Strolling, biking and kayaking excursions will be capable of accommodate as much as 20 folks from Nov 1. The quantity is double the present restrict.
However excursions will nonetheless be topic to prevailing social gathering sizes, which signifies that 20 folks have to be cut up into 4 teams, with no intermingling allowed, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) stated in an replace yesterday.
The bigger group dimension will help the tourism trade and permit extra Singapore residents to rediscover their residence by means of distinctive tour experiences, the STB stated.
All licensed journey brokers and tour operators also can now resume on-site operations, although tour itineraries and schedules should nonetheless be submitted for approval.
Tour operators and vacationer guides have been allowed to renew operations from July on a case-by-case foundation, topic to approval from the Ministry of Commerce and Business.
These planning to restart on-site operations are required to submit the variety of staff who shall be doing so through the GoBusiness portal inside two weeks of resumption, the tourism board stated.
In the meantime, STB stated it has inked a two-year advertising and marketing partnership with on-line journey company Expedia to help the continuing home tourism marketing campaign and promote Singapore to pick out abroad markets as worldwide journey resumes.
The tie-up will embrace a collection of staycations and bundle offers for locals on Expedia’s web site from now till April subsequent yr.
Campaigns and promotions may also be step by step rolled out to encourage guests from Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, France, Switzerland, Canada, Britain and the USA.
STB’s assistant chief govt (advertising and marketing group) Lynette Pang stated the tie-up with Expedia will assist native companies attain new prospects when world journey returns.
“Within the speedy time period, we are going to encourage locals to rediscover their neighbourhoods and pre-cincts, and to help their favorite companies safely and responsibly,” she stated.
Tiffany Fumiko Tay