TRAVEL AND LEISURE

Lunch With Sumiko: Not yet 30, Rimowa CEO Alexandre Arnault is on a roll re-inventing the German luggage brand

Alexandre Arnault is a light packer. On a recent work trip to Singapore, he travelled with just a cabin bag.

A community to hang out with at your convenience

The first thing I spot is the beer tap. Right smack on the counter, it is sleek, shiny and holds the promise of free-flow, locally brewed craft beer.

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.

Cookie-cutter won't cut it anymore

In the constant fight to keep up with ever-changing tastes of consumers, differentiation is no longer a luxury but a necessity for SMEs.

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...

5 questions with: curated events platform Hapz

Curiosity about goings-on in town led Lai Xin Chu, 28, and Kendrick Wong, 29, to join forces in May and start Hapz, a curated events platform that recently clinched $680,000 in seed funding. They...

Fazal Bahardeen: Halal-travel trailblazer

One Christmas Eve, Mr Fazal Bahardeen found himself wandering the world as he sat at his computer at home. He was browsing travel websites that brimmed with enticing lists of where to go the...

Have food, will travel: The best edible souvenirs to buy from around the world

Slurping freshly shucked oysters on a mist-enveloped shore. Tucking into creamy yet stinky Epoisses de Bourgogne cheese above vineyards in France. Touring a small seaside village in Hokkaido and...