22 August 2022
06 July 2022
Multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways reopens its fifth International Premium lounge at Singapore Changi Airport, inspired by Qatar Airways heritage and modern day Arabic architecture featuring an ultra luxurious interior, enhanced offerings and exceptional culinary cuisine with dedicated mixologist for a distinctive experience throughout the journey with Qatar Airway.
At the official ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Singapore Changi Airport, Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Eastern Regions, Mr. Marwan Koleilat, showcased the lounge’s lavish and distinctive features to VIPs including His Excellency Mr Saoud Jassim Al-Jufairi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the State of Qatar in Singapore, Mr. Lee Seow Hiang, Chief Executive Officer, Changi Airport Group, Mr. Han Kok Juan, Director General, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, and Mr. Kerry Mok, President & CEO, Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS).
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “We are thrilled to have launched our latest international Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport. Qatar Airways has already set the industry benchmark for business travel with our award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite. We want to ensure that the onground experience offered to our passengers is on a par with our iconic five-star airline experience. As the first Qatar Airways lounge following this design concept, it will serve as a new standard for all our Premium Lounges going forward.”
Walk through the grand entrance showcasing Qatar Airways’ signature “Marhaba” engraved stand-stone wall with a luxurious display of fresh white Orchids with a botanical patterned wall inspired by Singapore’s horticulture and lush greenery.
The new Qatar Airways Premium Singapore Lounge is available for Qsuite - Qatar Airways Business Class passengers, featuring seven different seating areas including the Principal Lounge, Quiet Pods, Garden Bistro, High Seating, Martini Bar, Brasserie and Private Lounge across approximately 700 square metres to accomodate about 85 passengers.
The Qatar Airways lounge is equipped with a full kitchen for freshly-prepared à la carte food orders on demand, on top of an existing buffet spread offering an international menu, catering to a premium culinary standard. A dedicated mixologist is stationed at the centrepiece Martini Bar, presenting mocktail and cocktail options to complete the five-star lounge experience.
Custom furniture pieces like the carefully designed sideboard, offer both style and comfort and are strategically placed next to the seats, and includes a lamp, universal plug point, wireless charger, a compartment suitable for storing handbags and personal belongings.
Passengers wishing to relax in a quiet environment can occupy one of the five Quiet Pods, which offer a cozy, semi-private space equipped with sound proofing, reading lights, a coat hanger and universal charging points.
Qatar Airways exclusive Arabic inspired Premium Lounges are located at key markets in London, United Kingdom, and Beirut, Lebanon, while Paris, France and Bangkok, Thailand will reopen progressively.
The award-winning airline currently operates daily flights between Singapore and Doha and was recently the first global airline in the world to achieve the prestigious 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax. For full details of all the measures that have been implemented on board and at HIA, please visit qatarairways.com/safety.
*Photos by Qatar Airways
28 June 2022
Atome X Astro K-pop brand ambassadors #OwnYourExpression campaign Singapore fashion show pop up store
Atome the buy-now-pay-later finanical payment brand featured Atome’s brand ambassadors and K-pop superstars, ASTRO fronting #Own Your Expression campaign, climaxing with ASTRO virtual fan meet at the live-streamed fashion show at Singapore Suntec City.
Popular fashion and beauty brands like ZALORA, ALDO, SHEIN and LOOKFANTASTIC showcased the latest Spring Summer 2022 collection and beauty trends at the show on June 25 hosted by Hanli Hoefer with a 3,500 sq ft experiential pop-up store showcase till July 3.
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24 June 2022
Qantas Airways First Class experience starts with First Lounge and onboard Airbus A380 First class suite with fully lay flat beds, premium Neil Perry multi-course dining experience, award winning Australian wine cellar and Martin Grant designed pyjamas on OneWorld Alliance flights.
20 June 2022
Changi Airport Singapore air connectivity to Incheon South Korea will be boosted by 4 budget airlines - T'way Air, Scoot, Jeju Air and Air Premia this summer, making Changi Airport the second most connected to South Korea among airports across the globe.
T’way Air, South Korean low-cost carrier started its inaugural flights in Singapore with a twice weekly service to Seoul Incheon Airport on Airbus 330-300 offering 12 Business class and 335 economy class from 29 May.
Air Premia, a hybrid airline which commenced Passenger Aircraft Carrying Cargo (PACC) operations in Changi Airport since December 2021, will operate a thrice weekly passenger service with Boeing 787-9 offering 56 premium economy and 256 economy seats from 29 June, to Seoul.
Seoul city beckons with majestic Palaces -Gyeongbokgung, Changdeokgung and Gyeonghuigung, National Palace Museum of Korea, National Folk Museum, Seoul Namsan Tower, City of Kpop like BTS and Black Pink and K dramas Crash Landing on You and The Golbin. Visit Nami Island and Gyeonggi-do to discover scenic hidden trails.
Jeju Air Co., South Korea's largest low-cost carrier, is the sole operator on the Singapore-Busan route, flying twice weekly with Boeing 737-800 offering 12 New Class (premium economy) seats and 162 economy to Gimhae International Airport from 25 June.
Busan is South Korea second largest city and is local Koreans favourite for Spring cherry blossoms and Summer spectacular seaside beaches holidays.
Visit Busan Gamcheon Cultural Village known as Machu Picchu of Busan, Busan Tower, Skywalks of Busan - Oryukdo, Songdo, and Cheongsapo, Songdo Yonggung Suspension Bridge, Haedong Yonggung Temple next to beautiful coastline nearby Haeundae Beach and snack on the No. 1 Korean Fishcake Samjin Eomuk or visit Jagalchi Market, the largest seafood market in Korea, where you can feast on the freshest live seafood selection and enjoyed with soju and makgeolli.
Scoot Airlines added its second destination to South Korea, flying the brand new Scoot Airbus A321neo single aisle aircraft with 236 economy seats to Jeju International Airport, thrice weekly.
Visit Jeju Ollie trails and UNESCO World Heritages - Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, Manjang Caves, Jusangjeoli Hexagon Lava Cliff, Haenyeo Female Diver Show and Museum. Trek up magnificent Mount Halla, Jeongbang Waterfalls, Cheonjeyeon Waterfall, Cheonjiyeon Waterfall, Oedolgae Rock and Hallim Park.
Stroll along endless sandy beach like Gwangchigi, Hyupjae, Gumneung, Hado and Saehwa beach or soak in Korean cultural Seongeup Folk Village and scenic O’sulloc Green tea field.
Asiana Airlines (5x to 7x weekly), Korean Air (7x to 10x weekly) and Singapore Airlines (7x to 11x weekly) also added additional services to Seoul, offering a total of 42 weekly services to Busan, Jeju and Seoul from Singapore Changi Airport.
Mr Lim Ching Kiat, Changi Airport Group’s Managing Director of Air Hub Development said, “South Korea has always been among the top travel destinations for Singaporeans. With these new flight options, Singapore residents now have more choice to explore the different cities in Korea. At the same time, we can look forward to welcoming more South Korean tourists to Singapore. In terms of seat capacity, Changi Airport is the second most connected to South Korea among airports worldwide, we continue to work with our airline and travel partners to promote travel between the two countries.”
As at 1 May 2022, 83 airlines operate over 2,900 weekly scheduled flights at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 124 cities in 46 countries and territories worldwide.
16 June 2022
WGS X TUGA Portuguese Gastronomy Festival 2022 Celebrities Chefs Wine Makers Dine & Wine Pairing Edition
The World Gourmet Summit 2022 embarks on a Portuguese gastronomic journey with the 1st edition of Portuguese Gastro Festival with International MasterChef André Magalhães, owner at Taberna da Rua das Flores, and World Gourmet Awards 2022 Halton Chef of the Year (Male) Finalist, Tiago Martins.
Enjoy a modern interpretation of Portuguese cuisine with strong focus on local seasonal ingredients and paired with wines and port from Douro Valley, Portugal like Branco da Gaivosa, Quinta da Gaivosa, and Hugo Mendes line of wines, under the canopy of stars amongst the twlight skies and leafy sidewalks of Dempsey Hill.
Peter Knipp, World Gourmet Summit founder excitedly shared the Portugal visits and amazing food and wine he and his family had at Chef André Magalhães and it is one of his greatest joy to bring the finest and most authentic taste of Portugal to Singapore gourmet and wine connoisseurs as part of World Gourmet Summit 26th edition.
Petisco or a more familiar term is tapas for Spanish, at the media launch we tasted the Chefs petisco offerings with wine makers pairing with the different Portugese white and red wines served.
Bread served with garlic butter, olives, creamy cod mayo, followed by garlic tiger shrimp, grilled sardine on lettuce hearts, shredded salted cod onion bruschetta, crispy fried sardine, braised beef with vegetables and olives, duck with roasted turnips before ending the tasting with Portugal cheese and charcuterie platter.
Carlos, co-founder of Tuga and David, Director and Wine Connoisseur brings the fun loving Portugal cultural, local food flavours, drinks and wines across 14 Portuguese regions with exciting Portuguese cuisine collaborations to the Singapore and Expatriates communities.
Continue your Portuguese food journey with curated Portugal gourmet ingredients and food, wine, beer, cheese, coffee, snacks and sweets from Tuga Shop.
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10 June 2022
Theme Equilibrium: an innate sense of taste, The World Gourmet Summit (WGS) 2022 with World Gourmet Awards (WGA) is highly regarded as Singapore's most esteemed accolades in the culinary world.
04 June 2022
Celebrate Scoot 10th Anniversary with more than 226,000 super-discounted seats across its network with world-class flight services that are low-cost but high-value like one way Europe fare starts from $179 to Berlin/ Athens | $169 to Australia Sydney/Melbourne and Korea Jeju at S$180 !
Scoot passengers now have greater access to the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer loyalty programme, where they can enjoy faster upgrades to higher membership tiers and unlock rewards.
03 June 2022
02 June 2022
Celebrate the time-honoured tradition of Rice Dumpling Festival this season, specially curated by Singapore's leading 5 stars hotels award winning Chinese restaurants - The Fullerton Hotel Jade Restaurant | Pan Pacific Hai Tien Lo | ParkRoyal Collection Marina Bay Peach Blossoms and The Goodwood Park Hotel Min Jiang.
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