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...

Businesses welcome Singapore-China 'fast lane'

THE fast lane arrangement between Singapore and China is seen by the business community as a positive move, although they say the inconvenience and costs incurred could be a deterrent for some...

Singapore-China business travel starts from June 8 with strict curbs

TOUGH conditions set for Singapore- China travel to resume will likely see only the most essential trips being taken.

Business, official travellers must be sponsored by government agency or company under Singapore-China fast lane agreement

BUSINESS or official travellers seeking to travel between Singapore and China will have to be sponsored by either a government agency or a company under the Singapore-China "fast lane" agreement.

Fixing safe bubbles is harder than it seems

AS THE COVID clouds teasingly pass and suddenly gather again, states and national governments are considering how best to restart services without uncorking more zoonotic misery from Pandora's box...

Travel startups targeting domestic travel market

ONLINE travel agencies (OTAs) and travel startups are now shifting gears to capture the rising domestic tourism market in Asia-Pacific, but industry players say this still might not be substantial...

Singapore and China to launch 'fast lane' for essential travel in early June

SINGAPORE and China have agreed to implement a “fast lane” arrangement in early June to enable essential travel for business and official purposes between both countries, the city-state's Ministry of...

Mice sector hurting from scrapped events, seeks forms of relief

AS THE Covid-19 pandemic brings about social distancing and unprecedented travel restrictions, Singapore's event organisers have been rushing to keep up with fast-changing rules.

SIA slides following govt travel directive

SHARES of Singapore Airlines (SIA) fell S$0.46 or 6.4 per cent to close at S$6.74 on Monday, after the government announced new measures to reduce the spread of Covid-19.