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Singapore Travel Bookings Take Off

It has only been a few days since more countries were added to the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme in Singapore but more than 2,400 travel passes have already been issued. Main picture Singapore skyline credit dronepicr on flickr The surprise announcement meant that travellers from Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, United KingdomContinue reading "Singapore Travel Bookings Take Off"

Singapore To Open To Travellers From More Countries

Singapore has announced that from 19th October travellers from eight more countries, including the United States, will be allowed to visit, quarantine-free. Main picture Singapore skyline credit Swapnil Bapat on Unsplash The announcement came as a surprise as just a few days ago it was announced that travellers from South Korea would be able toContinue reading "Singapore To Open To Travellers From More Countries"

New Singapore Travel Lanes With US and South Korea

Singapore is planning to add to its Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) by adding South Korea and the United States to the scheme. Main picture Little India, Singapore credit Charles Postiaux on Unsplash The VTL’s with Brunei and Germany were launched on 8th September and although numbers have been relatively small have been seen as aContinue reading "New Singapore Travel Lanes With US and South Korea"

Singapore Airlines A380 Takes To Public Roads

Spectators in Singapore were treated to the incredible sight of three giant planes being transported along public roads between Changi Airport and the Changi Exhibition Centre. Main picture Singapore Airlines A380 coming into land credit Eric Salard on flickr The operation to move two giant Airbus A380 super jumbos and a Boeing 777-200 aircraft tookContinue reading "Singapore Airlines A380 Takes To Public Roads"

Singapore In Talks To Extend Travel Lanes

Singapore launched it Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) on 8th September when the first travellers from Germany touched down. Since then more than 1,000 German travellers have arrived as well as lower numbers from Brunei. Main picture Singapore credit Anna Spratt on Unsplash Singapore is now in discussions with a number of countries on extended theContinue reading "Singapore In Talks To Extend Travel Lanes"

Singapore Hope To Extend Travel Scheme

The success of the recently launched Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Singapore and Germany and Brunei is likely to result in the scheme being expanded to other countries. Main picture Singapore at night credit Jure Tufekcic on Unsplash So far around 900 travellers have arrived in Singapore under the scheme with just 1 testing positiveContinue reading "Singapore Hope To Extend Travel Scheme"

Singapore Winners In Worlds Best Airline And Airports List

The World’s Best Awards are compiled each year by Travel+Leisure who ask readers their travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more.  Main picture Changi Jewel credit Scribbling Geek on Unsplash This year Singapore has won two, significant awards. Singapore Airlines InContinue reading "Singapore Winners In Worlds Best Airline And Airports List"

Singapore In World’s Best Countries List

This 2021 Best Countries List sees Singapore in 4th place worldwide in “Best Countries Movers” list, 5th worldwide in the “Best Countries Agility” and 8th in the “Best Countries Entrepreneurs” list. Main picture Chinatown, Singapore credit David Kobovsky on Unsplash Thailand is the only other Southeast Asian country to feature in the top 10 ofContinue reading "Singapore In World’s Best Countries List"

First VTL Tourist Flight Lands In Singapore

The first travellers under the new Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) have arrived in Singapore after their flight from Germany touched down earlier today. Main picture Singapore Airlines flight credit Roderick Eime on flickr The flight landed just over an hour late after it was rerouted to avoid Afghan airspace. The VYL scheme was announced lastContinue reading "First VTL Tourist Flight Lands In Singapore"

Singapore Tourism Plans At Risk

Singapore recorded its highest number of daily Covid-19 infections for more than a year yesterday with 328 new domestic cases. Main picture Singapore at night credit Dronepicr on flickr The news comes as the first foreign tourists land in the city state today following the launch of the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) with Germany. FlightContinue reading "Singapore Tourism Plans At Risk"

Singapore Preparing For First International Tourists

The first international travellers to arrive in Singapore for a quarantine-free visit for more than a year are expected to arrive on the 8th September from Germany. Main picture Singapore credit Cattan2011 on flickr The Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) between Singapore and Germany and Brunei were announced on 19th August and registrations started on theContinue reading "Singapore Preparing For First International Tourists"

Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble Scrapped

The Singapore – Hong Kong Travel Bubble first planned to begin last year has now been formally scrapped by the two governments. Main picture Pasir Ris Park, Singapore credit Cattan2011 on flickr The travel bubble, allowing fully vaccinated travellers to visit each country, was first scheduled to begin on 22nd November 2020, however it wasContinue reading "Singapore Hong Kong Travel Bubble Scrapped"

Singapore Announces Return Of Quarantine Free Travel

After a number of false starts Singapore hopes to welcome the return of tourists next month, but only from select countries. Main picture Singapore credit Jeffrey Ngo on Unsplash Plans for Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) were announced yesterday and will launch on 8th September for fully vaccinated visitors from Germany and Brunei. The news comesContinue reading "Singapore Announces Return Of Quarantine Free Travel"

The Standard Hotels Announce New Singapore Opening

The Standard hotel brand will come to Singapore in 2023, with a new build hotel on Orange Grove Road, in the premier shopping district. The 143 room hotel will feature an infinity pool, a botanical courtyard alongside restaurant, nightclub and arts and cultural experiences seen throughout The Standard portfolio. “Singapore is a culturally rich andContinue reading "The Standard Hotels Announce New Singapore Opening"

Singapore Hotel Transformed Into Sustainable Garden In A Hotel

Following a S$45-million (approx £23.94 million or US$33.35 million) overhaul, the PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, owned by the Pan Pacific Hotels Group, has completed its transformation into Singapore’s first “Garden-in-a-Hotel”, establishing the property as one of the country’s most ecologically focused and innovative hotels. Sitting in the heart of the Central Business District, the hotel is a stone’s throwContinue reading "Singapore Hotel Transformed Into Sustainable Garden In A Hotel"

Singapore In TIME Magazine 100 World’s Greatest Places

Continuing our series on the TIME Magazine its third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places is Singapore. Main picture Singapore by night credit Cattan2011 on flickr TIME compiled the lists following nominations from its international network of correspondents and contributors, with an eye toward those offering new and exciting experiences. Singapore One of theContinue reading "Singapore In TIME Magazine 100 World’s Greatest Places"


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