Singapore

  • Singapore tops the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index in South-East Asia

    Published on : Monday, April 17, 2017

    Malaysia is head of of Thailand in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Singapore topped the table among the nine nations in South-East Asia with Malaysia second, followed by Thailand and Indonesia, as …

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  • STB and Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia to form multi-year collaboration

    Published on : Friday, April 14, 2017

    Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia (Disney) announced a three-year collaboration, aimed at providing unique and fun experiences themed around Disney’s biggest brands and most popular stories and characters. As part of the collaboration, locals …

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  • Vietnam sees 22 percent rise in Taiwan tourist arrivals

    Published on : Monday, April 10, 2017

    In the first three months of 2017, more than 3 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam which is about a 29 percent increase from a year earlier. Also, tourists from Taiwan increased 22.4 percent, according to Vietnam National Administration of Tourism …

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  • Singapore says India is a top market for cruise holiday

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is targeting Indian tourists as its primary source market consumers for cruise packages after the reports portray that in 2016, out of the 1.2 million people on board, about 100,000 were from India and that …

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  • Cathay Pacific launches HK24 travel promotion to boost Hong Kong tourism

    Published on : Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Cathay Pacific has launched HK24 – its latest campaign to boost inbound tourism to Hong Kong. The campaign will initially be rolled out in three key international markets – Australia, the United States and Singapore – and will provide travellers …

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  • Mandarin Oriental Hotels in Asia Present Three New Accommodation Packages

    Published on : Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Let your next family holiday inspire your children with the Fun Times Await package by Mandarin Oriental, Singapore. Available from 1 March to October 2017, the package includes accommodation in one of the hotel’s well-appointed City Suite rooms, an exclusive …

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  • Singapore’s fly-cruise sector to get a boost with new marketing partnership

    Published on : Monday, March 6, 2017

    A brand new marketing partnership is expected to give a boost to the fly-cruise segment of Singapore, ushering in profits amounting to nearly $26 million in tourism revenue.   The Royal Caribbean International has announced this news on Monday.   …

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  • Indonesia continues to be biggest source of tourists for Singapore

    Published on : Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Nearly 2.89 million Indonesians arrived in Singapore throughout 2016 and this indicates that the country continues to be the biggest contributor of tourists to the city state. As much as about 17.7% of the country’s 16.4 million international tourist arrivals …

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  • Monaco’s Evocative Travelling Exhibition Makes Pit Stop in Singapore

    Published on : Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    Amidst great anticipation, The Parkview Group opens its first private museum in Singapore. Parkview Museum opens its doors with the global art exhibition ‘On Sharks and Humanity’, a thematic, travelling exhibition that addresses the practice of shark finning and the …

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  • Singapore draws increased number of tourists from India

    Published on : Friday, February 24, 2017

    Singapore has started luring an increased number of tourists from India, especially in the period between January and September 2016. During that point of time, India had been the fourth largest source market of Singapore in terms of tourist arrivals, …

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  • Tourists spent $24.8b in Singapore in 2016, arrivals reached 16.4m

    Published on : Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    In the year 2016, tourist arrivals as well as their spending reached record heights, mainly driven the growth of the China market. Furthermore, the visitors have actually spent more on food and beverage, accommodation and shopping.   The number of …

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  • H.I.S. strengthens corporate travel offering with Amadeus cytric Travel & Expense

    Published on : Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    Corporations today have to walk a tightrope in managing their corporate travel programmes. On one hand they need to reduce costs and increase efficiencies; on the other they must improve the traveller experience for an increasingly mobile workforce.   Leading …

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  • River Hongbao 2017 kick off Lunar Year celebrations in Singapore

    Published on : Friday, January 27, 2017

    Marking the beginning of the annual Lunar New Year celebrations, River Hongbao 2017 Opening Night cum Light-up Ceremony was launched at the Marina Bay Floating Platform Thursday night. Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee …

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  • China beats Indonesia, is now Singapore’s top market for tourists

    Published on : Monday, January 23, 2017

    Last year, Singapore was capable of attracting tourists from China. The tourist arrivals from China had risen by 36% from January till November in 2016, as compared to the same period in the year 2015.   However, right now, China …

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  • New global leaders appointed for SITA in Singapore

    Published on : Monday, January 23, 2017

    SITA, the air transport IT provider, announced the appointment of Sumesh Patel as SITA President Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for developing and driving the strategic direction for SITA in the region.   Sumesh is a global leader in …

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  • Love is in the Air at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day just around the corner. Indulge in a special Italian dinner by the glittering pool at Dolce Vita with a recipe for romance featuring Zuppa, smoked lobster soup; Brasato, slow-braised Australian beef cheek …

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  • Asia favored destination in 2017 thanks to Singapore’s 7 weekends

    Published on : Wednesday, January 18, 2017

    Travel agents have noted that Singaporeans have now started planning their vacations in advance, particularly for Asian destinations, mainly because they would be able to enjoy as many as seven long weekends in 2017.   Janice Lee Fang, who is …

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  • Chinese New Year to see more people to travel outside the country

    Published on : Saturday, January 14, 2017

    January 28 marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year of the rooster. This year’s calendar allows for a possible ten-day break.  Singapore’s outbound agents are reporting healthy travel demand despite a dismal economy.   Attributing the strong Singapore dollar …

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  • Burn smell in cabin forces emergency landing of Tigerair flight

    Published on : Saturday, January 7, 2017

    A flight of Tigerair that was travelling towards Singapore had to be diverted towards Vietnam, where it had to make an emergency landing in Ho Chi Minh City on 6th January. A burning smell inside the cabin had prompted the …

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