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Articles tagged “singapore”

Singapore Has Lots of Tourists, But They’re the Wrong Kind

When your customer demo changes, there are often challenges. Singapore needs to be able to manage shifts if it wants to succeed long term.

3 weeks ago

Singapore Travel Warnings in Place as City-State Deals With 151 Zika Cases

Singapore is one of Asia and the world's largest travel hubs and the spike in zika cases will surely have a negative impact on tourism and the local economy in the near-term.

3 weeks ago

Experts Analyzed Travel Patterns to Predict Zika’s Next Landing Spots

As Zika outbreaks hit parts of Florida and Singapore, experts are predicting that the next stops could be China, India and Nigeria. These are just predictions, though, because Zika has been around for decades and populations may have already developed immunity to the disease.

3 weeks ago

Indonesia’s Worries About Zika Turn Into Screenings for Singapore Passengers

Zika's potential to have a wide-spread, decades-long impact separates it from other recent global health scares ranging from avian flu to even Ebola. It's up to governments to quickly and wisely respond to threats to prevent large outbreaks.

4 weeks ago

Airlines See Pajama Styles as Competitive Advantage for Premium Passengers

Airline competition is evolving from lounges to loungewear in the front of the plane. Hey, if they have lie-flat seats on long-haul flights, then frequent flyers might as well walk the aisles and sleep in style.

2 months ago

A High-Speed Train Between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore Could Soon Be a Reality

A bullet train traveling between both countries would be a boon not only for tourism, but also for business. Having seen the positive impact high-speed trains have on tourism and economies in Asia, it makes us wonder why bullet trains haven't yet made their way to the Americas?

2 months ago

Singapore Airlines to Fly San Francisco-Singapore Nonstop to Compete With United

Singapore Airlines will defend its home turf against United Airlines by launching new non-stops between Singapore and San Francisco. The airline does not have the perfect aircraft, but it will make due for a couple of years until a better plane arrives.

3 months ago

Singapore’s Casino Tourism Is Improving a Sluggish Economy

Even though Singapore's casinos had a difficult year, tourism still saw an small uptick. Analysts expect to see stronger visitor growth this year.

5 months ago

Skift CMO Interviews: Shifting the Destination Brand Story at Singapore Tourism

Singapore is developing more strategic storytelling, more digital content, and more experiential marketing campaigns to show that the city-state has a dynamic and creative personality.

5 months ago

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

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.

6 months ago

Singapore Travel Startups Have Advantages and Challenges That Come With the Territory

While global travel brands like Uber and Airbnb have had trouble scaling and competing in Southeast Asia, Singapore is a major meeting point for big brands and startups to learn what works, create partnerships and, for the startups, to grab venture funding in the region.

6 months ago

New Longest Flight by U.S. Carrier Is United’s San Francisco-Singapore Route

Cheap fuel makes long-haul affordable, but United will have to content with passengers who start loving this route yet worry the rug will be yanked out from under them when costs go back up.

8 months ago