Over the next few months, PATA and Airbnb will be working together to bring insights on topics related to the sharing economy - including its economic impact and the issue of over tourism.
SINGAPORE — Imagine landing at the airport and getting checked into your hotel room as you clear immigration control. Your luggage will automatically be sent to your room and be waiting for you. Welcome to the Singapore of the future — if the recommendations of the Hotel Innovation Committee are successfully implemented.
Amidst the Singapore government's drive to enhance digital literacy in the nation and push for the adoption of technology and automation in businesses, PSB Academy, Singapore's best private education institution (1), is partnering with industry bodies to introduce new programmes that will focus on specialist skills, and contribute to Singapore's industry transformation maps starting with the hospitality and technology sectors.
SWITZERLAND'S Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), the world's leading hospitality management school, has big plans for Singapore. It is considering setting up a campus here and is also looking at having an innovation hub for Asia in Singapore.
Clubs with jackpot machines will soon face tighter regulations as part of moves to protect patrons from the harms of gambling, said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday (July 20). The new measures, to be rolled out over the next two years, include more stringent criteria for jackpot machine permits, tighter quotas for the machines, and restricting access to rooms where they are housed.