• Singapore Airlines to Resume World’s Longest Flight Between New York and Singapore

    World's Longest Flight Retuns to New York-Singapore Route

    skift.com 13 Oct '15, 12pm

    Singapore Airlines has announced that it will bring back the world’s longest flights on A350 ultra-long-range aircraft to New York, resuming non-stop flights between Singapore and New York. This variant of the A350 will have a range of up to 8,700 nautical miles. The airline will rece...

  • Singapore Repositions Image As a Cultural Hub With Local Artists

    Singapore Repositions Image As a Cultural Hub With Local Artists

    skift.com 15 Sep '15, 10am

    Singapore is celebrating 50 years of nationhood with a two-week SG50 event in New York this month highlighting Singaporean culture, following similar events in Beijing and London earlier this year. The agenda ranges from an interdisciplinary symposium on Singapore arts and society thi...

  • Singapore Air Working to Regain Title to World’s Longest Flight

    Singapore Air Working to Regain Title to World's Longest Flight

    skift.com 18 Jun '15, 5am

    Singapore Airlines Ltd. is impatient to restore nonstop flights to the U.S. The airline is in talks with Airbus Group SE and Boeing Co. on developing a plane with new technology that would allow it to fly nonstop to the U.S. profitably, Singapore Air Chief Executive Officer Goh Choon ...

  • How Airbnb is unexceptionally fitting into Singapore's Culture! #Interesting by @skift

    Singapore Singles Have Created Airbnb's Strongest Market in Southeast Asia

    skift.com 16 Jul '15, 5pm

    In Singapore, it’s customary to live with your parents until marriage. The tradition is intended to cultivate strong family values, but it can create a tough environment for singles looking to spend time with their friends or with a new love interest. So many young professionals are b...

  • How Singapore is Building the City of the Future

    How Singapore is Building the City of the Future

    skift.com 28 Jul '15, 9pm

    According to MasterCard’s 2015 Global Destination Cities Index, Singapore’s five top feeder markets in order of visitors and visitor spend are: Jakarta, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Manila and Shanghai. However, because the state government has developed the city infrastructure so responsibly an...

  • Singapore’s Plan to Become Asia’s First Fully Realized Smart Nation

    Singapore's Plan to Become Asia's First Fully Realized Smart Nation

    skift.com 06 Aug '15, 12pm

    This post comes from our partner Follow @MasterCardNews This is an excerpt from our new series Future Cities series, where we explore how major destinations are using smart design to shape the city of the future. In this installment, we look at how Singapore is striking a balance betw...

  • #Hotel Guests Say They Want Both #Luxury and Sustainability

    Hotel Guests Say They Want Both Luxury and Sustainability

    skift.com 23 Jun '15, 12pm

    The hotels telling guests to reuse bath towels and not waste water are definitely on the right track: an estimated 52% of global travelers indicate they’re likely to choose a hotel and destination based on its social or environmental impact in 2015. They’re also three times more likel...

  • Singapore Airlines’ New Premium Economy Class Was Worth the Wait

    Singapore Airlines' New Premium Economy Class Was Worth the Wait

    skift.com 21 May '15, 2pm

    It’s always good to be first, except when it’s not. Singapore Airlines has innovated a number of product offerings and been the launch customer for cutting-edge aircraft in the past, but it has recently contended with rivals’ new cabin launches, waiting on the wings to decide what to ...