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.
Genting Cruise Lines has completed evaluation checks by the Singapore government for SuperStar Gemini and SuperStar Aquarius to provide temporary accommodation for workers who have recovered from Covid-19.
Da Nang, a coastal city in central Vietnam, is gaining popularity not only to domestic but also international tourists. It also serves as a gateway to surrounding destinations including the ancient town of Hoi An, the former imperial citadel in Hue and Quang Binh.
The iconic hotel marked the start of a new chapter with a traditional lion dance ritual, followed by a commemorative ribbon cutting ceremony. The hotel is owned by Qatar-based Katara Hospitality and managed by Accor.
ITB Asia has opened its doors at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Over the next three days the show will see organisations from across the travel industry gathering to establish high-quality contacts and conduct business.
Accor will unveil 13 new ibis budget hotels in Singapore after inking a deal with Global Premium Hotels. The hotels, rebranded from existing Fragrance hotels, will be progressively available for booking through the company’s distribution network commencing from this month.