How Asia’s bars are reopening post-pandemic

Having been the first region to lock down because of Covid-19, Asia is finally coming back to life. But the restart is not without its problems, and bars and restaurants are having to take care. *This feature was originally published in the July 2020 issue of The Spirits Business The global on‐trade faces a long and difficult road to recovery. Following the outbreak of Covid‐19, lockdowns were swiftly imposed throughout Asia. But lifting them will…

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Asia Pacific bars to visit in 2020

The Asia Pacific region plays host to many exciting bars, from Hong Kong and mainland China right down to Australia. There has never been a better time to bar hop around the Asia Pacific region. As 2020 approaches, confidence in the on‐trade is palpable with new and daring concepts popping up all over the place. And in stark contrast to the political antagonism emanating from opposite sides of the Pacific, Asia’s most impressive new bars…

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The week in pictures

Campari-owned Skyy vodka has kicked off its partnership with the New York and Los Angeles Pride marches. As the official vodka of the LGBT+ festivals, Skyy will host activations at each march and throughout Pride month. In honour of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the vodka brand has partnered with a host of performers in New York to pay tribute to the people and history that have shaped LGBTQ+ culture today.

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