Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated unsurpassed speed in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco faster than any other ultralong-range aircraft

Feat Brings G650ER/G650 Record Total Above 85 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (February 19, 2019) announced its ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated its performance prowess in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco — a distance of 7,475 nautical miles/13,843 kilometers — faster than any other ultralong-range… Read the full press release

SilkAir announces new, four weekly, non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea

Singapore, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will launch non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city, this year. Commencing from 1 May 2019, SilkAir will operate four weekly flights to Busan. The launch of Busan flights will mark a milestone for SilkAir as it adds… Read the full press release

Qantas presents an immersive virtual reality representation of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is using virtual reality (VR) in the development of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport, which is set to open at the end of 2019. Industrial designer David Caon and his team have created an immersive virtual reality representation of the design concept, providing a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons names Peter C. Draminsky as Regional Vice President and General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore

Singapore, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Peter C. Draminsky has been appointed Regional Vice President and General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. He was most recently General Manager at Regent Singapore (formerly a Four Seasons hotel), since 2015. Under his leadership, hotel was named # 1 Hotel in Singapore by Condé Nast Traveller 2015, Summer Palace was recognised with… Read the full press release

Sentosa launches Alipay across 70 per cent of merchants in the Sentosa Islander Membership programme

Alipay, the go-to smart lifestyle wallet, now accepted at 70% of merchants in Sentosa Islander Membership programme Singapore, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Sentosa has become the first major integrated leisure destination in Singapore to go cashless for Chinese visitors, with the launch of Alipay’s payment solutions across 70 per cent of merchants that participate… Read the full press release

Singapore will be on the spotlight as the Official Culinary Destination Partner of the inaugural edition of the World Restaurant Awards

Gastronomic collaborations, cross-country chef exchanges, and an in-Singapore activation in this first-ever culinary partnership between STB and IMG    Singapore, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore has been designated the Official Culinary Destination Partner of The World Restaurant Awards, which is  a progressive new annual awards created by events leader IMG, in partnership with Joe Warwick[1] and… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon

Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon brings smart, simple, travel to Singapore’s most unique heritage areas Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced the latest addition in Singapore, the fourth Holiday Inn Express hotel in this country, Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon. Located within walking distance of Little India heritage… Read the full press release

JetEscapes Holidays launches all-inclusive holiday options to Singapore

Pune, India, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With the onset of the New Year, JetEscapes Holidays from Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, has on offer all-inclusive holiday options to visit the island country of Singapore. With holiday options starting at INR 64,460, JetEscapes offers guests tailor-made travel experiences which include a Jet Airways… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Adelaide

Aircraft feature new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products First SIA aircraft with Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system Singapore, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 December 2018) welcomed the entry into service of its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft as it made its inaugural flight from Singapore to… Read the full press release

Jet Airways offers up to 30% discount in its ‘Happy holidays year-end global sale’

Strengthens domestic and international connectivity via hubs based in Delhi and Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, has introduced 65 additional frequencies on its international and domestic routes starting December 2018, thus, further strengthening its network over its hubs of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline… Read the full press release

Singapore Tourism Board: Merli to appear at six locations across Singapore in celebration of the year-end holiday season

Singapore, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced today (30 November 2018) that Merli – the heart-warming and whimsical illustration of the Merlion, Singapore’s mythical national icon – will be popping up at six locations across Singapore as well as on Instagram and WhatsApp, in celebration of the year-end holiday season…. Read the full press release

Seletar Airport starts operations at its new passenger terminal

SINGAPORE, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Seletar Airport started operations at its new passenger terminal today (19 November 2018). All operations have been transferred from the old terminal, situated at the west of the Seletar aerodrome, to the new one at the east. The new passenger terminal welcomed its first passengers today through the… Read the full press release

Jet Airways introduces 18 additional frequencies on domestic as well as international routes

Launches new non-stop service between Pune and Singapore Strengthens connectivity via hubs after a comprehensive network review Adds 14 additional frequencies to ASEAN and Gulf from hubs at Mumbai & Delhi Mumbai, India, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning December 2018, Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, is all set to strengthen its… Read the full press release

STB names SingEx Venues as the Singapore Expo operator

Singapore, 2018-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced today (8 November 2018) the appointment of SingEx Venues Pte Ltd (SingEx) as the operator for the Singapore Expo Convention & Exhibition Centre (Singapore Expo). SingEx’s appointment will run for up to 10 years, starting from January 2019. As the incumbent operator SingEx’s management contract… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces non-stop flights between Singapore and Seattle

Fifth US city in SIA network, and fourth served non-stop from Singapore Announcement coincides with tomorrow’s launch of non-stop Singapore-Los Angeles flights Singapore, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle will become the fifth US city in Singapore Airlines’ route network – and the fourth to be served non-stop from Singapore – when new flights… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore unveils new bar concept – MO BAR

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Singapore has unveiled its new bar concept – MO BAR, a chic new addition to Singapore’s dynamic bar scene. The result of a unique collaboration with award-winning bar developers, Proof & Company, MO BAR is located on the hotel’s fourth floor with floor-to-ceiling views of Marina Bay…. Read the full press release

Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore honored as the Best Serviced Residence at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards and at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Luxury serviced apartment Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore has been honored as the Best Serviced Residence in Asia-Pacific at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards and Best Serviced Residence (Property Level) at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018 respectively. The dual accolades from the two prestigious regional travel… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to deploy its ultramodern A350-1000 equipped with Qsuite on flights to and from Singapore’s Changi Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

Passengers travelling to Singapore can experience the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft from 1 November 2018, and Haneda-bound passengers from 1 January 2019 Singapore is first Southeast Asian city on the airline’s network to receive the A350-1000 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that the world’s most… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group launches new programme that promotes Singapore stopover holiday

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) today (Jul 26, 2018) announced the launch of its ‘Changi Stopovers’ programme, aimed at enticing­­ passengers travelling through Changi Airport to stop over[1] in Singapore and explore the Lion City. The programme provides attractive options for travellers to enjoy a Singapore stopover holiday when they visit… Read the full press release

Tourism in the Asia Pacific: What to expect in 2018 and beyond

Today’s AP voice is from our VP of Sales for Asia and the Middle East, Michelle Low. LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Unsurprisingly, strong economic growth across the Asia Pacific has gone hand in hand with a significant uptick in tourism, both inter-regional and international. In today’s post, I look at some… Read the full press release

Alipay and STB launch joint-marketing initiatives to encourage Chinese tourists to spend with Alipay while in Singapore

Partnership is aimed at increasing Singapore’s destination branding and awareness, driving visitor spend and enhancing STB’s understanding of a key consumer group Singapore, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Alipay, the world’s leading mobile and online payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, together with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), have launched a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group opens Lufthansa Innovation Hub branches in Singapore and Shenzhen (China)

Lufthansa Group opens offshoots of its Lufthansa Innovation Hub in Singapore and Shenzhen (China) on July 1, 2018 First non-Asian airline group with a digitization backbone in Asia’s leading innovation centers for travel and mobility  The aim is to build a sustainable bridge to the Asian market with its massive, dynamic culture of innovation COLOGNE,… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas returns in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020

Royal Caribbean Deepens Commitment to the Region with 30 percent Capacity Increase and Ship Revitalisation SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International today announced that its Asia’s largest and most revolutionary ship, Quantum of the Seas, will be back in Singapore for a six-month homeporting season in 2019 to 2020 – the cruise… Read the full press release

Qantas, Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport Group announce partnership to boost number of people travelling through Singapore

Sydney/Singapore, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Changi Airport Group (CAG) today (13 March 2018) announced a S$5 million partnership to promote Singapore as a destination and a connecting gateway to Asia, Europe and Australia. With the return of Qantas’ Sydney-London services via Singapore from 25 March, the three-year tripartite… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines, DFASS and SATS partner in travel-related retail operations in Singapore

JV will transform SIA’s ‘KrisShop’ and Scoot’s ‘Scootalogue’ programmes into omni-channel e-commerce platforms SIA to hold 70% stake; DFASS and SATS to each hold 15% DFASS to be exclusive supplier of the JV SATS to manage on-board fulfilment Singapore, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA), DFASS and SATS have agreed to establish… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to commence Boeing 787-10 service between Singapore and Perth in May 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth will become the second scheduled destination to be served by Singapore Airlines’ new Boeing 787-10 fleet. Flights are expected to commence in May 2018, subject to regulatory approvals, initially on one of the Airline’s four daily flights between Singapore and Perth. The 787-10s will feature Singapore Airlines’… Read the full press release

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore   Geneva, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC)… Read the full press release

IATA moves to a larger office including a Global Delivery Center in Singapore

Singapore, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is growing its presence in Singapore with the move to a larger office that is able to accommodate 40% more employees, including a Global Delivery Center (GDC). “2018 marks IATA’s 49th year in Singapore. From a small office in 1969, today Singapore is… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces new service connecting Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (24 January 2018) announced that it will introduce a new service that will connect Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. The new service will be introduced as part of a restructuring of existing Singapore-Canberra-Wellington flights, which will see the Canberra-Wellington flights… Read the full press release

Singapore wins the bid to host the Rotary International Convention in 2024

SINGAPORE, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore has won the provisional bid to host the Rotary International Convention in 2024, which is set to be the largest association congress ever hosted by the Republic.  More than 25,000 Rotary members from around the world are expected to converge on Singapore to connect, engage and share… Read the full press release