28 Feb '11, 12pm

Hotels & spas in Singapore will soon be rated by Forbes Travel Guide for the first time

SINGAPORE - Hotels and spas in Singapore will soon be rated by Forbes Travel Guide for the first time. The ratings are based on objective evaluations of more than 500 attributes at each rated property. Singapore is the fourth country to receive Forbes Travel Guide's Five-Star ratings, and the fourth city in Asia after Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau. Forbes Travel Guide says its ratings would allow travellers to Singapore to make more informed decisions for their trips. To achieve five- and four-star status, properties must meet or exceed its bar-setting service standards, which are determined through an unannounced incognito service evaluation conducted by Forbes Travel Guide's professional inspectors. Forbes Travel Guide enters Singapore at a time when its tourism industry is delivering remarkable results. Last year, Singapore surpassed its tourism receipts forecast with a ...

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