TOURISM

Pacific Star partners holiday home start-up

A unit of Pacific Star Development has become the exclusive asset manager for Crowdvilla, a start-up expecting to raise up to US$50 million (S$67 million) in a digital token sale to build a...

STB launches one-stop tourism resource platform for businesses

SINGAPORE - An online platform that allows businesses to contribute and access content including travel software services for use on digital channels, was launched on Tuesday (April 17) by the...

Memories Group inks 1.3b kyat deal for luxury yacht business in Myanmar

TOURISM company Memories Group - best known for its hot-air balloon rides - said on Monday that it has inked a deal to buy a luxury yachting business in Myanmar, its first acquisition since its...

Singapore's 2017 tourism receipts, visitor arrivals hit new highs for second straight year

TOURISM receipts and visitor arrivals hit new record highs last year, topping the stellar performance from 2016.

Happy trails with halal apps and guides

It wasn't the first time that Ms Anis Ibrahim had performed her daily prayers while on the road - but it was certainly an unusual experience to pray inside a tiny bunk on a swaying Russian train...

Ken-Air boss has his finger on the pulse of travel still

Sixteen years after travel agency Ken-Air folded, its founder, Mr Kenny Goh, said he does not regret the decision to close it.

Tour agency Citi Travels suspended over failure to submit audited accounts on time

SINGAPORE - Local tour agency Citi Travels & Tours' operations have been suspended by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), after it failed to submit audited statements of accounts on time.

Travel agents to get help to thrive in digital age

Travel agents in Singapore will receive government funding to speed up their adoption of technology, such as developing mobile apps to give customers a better experience.

Travel agents to get help with tech solutions for digital age

SINGAPORE - Travel agents in Singapore will receive government funding to speed up their adoption of technology such as developing mobile apps to give customers a better experience.

Helping startups take flight: From weekend hikes to adventures worldwide

A new incubator here wants to groom polytechnic entrepreneurs and help their ideas take flight. Pollinate, a joint initiative across three polytechnics - Ngee Ann, Singapore and Temasek - is the...