• Singapore Airlines is the Latest Asian Carrier to Report Falling Profits

    skift.com 04 Nov '16, 12pm

    Singapore Airlines Ltd. said it will be vigilant on costs as it warned yet again that the weak operating outlook is likely to persist amid excess capacity and aggressive pricing by competitors. The prospects in most major economies remain “tepid,” while passenger airline business cont...

  • Singapore Tycoon Wants Chinese Travelers to Visit Mega-Yacht Marinas

    skift.com 14 Oct '16, 4am

    The tycoon behind a Singapore berth for mega-yachts is hoping hot towels and rice porridge breakfasts can lure Chinese tourists to marinas and leisure boats in European destinations like Venice, Ibiza and Cinque Terre. Arthur Tay, chief executive officer of SUTL Enterprise Ltd., plans...

  • Interview: How Marriott Will Position Its 30 Hotel Brands

    skift.com 14 Oct '16, 10pm

    When Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood officially closed last month, making it the world’s largest hotel company by number of rooms, Marriott inherited 11 hotel brands to add to its portfolio of 19, for a grand total of 30 brands . That’s a lot of hotel brands for one company but, ev...

  • Singapore Air is Closely Watching Virgin Australia Developments

    Singapore Air is Closely Watching Virgin Australia Developments

    skift.com 13 May '16, 9pm

    Singapore Airlines Ltd. said it’s “closely” monitoring developments at Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. after the carrier’s biggest shareholder Air New Zealand Ltd. said it may sell its stake. Virgin Australia is almost equally owned by Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways PJSC and Singapore...

  • Skift CMO Interviews: Shifting the Destination Brand Story at Singapore Tourism

    CMO Interviews: Shifting the Destination Brand Story at Singapore Tourism

    skift.com 03 May '16, 11am

    That was really a 360-degree shift that we had to make on so many accounts. Our old portal had a lot of facts, a lot of information, a lot of listings. What we wanted to shift to was more of a storytelling approach. We worked out a concept of three different voices: the brand voice, w...

  • A High-Speed Train Between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore Could Soon Be a Reality

    A High-Speed Train Between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore Could Soon Be a Reality

    skift.com 19 Jul '16, 8pm

    Asia is embracing bullet trains like never before. Singapore and Malaysia are set to sign an agreement Tuesday that will bring a high-speed rail link to Kuala Lumpur one step closer to reality. That follows a $5.5 billion project already underway in Indonesia while India last year cho...

  • Singapore Airlines to Fly San Francisco-Singapore Nonstop to Compete With United

    Singapore Airlines to Fly San Francisco-Singapore Nonstop to Compete With United

    skift.com 15 Jun '16, 7pm

    Singapore Airlines will start flying nonstop between San Francisco and Singapore beginning in October, a route that will test the range of the carrier’s new Airbus A350s. Singapore had not planned to resume nonstop flights to the United States until 2018, after it took delivery of a s...

  • How #Luxury #Travel Is Changing the #Fashion Industry

    How Luxury Travel Is Changing the Fashion Industry

    skift.com 11 Apr '16, 1pm

    In 2015, China produced 120 million outbound tourists—who spent an estimated US$229 billion on shopping overseas, leaving the rest of the world way behind. Their top purchases? Fashion and accessories. The effect of this wave is serious additional business for luxury fashion brands, w...

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