Swire Hotels Announces U.S. Debut

Swire Hotels, a subsidiary of Swire Properties Inc. founded in 2008 and held by the publicly quoted Swire Pacific Limited, announces the 2015 opening of EAST, Miami at Brickell City Centre. This $1 billion mixed use development in Miami’s downtown financial district will be the hotel group’s first property in the United States and the third hotel under the EAST brand, after the successful opening of EAST, Hong Kong in Island East in 2010 and EAST, Beijing at INDIGO, Beijing in 2012. Elite Traveler sat down with Swire Hotels CEO Brian Williams to discuss its three brands ––The House Collective, East, and the U.K. Chapter Hotels–– and how Swire is a distinguished luxury development owner-operator.