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.
Visitor arrivals to Singapore rose 4.4 per cent year on year in the first four months of 2017, with China emerging as the top source market for travellers. According to preliminary figures from the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), Singapore received around 5.79 million visitors during that period, of which 1.1 million were from China.
The recently concluded The Peak's 8th annual golf tournament at Singapore Island Country Club's New Course saw more than 170 golfers from Singapore's diplomatic and business communities attending.
After 12 months of renovation, the 18-hole par-72 golf course at Warren Golf & Country Club is finally ready for play. Members at the Choa Chu Kang-based property can now enjoy the same challenging layout as before, but with key upgrades to the greens and bunkers.