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Singapore Airlines’ 20th Anniversary Fare Sale

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Singapore Airlines’ 20th Anniversary Fare Sale

(NEW YORK) – July 2, Singapore Airlines marked 20 years of service on the New York-Singapore route.  SIA celebrates the milestone by announcing outstanding values on flights from New York to Frankfurt, Singapore and five Southeast Asian destinations, starting at $799, aboard the A380, the world’s largest and most spacious commercial aircraft. Fares include round-trip, Economy Class travel, as well as all fuel surcharges and taxes. Tickets must be purchased from June 25 through July 5, 2012 for travel between August 16 and November 30, 2012...

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Gardens By The Bay Set to Bloom in Singapore this June

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Gardens By The Bay Set to Bloom in Singapore this June

(Singapore, May 23, 2012) – Gardens by the Bay announced that the official launch of Bay South Garden will take place on the evening of 28 June 2012 and the garden will open to the public on 29 June 2012. To celebrate the opening, a program of exciting events spanning two weekends will be held from 29 June to 8 July 2012. Festivities include an array of activities held at different parts of the 134-acre Bay South Garden including ‘live’ concerts by Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz and local songbird Corrinne May; family carnivals...

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Nap-Friendly and ‘Freely at Singapore’s Changi Airport

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Nap-Friendly and ‘Freely at Singapore’s Changi Airport

Lazing about may be frowned upon in regular settings, but at Changi Airport it is downright encouraged. Nothing could be more important than the “state of restfulness” of its guests and so Changi encourages rest and relaxation at free “sleep areas” and provides other convenient options that include transit hotels and an elegant airport hotel (adjoining Terminal 3), all within an easy walk and accessible without leaving the airport. Is it any wonder that online travel portals like www.SleepinginAirports.net regularly name Changi Airport as the...

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Mark Your Calendar for Singapore’s 2012 Cultural Festivities

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Mark Your Calendar for Singapore’s 2012 Cultural Festivities

Singapore’s cultural festivals and events are the perfect opportunity to experiences the colorful diversity and character of this vibrant country.  From shopping sprees to delicious moon cakes, Singapore has a festival for every taste.  Don’t miss out on the chance to see Singapore’s exciting celebrations with highlights as follows: The following is a highlight of the most dynamic celebrations & events taking place in Singapore in 2012: §  Chinese New Year (begins January 23):  Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, or the Spring...

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Changi Airport Offers Latest in Technology

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Changi Airport Offers Latest in Technology

(SINGAPORE – September 7, 2011) – Changi Airport, one of Asia’s best airports in the world, embraces new technologies and provides most up-to-date and accessible platforms for connectivity, usage and exceptional customer service. Among the offerings and services are complimentary internet terminals, free airport-wide Wi-Fi, mobile charging stations, iChangi application, and Changi’s SWIFT (Service Workforce Instant Feedback Transformation) automated feedback system. Due to popularity and demand, Changi Airport currently provides more than 550...

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Authentic Recipes: Singapore Flair

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John and I have been to Singapore several times. Our son was an exchange student for one semester at the National University of Singapore and often ate at hawker stalls, informal street-side eateries. He said, “A hawker stall was a great place for a filling meal on a limited budget.” Over the years the hawker stalls, just like Singapore, have transformed. The eateries are now hygienic places with food prepared by licensed staff but are still considered places for a good, inexpensive meal. Food is such an integral part of the Singaporean...

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Discover Asia Now

Posted by on 7:00 am in Announcements, China News, Hong Kong News, India News, Japan News, Philippines News, Singapore Press Releases, South Korea News, Thailand News | 2 comments

New York, New York – June 5, 2009 – Eight Asian tourism organizations including the Hong Kong Tourism Board, India Tourism, Japan National Tourism Organization, Korea Tourism Organization, Macau Tourism Board, Philippine Department of Tourism, Singapore Tourism Board, and Tourism Authority of Thailand, have joined together to promote travel to the region and highlight the exciting and diversified appeals of Asia with a cooperative marketing campaign called “Discover Asia Now” and interactive website www.discoverasianow.com. Visitors to the...

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iPod, iPhone on Singapore Airlines

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iPod & iPhone Connectivity Now Available on Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines First to Offer iPod Integration Through In-Flight Entertainment System, KrisWorld Singapore Airlines announced the first-ever flights featuring iPod and iPhone connectivity on KrisWorld starting today on its newly reconfigured, all-Business Class Airbus A340-500 flights between New York and Singapore, and between Los Angeles and Singapore from August. Customers can now easily enjoy their personal audio and video content from their iPod or iPhone on...

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Etihad Adds Routes

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ABU Dhabi-based Etihad Airways plans to increase the frequency of existing routes and introduce new destinations in Asia-Pacific within the next two years, citing current strong 85 per cent load factor across all its flights in the region. CEO, Mr James Hogan, said Etihad next year would target to provide daily services to Singapore and Australia, and launch a third (daily) service to Bangkok in the last quarter. Mr Hogan said in 2010 the airline planned to introduce new destinations in Japan and South Korea, add new flights to Shanghai, and...

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The Tallest Observation Wheel

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DON’T CALL IT A “FERRIS WHEEL”! THE WORLD’S TALLEST “OBSERVATION WHEEL” OPENING IN SINGAPORE THIS SPRING The Singapore Flyer, an architectural and engineering marvel and the world’s tallest observation wheel, is scheduled to open in March, 2008. The Flyer consists of a 492 foot high wheel built over a three-story terminal building, giving it a total height of more than 541 feet (as big as a 42 storey building). This will exceed The Star of Nanchang (currently the tallest) by 16 feet and the London Eye...

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Seafood in Singapore

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‘SILK ROAD OF THE SEA’ TRACES MARCO POLO’S CULINARY FOOTSTEPS AT AMARA SANCTUARY RESORT SENTOSA A new seafood restaurant serving cuisine tracing the culinary footsteps of explorer Marco Polo from the Mediterranean to the South China Sea has opened at Amara Sanctuary Resort on Sentosa’s popular Palawan Beach . With both indoor and outdoor al-fresco dining options set in tropical gardens, Silk Road of the Sea showcases a variety of signature seafood from China, Thailand, the Straits of Malacca, Sumatra, the Indian Ocean, the Persian Gulf, Black...

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SIA Inks Deal with CEA

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SINGAPORE AIRLINES ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF DEFINITIVE AGREEMENTS WITH CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES Further to the announcement made on September 2, 2007, regarding a strategic investment in China Eastern Airlines, Singapore Airlines Limited (“SIA”) has concluded the definitive transaction agreements with China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (“CEA”), China Eastern Air Holding Company (“CEA Holding”) and Lentor Investments Pte. Ltd. (“Lentor”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited (“Temasek”). There are four agreements...

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Sentosa Island Getaway

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Singapore, August 2, 2007: Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, the stylish new lifestyle resort on Singapore’s Sentosa Island is celebrating its soft opening with introductory rates starting from just S$285++ per night, valid until the end of August. Amara Sanctuary Resort marks the first phase of the transformation of Sentosa to a sophisticated lifestyle island. It is located within 3.5 hectares of secluded tropical gardens on the hillside above Sentosa’s popular Palawan Beach. Just ten minutes drive from the city centre, it is a perfect urban...

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Take a Flight, and Give too?

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Here’s a chance for you to experience the inaugural flight of one of the latest transportation wonders, and contribute to humanitarian causes at the same time. Singapore Airlines, the first carrier in the world to fly the new double-decker Airbus A380, will auction all seats on eBay and donate the proceeds to these charities: • One-third of the proceeds will go to Singapore’s Community Chest • One-third of the proceeds will be split between the Sydney Children’s Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Sydney (Westmead) • One-third of the...

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Singapore Airlines Gets Bigger

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LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2007 – Beginning today, passengers flying Singapore Airlines’ new B777-300ER service from Los Angeles will experience the airline’s $360 million investment in innovations – designed to provide passengers in all three classes with more space, comfort and control of their in-flight experience. Highlights of the new First, Business and Economy Classes include: New First Class Comfort – the largest seats in the sky at 35-inches wide Flexibility – seats convert to horizontal flat beds with ease Privacy – eight private suites...

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