TOURISM

Mice events in Singapore can resume from October with higher limit of 250 attendees

ORGANISERS can once again apply to hold meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (Mice) events in Singapore, subject to attendance caps, from Oct 1.

Singapore's visitor arrivals, hotel bookings pick up in July

SINGAPORE'S international visitor arrivals and hotel occupancy picked up in July from the month before, fuelling hopes that the Covid-19 slump in inbound travel has bottomed out.

Singapore arrivals more than triple month-on-month to 6,840 visitors in July

SINGAPORE'S international arrivals more than tripled in July from the month before, driven by a month-on-month surge in visitors from South-east Asia and the Greater China region.

Playing tourists at home

After four years of propelling the Republic's tourism sector to record heights, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) now faces the daunting challenge of courting its toughest audience yet:...

James Liang, Chairman & Co-founder, Trip.com Group

IF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS are lifted between Singapore and another country such that you don’t have to quarantine yourself upon arrival, you should take advantage of it immediately – chances are, you...

Marina Bay Sands plunges into the red with US$113m loss for Q2

KEEPING its shutters down for more than two months during Singapore's "circuit breaker" has dragged Marina Bay Sands (MBS) into the red for the April-June period.

Trade bodies roll out virtual Great Singapore Sale this year

THE Singapore Retailers Association (SRA) has partnered three trade bodies to roll out the annual Great Singapore Sale (GSS) virtually.

More tourism layoffs expected despite redeployment strategy

EFFORTS are under way to avoid "catastrophic job loss" in the ailing tourism sector, which has shed thousands of jobs this year.

Multi-million-dollar marketing budget may get top-up if needed

SINGAPORE is prepared to extend the budget for its S$45 million domestic tourism campaign if needed, its tourism bureau head has said.

Govt, industry going ahead with investments for mid to long term: Chan Chun Sing

THE government is not backing out of big-ticket investment plans for new attractions, despite the pandemic-fuelled industry downturn.