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Singapore travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Latest travel and tourism news on Singapore. Latest news on safety, hotels, resorts, attractions, tours and transportation in Singapore. Singapore Travel information. Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is a global financial center with a tropical climate and multicultural population. Its colonial core centers on the Padang, a cricket field since the 1830s and now flanked by grand buildings such as City Hall, with its 18 Corinthian columns. In Singapore's circa-1820 Chinatown stands the red-and-gold Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, said to house one of Buddha's teeth.

Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?
Airline News

Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?

mm Vijay Poonoosamy- July 5, 2020

Quarantines, economic recession, and health fears are likely to continue to weigh on airline passenger numbers. The COVID-19 crisis has ... Read More

7 in 10 Singaporeans still want to travel in 2020
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7 in 10 Singaporeans still want to travel in 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 4, 2020

The results of the Travel Intent Survey 2020, that analysed post-COVID-19 travel intentions of 6,000 Singaporeans, were published today. The ... Read More

Digital Ambassadors: The Right Way and the Wrong Way
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Digital Ambassadors: The Right Way and the Wrong Way

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 6, 2020

To ensure no one gets left behind as Singapore becomes more digitally connected, the government will be setting up a ... Read More

Why Saving your National Airlines is worth the investment
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Why Saving your National Airlines is worth the investment

mm Vijay Poonoosamy- May 5, 2020

Vijay Poonoosam is a member of the International Board of Experts for rebuilding.travel. He will be discussing a hot topic ... Read More

Asia-Pacific hotels continue profit free fall
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Asia-Pacific hotels continue profit free fall

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020

Asia-Pacific, where the coronavirus first appeared, continues to serve as the baseline for global hotel data performance comparison. March data ... Read More

Singapore extends COVID-19 ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown till June
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Singapore extends COVID-19 ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown till June

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 21, 2020

Singapore government announced a four-week extension of the city-state's partial lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19 infections. Singapore's  Prime ... Read More

Ascott provides safe rooms for those unable to travel home
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Ascott provides safe rooms for those unable to travel home

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 20, 2020

Ascott has stepped up to provide a home away from home for healthcare workers, returning nationals, guests who are affected ... Read More

Singapore moves migrant workers to ‘accommodation vessels’ docked in restricted area
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Singapore moves migrant workers to ‘accommodation vessels’ docked in restricted area

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2020

Singapore government officials announced plans to to house thousands of migrant workers in floating 'accommodation vessels' that are normally used ... Read More

Read Singapore Airlines CEO Heartfelt Apology and Gift for Elite Members
Airline News

Read Singapore Airlines CEO Heartfelt Apology and Gift for Elite Members

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

Goh Choon Phong is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines and Singapore Airlines Cargo. He was appointed the CEO ... Read More

Could Coronavirus become the new normal for mankind? Three possible scenarios
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Could Coronavirus become the new normal for mankind? Three possible scenarios

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

"The Conarvirus is here to stay until the end of the year," said Associate Professor Hsu Li Yang, infectious diseases ... Read More

Asia Coronavirus COVID-19 Update: Travel Restrictions, Current Situation
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Asia Coronavirus COVID-19 Update: Travel Restrictions, Current Situation

editor editor- March 5, 2020

In early January 2020, a cluster of pneumonia cases of unknown cause was detected in Wuhan City, Hubei, China. The ... Read More

IATA on COVID-19: Coronavirus Impacts
Travel Safety & Emergencies

IATA on COVID-19: Coronavirus Impacts

editor editor- March 5, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) updated its analysis of the financial impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health ... Read More

Israel taking steps to minimize global spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Israel taking steps to minimize global spread of Coronavirus COVID-19

editor editor- February 26, 2020

Israel is taking no chances with the outbreak and spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Numerous flights have been cancelled and foreigners ... Read More

IFALPA Postpones Singapore Conference due to Coronavirus COVID-19
Travel Safety & Emergencies

IFALPA Postpones Singapore Conference due to Coronavirus COVID-19

editor editor- February 26, 2020

In consultation with ALPA-Singapore, the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) has made the decision to abstain from ... Read More

FCM appoints new Director  for Asia
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FCM appoints new Director for Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2020

FCM Travel Solutions, a travel management company, has announced the appointment of Joanne Taylor as Director of Account Management Asia. ... Read More

Airbus and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore sign MOU
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Airbus and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore sign MOU

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020

Airbus and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enable urban air ... Read More

Airbus blended wing aircraft
Airline News

Airbus blended wing aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2020

Airbus has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) its "blended wing body" scale model ... Read More

De Havilland Canada and Viking Air won’t attend Singapore Airshow 2020 over coronavirus fears
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De Havilland Canada and Viking Air won’t attend Singapore Airshow 2020 over coronavirus fears

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2020

In light of the increased alert level announced today by the Singapore Government and Ministry of Health due to incidents ... Read More

Coronavirus Update: Singapore raises Disease Outbreak Level to Orange
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Coronavirus Update: Singapore raises Disease Outbreak Level to Orange

editor editor- February 7, 2020

Following several cases of novel coronavirus without any links to previous cases or travel history to mainland China, today, Friday, ... Read More

Hawaii Coronavirus victim  fights Norwegian Cruise Line
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Hawaii Coronavirus victim fights Norwegian Cruise Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2020

Pua Morrison from Maui, Hawaii became the first financial victim of the coronavirus in Hawaii due to corporate greed by ... Read More

Airbus to showcase its latest products at Singapore Airshow 2020
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Airbus to showcase its latest products at Singapore Airshow 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020

Airbus will participate at the upcoming Singapore Airshow, showcasing its latest products, services and innovations in the commercial aircraft, defence, ... Read More

Emirates to launch services to Penang via Singapore
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Emirates to launch services to Penang via Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020

Emirates announced today its plan to launch a new daily service from Dubai (DXB) to Penang International Airport (PEN), via ... Read More

Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang
Airline News

Vietjet launches Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong flights from Da Nang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019

Vietjet has commenced three services connecting Da Nang with the world’s major hubs – Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong. These ... Read More

Singapore Tourism serves up culinary experience in Delhi
Culinary Travel News

Singapore Tourism serves up culinary experience in Delhi

mm Harry S. Johnson- December 13, 2019

Over the next 3 days (December 13-15), attendees to Zomaland Delhi in India will get to enjoy food from the ... Read More

Sapphire Princess Arrives in Singapore for Sixth Homeporting Season
Cruise Industry News

Sapphire Princess Arrives in Singapore for Sixth Homeporting Season

editor editor- December 12, 2019

One year countdown begins for Grand Princess arrival for 2020-21 season Princess Cruises commenced its sixth homeporting season in Singapore ... Read More

Singapore Tourism collabs with India private sector using video
Travel Associations News

Singapore Tourism collabs with India private sector using video

editor editor- December 11, 2019

To introduce Indian travelers to a fresh side of the country, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has collaborated with private ... Read More

Asia Pacific aviation leaders recognized at CAPA event in Singapore
Airline News

Asia Pacific aviation leaders recognized at CAPA event in Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 30, 2019

Eight award winners were presented at CAPA’s 16th annual Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence in Singapore. China Southern Airlines, ... Read More

Russia’s Aeroflot to launch new Goa, Mumbai, Chengdu, Osaka and Singapore flights
Airline News

Russia’s Aeroflot to launch new Goa, Mumbai, Chengdu, Osaka and Singapore flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019

Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to launch new long-range international routes to India's Goa and Mumbai, China's Chengdu, Japan's ... Read More

What are tourists from Singapore prefer?
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What are tourists from Singapore prefer?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 26, 2019

According to a study by a global reservation system, Singaporeans are slowing it down when it comes to travel Slow ... Read More

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?
Travel Destination

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They ... Read More

Top Singapore Travel Company in Seychelles for a familiarization visit
Travel Associations News

Top Singapore Travel Company in Seychelles for a familiarization visit

editor editor- November 15, 2019

The successful visit organized through the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) with the support of various local partners, followed a sales ... Read More

Vietjet launches Da Nang flights from Hong Kong and Singapore
Airline News

Vietjet launches Da Nang flights from Hong Kong and Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

Vietjet announced the launch of two new international routes, connecting Da Nang, the world’s famous beach destination in Vietnam, with ... Read More

Who is Shankar Kotha, the COO of SBC Travel Group?
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Who is Shankar Kotha, the COO of SBC Travel Group?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 10, 2019

Singapore based SBC Travel Group, a travel technology company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Shankar Kotha as ... Read More

Sabre moves to new APAC headquarters in Singapore
Airline News

Sabre moves to new APAC headquarters in Singapore

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 24, 2019

Sabre Corporation today inaugurated its new APAC headquarters in Singapore. This strategic move demonstrates Sabre’s commitment to delivering innovative technology ... Read More

A Singapore tradition: The Raffles Hotel Writer’s Residency Program
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A Singapore tradition: The Raffles Hotel Writer’s Residency Program

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 3, 2019

Raffles Hotel Singapore has announced its plans to continue its legendary literary tradition that began as far back as 1887, ... Read More

Hilton continues expansion in Asia Pacific
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Hilton continues expansion in Asia Pacific

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 7, 2019

Hilton reached the mid-year point of 2019 having signed 120 new hotels in Asia Pacific, taking its total estate to 845 hotels ... Read More

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