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No Early Start To Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble

The wait for the start of the Singapore – Hong Kong Travel bubble is unlikely to begin anytime soon as rising cases and heightened restrictions take hold in Singapore. Main picture Singapore street art credit Cattan2011 on flickr Discussions on the travel bubble will only resume only when the Covid-19 sitiation improves. Singapore has beenContinue reading "No Early Start To Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble"

Singapore Tourist Board Announces Award Nominees

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has announced the 77 finalists for the Experience Excellence, Enterprise Excellence and Customer Service categories of the 2021 Singapore Tourism Awards, Singapore’s most prestigious awards for the tourism sector. Main picture Changi Jewel, Singapore credit Darren Nunis on Unsplash This year’s awards recognise and celebrate the extraordinary resilience and dedication shown by our tourism stakeholders and businessesContinue reading "Singapore Tourist Board Announces Award Nominees"

Singapore Travel Bubbles Delayed

Singapore has been working throughout the pandemic to put into place Travel Corridors or Travel Bubbles with countries and territories with low numbers of Covid-19. Main picture Singapore credit Zhu Hongzhi on Unsplash Unfortunately the plans have been continually delayed due further outbreaks of the virus both in Singapore and in partner countries. Today weContinue reading "Singapore Travel Bubbles Delayed"

Vaccinations Key To Reopening Singapore To Tourists

Despite a number of schemes Singapore is yet to see any meaningful return of foreign tourists following the closure of borders last year. Main picture Singapore credit cattan2011 on flickr Welcoming back tourists is seen as being vital to the country’s economic recovery. Doing so prematurely could result in another wave of COVID-19 infections however,Continue reading "Vaccinations Key To Reopening Singapore To Tourists"

Singapore Airlines Flight Offers From UK

Singapore Airlines have a number of excellent offers on flights from London and Manchester to Southeast Asia, available until 7th July 2021. Main picture Singapore Airlines Airbus A350 credit Transport Pixels on flickr All prices are all-inclusive fares and are subject to availability, currency and tax surcharge fluctuations. London Heathrow Economy Class Travel period 1st JulyContinue reading "Singapore Airlines Flight Offers From UK"

Singapore Airlines Announce Carbon Offset Scheme

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group has become the latest airline to announce a voluntary carbon offset programme, which will enable customers across its passenger and cargo airlines to offset their own carbon emissions via dedicated microsites. Main picture Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER credit Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines and Scoot customers can now offset carbon emissions atContinue reading "Singapore Airlines Announce Carbon Offset Scheme"

Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble

Vietnam and Singapore are discussing relaxation of travel restrictions between the two countries for business trips and leisure trips to selected areas. Main picture Hue, Vietnam credit dronepicr on flickr The plans are dependent on the inoculation programme in Vietnam, at the moment just 2% have been vaccination. While they wait for progress in VietnamContinue reading "Vietnam And Singapore Look At Travel Bubble"

Singapore Travel Bubble Update

Singapore has been working on a number of Travel Bubbles and Corridors throughout the pandemic. Recently the long-awaited bubble with Hong Kong was delayed again following a surge in cases in Singapore. Picture Singapore by night credit dronepicr on flickr Australia Travel Bubble We first reported on plans for a Singapore – Australia Travel BubbleContinue reading "Singapore Travel Bubble Update"

Breaking News – Singapore F1 Grand Prix Cancelled

This years Singapore Grand Prix, scheduled for 1st to 3rd October, has been cancelled due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Main picture Singapore Grand Prix credit Goh Rhy Yan on Unsplash Although it has yet to be officially announced, a number of media organisations, including the BBC, are reporting the cancellation of the race weekend.Continue reading "Breaking News – Singapore F1 Grand Prix Cancelled"

Singapore Airlines In Net Zero Carbon Emissions Pledge

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group, which includes Singapore Airlines, Scoot and SIA Cargo, has committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The group announced the plan yesterday. Picture Singapore Airlines plane credit Roderick Eime on flickr SIA Group has already made a number of moves into sustainability. Solar panels have been installed at itsContinue reading "Singapore Airlines In Net Zero Carbon Emissions Pledge"

Increasing Covid-19 Cases Delays International Tourism Return In Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore

Any talk of reopening borders to international tourists in much of Southeast Asia has stopped as countries struggle to contain ongoing outbreaks of Covid-19. Main picture Mui Ne, Vietnam credit Arvydas Arnasius on Unsplash Vietnam Vietnam has today recorded an additional 67 cases of the virus. To many this may seem very low, but VietnamContinue reading "Increasing Covid-19 Cases Delays International Tourism Return In Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore"

Singapore Travel Bubble With Hong Kong Delayed Again

Singapore views credit cattan2011 on flickr Rising cases of Covid-19 has caused yet another postponement of the travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong. The delay of the air travel bubble (ATB) was announced this morning. The bubble was due to begin on 26th May. Flights had sold out quickly when the latest date wasContinue reading "Singapore Travel Bubble With Hong Kong Delayed Again"

Singapore Airlines Special Fares

Singapore Airlines plane on the runway credit Shawn Ang on Unsplash Singapore Airlines have today launched a May sale with a series of special flight prices. Examples from London Heathrow include: Bangkok from £420 Phuket from £555 Kuala Lumpur from £540 Jakarta from £585 Valid travel periods are: 1st June to 19th July 2021 11thContinue reading "Singapore Airlines Special Fares"

Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble In Doubt Again

Singapore credit cattan2011 After a number of false starts and postponements it finally looked more likely that the Singapore – Hong Kong travel bubble would launch on 26th May. Flights between the two cities were quickly selling out and hotels were reporting increased demand. Previous attempts to launch the bubble, originally due to start lastContinue reading "Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble In Doubt Again"

More Incredible Street Art From Singapore

Singapore street art credit cattan2011 on flickr Last week we shared some stunning artwork found on the streets of Singapore and a guide on where to find street art in the city. We had an excellent response and people were asking for more. Always willing to oblige when we can here are even more stunningContinue reading "More Incredible Street Art From Singapore"

Incredible Street Art In Singapore

Singapore street art credit Sasha India Street art, or depending on your viewpoint, graffiti, may not be the first thing that you think of in Singapore. When asked about Singapore most will think about the Gardens by the Bay, Marina Sands, Raffles Hotel or even the Singapore Grand Prix. Explore further however and there isContinue reading "Incredible Street Art In Singapore"

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