Singapore has joined the growing roster of nations to ease Covid entry restrictions. With infection rates stabilising, the Asian hub is removing the requirement for vaccinated travellers to take a pre-arrival test, whilst limits on group sizes and social distancing are also being scrapped, as from tomorrow.
Located in one of most vibrant communities within the culturally rich enclave of Little India, the opening follows the recent launch of lyf one-north Singapore in January.
Hilton has welcomed the opening of Hilton Singapore Orchard, the largest hotel from the company in Asia Pacific. The 1,080-room property is located at the heart of Orchard Road.
Accor and New Park Property have joined for the development of Pullman Singapore Orchard. The property occupies a prime location in the very heart of the Orchard Road shopping belt.
Singapore has introduced vaccinated travel lanes for travellers from the UK and a number of other European countries, removing the need to quarantine. The decision is effective from October 19th.
The Standard has continued its expansion into key markets in Asia with the announcement of the Standard, Singapore. The property will be a new social hub for the city, featuring 143 rooms.
The bubble will begin with just one flight a day in each direction, carrying a maximum of 200 passengers for the first two weeks. It is set to launch on May 26th.
The in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral air travel corridor this month has caused an uptick in interest in the potential route, with many travellers looking at Christmas bookings.
There are currently 187 crew members aboard, each of whom has completed a 14-day quarantine on the cruise ship prior to arrival in the city state.
Singapore Airlines will return to New York on November 9th, when it launches non-stop flights between Singapore and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Hong Kong and Singapore have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a bilateral air travel bubble, potentially helping to revive cross-border air travel between the two aviation hubs.
Visitors arriving in England from Thailand and Singapore will no longer be expected to isolate for 14-days from Saturday after both countries were added to the safe travel list.