At the Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP), I heard a panel of investors saying perhaps it would take a perfect storm to jolt the hotel industry out of complacency and finally face the challenges coming at them from several fronts – from real estate inflation to tech disruption and a new generation of consumers.
Singapore and Cebu – Two Singapore institutes of higher learning, Republic Polytechnic (RP) and Temasek Polytechnic (TP), have inked a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with the Department of Tourism, Philippines and the Province of Cebu to develop a 36-month Tourism and Hospitality Capability Development Programme in the Cebu Province of the Philippines.
Tucked in the far corner in North-eastern Singapore is the vibrant Seletar Country Club where golf, bowling, sailing, music and food are selling points that make this venue a popular destination. Best of all, the club members are fun-loving and enjoy a camaraderie that can be an example to many Singapore sports clubs.
It might cost as little as 25 or 50 cents per spin, but those who crave bigger thrills can wager up to S$30 with each press of the button.
While the closure of golf courses to make way for the high-speed rail project presents short-term problems, the sport in Singapore may have other major issues to deal with as it wrestles with an uncertain future. SINGAPORE: The first proper golf course that I'd ever swung a golf club on was Raffles Country Club (RCC). … Continue reading Commentary: Is golf dying in Singapore?