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In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Singapore Tourism Board to keep investing in smart hotels

Hospitality and technology have made a strong bond in Singapore and authorities are determined to keep heading in this direction. From innovative mobile apps to virtual concierges, the south-eastern nation's Tourism Board has announced it will continue to increase the automation of services throughout its properties, in an attempt to increase quality and customer satisfaction.

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Skytrax names Changi Airport in Singapore best in the world for sixth consecutive year

Singapore’s main air terminal has been once again recognised as the best in the world for its impressive traveller-friendly attractions. After conducting a thorough survey based on travellers’ experience, UK-based consultancy, Skytrax put Changi Airport in the top spot for the sixth year in a row.

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Singapore's Marina Bay Sands named most Instagrammed hotel in the world

According to data released by Instagram, Singapore's Marina Bay Sands is the most Instagrammed hotel in the world. The social media site announced that Marina Bay Sands has had more than one million photos uploaded. The hotel is the most popular and recognizable in Singapore, largely due to its SkyPark, which features the world's longest infinity pool.

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New Yotel Singapore marks debut of hotel brand in Asia

The Yotel hotel chain has opened its first property in Asia with the launching of Yotel Singapore. The hotel has 610 guest rooms across 30 floors, that range from Premium Queen Cabins to VIP View Suites. Facilities include a 20-metre-long swimming pool, an outdoor terrace, a modern 24-hour fitness centre, and the Grains and Hops Restaurant and Bar with delicious cuisine.

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JW Marriott Singapore South Beach opens to holidaymakers near Marina Bay

Marriott International has launched its first JW Marriott branded hotel in Singapore. JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is located close to the Marina Bay district, and has 634 guest rooms and suites, as well as upscale facilities including five restaurants and bars, a spa with 10 treatment rooms, a modern fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool, and a 6,000-square-foot ballroom.

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Destination Singapore Beach Road will debut for Park Hotel Group in 2017

The Park Hotel Group announced plans for a midscale brand, Destination, which will debut later this year in Singapore. The new property, Destination Singapore Beach Road, will be built in the colourful, eclectic Kampong Glam district, an area which has become increasingly popular with tourists because of its rich, Middle Eastern influenced culture.

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The Warehouse Hotel to open in Singapore in 2017

The Singapore hospitality group, Lo and Behold, is opening the Warehouse Hotel in January of 2017. Located on trendy Robertson Quay along the Singapore River, the hotel incorporates modern amenities with elements of Singapore’s colourful history. Located in a renovated warehouse along a former spice route, the hotel celebrates the building’s notorious past.

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Yahoo recommends weekend ideas for a holiday in Singapore

Located off the southern tip of Malaysia the island state of Singapore is a fantastic travel destination. But if you fancy a quick weekend getaway during your stay in Singapore, there are plenty of nearby destinations that you can jet off to. These range from Bagan in Myanmar with its Buddhist temples and the cat-friendly town of Kuching in Malaysia, to the volcanic island of Lombok in Indonesia for adventurous activities.

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The rise of Singapore's unique boutique hotels

Singapore is bursting with global hotel chains, but there are also several smaller boutique hotels that offer charm, luxury and innovative design. Hotel Vagabond, the South Beach, Naumi, and The New Majestic are just some of the country's best boutique hotels that offer guests a unique and luxurious experience.

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Six-star stopover hotel set to open in Singapore

A new six-star hotel is set to open as part of the multi-million pound redevelopment of Singapore's landmark colonial-era Capitol building. The ultra-luxury Patina Capitol Singapore, which is already a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, will offer 24-hour stopover stays to cater for the city's many transient visitors, as well as highly-personalised service.

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Singapore Tourism Board to keep investing in smart hotels

Hospitality and technology have made a strong bond in Singapore and authorities are determined to keep heading in this direction. From innovative mobile apps to virtual concierges, the south-eastern nation's Tourism Board has announced it will continue to increase the automation of services throughout its properties, in an attempt to increase quality and customer satisfaction.

Skytrax names Changi Airport in Singapore best in the world for sixth consecutive year

Singapore’s main air terminal has been once again recognised as the best in the world for its impressive traveller-friendly attractions. After conducting a thorough survey based on travellers’ experience, UK-based consultancy, Skytrax put Changi Airport in the top spot for the sixth year in a row.

Singapore's Marina Bay Sands named most Instagrammed hotel in the world

According to data released by Instagram, Singapore's Marina Bay Sands is the most Instagrammed hotel in the world. The social media site announced that Marina Bay Sands has had more than one million photos uploaded. The hotel is the most popular and recognizable in Singapore, largely due to its SkyPark, which features the world's longest infinity pool.