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Down the road from our Asia Pacific headquarters, one of the world’s most connected travel hubs—Singapore Changi Airport—is unusually quiet. It’s been this way for months, with global air passenger numbers falling by almost 90 per cent in 2020. This has been a devastating year for the tourism industry and the $9 trillion global travel …

Changi Airport Group (CAG) and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), on behalf of the Emerging Stronger Taskforce Alliance for Action (EST-AfA) on Enabling Safe and Innovative Visitor Experiences[1], announced that foreign visitors will now be able to buy inbound travel insurance coverage for Covid-19 related costs incurred in Singapore. Inbound insurance coverage has been identified …

If you’re a passport holder in these countries, you can travel freer than anyone else. Earlier this year, Henley & Partners named the most powerful passports in the world for the beginning of 2020. Since then, much has changed given the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic which rendered the world’s mobility systems virtually paralysed. With …

Here’s how the assortment of pandemic response policies have altered the mobility of the people. Mobility is among the most significantly altered features of society as a result of the emergence of COVID-19. To combat the virus, national governments have taken varying responses ranging from lockdowns, establishment closures, and travel restrictions. These strategies are quickly …

The realisation that life is going to change for a good while is starting to take hold. To flatten the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak, radical measures of social distancing are currently being rolled out in an increasing number of countries. People are being urged – or instructed – to isolate themselves at home. In …

Singapore Airlines is waiving all rebooking fees for tickets issued on or before 15 March 2020, for travel up to 31 May 2020, with immediate effect. Customers can cancel their existing flight itineraries, retain the value of their tickets and rebook their travel at a later date, when they are able to firm up their …

Singapore Changi Airport handled 68.3 million passenger movements in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 4.0%. Aircraft movements dipped 1.0% to 382,000 landings and takeoffs for the year, while airfreight throughput fell 6.5% to 2.01 million tonnes for 2019. In 2019, all regions registered passenger traffic growth, with the largest gain for the Americas (+20%). Eight …

Singapore grabs the 11th spot in FlightNetwork’s recent list, The World’s 50 Most Beautiful Cities. The Rankings The following are the top 20 cities according to the list: 1 Paris 11 Singapore 2 New York 12 Lisbon 3 London 13 Amsterdam 4 Venice 14 Prague 5 Vancouver 15 Rio de Janeiro 6 Barcelona 16 Budapest …

Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) was officially opened last 18 October 2019 by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, six months after it welcomed the public in April 2019. The 135,700 sqm complex, built on the site of the former Terminal 1 open air carpark, offers a multi-faceted experience that includes play attractions, unique shopping and …

Singapore is quickly becoming one of the hit-list destinations for tourists. The rich culture, good places, and nice food are just some of the things to be excited about in this country. As with other places, you would want to behave properly. Here are some of the do’s and don’ts you should remember before laying …