This week, Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis took part in a video conference with Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, and other heads of state to propose the creation of “safe corridors” for travel once the coronavirus restrictions are lifted. Present at the teleconference were Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Danish PM Mette Frederiksen, Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Singaporean PM Lee […]
Unique and Colorful Singapore
The island nation of Singapore is an economically prosperous scenic “traveler’s paradise”. On the map it looks rather small, but in fact it has an intricate collection of attractions and it can take weeks to visit most of the small country’s primary attractions. It’s multicultural, prosperous, but a country with strict laws.
EU Launches New Business Avenues into Southeast Asia
The EU this week announced a pilot program, New Business Avenues into Southeast Asia for European SMEs in the Southeast Asian region via a hub in Singapore. According to the SingaporeCompanyIncorporation.sg, a leading Singapore incorporation portal, the new office hub there in Singapore makes strategic sense.
Marina Bay Sands Hosts Branson’s “Carbon War Room”
One of the world’s most magnificent hotels, Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands played host to Sir Richard Branson for a meetup of his Carbon War Room.
200 meters above ground at the Sands SkyPark. The media was invited to a press conference with Branson and other executives this week.
FHA 2012 Opens in Singapore
For those interested in food and hospitality, and/or those headed to Singapore, the Singapore Exhibition Services Pte Ltd opens Food & Hotels Asia 2012 (FHA 2012) this Tuesday at the Singapore Expo Convention and Exhibition Center.
Indian Ocean Tsunami Watch
A tsunami watch has gone into effect for the entire Indian Ocean after a massive magnitude 8.7 earthquake occurred 270 miles Southwest of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued the tsunami warning at 0845 local time, with predicted landing times for various regions should a tsunami occur.
Marina Bay Sands Launch Affiliate Program
As part of its efforts to reach out to a wider clientele, Marina Bay Sands has launched a new Hotel Affiliate Program to link up with suitable affiliate partners that can showcase its unique leisure and hospitality experience.
Marina Bay Sands: Singapore’s Top Eco-Friendly Hotel
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s most famous landmark hotel and one of its leading business, leisure and entertainment venues, has received one of the country’s highest accolades for its continuing efforts in the area of environmental sustainability – the Green Mark Gold Award from Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA).
SITEX 2011 Expo Singapore Set To Be Biggest Ever
The SITEX 2011 Electronics and Computer Fair is back once again, and this year’s show promises to be the biggest and best yet with more than 900,000 visitors expected to attend the exhibition at the Singapor Expo Hall.
Upcoming: The Festival of Media Asia
Festival of Media Asia, opens their creativity and innovation in media by their first Asia chapter from November 13th thru November 15th in Singapore. Hosted at the Marina Bay Saynds Expo and Convention Center, the gathering hopes to target the challenges Asia marketers, branding, and communications sectors face.
Conrad Hotels & Resorts – Sleek & Provocative Rebrand
Marketing campaigns for hotels chains are not a new fad, nor is using sexy to sell ideas, but doing so intriguingly, this is a bit uncommon. In News from Conrad Hotels & Resorts this morning, their brand is on a global marketing binge that may see a new phrase coined, “chic and slinky sells,” rather than sex.
Universal Studios – Symbol of Emerging Singapore
The grand opening of one of the world’s biggest theme parks, Universal Studios Singapore, took place last week. And despite a few hickups, no-show stars, and other minor irritations, Singapore now has another world class touristic attraction. This opening is not only big tourism news, but a sign of Singapore’s every increasing popularity and growth.
Agoda and Jetstar Team Up
In online travel news today, Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking web portal, announced a partnership with Jetstar Asia Ariways. Now Agoda’s inventory of thousands of hotels will be accessible through Jetstar’S digital storefronts, and co-op deals will be offered through the airlines holiday network.
Vesak Day in Singapore: A day of Enlightenment
Vesak Day is the most auspicious day of the year for Buddhists the world over, the day that commemorates the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. It is a time of immense joy, reflection and peace, and nowhere is it embraced with more passion than in Singapore. In Singapore, thousands of Buddhist faithful flock to the […]
Asia – Most Popular Destination For Indian Tourists
The Far East is proving to be the Promised Land for many Indian travelers nowadays. After decades of fascination with North American and European destinations, travelers from the Sub Continent are now turning their attentions to Southeast Asia, lured by the pull of perfect weather, low cost flights and straightforward visa rules.