Chinese guests visiting Singapore will now have the option of paying for their dining and room charges with WeChat Pay at all six Millennium Hotels and Resorts properties in Singapore - Orchard Hotel Singapore, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore, M Hotel Singapore, Studio M Hotel Singapore, M Social Singapore and Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore. Eligible guests who book their stays via millenniumhotels.com and pay using WeChat Pay can enjoy an additional 5% savings on stays in Singapore.
WeChat Pay is one of the leading mobile payment solutions in China and is actively used by some 600 million users every month, with the numbers rising all the time. WeChat Pay enables increasingly mobile Chinese tourists to pay conveniently at the point of sale. Says Lee Richards, Vice President Operations Millennium Hotels and Resorts, South East Asia, “In
offering WeChat Pay, we hope to enhance the stay experience of our Chinese guests by making
payment easier and more efficient for them. This is the first in a series of initiatives we are implementing
to continue to grow our appeal to Chinese travellers.”
Raffles' first resort in the Maldives (which soft-opened in May 2019) will be introducing the Overwater Island Experience on 22 September 2019 which will see the introduction of 16 brand new over-water villas.
The Fullerton Hotel Sydney will debut as a luxury heritage hotel in the CBD with an attractive opening offer to celebrate its partnership with Preferred Hotels & Resorts and the brand’s I Prefer Hotel Rewards programme.
The Marina Mandarin Singapore will be re-branded into PARKROYAL on Marina Bay in January 2020.
Adelaide in Australia is getting a brand new Hyatt-branded property in 2023.
A brand new Holiday Inn Express property has just opened in Pattaya Thailand - the Holiday Inn Express Pattaya Central is the city's newest property and it features convenient access to the all the popular spots that Pattaya has to offer at an affordable price point.
If you have been travelling abroad frequently you must already be aware of the fact currency cash exchanges can prove quite expensive and cumbersome. When you exchange your money into foreign currency, you’re committing yourself to carry large amounts of cash overseas which can be risky or simply awkward. In addition to that, if you underspent you are going to go back home with foreign currency and have to bother yourself to exchange it again (and lose even more money on fees). For business traveling, cash is one of the worst solutions there are.
The American Express Singapore Airlines Business Credit Card will enable SMEs to get up to 8.5 HighFlyer points for every S$1 spent – worth up to 8.5% in savings – and 0% interest on instalments over six months on Singapore Airlines flights.
A brand new metal credit card is coming - join the waitlist to get up to 100,000 bonus miles with the launch promotion for the X Card.
You will no longer be able to bring a guest into a Plaza Premium Lounge with your OCBC VOYAGE Card from 15 August 2019.
From now until 30 December 2019, present your IHG Rewards Club membership card (or virtual card on the IHG App) to receive up to 30% savings on your dining bill across all participating hotels located in India, Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, Korea and Australia with or without a stay.