Travel

Indian Travellers Can Now Pay Using QR Codes via PhonePe at Singapore Merchants

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has entered into a two-year strategic partnership with Indian digital payments company PhonePe in a bid to boost the convenience of Indian travellers. This collaboration builds upon the existing Unified Payments Interface (UPI) linkage between

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Dayuse: Redefining Luxury Hospitality for the Budget-Conscious Traveler

In today’s fast-paced world, where time is a precious commodity, the concept of day stays in hotels has gained significant popularity. Dayuse, a pioneering platform in the hospitality industry, has capitalized on this trend by offering individuals the opportunity to

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Going on a Business Trip Overseas? Here’s How to Prepare

Most successful business trips abroad require significant amounts of planning and preparation. With careful thought and adequate research, travelers can pack the essentials needed to ensure their overseas venture is a success. From crafting an efficient itinerary to researching the

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Niall Carroll and The Impact of Travel Restrictions on UK-Based Businesses

More than a year into the pandemic, businesses are still being affected by restrictions, including those around international travel. While the lifting of many measures has already begun, both the UK and US governments have announced that there will be

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Which Countries Need a Visa for Singapore?

The buzzing atmosphere of one of Asia’s biggest metropolises, an innovative business scene, and a fun-filled vacation are all reasons for intrepid adventurers to add Singapore to their itinerary. However, it’s important to note that there are a handful of

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Traveltech Startup Upgrade Pack Hires Ex-Expedia Veteran as it Expands into APAC

Travel technology scaleup Upgrade Pack has expanded its flight and hotel upgrade business into Asia Pacific with the opening of a Singapore office. As part of the company’s growth, Upgrade Pack has appointed ex-Google and Expedia executive Toby Berger as

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Travelstop Raises $3M To Modernise Business Travel in Asia

Singapore-based startup Travelstop is reimagining business travel and expense management in Asia. In its efforts to modernise the industry, the firm has raised US$3 million in Pre-Series A funding led by Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Accel, with participation from Strive (formerly

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Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer Now Offers a Credit Card That Rewards You with Miles

UOB and KrisFlyer, Singapore Airlines mile reward program, announced the launch of the KrisFlyer UOB Credit Card. This is the first credit card in Singapore which can be combined with a savings account to earn bonus KrisFlyer miles when customers

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Travelstop Targets Fintech SMEs with Business Travel Management Platform

Co-founded by former Expedia employees, Singapore-based Travelstop is a modern, artificial intelligence (AI) powered SaaS platform that simplifies business travel, automates expense reporting for businesses in Asia, and offers insights to business owners. The platform is quickly gaining traction from

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Insurtech Firm FWD Expands into Travel Insurance with FWD Flyer

Insurtech firm FWD announced the launch of the FWD Flyer mobile app, which it claims to be an end-to-end digital insurance solution. The app provides FWD customers cashless medical claim functionalities and provides them quick access to their policies and

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