The Resilience Package: the lifeline for Singapore’s hotel industry

by Patricia Wee | March 27,2020
SINGAPORE – The Singapore Hotel Association (SHA) has welcomed the unprecedented move by the Singapore government to provide a mega budget of S$48 billion (US$33.59 billion) - or 11% of gross domestic product - to support the country.

Plus Seoul Program refined

by Patricia Wee | March 27,2020
SEOUL - Seoul Convention Bureau (SCB) has rolled out a newly revised PLUS SEOUL programme to boost the city’s MICE in response to COVID-19.

VistaJet offers repatriation service

by Patricia Wee | March 27,2020
WORLDWIDE - VistaJet is providing repatriation service during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has created a website for governments and medical organisations to submit requests for free flights on empty leg flights for those with critical travel requirements. Its website can be located here.

Mandarin Orchard Singapore bids farewell after half a century

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | March 27,2020
SINGAPORE – After nearly half a century as Mandarin Orchard Singapore, the luxury hotel is set to begin its new phase as a Hilton property in 2022 following a S$90 million (US$62.55 million) refurbishment that will add more meetings facilities.

Tech Talk

Integrated tech is still a dream in business travel

NEW YORK – An integrated business travel booking is still a dream, according to the majority of corporate travel buyers in a study.

Future-proof your meeting room

NEW YORK – Clear and efficient communication is an essential competitive advantage in today’s corporate climate, and most of that communication occurs in...

Getting smart with meetings tech

How to incorporate cutting-edge technology into your next event.

Wellness Tips

Catching better sleep

Having well rested guests is now a serious priority for Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas.

Disconnecting from technology

WORLDWIDE - Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has launched its Digital Wellness Escape, a luxurious retreat which encourages guests to escape from constant digital...

How to avoid catching a cold on a plane

NEW YORK – Winter is coming. As the sun starts to set earlier and winter coats come out of hiding, fears of catching a cold resurface. According to Heathline,...

Hot Ideas

Hotel ride gets royal kickstart in Thai jungle

BANGKOK – Guests at the renowned Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort in Northern Thailand are in for an exhilarating ride around the Kingdom’s...

Mornington’s Spoils Of Land

Away from the slick sights of Melbourne, the surrounding Victoria region has long provided many alluring day-trip experiences for locals who enjoy its scenic...