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OPEC+ Gets Warnings as Closely Watched Oil Grade Collapses - Bloomberg

OPEC+ Gets Warnings as Closely Watched Oil Grade Collapses - Bloomberg The premium commanded by one of the Middle East’s most closely watched oil grades collapsed on Monday in a warning sign just days before the monthly OPEC+ meeting on supply.Oman crude for January loading fell to a premium of about 60 cents a barrel over the regional benchmark on the Dubai Mercantile Exchange, Bloomberg calculations show. That’s down from $2.20 on Friday and more than $3 early last week. Trading volumes were...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Opec, Bloomberg, Middle East, Oman, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, China Japan South Korea, Dubai Mercantile Exchange Bloomberg


Oil slumps on jitters over vaccine efficacy | Reuters

Oil slumps on jitters over vaccine efficacy | Reuters Oil prices tumbled more than 3% on Tuesday after Moderna's CEO cast doubt on the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines against the Omicron coronavirus variant, spooking financial markets.The head of drugmaker Moderna told the Financial Times that COVID-19 vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus as they have been against the Delta variant. read moreBrent crude futures fell $2.32, or 3.2%, to $71.12 a b...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Financial Times, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Moderna


#AbuDhabi’s Sovereign Fund Mubadala Plans Investment in Singapore Data Center - Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi’s Sovereign Fund Mubadala Plans Investment in Singapore Data Center - BloombergMubadala Investment Co., an Abu Dhabi sovereign fund, is considering investing in Princeton Digital Group Pte as part of the Asia-focused data center operator’s fundraising plans, according to people familiar with the matter.Mubadala is likely to become the anchor investor of the round, the people said, asking not to be identified because the process is private. Others are set to join as part of the financin...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, China, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Warburg Pincus, Bloomberg News, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mubadala, Ontario Teachers ' Pension Plan Board, Varoon Raghavan, Mubadala Plans Investment, Singapore Data Center Bloomberg, Princeton Digital Group Pte, Princeton Digital


I went behind the scenes with Singapore Airlines to see how it's massively upgrading the onboard experience on the world's longest flights

Inside the Golden Door spa.Thomas Pallini/Insider Singapore Airlines has turned to the Golden Door Spa to give its ultra-long-haul flights an upgrade. Golden Door chef Greg Frey Jr is crafting a brand-new menu based on items served at the spa.  Singapore Airlines currently flies three of the top 10 longest flights in the world.  Singapore Airlines is a recognized leader in aviation when it comes to flying the longest commercial flights in the world. Soos Jozsef/Shutterstock.com While an...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, California, Singapore, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Flying, Aviation, Newark


SensorFlow Launches the First Data-Driven Smart Room Allocation Software For Hotels

Singapore, 22 November 2021 - SensorFlow Pte Ltd, a Singapore based prop-tech start-up launches the Smart Room Allocation (SmartAlloc) system, a first-of-its-kind data-driven platform that helps reduce energy consumption by allocating guest bookings to the most energy-efficient room that also considers guests’ room preferences. This solution is now available for hotels across Southeast Asia and Europe.
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, Singapore, SensorFlow Pte Ltd


Oil prices off 7-week lows but under pressure as release of reserves eyed | Reuters

Oil prices off 7-week lows but under pressure as release of reserves eyed | ReutersOil prices came off seven-week lows on Monday but remained under pressure after Japan said it was weighing releasing oil reserves and as the COVID-19 situation in Europe worsened, raising concerns about both oversupply and weak demand.Brent lost 26 cents, or 0.3%, to $78.63 a barrel as of 0725 GMT and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 12 cents, or 0.2%, at $75.82 a barrel.The market is in ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Japan, Singapore, Reuters, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Singapore Airlines unveiled a swanky new lie-flat business class seat on its Boeing 737 MAX plane

Singapore Airlines 737 MAX business class seatSingapore Airlines Singapore Airlines unveiled its new lie-flat business class seat for its Boeing 737 MAX at the Dubai Air Show. The MAX is still grounded in countries the airline operates, but Singapore expects to fly the jet again this year. The 10-seat cabin features enhanced amenities, storage, privacy, space, and comfort for shorter flying. Two years after its grounding in March 2019, the Boeing 737 MAX is slowly being recertified to fly a...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, London, News, Indonesia, China, Singapore, US, Trends, Aircraft, Northern Ireland, Airbus, Boeing, Seats, Singapore Airlines, Business Class


Shangri-La Unveils #WithHeart Campaign to Celebrate 50 Years of Growing with Asia

In 1971, the first Shangri-La Hotel opened its doors in Singapore, welcoming its guests like family. Since then, Shangri-La's journey has mirrored Asia’s rapid growth. As the brand marks its 50th anniversary, it celebrates its ties to the region with a new #WithHeart campaign by honouring the passion and values that have driven the brand’s evolution and the rise of Asia through the stories of those who have lived this transformation. 
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, Shangri La, Shangri La Hotel, Shangri La Unveils WithHeart


Oil prices on track for weekly dip as dollar firms | Reuters

Oil prices on track for weekly dip as dollar firms | Reuters Oil prices fell on Friday, wiping out gains from the previous session, as the dollar continued to gain on bets the U.S. central bank will bring forward plans to raise rates to tame inflation.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 61 cents, or 0.8%, to $80.98 a barrel at 0749 GMT, reversing Thursday's 25 cent gain.Brent crude futures dropped 65 cents, or 0.8%, to $82.22 a barrel."The greenback may hold its strength unti...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Fed, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Leona Liu


PARKROYAL Kitchener Road Hotel Buffet Crabs Seafood restaurant offers | Spice Brasserie

ParkRoyal Kitchener Road Singapore Hotel under Pan Pacific Hotel group offers Crab, Seafood and Japanese buffet with unlimited self serve mocktails at Spice Brasserie all day dining restaurant. Indulge in crab-licious favourites like Singapore Chilli Crabs, Salted egg yolks crabs and Black pepper crabs, slipper lobsters, oatmeal cereal prawns and more extensive locals' favourites for [Author: Beauty Runway]
Tags: Shopping, Hotels, Singapore, Women, Men, Gourmet, Buffet, Beauty Runway, Spice Brasserie, Pan Pacific Hotel, ParkRoyal Kitchener Road Singapore Hotel


Little Caesars Pizza Singapore Restaurant Opens in Raffles Place

Popular Little Caesars Pizza American restaurant opens in Southeast Asia with the first store in Singapore and followed by Manila, Philippines. The world’s third largest pizza chain after Pizza Hut and Domino's Pizza is renowned for the Best Value in America” for 11 years in a row with its freshly made quality assured  HOT-N-READY 12" pepperoni or cheese pizza in 30 seconds or less for only S$ [Author: Beauty Runway]
Tags: Travel, Shopping, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Women, America, Pizza Hut, Men, Gourmet, Raffles Place, Manila Philippines, Beauty Runway, Little Caesars Pizza Singapore Restaurant Opens, Popular Little Caesars Pizza American


The air route between Singapore and Malaysia - one of the world's busiest air routes - is set to resume quarantine-free travel

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380. Vytautas Kielaitis/Shutterstock Quarantine-free air travel between Singapore and Malaysia for the fully vaccinated is slated to resume on November 29. The program is slated to start with six designated services between Singapore and Malaysia each day. Before the pandemic, the one-hour flight was one of the busiest international air routes in the world. The air route between Singapore and Malaysia - one of the world's busiest air routes - is slated to ope...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Planes, Trends, Malaysia, Tourism, Kuala Lumpur, Aviation, Brooklyn Bridge, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Changi Airport, Taipei Taiwan, Johor


Paytm Attracts #AbuDhabi Wealth Fund, Texas Teachers to Mega IPO - Bloomberg

Paytm Attracts Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund, Texas Teachers to Mega IPO - Bloomberg The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and University of Cambridge are among dozens of successful bidders for the 82.5 billion rupees ($1.1 billion) of stock that digital payments company Paytm is selling to anchor investors in its initial public offering.BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund got some of the largest allocations, Paytm said in an exchange filing Wednesda...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, India, Paytm, UBS Group AG, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, One97 Communications Ltd, AbuDhabi Wealth Fund Texas Teachers, Mega IPO Bloomberg, Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund Texas Teachers, BlackRock Inc Canada Pension Plan Investment Board


Pan Pacific Hotels Group Elevates Its Serviced Suites Offering With Asset Enhancement and Growth Plans

Pan Pacific Hotels Group elevates its position in the long-stay segment as its flagship Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore and Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore clinched two awards at the World Travel Awards 2021. Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, Singapore brought home the “Asia's Leading Serviced Apartments” win, and Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore secured “Singapore's Leading Hotel Residences” at this year’s Awards.
Tags: Travel, Asia, Singapore, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard Singapore, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road Singapore


HVS APAC Hospitality Newsletter Week Ending 29 October 2021

The Emerald Collection Acquires Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa to Expand Maldives Portfolio, Singapore to Further Open-up its Border and Welcome Travellers, Quang Ninh Province Launches Four Key Projects Worth Over USD12.5 Billion, Bokor City to Develop 30,000 Hectares for Eco-Tourism.
Tags: Travel, Singapore, APAC Hospitality Newsletter Week Ending, Welcome Travellers Quang Ninh Province, Bokor City


Fertiglobe Surges 20% in #AbuDhabi Debut After $795 Million IPO - Bloomberg

Fertiglobe Surges 20% in Abu Dhabi Debut After $795 Million IPO - Bloomberg Fertiglobe Holdings, the fertilizer maker backed by U.S. hedge fund investor Jeff Ubben and a Singapore wealth fund, jumped 20% on its trading debut following a $795 million initial public offering.The shares opened at 3.06 dirhams on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi. State-controlled Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and OCI NV had sold just under 14% of Fertiglobe at 2.55 dirhams per share, valuing the company at $5.8 billion.Fertigl...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Ipo, Singapore, Bloomberg, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Ubben, OCI NV, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, Jeff Ubben, GIC Pte, Inclusive Capital Partners, Abu Dhabi state, Fertiglobe


GIP says will not bid for #Saudi Aramco's gas pipelines | Reuters

GIP says will not bid for Saudi Aramco's gas pipelines | Reuters Private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) will not bid for Saudi Aramco's gas pipeline assets but is looking at other assets in the region, GIP founding partner Matthew Harris said on Wednesday.There are other candidates for such opportunities in the region, including Qatar, Kuwait and Oman, Harris told Reuters on the sidelines of the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh.Investment opportunities exist ...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Gulf, Reuters, Riyadh, Aramco, Saudi Aramco, GIC, Reuters Reuters, Reuters Private, Matthew Harris, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Qatar Kuwait, Global Infrastructure Partners GIP, Oman Harris


Brent Oil Takes Out $86 as #SaudiArabia Vows Caution on Supplies - Bloomberg

Brent Oil Takes Out $86 as Saudi Arabia Vows Caution on Supplies - Bloomberg Oil rallied above $86 a barrel after Saudi Arabia said that the OPEC+ alliance should maintain its cautious approach to managing global crude supplies given the threat to demand still posed by the pandemic. Global benchmark Brent advanced 0.8%, building on a run of seven consecutive weekly gains, while West Texas Intermediate hit the highest since 2014. Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman told B...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Nigeria, Opec, Bloomberg Television, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, ING Groep NV, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abdulaziz bin Salman, Warren Patterson, Bloomberg Oil, Supplies Bloomberg, Azerbaijan Oil


Qatar Airways glamorous new business class suite is traveling the globe on its newest plane, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - take a look

Inside a Qatar Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Thomas Pallini/Insider Qatar Airways started flying the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in 2021 with a new business class product. A total of 30 business class s2uites comprise the cabin with sliding doors for privacy. New innovations including a wireless charging pad can also be found in the suites. Qatar Airways has a new product to offer its premium cabin customers that are flying on the newest addition to the airline's aircraft family. ...
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Travel With Purpose Travel With Purpose Hilton Hotels In South East Asia Rally Around World Food Day 2021

Singapore - For more than 100 years, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has remained steadfast in protecting local communities and the planet so that travel destinations can continue to stay vibrant and resilient for generations to come. Travel with Purpose is Hilton’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy to drive responsible tourism globally, with a goal to double the investment in social impact and halve the environmental footprint by 2030. Recognizing that the global food system is a ke...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Hilton, South East Asia, Hilton NYSE, Environmental Social and Governance ESG


#AbuDhabi wealth fund to lead GoTo's pre-IPO funding with $400 mln | Reuters

Abu Dhabi wealth fund to lead GoTo's pre-IPO funding with $400 mln | Reuters The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) will invest $400 million to lead a pre-IPO fundraising exercise by Indonesia's biggest tech group, GoTo, the firms said in a joint statement on Wednesday.Backed by investors such as Alibaba Group Holding (9988.HK), Softbank Vision Fund and Singapore wealth fund GIC, GoTo is among the firms to benefit from more people flocking to digital platforms during pandemic lockdowns that...
Tags: Travel, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Gojek, Reuters, GIC, GOTO, ADIA, Tokopedia, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Adia, Andre Soelistyo, Alibaba Group Holding 9988 HK Softbank Vision Fund, Hamad Shahwan Al Dhaheri


US issues travel warning for SingaporeUS issues travel warning for Singapore

'Very high level of Covid-19'in the Lion City
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Singapore Airlines will fly the Airbus A380 on on a 60-minute flight as carriers continue to bring back the world's largest passenger plane

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 takes off from Zurich airport Reuters Singapore Airlines is set to fly the shortest Airbus A380 flight in service from Singapore to Malaysia. British Airways will use its A380s on short-haul flights from London to Frankfurt and Madrid come November 8. The short routes are due to operational requirements to get crews retrained on the aircraft. Singapore Airlines is set to operate the shortest Airbus A380 flight in service on a mere 60-minute hop between Si...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, London, News, Singapore, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Frankfurt, Malaysia, Paris, Aircraft, Kuala Lumpur, Airbus, Madrid, Boeing


Inside the Golden Door Spa, the California retreat loved by the wealthy that's $9,950 for a week's stay

Inside the Golden Door Spa and Resort. Thomas Pallini/Insider The Golden Door Spa and Resort in California has hosted the world's elite at its 600 acres. Guests pay $9,950 for a week-long stay that includes spa treatments, workouts, and other activities. Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr. crafts the spa menu that's unlike traditional spas with satiating, nutritional, and delicious food. Hidden in the hills of San Diego County in California is Golden Door, a top-rated spa and resort...
Tags: Travel, News, California, Life, Singapore, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Julia Roberts, Canada, San Diego, Oprah Winfrey, San Diego County, Pacific Ocean, Singapore Airlines


Behold the Photographs of John Thomson, the First Western Photographer to Travel Widely Through China (1870s)

In the early 1860s, a few Westerners had seen China — but nearly all of them had seen it for themselves. The still-new medium of photography had yet to make images of everywhere available to viewers everywhere else, which meant an opportunity for traveling practitioners like John Thomson. “The son of a tobacco spinner and shopkeeper,” says BBC.com, ” he was apprenticed to an Edinburgh optical and scientific instrument manufacturer where he learned the basics of photography.” In 1862 Thomson sa...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Asia, Photography, Japan, College, China, Singapore, History, Bbc, World, Britain, Cambodia, Edinburgh, Seoul, John Thomson


Fertiglobe IPO price range implies equity value of up to $6 bln | Reuters

Fertiglobe IPO price range implies equity value of up to $6 bln | Reuters Fertiglobe, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co and chemical producer OCI (OCI.AS), on Wednesday set the price range for its initial public offering, implying an equity valuation for the company of $5.5 billion to $6 billion.The maker of fertilisers and clean ammonia products also said in a statement it had secured Inclusive Capital Partners, Abu Dhabi Pension Fund and Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC as...
Tags: Travel, Ipo, Singapore, Reuters, GIC, Ubben, OCI, ADNOC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, Jeffrey Ubben, ValueAct Capital, Inclusive Capital Partners, Reuters Fertiglobe, Inclusive Capital Partners Abu Dhabi Pension Fund


Tata Sons just won the bid for ownership of Air India in a full-circle moment - see the airline's 89-year history

Tata Airlines 747 Tata.com Tata Sons won a 100% stake in Air India, having bid $2.4 billion for the debt-ridden airline. Tata will take on $3.1 billion in debt but maintain Air India's brand and assets. Air India has an 89-year history, having been founded by the Tata family in 1932. Air India dates back to 1932, when it was founded as a private entity by renowned industrialist and philanthropist JRD Tata. Tata was India's first private pilot and his fascination with the industry l...
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