Category: Singapore travel news

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.

Singapore Airlines re-launches world’s longest flight to New York’s JFK
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Singapore Airlines re-launches world’s longest flight to New York’s JFK

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 24, 2020

The flag carrier airline of Singapore announced that it will re-launch its world's longest nonstop flight to New York next ... Read More

Singapore Tourism partners with Expedia to target international markets
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Singapore Tourism partners with Expedia to target international markets

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Expedia have inked a two-year global marketing partnership. Its focus is to stimulate the local ... Read More

Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble
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Hong Kong and Singapore establish quarantine-free air travel bubble

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Singapore and Hong Kong have agreed in principle to create an air travel bubble between them that will not require ... Read More

Singapore can’t wait around for a vaccine to reopen travel
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Singapore can’t wait around for a vaccine to reopen travel

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 11, 2020

Ong Ye Kung, the minister of Transport for Singapore explained that his country can't wait around for a vaccine. Ong ... Read More

Singapore Airlines to resume Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Milan, Paris and Frankfurt flights
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Singapore Airlines to resume Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Milan, Paris and Frankfurt flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 5, 2020

Singapore's flag carrier, Singapore Airlines, announced that it will resume and increase the frequency of flights on a number of ... Read More

Singapore relaxes border restrictions, allows visitors from New Zealand and Brunei in
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Singapore relaxes border restrictions, allows visitors from New Zealand and Brunei in

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 30, 2020

Singapore authorities announced that visitors from New Zealand and Brunei are now allowed to travel to and from the island ... Read More

Singapore Airlines launching ‘nowhere flights’
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Singapore Airlines launching ‘nowhere flights’

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 12, 2020

In an attempt to boost its grounded passenger business, Singapore Airlines plans to launch so-called "nowhere" flights - trips that ... Read More

Electronic tracking devices will spare some Singapore visitors COVID-19 quarantine
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Electronic tracking devices will spare some Singapore visitors COVID-19 quarantine

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

Singapore authorities announced that not all new arrivals to the city-state will have to quarantine at a government facility during ... Read More

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