October tennis mania in Singapore

October 4, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 4 October 2017:With the 2017 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global less than a month away, October is packed with tennis and lifestyle-related activities for both sports and non-sports fans.

In conjunction with the WTA Finals, ActiveSG launched last Sunday the inaugural Singapore Tennis Festival – a month-long event offering opportunities to participate in tennis-themed carnivals, competitions, clinics and try-outs.

Formerly known as WTA Championships, the Women’s Tennis Association tour was established in 1972. Read more

Australian Open a winner for hotels

February 5, 2016 by  
Filed under Events, News

LONDON, 5 February 2016: Hotels in Melbourne, Australia, enjoyed big increases in occupancy and average daily rate during the Australian Open Tennis Championship, according to preliminary daily data from STR Global.

Melbourne’s occupancy during the tournament (18 to 31 January 2016) increased 16.3% from the week before the event started, reaching an average of 90.4%. Average daily rate was up 36.3% to AUD238.13.

The 2016 edition of the event expanded on the 2015 Australian Open’s impact on hotels in Melbourne. Read more