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. 

A mix of models, fashionistas and influencers expressed their fashion styles with brands like Ted Baker, Lacoste, Aldo, Zalora, Shein and beauty brand store Lookfantastic, conveying the message "Atome gives consumers control over their own style and expression".

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24 June 2022

Qantas Airways First Class Suite A380 and First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport relaunched

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.

The Qantas First cabin on the 485-seat A380 is popular with Qantas Frequent Flyers and will operate a daily return A380 flight from Sydney to Singapore and on to London as well as 20 A330 operated flights each week from Singapore to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane.

Qantas A380 aircraft’s premium cabins include 14 First Suites, 70 Business Suites, 60 Premium Economy seats and 341 Economy seats.

The upper deck lounge features booth style seating for 10 people, a self-service bar and an option to order signature drinks and snacks.

The Qantas First Lounge located at Singapore Changi Airport was designed by Australian industrial designer David Caon in collaboration with architect Kelvin Ho of Akin Atelier to provide a sense of calming luxury with a Singaporean twist featuring pops of greenery.

Launched in December 2019 and now reopen, The Qantas First Lounge operates alongside the existing Qantas Business Lounge to ensure all premier class travelling passengers have a enjoyable pre-flight experience.

The 1000 square metre lounge with a capacity for 240 guests features classic furniture combined with both modern designed pieces for dining, working and relaxing with 10 shower suites for passengers to freshen up.

Experience Australian Neil Perry fine dining with a menu inspired by Singapore’s vibrant dining scene like signature Laksa with Crayfish and Rice Noodles, Barramundi with Sambal Browned Butter and Shrimp-based Chicken Wings.

Enjoy champagne and seasonal cocktails like Merlion Blush and Australian barista coffee at Qantas Carrara marble bar.

Visit Qantas.com and Qantas Facebook page for more information, new launches and promotions.

*Photos by Qantas.

20 June 2022

Singapore to South Korea New Flights - T'way Air | Scoot | Jeju Air | Air Premia

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. 

Tuga Portuguese restaurant is located at Blk 8, #01-15, Dempsey Hill, Singapore 247696. For bookings and enquires, contact reservations@pkh.com.sg or 62737707. Visit www.Tuga.sg for menu, takeaway, delivery, email contactus@tuga.sg or call 81299122 for more latest promotions.

10 June 2022

World Gourmet Summit 2022 and awards ceremony | Overseas MasterChefs dining experiences

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.

WGA featured 41 F&B establishments, chefs, sommeliers and restaurant managers who were recognised for their outstanding culinary standards in the gourmet world with industry partners at the WGS Award ceremony 2022 held at One Farrer Hotel.

The World Gourmet Summit 26th anniversary celebration continues exclusive WGS Events hosting with overseas Masterchef activities - Turkish Gastronomic Journey featuring International MasterChef Mehmet Gök at voco Orchard Hotel, Portuguese Gastronomy Dining Delights at TUGA - A 4-Hands Journey with Portuguese Food & Wine ft. MasterChef André Magalhães and Filipino Food and Culture with visiting MasterChef Michelle.

Enjoy USA Cheese Guild Specially Curated USA Cheese Dining Experiences At Grissini and Elfuego or French gastro dining week with visiting chef @ Bar-Roque Grill.

For reservations and booking of WGS events and private dining, please visit World Gourmet Summit website and World Gourmet Awards website featuring all nominees and award winners.

04 June 2022

Scoot Singapore Jeju South Korea Airbus A321neo inaugural flight launch 2022 June 15

Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines (SIA) celebrates its 10th Anniversary on June 4 2022 and will commence a new flight destination - the inaugural flight to Jeju, South Korea on the latest new Scoot Airbus A321neo aircraft on June 15 2022 - Scoot's second destination to South Korea after Seoul.

Scoot Airbus A321neo single-aisle aircraft features 236 premium black leather seats, longer seat pitch and ample sized overhead compartment bins. Ambient lighting technologies innovations that improved air quality, reduced noise emissions and jet lag makes every Scoot flight journey a Scoot-licious experience.

Known as ‘Hawaii of East Asia,’ and HoneyMoon Island of romantic love and breathtaking scenery for Koreans. 

Jeju with its rich UNESCO world heritage site status beckons with waterfalls, mountains, cliffs, gardens, beautiful natural landscapes and popular Korean fine dining, gourmet food and traditional local market snacks is a holiday destination all year round.

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.

Each season promising impressive immersive experiences for multigenerational travellers, adventurers, and holidaymakers, Jeju is truly a destination for everyone.

Scoot Chief Commercial Officer, Calvin Chan, said “South Korea boasts a variety of successful cultural exports with the K-wave fandom that has turned into a worldwide phenomenon, in addition to gastronomic highlights. We are excited about the opportunity to serve demand between Singapore and Jeju, connecting customers directly to the Island, a renowned location for popular K-pop music videos and K-drama settings."

Jeju welcomes international tourists as of June 1 2022 with visa-free entry and shop all things Korean at Shilla Duty Free shops.

Scoot Singapore (SIN) to Jeju (CJU) fare price start from S$300 (taxes inclusive, one way promotional fare) departing on TR812 0135 0845 and returning Jeju (CJU) – Singapore (SIN) TR813 0945 1435, three times weekly non-stop six flight service on Scoot’s Airbus A321neo aircraft, the newest aircraft type introduced to Scoot’s fleet in June 2021.

Scoot’s network flies to 73 destinations across 16 countries and territories. In addition to operating four-times weekly flights to Seoul – South Korea, three-times to Jeju, Scoot operates passenger services between Singapore and a myriad of destinations in Asia, Australia, and Europe.

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. 

To book your Scoot flight tickets, visit www.flyscoot.com/ or contact Call Centre. Follow Scoot for latest flight price promotions at Facebook.com/FlyScoot|Twitter.com/FlyScoot| Instagram.com/FlyScoot| Youtube.com/FlyScoot .

03 June 2022

TUMI Razer Limited Edition Capsule 2022 Collection Esports Gamers Favourite Launch

The TUMI Razer limited edition capsule combines TUMI’s innovation and design excellence with Razer’s iconic aesthetic and branding, featuring Razer’s triple-headed snake logo and signature green accents blended with TUMI DNA.

Featuring four trendy yet practical co-branded styles, the Tumi Razer essential designs consists of Laptop Cover 15",  Bozeman Sling, Finch Backpack and International Expandable 4 Wheeled Carry-On Luggage for a complete travel experience.

Only 1,337 units of each style from this limited edition collection will be released around the world.

“1337” or “LEET,” short for "elite," was specifically chosen as gamers and esports athletes use this to signal the most skilled gamers, paying tribute to the determination of gamers to carry their team to victory with the slogan "Carry Hard."

The TUMI X Razer limited edition capsule - International Expandable 4 Wheeled Carry-On Luggage | Finch Backpack|  Bozeman Sling Bag and Laptop Sleeve will be available at select TUMI stores globally, TUMI.COM, Razer.com, select Razer China Stores, and select specialty retailers like TMall and JD (China), globally launching on June 3rd (8am PDT, 11am EDT, 5pm CEST, 11pm SGT).

02 June 2022

Singapore Hotels Rice dumplings selections by award winning Chinese restaurants

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. 

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore |  The Fullerton Bay Hotel

Chinese Executive Chef Leong Chee Yeng from Jade presents the signature The Fullerton Jade Originals rice dumplings and The Fullerton Classics rice dumplings which are inspired by the Nyonya cuisine.

Savour Auspicious Greetings Hamper (S$188 nett). Elegantly packed in a woven basket, it contains two Traditional Hong Kong-style Abalone Treasure Rice Dumplings, two Nostalgia Five-spice Pork Rice Dumplings, one Truffle and Trio Mushroom Five-grain Rice Dumpling, and one Blue Pea Nyonya Rice Dumpling from The Fullerton Classics collection.

Place orders online at shop.fullertonhotels.com or at The Fullerton Cake Boutique, located at the lobbies of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178 and The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore at 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326, from now till June 3.


Enjoy epicurean pockets of pleasure at Peach Blossoms with specially handcrafted rice dumplings creations by award-winning Executive Chinese Chef Edward Chong and his culinary team.

Delight your tastebuds with all-time favourite “Blazing Pig Trotter Rice Dumpling” (S$128*++ serves four guests) and is available in limited quality daily for dine-in only.

Encased in clay and baked to retain the moisture and flavour of the ingredients, Chef breaks the “clay rock” open, revealing the rice dumpling packed with juicy pig trotter in fermented beancurd, abalone, conpoy, Japanese flower mushroom and chestnut, offering varying textures and tastes.

Peach Blossoms signature Premium XO Cantonese Rice Dumpling (S$38.80++ serves 4 guests) is filled with abalone, conpoy, Kurobuta pork belly, smoked duck, Japanese flower mushroom, tastefully complemented by the Chef’s homemade XO sauce. 

The traditional ‘Hakka’ Kurobuta Pork Belly Rice Dumpling (S$20.80++) features generous fillings of succulent Kurobuta pork belly with fermented beancurd, Japanese flower mushroom, dried shrimp, chestnut and salted egg yolk.

Japanese rice dumpling ? The Hokkaido Sweet Potato ‘Lava’ Rice Dumpling ($18.80+ each) is filled with luscious purple Hokkaido sweet potato custard in butterfly pea glutinous rice.

Ideal as a gift, the Peach Blossoms bundle set ($88.80+ per set) comprises:
• Premium XO Cantonese Rice Dumpling
• Traditional ‘Hakka’ Kurobuta Pork Belly Rice Dumpling
• Hokkaido Sweet Potato ‘Lava’ Rice Dumpling
• A complimentary jar of Peach Blossoms Homemade Dried Shrimp Chili Paste signature “Premium XO Cantonese Rice Dumpling”, traditional “‘Hakka’ Kurobuta Pork Belly Rice Dumpling” and the “Hokkaido Sweet Potato ‘Lava’ Rice Dumpling”.

Peach Blossoms Rice Dumplings are available at PARKROYAL COLLECTION MARINA BAY Hotel located at 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4, Marina Square, Singapore 039594 from now till June 3. For orders please contact +65 6845 1118 or email peachblossoms.prsmb@parkroyaIcoIIection.com. 

Pan Pacific Singapore

Award-winning Cantonese restaurant Hai Tien Lo celebrates the festival with an ensemble of handcrafted rice dumplings. 

Hai Tien Lo’s signature Traditional Jumbo Rice Dumpling with Abalone (S$38.80+ each) is generously filled with pork belly, salted egg yolk, chestnuts, green bean, lotus seed and a luxurious addition of whole abalone is perfect for sharing.

Try the Classic Taiwanese Dumpling with Sesame Oil Chicken (S$18.80+ each) inspired by the flavourful Taiwanese specialty chicken leg, fungus, Chinese rice wine and sesame oil; Cantonese Pork Dumpling (S$13.80+ each) with pork belly, salted egg yolk and green bean and the Traditional Nyonya  Dumpling (S$12.80+ each) with pork, candied melon, Japanese mushrooms, shallots and garlic or Teochew Dumpling with Yam Paste and Gingko Nuts (S$8.80+) which pays homage to Orh Nee, the traditional Teochew dessert.

Hai Tien Lo Premium Bundle (S$128+) and Classic Bundle (S$88+) with six dumplings in three delectable flavours, packaged with a bottle of Hai Tien Lo’s Signature Homemade XO Chilli Sauce and Sweet and Sour Spice Bean Paste Sauce respectively are great as gifts. 

Pan Pacific Hai Tien Lo rice dumplings are available at 7 Raffles Boulevard, level 3, Singapore 039595. For enquiries and orders till June 5, please call 6826 8240 or email specialevents.ppsin@panpacific.com .

Goodwood Park Hotel

Min Jiang Cantonese Sichuan restaurant chefs draws inspiration from Singapore signature food and presents handcrafted Laksa Dumpling with Sambal Chilli, Bak Kut Teh Dumpling, Classic Hokkien-style Dumpling and Hong Kong-style Dumpling with Homemade Soya Sauce.

The Laksa Dumpling with Sambal Chilli (S$32 nett for 2 piece) is made with a traditional spice mix of chillies, lemongrass and laksa leaves, shredded chicken and sakura ebi. 

The Bak Kut Teh Dumpling (S$38 nett for 2 piece) is inspired by Goodwood Park  Hotel’s Coffee Lounge. Flavoursome yet subtly peppery with Pork belly, whole peppercorns, shiitake mushrooms, fried garlic and Chinese herbs.

The Classic Hokkien-style Dumpling (S$30 nett for 2 pieces) is an all-time favourite made with succulent pork belly, shiitake mushrooms, chestnuts, dried shrimps, shallots and salted egg yolk.

If you like traditional Hong Kong-style Dumpling with Homemade Soya Sauce (S$38 nett each, good for sharing), you will be delighted with the large rectangular parcel of rice dumpling, chockfull of ingredients likeroasted pork, roasted duck, shiitake mushrooms, chestnuts, dried scallops, mung beans and lotus seeds with accompanying homemade soya sauce 

Purchase Min Jiang Restaurant rice dumplings till June 3, at Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221. Please call 6730 1786 or email deli@goodwoodparkhotel.com 


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