Singapore to host 2020 Lions Clubs International Convention

Singapore has won the bid to host the 103rd Lions Clubs International (LCI) Convention in 2020. The Lions Clubs Singapore will partner with the Singapore Exhibition and Conventions Bureau (SECB), a group under the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), to present one of the world’s largest non-governmental organisation’s annual convention in mid-2020. It is expected to generate more than SGD$58 million in tourism receipts and draw an estimated 20,000 foreign attendees, making it the largest association congress to be held in Singapore. International director of LCI, […]

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VENUE UPDATE: PARKROYAL on Beach Road refurb

Following the completion of a S$4.7 million renovation in March, Singapore’s PARKROYAL on Beach Road has launched 130 newly refurbished Premier rooms, a new Executive Suite and revitalised Orchid Club Lounge. “After the launch of The Ballrooms, our purpose-built event facility, and dedicated Wellness Floor in August 2013, this latest refurbishment will enhance the comfort and sophistication of our guestrooms and club lounge,” general manager, David Donald, said. “We are confident that these upgrading efforts will strengthen the hotel’s competitive positioning within the Marina Bay vicinity as a choice accommodation […]

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NEWS: Qantas partners with Bangkok Airways

Qantas this week announced a new codeshare agreement with Bangkok Airways, which is set to significantly improve the national carrier’s travel options across South East Asia. From March 30, Qantas customers will be able to book Bangkok Airways services from Bangkok and Singapore to six new destinations in Thailand, including Ko Samui, Chiang Mai and Phuket. Qantas international CEO Simon Hickey said the agreement was another step forward in delivering on the airline’s strategy to offer better options for customers travelling between Australia and Asia. […]

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