SINGAPORE, 6 January 2017: Changi Airport will introduce a SGD50 million programme to drive innovation over the next five years. The programme will see CAG collaborate with innovation-driven companies and start ups, to develop new technology solutions in a live...
SINGAPORE, 5 January 2017: ASEAN’s travel community will celebrate the 50 anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations during the up coming ASEAN Travel Mart that opens in Singapore, 18 January. To kick-off the milestone year,...
SINGAPORE, 5 January 2017: Visiting Angkor Wat tops the best value experience of a lifetime list for Singaporean travellers, according to the inaugural TripIndex Experiences of a Lifetime, a cost comparison study by travel planning and booking site, TripAdvisor. While...
SINGAPORE, 27 December 2016: Singapore Cruise Centre has awarded its first master duty-free and general merchandise concession to retailer DFS Group. The public tender was called last June for the duty-free operations at SCC’s HarbourFront and Tanah Merah Ferry terminals...
LONDON, 20 December 2016: STR’s latest preliminary November 2016 data for Singapore indicates overall performance declines. Based on daily data from November, Singapore reported  an increase in supply of plus 4%, while demand increased 2.2%  in year-over-year comparisons. However, the popular...
SINGAPORE, 15 December 2016: SilkAir will commence flights to Sri Lanka’s commercial capital Colombo, 8 April 2017. The regional subsidiary of Singapore Airlines will operate three flights weekly, taking over SIA’s SQ466/SQ467 service. SIA will continue to operate its daily night...
SINGAPORE, 8 December 2016: TripAdvisor announced, Wednesday, its latest Travellers’ Choice awards for top 10 Destinations on the Rise in Asia and worldwide. Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, took the top spot for Asia, while the laid-back local scene of...

Sky Travel in hot water

SINGAPORE, 8 December 2016: Singapore Tourism Board  served notice, 6 December, that it intends to revoke the licence of  Sky Travel & Tours Pte Ltd after the company ceased operations and was unable to fulfil its obligations towards its...

Cendyn buys Guestfolio

SINGAPORE, 30 November 2016: Cendyn, a cloud-based software and service provider in the travel and hospitality industry with a regional office in Singapore, has bought Guestfolio Communications a CRM marketing platform for boutique hotels. Cendyn's acquisition of Guestfolio will broaden...
SINGAPORE, 25 November 2016: Singapore Tourist Board’s latest venture to transform the country’s hotel industry was launched last week by Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry. Named ‘Hotel Industry Transformation Map’ it focuses on four strategies: Build manpower; develop new...