Singapore

  • Norwegian Signals Growth Potential At Singapore

    Published on : Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Norwegian has signalled its intent to expand into Asia following the launch of its Singapore-London route at an event hosted by the airline in Singapore this week.     Norwegian is the world’s sixth largest low-cost airline and Skytrax 2017 …

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  • Singapore’s SMRT Corporation fires eight employees for last month’s flooding

    Published on : Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    SMRT Corporation Ltd, one of the leading multi-modal transportation system in Singapore and named as the one of the oldest transportation system in the country has fired eight employees and disciplined three others for their job responsibilities which led the …

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  • Singapore airfares on favorite routes witness a decline by 5% in 2017

    Published on : Monday, November 20, 2017

    There is a good demand for air travel services that has managed to keep the airfares down.   The airfares for essential business routes and favorable tourist destinations including New York, Jakarta, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur had declined to over …

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  • Asia’s first luxury line targets Australians with Singapore-based cruise ship, $28M alliance budget

    Published on : Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Asia’s very first luxury line, Dream Cruises is targeting Australians with a Singapore-based cruise vessel and an alliance worth $28 million.   Thatcher Brown who is the President of Dream Cruises told a regional news media of Singapore that they …

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  • Singapore introduces high-tech airport terminal

    Published on : Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Changi Airport of Singapore has come up with a brand new, sophisticated terminal on Tuesday boasting of a fully automated check-in system comprising facial scanning and computerized baggage drop points.   However some passengers have been struggling with the unique …

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  • Lake Toba will attract more international tourists

    Published on : Monday, October 30, 2017

    With Silangit International Airport in North Tapanuli, North Sumatra, the tourism ministry is aiming to attract more international tourists to visit Lake Toba.     After Singapore, the ministry is also targeting tourists from Malaysia and China, the latter is …

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  • Singapore Tourism Board, Northstar Meetings Group launch event to promote Singapore as MICE locale

    Published on : Friday, October 27, 2017

    Northstar Meetings Group and Singapore Tourism Board has launched a fresh campaign focusing on Singapore as a sophisticated meetings destination, and the ‘Passion Made Possible’ event bears testimony to this fact.   This unique event, known as ‘Their PASSION MADE …

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  • Norwegian net profit up by four per cent for the third quarter

    Published on : Friday, October 27, 2017

    Norwegian during the third quarter of 2016 saw a net profit of NOK1 billion showing a raise of four per cent as compared to the same period last year.     It has been reported that the load factor increased …

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  • Singapore boasts the world’s strongest passport

    Published on : Thursday, October 26, 2017

    According to the index developed by the  global advisory firm, Arton Capital, Singapore passport is the ‘most powerful’ in the world holding a visa-free score of 159.   Paraguay had removed visa requirements for Singaporeans. Philippe May, the managing director …

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  • World’s top ten fastest growing tourism cities are all in Asia

    Published on : Thursday, October 26, 2017

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched new city tourism impact data which shows that the world’s top ten fastest growing tourism cities are all in Asia.     Asia Pacific City Travel & Tourism Impact, is one …

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  • Tina Sim appointed General Manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Millennium Hotels and Resorts announces the appointment of Tina Sim as General Manager of Orchard Hotel Singapore.     Tina will lead and drive strategic growth and operational excellence of the 656-room property, situated in the heart of the world-famous …

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  • Singapore embraced more than 1 million Indian tourists in 2016

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Over one million Indians had paid visit to Singapore last year making it their leading tourism locale in the region of South East Asia.   An aggregate of 1,009,931 Indian travellers had visited the City State in 2016 marking a …

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  • Dubai leads the hotspot in terms of tourism spending

    Published on : Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Tourists arriving in Dubai had spent as much as US$28.5 billion in the year 2016, ranking it the number one in terms of city spending.   Travellers heading to the emirate had spent nearly twice as much as those tourists …

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  • Foreign tourists help promote Mid-Autumn Festival in Batam

    Published on : Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Mid-Autumn Festival at the Batam View Beach Resort in Batam, Riau Islands allure more tourists and most of the foreign tourists promote this festival and the region by uploading their pictures in the social media websites.     Mid-Autumn Festival …

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  • KL-Singapore High-Speed Rail to pool in $6.7billion GDP to both nations

    Published on : Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    The Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) is forecast to pool in about S$6.7 billion in terms of gross domestic product (GDP) to Singapore and Malaysia.   Furthermore, it is expected to generate 111,000 jobs by the year 2060.   Mohd …

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  • Singapore plans to attract more Chinese visitors

    Published on : Friday, September 8, 2017

    The Singapore Tourism Board is planning to attract more Chinese visitors to the Lion City – in a bid to engage with the Chinese tourists on a deeper level.   To quote STB’s chief executive Lionel Yeo, “Most of the …

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  • Singapore is the new stopover hub for Qantas on London-Sydney trip

    Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017

    Thousands of UK airline passengers’ booking, which were scheduled to fly to or through Dubai, have been re-booked or re-routed.     Qantas, the leading Australian airline, has announced it will switch the refuelling stop on its flagship route from …

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  • Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa bags multiple tourism awards

    Published on : Thursday, August 31, 2017

    The Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa of Nusa Dua area of Bali, Indonesia, the provider of luxury stays near the beach side Nusa Dua Beach, has been recognized as the “Outstanding Beach Resort Destination in Asia”, “Best Spa Resort …

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  • Vietnam and Cambodia travel heads speak about boosting tourism

    Published on : Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Vietnamese and Cambodian tourism officials met in Phnon Penh to speak about enhancing tourism between the two countries.     Vietnam’s General Department of Tourism, under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism met with officials from with Cambodia’s Ministry …

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  • Colombo plans for ambitious conference centre project to boost MICE tourism

    Published on : Friday, August 25, 2017

    The Tourism and Christian Religious Affairs Ministry of Sri Lanka is now more ambitious about its MICE tourism and has envisioned a new developmental plan for the 2017-2020 year.     The recently released strategic plan speaks about the highest …

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