Raffles Hotel Singapore revamp will retain its heritage and colonial feel: Design guru Alexandra Champalimaud

SINGAPORE - Interior Design Hall of Fame member Alexandra Champalimaud is a woman who wears many hats. On the occupation front, she is a hospitality design guru - the brains behind some of the world's most elegant hotels, including The Dorchester London, Four Seasons Hotel in Jakarta and most recently, the Raffles Hotel Singapore, where she is heading the interior design revamp as part of the hotel's current ongoing restoration and renovation work.

Members fume over club’s likely relocation

Written By: Ng Huiwen After a four-year wait, some members of well-known club The Pines are furious to learn that the newer and better facilities they were pro-mised will not materialise after all. Among the promises - a members-only clubhouse integrated into the club's site at 30, Stevens Road which was demolished in November 2013 after … Continue reading Members fume over club’s likely relocation

Longer work attachments pay off for Singapore Institute of Technology graduates

SINGAPORE - Longer and more substantive work attachments are translating into permanent job offers and higher salaries for Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) graduates.

New initiative brings Australia a step closer to zero food waste

Written By Vaidehi Shah A team of sustainability advocates and a Sydney-based caterer that wants to be Australia’s first “zero waste” food business have launched a start-up with a mission: To help the catering and hospitality industries end food waste. The fight against food waste in Sydney received a boost on Wednesday with the launch of the Love … Continue reading New initiative brings Australia a step closer to zero food waste