HOTELS

Singapore May visitor arrivals plummet to just 880

SINGAPORE had just 880 visitor arrivals in May 2020, as the country remained closed to short-term visitors to stem the risk of importing Covid-19 during the second month of its "circuit breaker"...

Hotelier Amara Holdings expects 'severe' hit on earnings this year

AMID global travel restrictions and safe-distancing measures, property developer and hotelier Amara Holdings expects its financial performance for 2020 to be "severely impacted" from a broad weakness...

M&C to axe 8% of global team; management salaries cut by up to 30%

MILLENNIUM & Copthorne (M&C) Hotels has reduced its global headcount by 8 per cent and furloughed another 30 per cent of staff in its owned-and-managed hotel portfolio, as the Covid-19...

Frasers Property temporarily shuts UK and Germany assets, some staff taking unpaid leave

FRASERS Property has temporarily shut its three hotels in Germany and will also progressively close its 11 hospitality properties in the UK.

Singapore hotels 51% full in Feb 2020, room revenues plunge 40%: STB

SINGAPORE hotels were only half-filled in February, resulting in a 40 per cent plunge in room revenues, as coronavirus fears threaten to bring the global travel industry to a grinding halt, according...

Some restaurants report cancellation in bookings as diners turn cautious

The Wuhan coronavirus has dampened feasting this Chinese New Year, with some restaurants reporting cancelled bookings as people become cautious about dining out.

From Golden Dragon to RedDoorz  @  Geylang: One of Singapore's worst-rated hotels gets makeover

The former Golden Dragon Hotel, which has been rebranded as RedDoorz@ Geylang, now welcomes families and budget travellers with bright, clean rooms.

Hotels must go green so guests won't see red: Boss

Sustainability has long been a sticky topic for the hospitality industry - think of all those plastic water bottles - but Pan Pacific Hotels Group believes there is more room at the inn for an eco...

Checking into Singapore hotels to be a breeze with automation

Checking into a hotel can be a tedious process involving hotel staff manually examining documents, but a new automated system under way here promises to get guests their room keys much faster.

Companies around the world get hit by Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Whether they sell fur coats from Rome or farm hens from Mississippi, a surprising concern is occupying a number of corporate executives this earnings season: Hong Kong's...

Entrepreneur's out-of-the-box idea for shipping-container hotel in Singapore

The concept is to set up two to five containers in far-flung places in Singapore where there are no permanent built hotels, for about two to three years, and then move on to another destination...