hospitality industry

The hospitality industry bounces back - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


The hospitality industry bounces back

In June, 1.13 million visitors returned to Singapore for leisure and work, signalling a resurgence in the hospitality industry.

Digital Economy

Marina Bay Sands introduces mobile check-in and digital keycards for guests

This is part of the transformation plan to elevate the end-to-end digital experience across all touchpoints of the guest journey.
Returning travellers fuelling the hospitality sector - THE EDGE SINGAPORE


Returning travellers fuelling the hospitality sector

International tourist arrivals worldwide during the first five months of 2022 recovered to almost half of pre-pandemic 2019 levels
Banyan Tree branches out globally - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

Banyan Tree branches out globally

China’s holidaymakers are still missing but the luxury resort operator is opening new properties elsewhere to make up the numbers.


Hotel Royal sinks into the red in 1H with loss of $3 mil

Hotel Royal sinks into the red in 1H20 with a loss of $3 mil due to global travel restrictions


Genting Singapore's 1Q earnings tumble 55% to $149 mil as Covid-19 impact turns 'devastating'

“The pandemic has been absolutely devastating to the tourism industry across the world,” says GENS. “Our flagship property, Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) too, has been severely affected and will continue to face significant challenges,” it adds.


Hotels hit by Covid-19 see diversification as key when recovery resumes

“With the plunge in both visitors and meetings, I am sure the government is going to have to do more if there is any hope for the hotels to survive,” says Liza.


SoftBank remakes itself with a US$41 bil bazooka

The deleveraging exercise was forced on Softbank which had piled up gross consolidated debts of nearly US$170 billion and net debts of over US$130 billion.

Budget 2020

Huge $6.4 bil package sees both winners and losers

SINGAPORE (Feb 21): Going simply by dollars and cents, Budget 2020’s centrepiece is the huge $6.4 billion package to help tackle the economic fallout following the coronavirus outbreak and lingering economic weakness from the previous year.

State of the City

Hospitality industry faces challenge of integrating technology to pursue growth

SINGAPORE (Jan 15): At the 120-year-old École hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), executive dean Inès Blal is aiming to train a generation of technology-ready hoteliers. “We try to instil in them customer-oriented service excellence,” Blal says. “It is