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.

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Emily Hartly Emily Hartly- 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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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?

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?

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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?

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

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

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

Raffles Hotel Singapore officially reopens

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2019

Raffles Hotel Singapore officially announced its highly anticipated reopening, heralding an exciting new chapter in the iconic property's rich history ... Read More

Ascott adds 26 new hotels in 11 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 15, 2019

CapitaLand’s wholly-owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), is accelerating its growth globally with the signing of 26 properties ... Read More

Princess Cruises to homeport Grand Princess in Singapore

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2019

Princess Cruises will homeport the 2,600-guest Grand Princess for the first time in Singapore for the 2020-21 season. Grand Princess ... Read More

Naked British Airways Crew loves to spin the bottle

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 5, 2019

Three British Airways cabin crew 'loved to spin the bottle' in their room in Singapore after a 14-hour flight. After ... Read More

Ascot is Europe’s leading serviced apartment brand at world travel awards 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The Ascott  has won Europe’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2019 for its Citadines properties for the fourth year running, along ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

Next Story Group appoints Patrick Imbardelli as its Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Next Story Group, International hospitality company, has appointed Patrick Imbardelli, as Chairman of its Board with immediate effect. Prior to ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

ILTM: Three consumer archetypes driving wellness and luxury travel in Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

At the forefront of luxury travel trends, International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Asia Pacific opened in Singapore. To mark the ... Read More

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the ... Read More

Strategic travel agreement between Singapore and India a step in the right direction

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 4, 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) of Singapore and Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. to ... Read More