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13 Nov

Live Like a Local with Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

Singapore hotel launches experiential local tours and workshops for in-house guests. Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, an award-winning 5-star hotel overlooking the Singapore river, wants to help its guests “Live like a Local” through a year-long campaign of weekly experiential local tours and monthly workshops designed to showcase the rich tapestry of Singapore’s sights, tastes and sounds from the locals themselves. Come 1 December 2018, across a period of one year, international travellers and local staycation guests are in for a treat when they book their stay with Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel in Singapore. Happening every Saturday with compliments from the hotel, embark on a half-day tour at one of Singapore’s oldest housing estate—yet undeniably one of the hippest neighbourhood Tiong Bahru....
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22 Oct

Coach to drop fur by Fall 2019

Coach has become the latest brand to say no to fur, Business of Fashion reports. Joining other labels such as Burberry and Gucci, the luxury label has promised that real animal fur will be completely phased out of collections by Fall 2019.     “Coach has been committed to advancing sustainable practices for many years, with the introduction of our corporate responsibility goals in 2015. Back then, we laid the groundwork for prioritizing social and environmental initiatives. The decision to go fur-free is a truly meaningful milestone for the brand,” said Joshua Schulman, President and CEO of Coach in a statement. As part of the brand’s broader program, Coach added, the brand is also dedicated to empowering employees and enhancing the lives of those in the greater community. The Coach Foundation, founded...
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21 Oct

The Honest Co. Hand Sanitizier Spray

There's really no time of year when you shouldn't be using hand sanitizer — especially if you, like me, live in New York City and come into contact with an unthinkable number of germs via the Subway or even the door handle to get into your office building.     But now that cold and flu season is officially upon us (reminder: go get your flu shot!), it's all the more reason to stock up. So you might as well stock up on a good one that's actually pleasant to use, like The Honest Co.'s version. It's plant-based and hypoallergenic, and I've found that it definitely doesn't dry out my hands as much as other formulas can. That's probably because this one (while, yes, being made...
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3 Oct

3 Creative Cities in Asia Pacific every culture vulture should visit

As travellers start to look more towards living in the moment when on holiday, they seek destinations brimming with culture, art and entertainment. As a result, creative cities are rising in popularity. Here are three cities across Asia Pacific filled with sights and activities for the creatively inclined.   Wuhan, China See: Head to Tan Hua Lin, a pedestrianised street full of quirky boutiques selling locally designed handicrafts, art galleries, and cozy cafes and tea houses amidst heritage buildings. It is also home to Tanhualin Art Village, Wuhan’s answer to Beijing’s iconic 798 art zone. Visit the United Art Museum for one of the city’s largest privately owned art collections, and the Wuhan Art Museum for a taste of traditional and contemporary Chinese art spanning more than 1,000 works from watercolour and...
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19 Aug

Bring on the Night with Singapore Night Festival 2018!

The Singapore Night Festival 2018 ushers in a new era of creativity as it kicked off its 11th edition this evening, inviting festival-goers to come and Bring on the Night. Lighting up Singapore’s arts and heritage precinct, the crowd-favourite Night Lights opened the Festival, featuring 14 immersive and interactive light artworks by artists and creatives from different disciplines, backgrounds and walks of life. The full façade of the Singapore Art Museum is lit as Odyssey takes festival-goers on a truly out-of-this-world adventure. This is the world premiere of the projection mapping project by Arnaud Potter and Timothée Mironneau from France.   Orbit, by LiteWerkz, is one of five installations selected as part of SNF’s third annual Open Call for Night Lights, which seeks out creative...
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28 Jul

3 Skyscraper Hotels in Asia Pacific

With ever more skyscrapers sprouting up in cities across Asia, today’s jet-setting travellers are constantly on the lookout for the next new venue offering up the best city views of a destination, from 30, 40, or 50 storeys up. Even better if they can indulge in a delicious meal or sunset cocktail at the same time! The good news is, many of these skyscrapers house 5-star hotels and a plethora of dining options, giving travellers more choice of places to go to soak in the sweeping city views. Here are three skyscraper hotels across Asia Pacific to check out. Waldorf Astoria Bangkok, Thailand (57 storeys, 242m) With the opening of South East Asia’s first Waldorf Astoria on 30th August 2018 comes a gleaming...
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3 Jul

YellowKorner brings top destination cities into the collection “Beauty amid the Chaos”

YellowKorner a lifestyle photo gallery from France invites you to travel around the world with “Beauty amid the Chaos” collection this month, as it realized that hectic city lifestyle can outshine the aesthetic architecture of the surroundings. Urban collection shows off cities in different perspective through techniques of each individual photographers. Starting off with the first talent from Sauerland, Germany, Jorg Dickmann took photos since he was a child. With the guidance from his father, photography gradually became a part of his life. Dickmann has never thought he would create value out of it, until the revolution of digital processing photography crept in. Using digital single-lens reflex camera, Dickmann polishes his shooting strength and holds onto what natural beauty can provide....
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3 Jul

ARRON GRENDON FROM THAILAND WON CHIVAS REGAL GLOBAL MASTERCLASS 2018

Chivas Regal has crowned Arron Grendon from Tropic City in Bangkok, Thailand, the 2018 Chivas Masters Global Champion. The five-day final returned to Chivas’ roots at the Strathisla distillery in Speyside, the home of Chivas, before culminating at Oval Space in London, where Arron demonstrated exceptional leadership and collaboration to overcome immense competition from the world’s best bartending talent and lead his team to victory. The fifth Chivas Masters Global Final required the 21 national winners to showcase Chivas’ core values of community, collaboration and generosity. Arron impressed the expert panel of judges throughout the five days and the final challenge saw him working alongside a team of 6 bartenders to establish their own sustainable pop-up cocktail bar and menuto excite the senses of their most important...
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23 May

MILLENNIUM HOTELS AND RESORTS ANNOUNCES NEW EXTENDED STAY PROMOTION IN SINGAPORE

Exclusive long stay package Millennium Residence allows guests to ‘Stay More, Pay Less’ at any of the group’s six Singapore properties. The hotel arm of property giant City Developments Limited (CDL), is pleased to introduce a new extended stay package, Millennium Residence, which offers guests a compelling reason to stay longer at any one of the group’s six Singapore properties. Guests enjoy up to 25% off room rates and other exclusive benefits, including a fresh new MHR dining programme, on bookings made for 7 to 21 nights.   Ideal for business stays, corporate relocation or long family holidays, Millennium Residence allows guests to reap the rewards when they stay with Millennium Hotels in Singapore for 7 to 21 nights. Available at any...
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7 May

Dusit International to make Vietnam debut this month with the opening of Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s foremost hotel and property development companies, will make its Vietnam debut this month with the opening of Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort on the country’s largest island, Phu Quoc. Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort Located in the South of Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is a fast-growing tourist destination known for its long, sweeping beaches, rich coral reefs, fresh seafood, pearl farms, and dense, tropical rainforest.Operating under Dusit’s upper midscale Dusit Princess brand, the new four-star resort is centrally located on the island’s west coast overlooking the stunning Bai Truong beach, a 20-plus kilometre stretch of sand also known as Long Beach. Phu Quoc (PQC) International Airport and Duong To town centre are only...
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