28 May '11, 3am

S'pore to enhance tourism sector

S'pore to enhance tourism sector

SINGAPORE: Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang said Singapore needs to maintain its competitive edge in the tourism sector. Speaking at the grand opening of Southeast Asia's first Universal Studios at Resorts World Sentosa, Mr Lim said the country will continue to offer novel experiences for visitors and grow its calendar of world class events. "In the coming years, we will continue to enhance Singapore's tourism landscape with a strong pipeline of new developments like Gardens by the Bay, River Safari, the International Cruise Terminal as well as National Art Gallery," Mr Lim said. He said apart from building on infrastructure, another key priority is to develop capabilities within the industry. Mr Lim added Sentosa's development into a premier leisure and lifestyle destination is the result of a decade of careful planning. Visitorship to the island nearly tripl...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

Tweets

#Fukushima tourism sector to get government cas...

straitstimes.com 04 Jun '11, 7am

THE list of businesses entitled to compensation for their losses due to rumours about the ongoing crisis at the crippled F...