SINGAPORE, 25 January 2016: A 52-year-old Irishwoman, who bought a bottle of whisky, during a stopover at Singapore’s Changi Airport became the latest Changi Millionaire. Beating six other finalists Tracey Tomlinson, 51, won  SGD1 million in the grand draw. The other...
LONDON, 11 January 2016: STR Global’s preliminary December 2015 data for Singapore indicates holiday season visits helped to push up occupancy levels. Based on daily data during December, Singapore reported increases in  hotel supply (+2.6%) and demand (+4.2%). This resulted in a...
SINGAPORE, 8 January 2016: GuocoLand Limited has signed a deal with AccorHotels for the management of the group’s two new-built hotels at Tanjong Pagar Centre, Singapore and Damansara City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Sofitel Singapore City Centre and the Sofitel...
SINGAPORE, 8 January 2016: Web In Travel (WIT) will launch its first hospitality-focused conference in Hong Kong on 22 March. The one-day event, themed “Reboot”, will be held at Hotel ICON. “With all the changes taking place in hotel distribution, marketing...
LONDON, 15 December 2015: Singapore’s hotels suffered slight declines in several key performance metrics according to STR Global’s preliminary November data. Based on daily data from November, Singapore reported a 0.7% decrease in occupancy to 82.6%; a 3.1% decrease in...
SINGAPORE, 11 December 2015: Accor Hotels announced, Wednesday, it has signed an agreement with Qatar Investment Authority, Kingdom Holding Company of Saudi Arabia and Oxford Properties, an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System for the acquisition of FRHI Holdings Ltd,...

IHG security on call

SINGAPORE, 9 December 2015: InterContinental Hotels Group announced, Tuesday, the global launch of two industry initiatives for business travellers. Identified as IHG Assist and IHG Meeting Point the initiatives rolled out across more than 4,900 IHG hotels targeting business guests...

Jetstar flies to Danang

SINGAPORE, 8 December 2015: Jetstar’s newest route linking Singapore with Vietnam’s Danang was launched  last Friday, introducing low fares to one of Asia’s newest destinations for festive season travellers. Jetstar Asia is the first LCC to connect Danang and Singapore,...
SINGAPORE, 1 December 2015: TripAdvisor launched a “Travel Timeline” feature for its mobile app, last week, that helps travellers  log and share experiences from their trips. Once activated, the feature creates a timeline of the places visited and the photos...
SINGAPORE, 25 November 2015: Changi Airport recently received its 500th Best Airport award and to celebrate the milestone, it served complimentary cups of  coffee to passengers and airport staff in the mornings of 24 and 25 November. Changi Airport’s management...