Articles tagged “changi”

Singapore’s Changi Airport Wants to Charge Travelers a Fee to Help Build New Terminal

Singapore’s Changi Airport Wants to Charge Travelers a Fee to Help Build New Terminal

Dong Lyu, Bloomberg

Singapore is right to be thinking about expansion, and its growing status as a preeminent hub in Asia. But should travelers have to pay for it?

6 months ago

Changi Airport’s New Terminal Will Feature A High-Tech Check-In Experience

Changi Airport’s New Terminal Will Feature A High-Tech Check-In Experience

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

As a major business hub, the check-in experience at Changi Airport's new terminal can't miss any marks. And given the volume of connecting traffic that flows through the airport travelers will also care about how easy it is to reach connecting flights.

11 months ago

Asia’s Smaller Hub Airports Are Spending $1 Trillion on Tune-Ups

Asia’s Smaller Hub Airports Are Spending $1 Trillion on Tune-Ups

Angus Whitley and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

The huge spending by smaller Asian airports is an identity crisis in-waiting for Singapore and Hong Kong, the traditional hubs of the region. The weakening of Singapore Airlines and Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific doesn't help, either.

12 months ago

Luxury Brands Are Bullish on the Future of Airport Retail

Luxury Brands Are Bullish on the Future of Airport Retail

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Airport sales are not only growing faster than traditional retail outlets, but also providing multiple, multi-channel advertising opportunities well-positioned to reach luxury brands' target customers.

1 year ago

Singapore Changi Wants to Turn Happy Passengers Into Returning Tourists

Singapore Changi Wants to Turn Happy Passengers Into Returning Tourists

Dan Peltier, Skift

Large hub airports like Singapore's Changi have tens of millions of connecting travelers each year. While it makes passengers happy, it hasn't been able to turn them into tourists.

1 year ago

The World’s Best Airport Is Getting Ready to Double in Size

The World’s Best Airport Is Getting Ready to Double in Size

Dan Peltier, Skift

As Changi doubles its capacity to more than 135 million travelers during the next decade, it will become an even greater model for how to mass produce an iconic and superior passenger experience while treating each passenger like they actually matter.

2 years ago

Changi Airport Continues Making the World’s Best Airport Better

Changi Airport Continues Making the World’s Best Airport Better

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Even as it grows and evolves, the aerotropolis at Changi Airport remains a critical case study on getting the airport experience right.

3 years ago

How Travel Companies Use Surprise and Delight To Make Tourists Happy

How Travel Companies Use Surprise and Delight To Make Tourists Happy

Doug Lansky, Skift

Figure out some simple, creative ways to surprise and delight visitors, and you're creating powerful positive memories–ones they're likely to share with friends.

4 years ago

How 3 Airports With Great Shopping Increase Their Reach With Facebook

How 3 Airports With Great Shopping Increase Their Reach With Facebook

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Travelers need to be better informed about how they can advantage of shopping at airport terminals.

4 years ago

Singapore Changi Airport to Lure More Flights by Cutting Airlines’ Fees

Singapore Changi Airport to Lure More Flights by Cutting Airlines’ Fees

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Changi can afford to drop fees for airlines because it can count on spending by passengers who love what it has to offer them.

4 years ago

Singapore Aims for a Fly-Cruise Strategy to Make It the Top Cruise Gateway to Asia

Singapore Aims for a Fly-Cruise Strategy to Make It the Top Cruise Gateway to Asia

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Teaming up with Changi Airport is never a bad idea -- even if your ultimate goal is heading out to sea.

4 years ago

Singapore Changi to Build Largest Airport Tobacco and Liquor Boutique in the World

Singapore Changi to Build Largest Airport Tobacco and Liquor Boutique in the World

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The only downside of a booze emporium of this size is passengers are restricted to what they can purchase and travel with. Now they need a shipping service.

4 years ago