmas tree in the spirit of sustainability and the environment. On display from 4 December 2011 to 9 January 2012, the “solar tree” will be constructed out of 105 reclaimed solar thermal vacuum tubes used to harness the … Read More

Chef Marino @ Sureño For Cathay Pacific Airways

November 22, 2011By Swire Hotels SocialCULTURE, EAT No Comments

Marino D’Antonio is the Chef de Cuisine of Sureño. Hailing from Bergamo Italy, D’Antonio’s experience includes his early pastry training in Toulouse, France, a stint in London and subsequently trained under chef Luciano Tona in the Michelin-starred restaurant La Fermata in Casatenovo, Italy. What is the concept and idea behind those inflight menus? I want … Read More