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Staycations at hotels

Post by abbby » Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:46 am

Seems like even with staycations in hotels, it's difficult for hotels to fill the hole of foreign tourists which make up 90% of the customers. Not only that, not sure if locals are willing to stay in hotels with the ongoing pandemic.
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Post by PNGMK » Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:59 am

The restrictions are still a bit onerous.
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Re: Staycations at hotels

Post by bgd » Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:41 pm

Only today Booking.com suggested staycationing. No mention of any restrictions of course.

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Post by PNGMK » Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:54 pm

ST had an article a day or two ago.
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Post by BigginHill » Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:38 pm

A "staycation" with face masks, restricted socialisation & limited hotel services in a city with a pandemic raging, doesn't quite have the same appeal either.

Tourism, Changi Airport, SQ, casinos, hospitality, conferences, events, all basically face a total collapse here these next couple of years. It's an extreme situation for SG.

I wonder when the next round of government subsidies will need to kick in. Either that or regional borders will have to reopen. I have absolutely no idea if the latter will even happen in 2021-2022.

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Re: Staycations at hotels

Post by PNGMK » Wed, 08 Jul 2020 8:47 am

BigginHill wrote:
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:38 pm
A "staycation" with face masks, restricted socialisation & limited hotel services in a city with a pandemic raging, doesn't quite have the same appeal either.

Tourism, Changi Airport, SQ, casinos, hospitality, conferences, events, all basically face a total collapse here these next couple of years. It's an extreme situation for SG.

I wonder when the next round of government subsidies will need to kick in. Either that or regional borders will have to reopen. I have absolutely no idea if the latter will even happen in 2021-2022.
I have a friend (senior consultant type) who sits in on govt think tanks. He says the gahmen is basically trying to pivot from losing 33% of the GDP for years to something else but Josephine stuffed that up.
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Re: Staycations at hotels

Post by abbby » Wed, 08 Jul 2020 9:46 am

BigginHill wrote:
Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:38 pm
A "staycation" with face masks, restricted socialisation & limited hotel services in a city with a pandemic raging, doesn't quite have the same appeal either.

Tourism, Changi Airport, SQ, casinos, hospitality, conferences, events, all basically face a total collapse here these next couple of years. It's an extreme situation for SG.

I wonder when the next round of government subsidies will need to kick in. Either that or regional borders will have to reopen. I have absolutely no idea if the latter will even happen in 2021-2022.
Have to agree on that, no appeal at all...in fact we'll be worried if we had forgotten to wear a mask out...it happens. :oops:
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