For the fourth consecutive year Singapore has clinched the title of Top International Meetings City in the Union of International Association’s global Rankings, reaffirming its standing as the leading business events destination.
International visitor arrivals to Singapore grew by 15.4% year-on-year in February 2011 to reach 990,000 visitors.International visitor arrivals (IVA) to Singapore registered 15.4% year-on-year growth to reach 990,000 in February 2011.
The ten members of the Association of the South-eastern Asian Nations will officially launch their new consumer destination marketing campaign at ITB Berlin this week. The campaign – entitled South-east Asia: Feel the warmth - is designed to travellers to plan trips, estimate costs, check availability and book through a unique map-based trip planner.
Singapore, historically one of the UK’s popular long haul destinations for travellers, continues to entice visitors with its “2009 Reasons to Enjoy Singapore” campaign. Featuring special packages, promotions and value-added incentives with key industry partners, now is the perfect time for travellers to enjoy the country’s many cultural attractions and engaging activities that make it such a great holiday destination and stopover hub. Plus today, Singapore Airlines, in conjunction with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, has launched the Fabulous Singapore Stopover package offering UK customers the opportunity to experience the destination for one pound sterling for the first night at selected hotels across the Island!
Opening the fifth annual LCC Summit in Singapore today, CAPA Chairman, Peter Harbison addressed the threat of government protectionism, calling on ” governments to avoid shooting themselves in the foot by resorting to protectionism. Preventing market access simply to protect an airline which may not be sustainable is to do just that.”
Service personnel from the retail, nightspot and F&B industries as well as the sightseeing attractions around Singapore are expected to receive a boost when the Singapore Tourism Board launches its plans to prepare them to welcome visitors during the Formula One race period.
THE SINGAPORE EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION BUREAU LAUNCHES A SUITE OF NEW INITIATIVES TO PROPEL SINGAPORE’S BUSINESS EVENTS SECTOR GROWTH The Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) has outlined a suite of initiatives to propel the growth of the MICE (Meetings, Incentive Travel, Conventions and Exhibitions) industry to meet the targets envisioned for the Business Travel and MICE (BTMICE) sector in the Tourism 2015 strategic blueprint and to establish Singapore as an Exchange Capital of the World.
Singapore has unveiled an all encompassing spa experience with its opening of The Oriental Spa this September.
Singapore, 19 May, 2003 ? Singapore Airlines and SilkAir have signed a deal with ABACUS International to implement two automated booking solutions - AbacusGroup and Claim It - starting this month with Singapore as their first market.