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.

Singaporean institutes higher learning to build capabilities in tourism and hospitality development in the Philippines

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.