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Step into Alice’s Wonderland

Trends Step into Alice’s Wonderland A children’s book classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been brought to life by the Australian Centre for Moving Image. The four-minute immersive experience invites attendees to sit around a pottery filled table as vibrant colours, textures and characters from the classic novel are projected on surrounding surfaces. Hosted by [...]

Happy Songkran!

Trends Happy Songkran! The highly anticipated and perhaps most important national holiday for Thailand is here! Riviera's Bangkok event planning team has been enjoying a splashin' time on the streets, cooling off with water fights and celebrations. As we expanded our event management services to Thailand and Singapore earlier this year, we are thrilled to [...]

teamLab’s Upcoming Shows

Trends teamLab’s Upcoming Shows To our patrons in Greater China, you are in luck! teamLab brings its famed experiential installations to Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou. Each exhibition showcases a series of the creative house’s immersive works. Notably, Shanghai’s “teamLab: Universe of Water Particles in the Tank” features a majestic waterfall, cascading down to the interior [...]

Sneak Peek of Changi Airport’s Newest Jewel

Trends Sneak Peek of Changi Airport’s Newest Jewel Often referred as one of the best airports in the world, the Changi Airport in Singapore is about to impress you again. In a few weeks, the “Jewel Changi Airport”, a majestic, dome-like glass structure will open in sections, unveiling a 40-metre-high indoor waterfall, a hotel and [...]

Plastikophobia

Trends Plastikophobia Last time we discovered Benjamin Von Wong’s “Strawpocalypse” in Vietnam, today we bring to you his latest work in Singapore, “Plastikphobia”. An immersive installation composed entirely of throw-away cups. In a similar method, Von Wong, with the support of volunteers, collected over 18,000 disposable cups to create his artwork. The warning tales of [...]

“Yayoi Kusama: All About Love Speaks Forever” in Shanghai

Trends “Yayoi Kusama: All About Love Speaks Forever” in Shanghai We all recognise the infamous Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama, who is renowned for her use of dense patterns of polka dots and nets in her sculptures and installations. It is with excitement that the Fosun Foundation in Shanghai welcomes her back for an awe-inspiring exhibition [...]

Exhibitions on the Horizon

Trends Exhibitions on the Horizon Whether you are located in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu or other cities across Greater China, we know that there are a multitude of exhibitions coming up in industries such as technology, medicine, health & wellness, beauty, textiles, baby products, food & beverage and so forth. Because there is so much noise and competition in the [...]

Hong Kong Arts Month

Trends Hong Kong Arts Month Just as flowers blossom for Spring, Hong Kong’s art scene lives for March. The annual monthly affair brings together local and international artists, collectors and visitors to the city for a dynamic experience of what Asia has to offer. Some of the renowned exhibitions are the 47th Hong Kong Arts [...]

HoloLens 2, Transforming How We Experience the World

Trends HoloLens 2, Transforming How We Experience the World The HoloLens, an immersive, interactive and ergonomic VR headset device produced by Microsoft, took the conference attendees by surprise with the launch of 2.0 at the Mobile World Congress 2019. The product overlays the digital world onto the physical space, allowing users to operate intangible digital [...]

Sephora Press Day – Where Your Beauty Beats

Trends Sephora Press Day - Where Your Beauty Beats Riviera is proud to share our part in supporting the creative design for Sephora’s “Where Your Beauty Beats” press day in Bangkok. All the magic happens in-house with our very own creative team, which dreams up incredible concepts and innovative visuals. For instance, Sephora’s press day [...]

Hello Singapore! Riviera has embarked The Lion City

Trends Hello Singapore! Riviera has embarked The Lion City With the recent launch of our Bangkok office, we are flying high with excitement to share a streak of good news – the grand opening of our 9th office in Singapore! Singapore is a hub that is home to numerous headquarters for multinational corporations, where key [...]

A Breath of Fresh Air

Trends A Breath of Fresh Air The Saatchi Gallery in London invites you to a “simulation beyond human perception”. The exhibition, “We Live in an Ocean of Air”, explores the interconnectivity between the human and natural worlds through the exchange of O2 and CO2. Visitors are geared with a VR headset and monitors that track [...]

A Chameleon in Disguise, Doug Aitken’s “Mirage Gstaad”

Trends A Chameleon in Disguise, Doug Aitken’s “Mirage Gstaad” Doug Aitken placed his third installation of the Mirage Mirror House in the Swiss Alps. In 2017, the Mirage made its debut in the outskirts of Palm Springs, and later in 2018, the kaleidoscopic house was placed inside a former bank in Downtown Detroit. With both [...]

Strawpocalypse in Ho Chi Minh City

Trends Strawpocalypse in Ho Chi Minh City 168,000 recycled plastic straws, 500 volunteers, 6 months and 1 message. Photographer Benjamin Von Wong’s latest art installation, “Strawpocalypse – The Parting of the Plastic Sea” warns the world of the urgent need to address the use of single-use beverage straws. To actualise his vision, the artist, together [...]

Welcoming the Year of the Pig

Trends Welcoming the Year of the Pig Happy Chinese New Year! During this festive time, Riviera would like to wish you a prosperous future. We are optimistic towards the prospects of this flourishing year and look forward to delivering unparalleled experiences that exceed your expectations. May the upcoming months be filled with thriving opportunities and [...]

Chingay Parade 2019

Trends Chingay Parade 2019 Singapore carries on the Chinese New Year festivities with its annual Chingay Parade to celebrate its multicultural identity and vivacious city. From embellished outfits to bewildering floats and dancing dragons, the festival brings to life an extravagant visual feast. The annual event is highlighted by novel performances and the iconic float [...]

“Ok Google”, How was CES 2019?

Trends “Ok Google”, How was CES 2019? Google’s massive three-story booth designed by their in-house team at CES this year made waves at the annual tech conference. As the onlookers approached the tech giant’s building, the enormous LED screens covering the edifice welcomed them in with clever and animated messages. Once the attendees made their [...]

Standing Out as a Beverage Brand in the 21st Century

Trends Standing Out as a Beverage Brand in the 21st Century Indeed, how do you stand out as a beverage brand in an era of social media frenzies, “Instagram-famous” titles, and artificial hype? The annual Drinks Tourism Challenge Awards from the U.K believes that those who seek excellence and “invest in creating a visitor experience” [...]

Hello Bangkok, We’re Here!

Trend Hello Bangkok, We're Here! Riviera has recently opened its first office in Thailand. We sat down with our co-founders, Stephane de Montgros and Benoit Thebaut, to understand why we made this exciting move. Join us to learn more! 1. Why did Riviera choose Bangkok as the location for its 8th office? Stephane de Montgros: There [...]

Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival

Trends Thailand’s Wonderfruit Festival On the hills of the West of Pattaya, the annual Wonderfruit Festival held a four-day, carbon neutral event celebrating the arts. Designed by ad rogers, the festival consisted of an eco-pavilion, the theatre of feasts and the bath house, all described as temporary structures that can “appear and disappear at will”. [...]

Embrace the New Year!

Trend Embrace the New Year! Welcome to 2019! Are you as excited as we are to kick-start new resolutions, challenges and ideas? We feel optimistic towards what the year holds and the opportunity to deliver events that push boundaries and amaze our returning and new clients! This year, we look forward to continue pushing boundaries [...]

Fresh Off the Ritz-Carlton Yacht

Trend Fresh Off the Ritz-Carlton Yacht The Ritz-Carlton launched an exclusive Yacht Collection, promising luxurious suites, active explorations, stirring sights, and an “opportunity to be untethered”. A statement of luxury travel, Azora was unveiled as the venture’s first of many extravagant vessels. Travelling through the means of a cruise for an all-inclusive and deluxe experience [...]

Wishing You a Wonderful Xmas Day!

Trends Wishing You a Wonderful Xmas Day! With lights sparkling everywhere, the day of celebration, appreciation and cheerful spirits has arrived! We would like to take this noel opportunity to thank you for your support and reaffirm our commitment to produce extraordinary experiences that shine a light on your brand’s splendour. Merry Xmas! Let the [...]

The New Year’s Eve Party You’ve Been Waiting For

Trends The New Year’s Eve Party You’ve Been Waiting For What other way to wave farewell to the year and ring in the next than a chic House Party that promises the ultimate night away with free-flow champagne, canapés and the rhythmic beats of DJ Enzo and DJ TYS? At The Middle House Café Gray [...]

“It’s basically all a giant front row”

Trend “It’s basically all a giant front row” That is how Willo Perron, the creative director of Drake’s latest tour, described the viewer’s experience of the sensational night. Making use of 200 drones as back-up dancers, a massive LED centre stage and a flying yellow Ferrari, the Aubrey and Three Migos tour was changing the [...]

A Time of Xmas Cheer

Trends A Time of Xmas Cheer This year is slowly coming to a close, as we embrace the New Year with arms wide open, we’d like to wish you all an Xmas holiday filled with magic, wonder and cheer. It was a fantastic time reflecting the brilliance of your brands. In 2019, we will continue [...]

The Claridge’s Xmas Tree 2018 Unveiled

Trends The Claridge’s Xmas Tree 2018 Unveiled Each year, the renowned Claridge’s Hotel invites celebrated fashion icons to design its Xmas centerpiece to commence the holiday season. Diane von Furstenberg, a long-time patron to the hotel, accepted the honour to dream up the tree that will sit in the lobby. Inspired by her belief in [...]

“Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” by Louis Vuitton

Trends “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” by Louis Vuitton An exhibition that began in the ‘City of Lights’ has made its way across the globe to the 'City That Never Sleeps’. Curated by Oliver Saillard, the director of Musee Galliera, the “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” takes you through a retrospective journey of Louis Vuitton’s history. From chapters featuring [...]

Great Minds Think Alike – Apple’s First Store in Thailand

Trend Great Minds Think Alike – Apple’s First Store in Thailand Apple recently opened its first official store in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, and named it “Apple Iconsiam”. A spacious venue characterised by the signature Apple look, with large transparent floor-to-ceiling windows and warm blonde wood tables. Within the retail space, there are rows of towering [...]

Experience the 12th Annual Shanghai Biennale

Trends Experience the 12th Annual Shanghai Biennale The 12th Annual Shanghai Biennale is upon us! This year, the theme “Proregress – Art in the Age of Ambivalence” explores E.E. Cummings’ idea of progress and regress, a constant swing between moments of transformation and stagnation, gain and loss, openness and fear, etc. In Mandarin, the title [...]

New Year, New You

Trends New Year, New You How are those New Year resolutions coming along? More importantly, have you started thinking about your resolutions for 2019? The upcoming year is just around the corner and you are short on time if you have not yet started planning your elaborate New Year’s Eve celebrations! What better way to [...]

Let Prague’s Signal Festival 2018 Inspire You

Trends Let Prague’s Signal Festival 2018 Inspire You Czech Republic held its 6th annual Signal Festival at its historic capital, Prague. Considered the largest cultural event of the nation, the festival invites citizens and visitors for a city-wide immersive experience over four nights to celebrate and appreciate the city’s streets, landmarks and urban spaces. This [...]

It’s Shanghai’s Turn –– SS19 Shanghai Fashion Week

Trends It’s Shanghai’s Turn –– SS19 Shanghai Fashion Week The SS19 Shanghai Fashion Week (SFW) launched at full force, releasing all the fashion fun and games. Designers from China alongside global brands confidently presented their collections for the upcoming seasons. Notably, the collection delivered by MOUVOUS Couture, a Shanghai-based couture wedding dress company, was characterised [...]

Comfortable in Your Own Skin? Let SK-II’s Future X Store Decide.

Trends Comfortable in Your Own Skin? Let SK-II’s Future X Store Decide. Coined a “shop of the future”, the SK-II Future X store recently opened in Shanghai. As China’s first-ever beauty “smart store”, the beauty brand is making noise in the industry for ushering a new era of skincare shopping and utterly transforming the retail [...]

Hold on to Deer Life. Xmas is Around the Corner.

Trends Hold on to Deer Life. Xmas is Around the Corner. It may feel like time for pumpkin spice lattes, but you’d be foolish to think Xmas is somewhere in the future. Get your notepads, calendars and planning hats on because it is time to get cooking with your annual affair! Whether you would like [...]

Trust Us, We Won’t Bamboozle You With This Idea

Trends Trust Us, We Won't Bamboozle You With This Idea Archifest 2018 was recently held in Singapore, highlighting the themes of design for people, design for time, and design for environment. It got us thinking about sustainable event venues that are created for the environment and the people. The Bamboo Sports Hall of the Panyaden [...]

A Cartier Convenience Store? Sign. Me. Up.

Trends A Cartier Convenience Store? Sign. Me. Up. Like Tiffany & Co’s “Everyday Objects” collection and Off White’s collaboration with IKEA, Cartier’s latest pop-up to promote their jewellery collection, “JUSTE UN CLOU”, takes the idea of pairing luxurious brands with everyday items to a new degree. In the temporary Cartier convenience store located at the [...]

Giving “Life on the Go” a Brand-New Meaning

Trends Giving “Life on the Go” a Brand-New Meaning Space 10, IKEA’s innovation lab, released “Space on Wheels”, a concept series of seven autonomous vehicles to display the possibility of “life on the go”, that can enable a more fulfilling everyday life, anywhere you go. The project has infinite potential – it can be a [...]

China International Robot Exhibition (CIROS) 2018

Trends Witness the Future at the China International Robot Exhibition (CIROS) 2018 Who isn’t excited about being one step closer to an in-real-life West World theme park? Oh right, maybe we’re not that enthusiastic about the artificial-intelligence-rebelling-against-humanity thing. Over 500+ robot makers and robotics suppliers gathered from across the world to showcase their newest technological [...]

Riviera’s Exclusive Workshop for InterContinental Hotels Group’s Business Rewards Members

Trends Riviera’s Exclusive Workshop for InterContinental Hotels Group’s Business Rewards Members Riviera shares its event planning expertise with InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) business rewards members to utterly revamp the way events are held. With 5,000+ hotels across the world, IHG works with business rewards members to host countless conferences, workshops, client appreciations, annual parties and [...]

Marc Jacobs and Rihanna Killed it at New York Fashion Week

Events Marc Jacobs and Rihanna Killed it at New York Fashion Week The Spring/Summer 2019 New York Fashion Week drew its curtains on Friday, after a string of shows concluding in an extravagant finale by Marc Jacobs and Rihanna. A salute to the styles of Yves Saint Laurent in the 80s but showcased with a [...]

Sleigh This Xmas

Events Sleigh this Xmas Don’t be fooled by the warmth outside because it is time to commence the planning of your annual Xmas affair. A time for lavish celebration, free-flow champagne and delectable hors d'oeuvres, Xmas is not only an occasion to express appreciation for your long-term clients, partners or team members, but also a [...]

Immerse Yourself at Paris’ First Digital Art Museum

Events Immerse Yourself at Paris’ First Digital Art Museum Cue the soundtrack of Midnight in Paris because we’re about to take a walk through the French capital’s first digital museum, Atelier des Lumière, featuring the fine arts of the 19th century. Step into the exhibition space and you will find yourself immersed in the paintings [...]

Burning Man 2018 Was Lit

Events Burning Man 2018 Was Lit If you do not live in the middle of a desert, you must have heard that the annual Burning Man festival took place in Black Rock City, Nevada last week. A temporary metropolis created in dedication to art and community by self-sufficient participants, Burning Man to most is a [...]

Taking Bangkok Airport to New Heights

Events Taking Bangkok Airport to New Heights Singapore Changi Airport watch out! Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport is going all out with an indoor AND outdoor forest in their new terminal. Inspired by the lusciously green and shrub-filled landscapes of Thailand, the new terminal transports you to a tropical woodland that no doubt makes a warm welcome. [...]

A Quiet Escape to Rural Towns in China

Trends A Quiet Escape to Rural Towns in China The revitalisation of abandoned properties in rural China is on the rise. Each located in remote Chinese towns, these striking hotels are far from the hustle of the city. WuYuan Skywells Hotel, a previously neglected 300-year-old mansion, was carefully restored to its former glory, while maintaining [...]

Halloween Scare Comes Early

Trends Halloween Scare Comes Early BOO! Did we scare you? Good, didn’t think we would. Although, what will scare you is that the most frightening time of the year is tiptoeing around the corner. Don’t let the horror of planning a Halloween event catch you off guard, we are here to offer our expertise to [...]

Getting Ready for China International Import Expo (CIIE) Exhibition

Trends Are You Ready for the China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2018 in Shanghai? With the very first China International Import Expo (CIIE) taking place in Shanghai this year from November 5th - 10th, we are at the edge of our seats for the attending brands. As part of China’s economic initiative to liberalise trade [...]

James Bond museum opens on the summit of an Austrian mountain

Trends James Bond museum opens on the summit of an Austrian mountain “One vodka martini, shaken, not stirred.” James Bond is the villain-fighting, charming, and womanising spy that won over the adoration of audiences across generations. Now, with the opening of a James Bond museum, it is possible to visit a 007 villain’s secret lair. [...]

Restored Kiyotsu Gorge “Tunnel of Light” blends nature and art

Trends Restored Kiyotsu Gorge “Tunnel of Light” blends nature and art Where nature meets art, the recently restored Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel stretches along the heart of Japan’s snow city, Echigo-Tsumari. Calling on the five main elements of nature, the Beijing-based architecture studio MAD transformed the tunnel space into an oasis for those who seek to [...]

Incredible inter tidal art museum at Fairmont Maldives

Trends Incredible inter tidal art museum at Fairmont Maldives Underwater museums have been making waves in recent years and we have been drawn to this captivating exhibition at the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi. The luxury resort located in the Shaviyani Atoll is home to The Coralarium, hosting sculptures designed by British artist Jason deCaires [...]

The digital beauty of teamLab’s new art museum

Trends The digital beauty of teamLab’s new art museum It caught our attention earlier this year and now it’s here to blow our minds as the Tokyo based art collective teamLab have finally launched their digital art museum. Although it’s still in the experimental phase, the space encompasses a series of digital art installations which [...]

Step into the Halloween Spirit with Riviera

Trends Step into the Halloween Spirit with Riviera We know it’s scary to think but Halloween is creeping up with less than four months to go! We are still reliving the exciting 'horror filled' events we produced for Halloween last year, and can’t wait to reveal our new spine-chilling ideas with you to make yours [...]

Live stream your events with Riviera

Trends Live stream your events with Riviera Live streaming is really proving to be a win win for brands and their audience with an increasing engagement rate and viewer interaction. More and more companies are turning to live streaming to grow their audience, raise awareness, launch their products and much more, they are recognising its [...]

Pudong steps up efforts to become a legendary cultural hub

Trends Pudong steps up efforts to become a legendary cultural hub An array of planning projects are underway in China, including one which is putting Shanghai’s Pudong at the forefront. By 2020 Pudong’s East Bund plans to form an international cultural hub with a collection of new venues such as two museums, an expo culture [...]

Summer vibes at Fizz and Baozi Shanghai!

Trends Summer vibes at Fizz and Baozi Shanghai! Join us on the Rooftop of The Cut for free flow drinks and tasty bites (baozi!), all for a good cause! Welcoming all the outstanding individuals from leading hotels, restaurants and bars to kick back and enjoy an evening of frivolity, hosted by the people who know [...]

Event Planning classes by Riviera Events & Condé Nast Center

News Event Planning classes by Riviera Events & Condé Nast Center Join Riviera Events' Co-Founder, Stephane de Montgros, at the Condé Nast Center for Fashion & Design on the 2nd & 3rd of June, as he reveals his key tips on Experiential Marketing. From marketers as story tellers, to the power of multisensory experiences, how [...]

Private Submarine Rides at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives

News Private Submarine Rides at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives As if private island and private jet vacations were not exclusive enough, Four Seasons Resorts Maldives has just debuted their personal submarine excursions at the Landaa Giraavaru resort. In partnership with DeepFlight Adventures, they have launched the most advanced personal submarine model, the Super Falcon 3S. [...]

“Future of Today” Exhibition @Wuhan

News "Future of Today" Exhibition @Wuhan "Future of Today" is a new media art exhibition which created quite a buzz in Beijing, Chengdu and New York last year, and now it's coming to Wuhan! The exhibition will be on until the 16th of July and aims to explore various forms of artistic expression with the [...]

Chanel’s new arcade-themed beauty experience

News Chanel's new arcade-themed beauty experience Luxury brands in China are becoming increasingly savvy when it comes to new ways to engage with a larger audience. Pop-up retailing is a concept that is experiencing particular growth in the country, with young millennials on the look out for new and unique experiences. Making this trend a [...]

Milan Design Week 2018

News Milan Design Week 2018 The trendsetting city of Milan is buzzing once again for the highly-anticipated Design Week. The showcase will kick off tomorrow with a plethora of 'must-sees' from over 2000 international exhibitors, including artist Masahiko Sato and Japanese electronic giant - Sony. These brands are preparing to take design concepts to the [...]

Digital abysses exhibition immerses visitors underwater!

News Digital abysses exhibition immerses visitors underwater! You may remember the famous French artist, Miguel Chevalie from his stunning “Power Flowers 2017” exhibition last year at Shanghai’s Jing An Kerry Centre. Miguel is passionate about exploring the art expression offered by computer technology, which can be seen in his latest work “digital abysses 2018” at [...]

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants announced!

News Asia's 50 Best Restaurants announced! The 2018 edition of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants was revealed yesterday at the Wynn Palace in Macao. The Awards is sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, and it's an annual recognition of Asia's best places to eat, combining the opinions and experience of hundreds of industry experts. Bangkok's Gaggan [...]

Riviera Events Live Streams in Bangkok!

News Riviera Events Live Streams in Bangkok! Whether it's a conference or awards dinner we are increasingly seeing brands incorporate live streaming into their events as a way of engaging a new audience from across the globe. Technology has taken over the art of communication and with live-streaming being so accessible, the new advancement has [...]

Art Basel Hong Kong prepares to impress!

News Art Basel Hong Kong prepares to impress! Art Basel prepares to keep us all occupied with a plethora of fun and exciting activities across the city, whilst showcasing the world's high-end modern and contemporary art exhibitions. Art Basel Hong Kong is the latest addition to the family and a perfect location for China's flourishing [...]

AHEAD Asia announces the 2018 winners

News AHEAD Asia announces the 2018 winners AHEAD Asia just revealed its 2018 Award winners yesterday at Andaz Singapore. AHEAD is a programme that celebrates the best in hotel design and guest experience across America, Europe, Asia, and MEA. As one of its four regional awards, AHEAD Asia recognises the most ambitious, innovative and acclaimed [...]

Bedazzling Stage Design at the 2018 Oscars

News Bedazzling Stage Design at the 2018 Oscars If anyone else deserved an Oscar yesterday, it would be veteran scenic designer Derek McLane, who for the sixth time created the bedazzling stage for the Academy Awards. The gorgeous 10-ton proscenium arch was adorned in 45 million Swarovski crystals as it ensconced those onstage like an [...]

Riviera Events Open an Office in Hong Kong

News Riviera Events Open an Office in Hong Kong We are extremely excited to announce the opening of our brand new office in Hong Kong! Often referred to as the events capital of Asia, we are looking forward to expanding our service to this buzzing city. The new office will support our growing number of [...]

Art in Hong Kong takes its place in the spotlight

News Art in Hong Kong takes its place in the spotlight Hong Kong is ready to become the forefront of the art scene once again as they prepare to give their visitors a real artistic treat. Each year, March becomes Hong Kong's art month, celebrating and showcasing various offerings around the vibrant city from exhibitions, [...]

Your Robotic Dessert is Now Served!

News Your Robotic Dessert is Now Served! As if we didn't eat enough over the Chinese New Year holiday, we are now feasting our eyes on the impressive works of modern dessert chefs, who are on a mission to explore new ways to experience food. Upcoming culinary student Erika Marthins has embraced her fast-paced digital [...]

Forbes Travel Guide releases the 2018 Star Award winners

News Forbes Travel Guide releases the 2018 Star Award winners Forbes Travel Guide recently released the 60th edition of its prestigious Star Awards, unveiling the newest and largest-ever list of the world's best hotels, restaurants and spas. Amongst a global variety of award winning properties, it is great to see a high number of hotels [...]

Dolce & Gabbana replaces models with drones

News Dolce & Gabbana replaces models with drones The fashion shows kicking off in Milan and London are leaving us in awe as designers share their visions for the future in the most creative way. It was only last week when we were left mesmerised by Burberry's artistic show in partnership with UVA (United Visual [...]

The PyeongChang Olympics: Sports Meets Technology

News The PyeongChang Olympics: Sports Meets Technology The ski resort town of PyeongChang, South Korea just witnessed the grand opening of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Emotions were lifted not only by the Olympic spirit but also by all the advanced technology showcased throughout the Games. Guests are picked up and transported in driverless buses [...]

Luxury brands release special Chinese New Year items

News Luxury brands release special Chinese New Year items The Chinese year of the dog is only a bark away. Have you got all your red packets and dumplings ready? As the world’s largest luxury market, China has become strategically important for global fashion brands. Following on from their previous years, top brands like Dolce [...]

A new digital-art museum!

News A new digital-art museum! The ultra-technologists known as teamLab have got us excited yet again about their plans to open a full-scale digital art museum in Tokyo. Partnering with Tokyo’s leading urban developer - Mori Building, the project will utilise digital technologies to express art across an immense 10,000 square metres of floor space. [...]

100 Hermès Window Displays

News 100 Hermès Window Displays With many brands now existing virtually, the physical stores are often finding new ways to combine experiences from both worlds. Stores have always used their window displays as a way of welcoming in shoppers, and over the years we have seen increasingly creative approaches to this open invitation, which has [...]

Fizz and Baozi Supports Shanghai Healing Home

News Fizz and Baozi Supports Shanghai Healing Home It only seems like yesterday when our Shanghai team gathered their friends from the hospitality industry for the final Fizz and Baozi edition of 2017. What a great success it was with over 15,000 RMB raised for the Shanghai Healing Home thanks to your support and kind [...]

Who took to the stage? Grammy Awards 2018

News Who took to the stage? Grammy Awards 2018 Sunday in America was music's biggest night with the 60th Grammy Awards held inside New York City's Madison Square Garden. A year of big milestones meant there was lots to celebrate at the ceremony, from the best songs to producers, performers and other aspects of the [...]

Tech Fashion on the Catwalk at Couture Fashion Week Paris

News Tech Fashion on the Catwalk at Couture Fashion Week Paris Iconic fashion brands provided a striking start to the year of style with innovative designs at the Couture Fashion Week Paris. As always, the stunning showcase took our breath away with celebrities, models and designers, including the likes of Chanel, Dior and Givenchy. The [...]

Bright Lights and City Nights

News Bright Lights and City Nights As an events company we often like to keep up to date with trends arising from around the world, including exhibitions, installations and festivals. This time we have been admiring the spectacular of arts at the four-day Lumiere festival in London, which came to a close on Sunday night. [...]

Retail’s Digital Disruption

News Retail's Digital Disruption Insights into what the store of tomorrow will look like were revealed at this year’s National Retail Federation Big Show 2018 (NRF). The conference explored how AI, robotics, mobile payments and the evolution of digital platforms will shake the industry in the not so far future. Delegates who were keen and [...]

The time has come! Muji Hotel

News The time has come! Muji Hotel There was a frenzy of excitement amongst Muji fans when they first announced plans to open their debut hotel. The time has come and many have been keen to take a glimpse inside the newly opened project based in Futian, Shenzhen. Simplicity is key when it comes to [...]

Fizz and Baozi is back in Beijing!

News Fizz and Baozi is back in Beijing! Fizz and Baozi is back again to kick start the famous series of charity gatherings for the year. This time it will be hosted in the buzzing city of Beijing, where we will be celebrating all the hard-working hospitality professionals. For those who are not familiar with [...]

The drones are back!

News The drones are back! Often referred to as ‘swarm drones’, the small quadcopters, famous for setting several records were seen soaring the skies again in perfect formation during the CES 2018. Everyone likes to watch a show and Intel has been working on a pioneering alternative to keep an audience mesmerised during a light [...]

LG showcases 92-foot digital experience

News LG showcases 92-foot digital experience The bigger the better they say. Well LG Electronics is proving just that with their recent exhibit at the CES 2018 in Las Vegas, featuring 240 tall displays of their latest ‘flexible’ OLED Canyon television. Following on from their tunnel of screens last year, the impossibly thin designs wowed [...]

Hollywood’s Awards Season is off to a Glittering Start

News Hollywood's Awards Season is off to a Glittering Start Hollywood’s awards season has kicked off for the year with the 75th annual Golden Globes ceremony held yesterday at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, LA. The night seemed to be filled with memorable moments that had people talking, from epic speeches to performances, to hosts bringing [...]

An ice way to kick off the Harbin Snow Festival

News An ice way to kick off the Harbin Snow Festival Ice Sculptures stretch across the Northeast’s Heilongjiang province for the Harbin International Snow Sculpture Art Expo. The famous event is going all out this year with a 3D snow-light show, illuminating the specular ice sculptures at the ‘Snow Wonderland’ display. Known for being one [...]

Prada restores Shanghai’s beautiful Rong Zhai Mansion

News Prada restores Shanghai's beautiful Rong Zhai Mansion The historic fashion brand Prada has recently unveiled its most ambitious project to date. Hidden behind a gated compound in the Putuo District, Shanghai lies their newly renovated 20th century garden villa, Prada Rong Zhai. The project took almost six years to restore and represents a unique [...]

Spotlights on Macao!

News Spotlights on Macao! Twinkling lights and projections are vibrantly shining across Macao throughout this month for the Macao Light Festival 2017. Already in its third year, the spectacular edition is called ‘Amor Macau’ and crafts an endless series of dreamy installations and innovative displays to present the journey of love. Our curious Macao team [...]

Starbucks takes it to the next level!

News Starbucks takes it to the next level! With Starbucks currently serving coffee to more than five million customers in China per week, it’s no surprise that the American chain has taken a huge leap by opening a 30,000-square-foot space in the heart of Shanghai. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery is set across two-floors and it's [...]

Capella 2018 New Year Eve Countdown – Silent Party

News Capella 2018 New Year Eve Countdown – Silent Party There is no party like a Silent Party so get ready to step into the ever-dazzling Capella Shanghai and welcome the New Year in unique style. Warm up your evening by dining at le Comptoir de Pierre Gagnaire, with simple, honest and elegant French cuisine, [...]

Feeling Festive with Fizz and Baozi Shanghai!

News Feeling Festive with Fizz and Baozi Shanghai! Once again it’s that time of year when we celebrate all the hard-working hospitality professionals. Fizz and Baozi, the most anticipated biannual industry gathering is landing in Shanghai on the 7th December! It is a party like no other, where outstanding individuals from leading hotels, restaurants and [...]

GroupGSA’s Design for the 2022 Winter Olympics

News GroupGSA’s Design for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing Architecture studio GroupGSA is back at it again with another mind-blowing design ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Led by Beijing principal Alina Valcarce, the visionary firm won a design competition for the prestigious Four-Seasons Town Reception Centre project, which is nestled at the [...]

Xmas Trees to Remember

News Xmas Trees to Remember The festive season is here and we have been on the lookout for the latest trends around the world. Innovative Xmas tree installations from the likes of Claridge’s, London, The Upper House Hong Kong, and our very own Shanghai Xintiandi.The quintessentially British property, Claridge’s, has recently unveiled its 2017 Xmas [...]

Live Streaming the Events of the Future

News Live Streaming the Events of the Future Live streaming has been a popular marketing tool this year playing a positive role in brand strategies to expand their audience reach. Everyone seems to be jumping on the live stream train, but does that mean it’s the right strategy for you? If engagement is an important [...]

Lumiere illuminates the UK in the most spectacular way

News Lumiere illuminates the UK in the most spectacular way Durham city flicked their switches on yesterday to kick start the Lumiere Festival 2018 - the UK’s largest light festival. A whole spectrum of colour and lasers welcomed people to discover the city of Durham in a whole new light, with over 28 installations featuring [...]

High-tech Cruise Ships Heading our Way!

News High-tech Cruise Ships Heading our Way! Earlier this year we heard about cruise ship company Carnival’s mission to roll out Ocean Medallion tech wearables to change guest experiences on deck. The cruise industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down with a continual influx of innovation on the rise. Royal Caribbean Cruises have been showcasing [...]

Aged 18 and above only!

News Aged 18 and above only! The world famous erotic cabaret, Crazy Horse Paris opened at The Parisian Macao this week! Celebrating over 65 years of music, dance and sensuality, the legendary show will be presenting some of their most famous routines, including God Save Our Bareskin. A multicultural cast of ten stunningly beautiful, classically [...]

The 9th Annual CAPTIVATING Charity Auction

Events The 9th Annual CAPTIVATING Charity Auction In a mission to help disadvantaged and impoverished children find a better future, the SCF 9th Annual CAPTIVATING Charity Auction was held at the Futian Shangri-La, Shenzhen. Guests shared a wonderful evening of great entertainment, charity auctions, and delicious food. The premier fund-raising event was their biggest success yet [...]

Get spooked in Macao this Halloween!

Upcoming Event Get spooked in Macao this Halloween! Are you ready for a spooktacular Halloween? Riviera are supporting some of the creepiest events in town this Saturday 28th October. If you are around, why not embark on a lifestyle Halloween celebration at the extraordinary poolside venue of Four Seasons Hotel Macau. Show off your freakiest [...]

Communication is key with Google’s new earbuds

News Communication is key with Google's New Earbuds Over the last few weeks the search engine giant has left their audience buzzing with excitement over the recent product launch - Google Earbuds. The wireless headphones feature real-time language translation and functions for over forty languages. These are exciting times. The device works by instantly translating [...]

Riviera Brings Their Expertise to South Korea

News Riviera Brings Their Expertise to South Korea Riviera Events took a step from behind the scenes to centre stage to share their expertise and industry knowledge with a group of budding students during Seoul Design Week. The session was part of the Condé Nast ‘on the road’ series, which was held at the neofuturistic [...]

Fifty Shades of Jade at the Lavish Wanda Reign on the Bund

Upcoming event Fifty Shades of Jade at the Lavish Wanda Reign on the Bund Party at the Lavish Wanda Reign on the Bund! Come and join us on Friday 20th October from 10pm for the 50 shades of Jade party at the exclusive Wanda Reign on the Bund! Tantalising treats and affluent aperitifs at this [...]

Increase your event audience through live streaming

News Increase your event audience through live streaming Over the last few years, we have seen social media continuously embracing live streaming as its future and our reality. Live streaming gives audiences a way of experiencing an event without physically being present. The excitement comes from not knowing what is going to happen next, as [...]

Tech is stealing the show at Fashion Week

News Tech is stealing the show at Fashion Week September has well and truly served as the Fashion Month with so many events all over the world from New York all the way to Paris. During this four-week period, we are always on the lookout for the fashionistas pulling off their boldest outfits and the [...]

The Brand New Anren Biennale coming to Chengdu. 

News The Brand New Anren Biennale coming to Chengdu. The art scene in Chengdu is about to get a whole lot bigger, with a brand new biennale coming to the well-preserved and historical city. The Anren Biennale will launch it’s first ever exhibition on the 1st October and aims to establish a relationship between the [...]

Register your guests with a smile!

News Register your guests with a smile! There is a new technology turning heads in the digital industry and we are keen to find out more. Look towards the camera, smile and instantly pay for your items without even reaching into your pocket. The cutting - edge innovation debuted in Hangzhou in an international restaurant, [...]

PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai Returns for the Fourth Edition

News PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai Returns for the Fourth Edition We all live in a world of instant photography, with thousands of photos being captured and saved within minutes. The evolution of photography has been immense and now more and more people are sharing their experiences and expressions for others to appreciate. With a blooming photographic market [...]

World Robot Conference 2017 in Beijing

News World Robot Conference 2017 in Beijing Visitors had a taste of what things will be like in the near future at the recent World Robot Conference 2017 held in Beijing. The five day event showcased a broad range of technology and scientific processes to demonstrate what modern robots are capable of. Life-like droids were [...]

VR at the Venice Film Festival

News VR at the Venice Film Festival Even prior to the kick off, there has been lot of buzz around this year's Venice film festival as they celebrate their 74th edition. Hopeful stars and filmmakers prepare to showcase their works including Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, who has bolstered a growing reputation in recent years. However, [...]

Light-filled Enchantment at Singapore Night Festival

News Light-filled Enchantment at Singapore Night Festival From a showcase that attracted 60,000 attendees during their first launch in 2008, the Singapore Night Festival is now one of the largest events in the calendar, with plans to welcome a jaw-dropping 600,000+ visitors over the next few days. It is undoubtedly one of the country’s most [...]

Sky-high in Shenzhen

News Sky-high in Shenzhen Out of the 128 new buildings that stretched over 200m tall last year, 70% of those were in China, and 11 of them were in Shenzhen alone. This gives us some fabulous new venues to seek out for jaw dropping events and makes it even more exciting to be working in [...]

teamLab’s ‘A Forest where Gods Live’

News teamLab's 'A Forest where Gods Live’ teamLab are at it again, creating a spectacular collection. Originating in Tokyo, the collective has crafted a deeply-immersive digital installation intertwined with the beautiful Mifuneyama mountain. A luscious eco-system of flora and fauna, with a rich history and sacred trees that tell a story. The natural haven has [...]

Marriott meets Alibaba

News Marriott meets Alibaba Two power houses, Marriott International and Alibaba Group, are coming together to redefine the travel experience for Chinese consumers. Experts in their respective industries could make for quite something. The joint venture will aim to deliver a personalized, VIP service and the all-important 'wallet-free travel' to Chinese consumers, whilst also taking [...]

The Future is Digital When it Comes to Fashion

News The Future is Digital When it Comes to Fashion Exclusive fashion brands are always on the lookout for new ways to adapt to the digital era and connect to their consumers. The industry is a tough one to break into and thus modern designers are using technology to develop what we know as the [...]

The New Luxury Space Hotel 

News The New Luxury Space Hotel  With human life now spread across the entire globe, it is only normal that we begin to consider what is beyond the realms of planet earth and to look at what our space ambitions will be like in decades to come. However, before we take off into outer space, we need to ask [...]

The New Beijing Airport by the Iconic Zaha Hadid Architects

News The New Beijing Airport by the Iconic Zaha Hadid Architects Just as we thought China’s wave of unique structures had peaked, the world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid unveils her designs for the new Beijing international airport. The ‘Queen of the Curve’ has cleverly designed the mega building that bursts into four spears from a central [...]

Introducing China’s First Major Design Museum in Shenzhen

News Introducing China’s First Major Design Museum in Shenzhen Finishing touches are being made to the construction of China’s ‘first major design museum’ located in the Shekou district of Shenzhen. The futuristic four-story building will collaborate with the V&A Museum in the UK to hold a permanent gallery space for major collections, from photography to art, theatre [...]

Art in the City Kicks off in Shanghai

News Art in the City Kicks off in Shanghai Art in the City returns to Shanghai to introduce collectors and art lovers to the new Chinese art scene. The festival is organised by Shanghai International Culture Association and the Shanghai Association of Social Economic and Cultural Exchange. The project aims to shine a light on outstanding achievements in [...]

The interactive office where animals live

News The interactive office where animals live Gone are the days of office spaces with independent cubicles and florescent lights. Around the world, designers are looking for ways to bring new life to your everyday office. Technology companies have paved the way for this new era of fun working environments and thanks to teamLab, we [...]

The Ritz-Carlton Expands it’s Offerings to the Sea.

News The Ritz-Carlton Expands it’s Offerings to the Sea The Ritz-Carlton heads to the sea with a new luxurious cruise line travelling to the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and New England. The three ships will set sail in 2019 and accommodate up to 300 passengers in style. The concept steers away from conventional cruises, with an [...]

Sina Sports brings the Royal Ascot to China 

News Sina Sports brings the Royal Ascot to China Royal Ascot, the prestigious British sporting event opened its gates on Tuesday for the 2017 race season. The annual affair gathers Britain’s greatest jockeys and horses to compete for the much coveted Gold Cup. More than 300,000 people are expected to attend the five-day display, including [...]

Buckle up and board this multi-sensory scenic experience

News Buckle up and board this multi-sensory scenic experience Laverstoke Express is the new pop-up sensory experience, inspired by the botanical’s provenance used to create the iconic gin - Bombay Sapphire. Gin lovers can jump onboard the train and embark on a series of magical travels from Java to Ghana and Tuscany, while indulging in [...]

Bubble-like Event Space

News Bubble-like Event Space Inflatable structures have long been used to provide a temporary space for all kinds of functions. Searching for a venue for outdoor events can sometimes be a challenge, especially when it comes to the unpredictable weather. However, it seems like the ‘Oerol Festival’ in the Netherlands has got it covered - [...]

Dazzling Grand Opening for the Shanghai International Film Festival

News Dazzling Grand Opening for the Shanghai International Film Festival The 20th Shanghai International Film Festival gets off to a dazzling start at the Grand Opening Ceremony on Saturday. The festival's star-studded lineup included over 400 international and local celebrities, who paraded the red carpet for the official celebration. SIFF received over 2,500 film submissions [...]

A Stunning New Arts & Cultural Centre on The Bund

News A Stunning New Arts & Cultural Centre on The Bund The famous Shanghai Street, The Bund has recently gained a new architectural masterpiece. Nestled amongst dozens of historical buildings, lining the Huangpu River, this modern structure is designed to be a mixed-use centre hosting luxury offices, a boutique hotel, a theatre and a series [...]

What’s in store for China at CES Asia?

News What's in store for China at CES Asia? CES Asia kicked off yesterday at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre (SNIEC) and Kerry Hotel. The event showcases unparalleled innovations across a multitude of industries providing a look at what we can expect in the not-so-distant-future. Prestige technology brands are showing off their extravagant models [...]

Modernising the Ancient Art of Calligraphy

News Modernising the Ancient Art of Calligraphy Over the last decade, artists have been transforming the techniques of calligraphy, by replacing the traditionally known tools and introducing a modernised approach. Thanks to a recent VR installation by the Taiwan National Palace Museum, it is now possible to experience digitalised calligraphy. The Museum has partnered up [...]

Hydroponic farm for Shanghai’s Sunqiao District

News Hydroponic farm for Shanghai's Sunqiao District China's landscapes have dramatically transformed in recent years thanks to aspiring architects who have been keen to delve beyond traditional structures. Ambitious designs are not new to China. While construction is booming throughout the cities, developing partnerships with some of the world’s best architectural experts is a common [...]

Chinese artist designs first BMW digital art car

News Chinese artist designs first BMW digital art car BMW has recently unveiled an art car like no other at the Minsheng Art Museum in Beijing. Chinese multimedia artist, Cao Fei was the creative brain behind the first ever digital art car. Cao is the youngest and only Chinese artist to design an art car, [...]

Fizz and Baozi is back in Shanghai!

News Fizz and Baozi is back in Shanghai! It's that time of year again. Time for the hospitality industry to kick back and party! Designed for the Food and Beverage professionals in and around China, Fizz and Baozi is a regular event that gives back to the industry and community, by hosting an evening of [...]

TeamLab Brings Interactive Art Experience to The Beijing Exhibitions

News TeamLab Brings Interactive Art Experience to The Beijing Exhibitions The creative group TeamLab dazzled visitors during their recent showcase at The Beijing exhibition. The project titled “Living Digital and Future Park” invites guests to send commands via their smartphones and transform the surrounding artwork on LED screens. The interactive exhibit pushes boundaries of art, [...]

Shake it up with a’Bot-tender’

News Shake it up with a'Bot-tender' Vegas based company, Robotic Innovations have concocted the idea for the first bionic bar experience in the world, aptly named, The Tipsy Robot. Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, Vegas, will be taken over to host this exciting new project, which is set to open in the next few [...]

TeamLab’s new interactive restaurant in Japan

News TeamLab’s new interactive restaurant in Japan Tokyo-based creative group teamLab is light years ahead of the rest when it comes to interactive entertainment. The collective art team recently wrapped up their successful ‘Pace London’ exhibition last month, and now they have unveiled their latest interior art project for a restaurant in Japan. TeamLab’s installation [...]

Virtual Wardrobes for all our Fashion Needs

News Virtual Wardrobes for all our Fashion Needs New technology is hoping to change the way we dress by pulling together outfits through a virtual wardrobe. Companies such as British fashion label, Finery, plan to do all the hard work for you by organising, shopping and styling wherever you are in the world. The advanced [...]

Shanghai Fashion Week returns for 2017

News Shanghai Fashion Week returns for 2017 The fashion industry is hitting the streets of Xintiandi for Shanghai Fashion Week 2017. The biannual event strives to boost Shanghai’s cultural influence in Asia, by showcasing various collections from emerging talents. The eight-day event will be kicking off on the 7th April and plans to engage with [...]

Huangshan Mountain Village nears completion!

News Huangshan Mountain Village nears completion! Considered as one of the architectural masterpieces to look out for this year, Huangshan Mountain Village is set to launch this month. Nestled in the limestone mountains of Eastern China, The low-rise residences aim to become a natural extension of the existing landscape. The breathtaking designs were built by [...]

Could this be the New Way to Travel?

News Could this be the New Way to Travel? Sit back, relax and drift across the sea in Japan’s new hotel pod. The future Mizukami Hotel will create a series of unique two story capsules, offering visitors an exciting new experience on the Island. We can’t help but imagine how amazing it would be if [...]

New York could become home to the longest building in the world

News New York could become home to the longest building in the world A mind-blowing architectural design has been dreamt up by Ioannis Oiaonomou of Oiio Studio, in the hope to break a new kind of world record. The U-shaped tower called the ‘big bend’ aims to become the world's longest building and one of [...]

F1 Kicks off in Australia. Who Will be the Fastest this Year?

News F1 Kicks off in Australia. Who Will be the Fastest this Year? The formula one season roars back into life this weekend as the premier racing event kick starts the Grand Prix opening in Melbourne, Australia. The event is set to unveil a new range of Formula One cars ­expected to be faster, sexier [...]

The Star-Studded Asian Film Awards 2017

News The Star-Studded Asian Film Awards 2017 The 11th Asian Film Awards took place on Wednesday at The Hong Kong Cultural Centre to celebrate excellence in cinema. The glittering ceremony is quickly gaining prominence in the filmmaking industry as it recognises talents for their long-term dedicated support. With the classic black and gold theme, superstars [...]

The Venetian Macao’s Spectacular Ice World

News The Venetian Macao’s Spectacular Ice World Are you only just starting to warm up after the cold winter season? It’s time to plunge back below sub-zero degrees, as Asia’s largest indoor frozen wonderland has recently opened its doors. The Venetian Macao’s breathtaking Ice World showcases a spectacular display of vibrant ice sculptures, intricately carved [...]

Relax and Sleep in Style

News Relax and Sleep in Style The French fashion designer, best known for introducing the world to the ‘Angel’ fragrance, is now taking his striking fashion from the runway to the hotel world. Thierry Mugler has been busy extending his talents into hospitality to launch a new boutique and resort brand with the help of [...]

Chanel’s Pop-Up Café for New Lipstick Line

News Chanel's Pop-Up Café for New Lipstick Line China’s booming travel market is becoming more and more sophisticated as the amount of inbound & outbound travel has skyrocketed over the past few years. The shift has been a result of the growing number of curious travellers keen to set off on their voyage around the [...]

Virtual Wardrobes for all our Fashion Needs

News Virtual Wardrobes for all our Fashion Needs New technology is hoping to change the way we dress by pulling together outfits through a virtual wardrobe. Companies such as British fashion label, Finery, plan to do all the hard work for you by organising, shopping and styling wherever you are in the world. The advanced [...]

Art Month in Hong Kong

News Art Month in Hong Kong Art Lovers! If you are planning on visiting Hong Kong in the next few weeks, you will be in for a treat. March is the month of art in the vibrant and diverse city. Hong Kong is the most buzzing destination for the best art festivals, exhibitions and events [...]

Recognising the new and visionary talent of the food industry

News Recognising the new and visionary talent of the food industry San Pellegrino sets out to shine a light on the rising stars of the food industry, with the return of the S.Pellegrino Young Chef competition. The initiative aims to support the best young cooks, by giving them the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their [...]

Design Shanghai is back with a boom!

News Design Shanghai is back with a boom! Design Shanghai kicked off its four-day exhibition showcasing outstanding work from the best brands and galleries around the world. The national event is an inspirational journey to discover and experience the creative power that is generated when designers and innovators team up together. Over 300 artists will [...]

It’s all hands on deck for China’s travel industry

News It’s all hands on deck for China's travel industry China’s booming travel market is becoming more and more sophisticated as the amount of inbound & outbound travel has skyrocketed over the past few years. The shift has been a result of the growing number of curious travellers keen to set off on their voyage [...]

An eye for the Oscars 2017

News An eye for the Oscars 2017 The glamorous Oscars 2017 went underway in Hollywood last night for its 89th edition. While most movie and celebrity enthusiasts tune in for the dazzling dresses, inspiring speeches and the worthy winners, we tuned in with a keen eye for the stage production, sets and spectacular performances. This [...]

Apple’s Secret is Out!

News Apple's Secret is Out! Apple have always been known for how zealous they are in keeping their strategies a secret, which is why many of Steve Jobs’ projects still remain a secret today. Out of all his unfinished creations, it seems like this one is too big to remain a secret. Six years after [...]

The ‘Vertical Forest’ City is coming to China

News The 'Vertical Forest' City is coming to China Italian architect Stefano Boeri has been taking long strides in an urgent bid to save the planet. Known for the ‘vertical forest skyscrapers' in Milan, Boeri is taking his concept to news heights, with plans to develop China’s first 'vertical forest city'. The design claims that [...]

Dubai Taking Kinetic Housing to the Next Level!

News Dubai Taking Kinetic Housing to the Next Level! Not too keen on the view out of the window? Change it! This is what the innovative designer David Fisher had in mind when he proposed the idea of the rotating skyscraper. The concept is now well on his way to becoming a reality in Dubai, [...]

Chinese Fashion Designers hit the Runway at New York Fashion Week.

News Chinese Fashion Designers hit the Runway at New York Fashion Week. Models, celebrities and fashionistas in New York have gathered together to see what styles are in store for the fall season. From bold up-comers to established industry superstars, there were no shortage of shows to check out, as seventy-two designers showcased their collection, [...]

The Era of Selfie Drones is upon us!

News The Era of Selfie Drones is upon us! Forget selfie sticks, a British company has developed the world's smallest drone, that flies into the air and captures your image. Meet ‘Airselfie’, the brainchild of Italian co-founder Edoardo Stroppiana, who designed the concept with the support of a vibrant team from London and Hong Kong. [...]

The Epic display at the Super Bowl 51

News The Epic display at the Super Bowl 51 Last night's impressive spectacle was one to remember during the game of the year, which saw New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons go head to head at the Super Bowl 51. A beautifully choreographed fleet of LED drones were launched into the Texan sky, redefining entertainment [...]

Paving the way for Virtual Reality Performances

News Paving the way for Virtual Reality Performances With many people getting used to the idea of Virtual Reality, the time has finally come to say that VR is not the future, it is the now! The concept has started to revolutionise after The Dutch National presented 'Night Fall', the first VR ballet performance of [...]

Sanya’s Light installation in a Sea of Colours

News Sanya's Light installation in a Sea of Colours An eye-catching installation has been unveiled by creative studio Brut Deluxe, to celebrate the Luneng Sanya Bay Light and Art Festival in Hainan. Visitors are invited to walk among the immersive maze, which surrounds them in a dazzling layer of colour and light. Acrylic glass panels [...]

Looking Ahead at 2017!

News Looking Ahead at 2017! 2016 was a fantastic year for Riviera Events as we opened our fifth office in China’s ‘Silicon Valley’ - Shenzhen. The city holds an incredible energy, a place which many of the major technology companies now call home for their HQ. We are raring to go and ready to tap [...]

The Technology that is Transforming the Cruise Industry

News The Technology that is Transforming the Cruise Industry The Cruise industry is currently the fastest growing segment of travel, which is why it is so important that they focus on reinventing themselves. Cruise ships are most ripe for innovation and change as they have often been left behind when it comes to technology. Companies [...]

MGM Macao set to stand out from the others!

News MGM Macao set to stand out from the others! The major industry in Macao is Tourism, stemming from its gigantic Hotel/Casino complexes and its visible Portuguese-colonial heritage. The next architectural masterpiece to grace Macao’s skyline will be turning some heads, with its elaborately designed Chinese jewellery box. MGM’s 17.8-acre site in Macao's up-and-coming Cotai [...]

Riviera Events – “Agency to watch in 2017” MIX Magazine

News Riviera Events – “Agency to watch in 2017” MIX Magazine We are delighted to share that we have been featured in MIX Magazine’s December - January issue. We are humbled to feature as the editor's choice for one of the agencies to watch in 2017! We have been making major strides over the past [...]

The Ultimate Festival for Art Lovers

News The ultimate festival for art lovers The world’s largest contemporary art festival has been a success after it's four-day extravaganza! Art Basel provides the ultimate platform to present the year’s emergent talents. The showcase of artwork was quite a pleaser with twenty-one galleries making their debut. Stars of the contemporary art scene were all [...]

The Rise of Shenzhen

Press The Rise of Shenzhen M&C China featured the Sofitel Star Chefs 2015 event organised by Riviera Guangzhou! Here is what they have to say! Asia’s culinary event of the year held at the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich from December 9th – 11th, dazzled the epicureans of Guangzhou with a spectacular culinary masterpiece of French savoir [...]

Travel green; from Paris to Germany

News Travel green; from Paris to Germany Next year, Paris will be the first city to ever trial the “flying taxi” on the River Seine. The fiberglass, egg shaped, “SeaBubbles” will serve as an environmentally friendly public transport system if all goes according to plan. Can you imagine cruising along the Huang Pu in Shanghai [...]

Godfather of fashion set to open luxury hotel in Macau

News Godfather of fashion set to open luxury hotel in Macau Macau’s booming hotel scene has been going from strength to strength as it seeks to diversify the range of hotels available in the growing city. Luxury hotel brands have put down their roots as Macau is expected to see a 10% growth in international [...]

Something Spooky about Gucci

News Something Spooky about Gucci It’s that spooky time of the year again, and what better way to celebrate Halloween in style! We’re not talking about dressing up as zombies and vampires, but to embrace the eccentric fashion and art culture from one of the world’s most luxurious brands. It all started with a last [...]

Get off the grid in style

News Get off the grid in style With the continuous sub-zero temperatures and isolated glacier terrain, you wouldn’t think Antarctica would be the place of indulgent location. However, Tour operator, White Desert, offers exclusive upscale expeditions complete with luxury transportation and accommodation. Every year, guests have the chance to discover the inner part of the-icy [...]

The Peninsula Beijing, Press Day

Events The Peninsula Beijing, Press Day Riviera Beijing had the pleasure of providing the event management for The Peninsula Beijing’s Press Day. A day that showcased the new facilities and refurbishments that have taken place at the hotel over the last yeartothe media. There were three tailor made counters; the timepiece counter, fashion counter and [...]

Godfather of fashion set to open luxury hotel in Macau

News Godfather of fashion set to open luxury hotel in Macau Macau’s booming hotel scene has been going from strength to strength as it seeks to diversify the range of hotels available in the growing city. Luxury hotel brands have put down their roots as Macau is expected to see a 10% growth in international [...]

Capturing China’s Natural Beauty

News Capturing China’s Natural Beauty Landscape photographer Thierry Bornier travels around China in the hope to capture the beautiful wonders of nature. He achieves breath-taking shots of the awe-inspiring geographic landscapes and sceneries. Based in Yunnan, Bornier admires the famous Yuanyang rice paddies, he transforms the spectacular lines to look like abstract paintings creating the [...]

A Giant Vending Machine that Dispenses Cars!

News A Giant Vending Machine that Dispenses Cars! With a Masters in International Business and Marketing, Ben started his career working in logistics with Air France, Paris. In 2003, he was invited to work in their Shanghai office and thus his life in China began. After two years, Ben decided it was time to put [...]

Riviera Events features on CEI

Press Riviera Events features on CEI Check out our Co-Founder Stephane de Montgros telling CEI about the challenges of the event industry and the importance of investing in new technologies to stay ahead of the game!   China is constantly pushing the boundaries of what new technologies can offer, just like the Silicon Valley. This [...]

App Annie DECODE event, Art+Space Shanghai

Events App Annie DECODE event, Art+Space Shanghai Following the successful forum in Beijing, App Annie made it to the Art+Space venue in Shanghai with their DECODE event. Riviera Shanghai supported the event management and production for the occasion which was filled with insightful demonstrations from professional experts. Industry moguls presented App Annie’s features and benefits [...]