Singapore, I Love You. Here’s Why.
7 best family-friendly hotels in Singapore
In many regular hotels, the family rooms just aren’t big enough. Stick in an extra bed and you are practically pressed up against the wall. Or make do with separate rooms and you have the endless in and out, doors slamming, phones ringing and aimless waiting in the lobby for everyone to re-group; hardly the best start to a family getaway…..FULL ARTICLE
21 Oct, Elaine Ee and Eve Ang, www.cnngo.com
Marina Bay Sands races into F1 week in grand style
This September, guests at Marina Bay Sands can get their adrenalin levels high as the destination celebrates the Singapore Grand Prix in grand style. Shops and restaurants alike have rolled out special deals for the turbo-charged weekend, which will kick start on 16 September with the opening of the Southern Crystal Pavilion ….. FULL ARTICLE
Sept 13, www.etravelblackboardasia.com
Best backpacker hostels in Singapore
Not long ago, backpackers only had a handful of low-budget accommodation options to rest their weary bods in Singapore.
Somewhere along the way, alongside the grandiose five-star properties, popped up a number of cheap-and-cheerful youth hostels. Most of them are centrally located, clean, safe and attract a diverse mix of travelers ….. FULL ARTICLE
July 13, Christa Yeo, www.cnngo.com
Singapore Finds its Roar: It’s Goodbye Sober Living and Hello Gambling, White-Knuckle Rides and Endless Partying
I was sleepless in Singapore. The constant thumpthump of club music spilling out of a nearby bar at two in the morning wasn’t exactly conducive to slumber.
And the other reason for my failure to nod off? Well, that might have been because I was sharing my hotel room with an enormous lion ….. FULL ARTICLE
May 17, Frank Barrett, www.dailymail.co.uk
10 Reasons To Go To Singapore Now
Not so long ago, Singapore was widely regarded as a great hub for finance and banking and an efficient stopover for travellers en route to their real holiday destinations. Indeed, the entertainment offered at the airport almost eclipsed that available in town. Today, the petite city-state has become one of the most alluring destinations in Asia, attracting record numbers of holidaymakers with its groundbreaking architecture, cutting-edge shops and clubs, and melting-pot cuisine. Next time you touch down at Changi International Airport, you’ll have plenty of reasons to leave …… FULL ARTICLE
April – June 2011, Natasha Dragun, www.vacationsandtravelmag.com
7 of Asia’s Best Hotels with a View
Guests who book into the Marina Bay Sands aren’t just checking into the world’s most expensive hotel — it cost S$8 billion (USD$6.6 billion) to build — but are buying a chance to dip their toe into one of the world’s largest outdoor pools.
For the number crunchers, that’s a 150-meter long infinity pool perched 200 meters above the ground with a stunning, panoramic view overlooking Singapore’s surrounding Central Business District area…..FULL ARTICLE
May 12, www.cnngo.com
36 Hours in Singapore
JUDGING from the number of cranes that dot the city’s skyline, Singapore is booming. In the last few years, casinos and hotels have sprung up; museums and galleries in former colonial landmarks have flung open their doors; and international designers have staked out prime real estate alongside up-and-comers just starting to make their fashion mark. Throughout the city, street vendors and sleek restaurants — new and well-established — serve up the city’s renowned mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian ethnic cuisines. And, best of all, sexy lounges and rooftop bars are helping the city-state shake off its formerly staid image…..FULL ARTICLE
April 28, Ondine Cohane, www.nytimes.com
Singapore: the rise and rise of a modern city
There can’t be another hotel in the world that looks out on three countries. But from the SkyPark, 600ft up on the new Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore, you can see not just Singapore, but the skyline of Johor Baharu in Malaysia and across the Strait of Malacca to the Indonesian island of Sumatra….. FULL ARTICLE
January 11, Claire Wrathall, www.telegraph.co.uk
The top 5 family-friendly hotels in Singapore
Spacious rooms with separate living quarters, outdoorsy fun with horses and wetlands, and infinity pools make these the best hotels in Singapore to check into with the family….. FULL ARTICLE
December 15, Elaine Ee-Meyers, www.cnngo.com
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