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Travellers to Singapore must wear monitoring device if serving SHN at home

ALL incoming travellers serving their stay-home notice (SHN) outside of dedicated facilities must soon wear an electronic monitoring device, Singapore authorities announced on Monday.

A tale of two markets: tech versus travel and retail

IT'S a tale of two markets as global technology companies thrive in the pandemic era while travel companies and retailers cling on for dear life.

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...

Skyscanner to downsize Singapore marketing team

TRAVEL booking firm Skyscanner is set to downsize its marketing division in Singapore, as it plans to centralise the function in the United Kingdom, a company spokesperson told The Business Times...

Skyscanner to cut Singapore marketing headcount amid global layoffs

TRAVEL-booking firm Skyscanner is set to downsize its marketing division in Singapore, as it plans to centralise its marketing division in the United Kingdom amid global layoffs, a company...

Aug 10 target to restart Singapore-Malaysia travel

SINGAPORE and Malaysia are aiming to restart cross-border travel by Aug 10 for long-term pass holders and essential business and official travellers.

Here's how to pave the road ahead in the 'new normal' of travel

JUST seven months ago, anyone could easily book a trip to any destination in the world with a click on a computer mouse.

Builders can consider hostels for worker housing; but safe-distancing rules stay

DESPERATE to ride out the lull in backpacker tourism amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the owners of some 40 boutique hostels in Singapore are calling for the authorities to actively encourage...

Testing for all entering Singapore; more long-term pass holders can return

SINGAPORE will make changes to its border measures this week, which will require testing of all incoming travellers and will see the return of more long-term pass holders in the coming weeks.

Incoming travellers to Singapore will have to take swab tests, bear costs of test

SINGAPORE will make changes to its border measures from this week, including testing of all incoming travellers.