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Gardens by the Bay transforms Singapore into a garden city

Gardens by the Bay transforms Singapore into a garden city

28 June 2012 Tourism News

The largest project in Singapore to date – Gardens by the Bay – opens to the public today in a development that immediately transforms Singapore into a beautiful garden city. Set to rival anything that the world has so far seen in terms of innovative modern gardens and occupying 101 hectares the first phase of Gardens by the Bay reaffirms the destination’s standing on the global stage as one of the most vibrant cities in the world.

New chief for Singapore Tourism Board

New chief for Singapore Tourism Board

The Singapore Tourism Board has announced that Lionel Yeo will be appointed to the position of chief executive for three years with effect from June 1st 2012. He will be taking over the role from Aw Kah Peng, who will step down at the end of this month to pursue her personal interests, after more than 20 years of service in the public sector.

Singapore enjoys soaring visitor arrivals

Singapore enjoys soaring visitor arrivals

Singapore visitor arrivals reached 3.12 million in Q1 2011, representing a 15.7% year-on-year growth. All three months in Q1 2011 saw record high arrivals with January registering the largest increase. March however remains the top visitor-generating month in Q1 2011. This follows Singapore Changi Airport being voted “World’s Leading Airport 2010” by World Travel Awards.

Singapore to boost tourism with US$60m campaign

4 March 2009 Press Release Tourism News

Singapore Tourism Board has unveiled details of its S$90 million or U$$60 million initiative to raise the country’s tourism. The BOOST (Building On Opportunities to Strengthen Tourism) Campaign has developed to target both leisure travellers, as well as business and MICE visitors this year.

Singapore showcases MICE at GIBTM

14 March 2007 Press Release Hotel News

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will be participating at the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM) this month, to showcase the exciting MICE and leisure offerings that the city state has to offer event organizers and meeting planners.