Articles tagged “singapore”

Singapore’s Changi Airport Blazes a Trail by Embracing Automation

Singapore’s Changi Airport Blazes a Trail by Embracing Automation

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

When passengers fly in and out of Changi's Terminal 4, they witness a whole terminal built to test the airport robots of the future. It's good practice for the mammoth terminal coming to the airport by next decade's end.

3 days ago

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is Potential Bonanza for Singapore Tourism

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is Potential Bonanza for Singapore Tourism

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many destinations or small towns aren't prepared for waves of tourism after a box office hit makes travelers want to visit, but not Singapore. The island nation has been expanding its airport, hotels, stopover program, and luxury offerings for years as it waited for its turn in the spotlight with U.S. travelers.

1 month ago

Singapore Hotels Benefit From Visitors During Trump-Kim Summit

Singapore Hotels Benefit From Visitors During Trump-Kim Summit

Klaus Wille, Bloomberg

At least the June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was an unequivocal success for someone, namely, Singapore hotels.

2 months ago

Asiatravel Holdings Suspends Trading as Auditors Question Financial Viability

Asiatravel Holdings Suspends Trading as Auditors Question Financial Viability

Bloomberg

It appears as though Asiatravel.com will need to secure new funding or find a so-called white knight to stave off creditors.

3 months ago

Singapore Travel Companies Could Benefit as Spotlight Hits Trump-Kim Meeting

Singapore Travel Companies Could Benefit as Spotlight Hits Trump-Kim Meeting

Livia Yap, Bloomberg

Experts in Singapore say the quick Trump-Kim summit could have near-term negative repercussions for travel due to strict security measures. But the longer-term impact could be positive for the destination's reputation — and its hotels, airlines, and restaurants.

3 months ago

All Attention Focused on This Singapore Hotel As Trump-Kim Meeting Nears

All Attention Focused on This Singapore Hotel As Trump-Kim Meeting Nears

Keith Zhai andJason Koutsoukis, Bloomberg

Singapore is no stranger to hosting events for world leaders. But can the city/state island handle one of the biggest summits since the end of the Cold War?

4 months ago

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Cities Are Leveraging Their Cultural DNA to Connect With Travelers’ Passions

Cities Are Leveraging Their Cultural DNA to Connect With Travelers’ Passions

Singapore Tourism Board + Skift

Singapore Tourism Board's new "Passion Made Possible" platform represents a pivotal shift in destination marketing taking place worldwide. Instead of telling travelers where they can go or what they can do, the new strategy is about inspiring people to imagine who they can be.

5 months ago

How a Restored Raffles Hotel Will Target a New Generation of Luxury Travelers

How a Restored Raffles Hotel Will Target a New Generation of Luxury Travelers

Laura Powell, Skift

How do you update an iconic hotel without losing its charm? That's the challenge currently facing interior designers working on Raffles Singapore.

5 months ago

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?

8 months ago

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Video: Why Singapore Represents The Next Generation of Travel

Video: Why Singapore Represents The Next Generation of Travel

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Skift Forum Asia will take place in 2019 in Singapore.

11 months ago

Home-Sharing Surge in Singapore Is a Quandary for Policy-Makers

Home-Sharing Surge in Singapore Is a Quandary for Policy-Makers

Michelle Jamrisko, Bloomberg

Despite restrictions, services like Airbnb are flourishing in Singapore. Stricter laws could be on the way, however, limiting the ability of residents to share their homes for short periods of time.

11 months ago

Business of Loyalty: Alaska and Singapore Forge Codeshare and Loyalty Partnership

Business of Loyalty: Alaska and Singapore Forge Codeshare and Loyalty Partnership

Grant Martin, Skift

Alaska's decision to partner with Singapore Airlines, a Star Alliance member, may seem strange, but there are serious benefits for international travelers.

1 year ago