Mystery tour: Murder to the ego

Someone in Chinatown has been murdered and, in one of the worst policing decisions ever made, the case has been entrusted to us, a...

Movie tour: Be a Crazy Rich Asian for a day

I am seeing Singapore in a newer light, just because it is joyfully oddball to go on a Crazy Rich Asians tour of a...

How Covid-19 made flying business class feel more like economy

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Forget the flute of chilled Moet & Chandon before takeoff, mid-flight gin and tonics and a roaming dessert trolley after dinner....

Chinese owners revive Thomas Cook as online-only holiday brand

LONDON (AFP) - Thomas Cook re-emerged as an online-only travel company on Wednesday (Sept 16), backed by its Chinese owners, a year after the...

Forum: SIA should study carbon cost of ‘flights to nowhere’

Readers of The Sunday Times the past weekend were greeted with a dramatic picture of a lone firefighter on the front page battling the...

EU travel industry steps up coronavirus quarantine pushback

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - Leaders of Europe's coronavirus-stricken travel and tourism industries have appealed to the EU's chief executive to press governments to end quarantine...

Travel bodies in EU press for testing instead of quarantine

BRUSSELS • Leaders of Europe's coronavirus-stricken travel and tourism industries have appealed to the European Union's chief executive to press governments to end quarantine...

Room for intrigue at The Warehouse Hotel

For urbanites looking for a sanctuary in the heart of the city, The Warehouse Hotel offers rooms on the river with a racy slice...

The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore: Luxurious bubble in old and new worlds

I admire the illuminated skyline from my waterfront jacuzzi, where I am taking a near-midnight dip after stepping out of a monogrammed bathrobe at...

Shangri-La Hotel: Lush garden retreat in the heart of town

I step into the cavernous lobby in Shangri-La Hotel with a heavy heart. The once-bustling hotel seems like an enervated, hollowed-out shell. If not for...

Smokin’ thrills on the grill: Barbecues around the world offer a taste of summer

Beers on ice and marinated meats ember-roasted to perfection bring summer to life. With Covid-19 restrictions still in place, travel lovers in Singapore can indulge...

Coronavirus: Lost deposits for cancelled travel and wedding plans lead to spike in complaints,...

SINGAPORE - The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a spike in the number of complaints related to travel bookings, wedding contracts, medical products and...

Show goes on for French holidays in summer like no other amid Covid-19

SAINT-TROPEZ, FRANCE (AFP) - French resorts and holiday destinations are buzzing at the height of the season despite the pandemic but, with foreigners staying...

Back in S’pore and busy brewing business ideas

From Sars to Covid-19: grounded but undaunted For the first 12 years after starting her company, Ms Reene Ho-Phang did not take leave. As the co-founder...

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