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Hotels Can Apply To Start Accepting Staycation Bookings

The COVID-19 situation caused ripples through the tourism industry as families can't go on holidays, and hotels were not open for staycations. This might just change soon.  As Singapore's Phase 2 reopening continues, hotels may now start to apply* to the Government to accept bookings for staycations and reopen recreational areas for children.  *Note: Bookings are still not yet allowed at time of publishing (3 July 2020) A Safe Staycation Hotels must first comply with safe management measures drawn up for them by the Singapore Tourism Board, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Enterprise Singapore and Ministry of Health. These measures include No more than 1 person per 10 sqm in public spaces accessible by guest Reduce mingling between guest by...

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Singapore Holidays for 2021 | School holidays, public holidays & long weekends

Source: Singapore Tourism Board COVID-19 has changed much in 2020, including the way we spend our holidays. 2021 may or may not be different from 2020 and we may be unsure of what it brings but one thing we know for sure are the dates of our 11 gazetted public holidays, including four long weekends (8 if you put your leaves to good use)! Public Holidays Jan 1: New Year’s Day Feb 12 & 13: Chinese New Year Apr 2: Good Friday May 1: Labour Day May 13: Hari Raya Puasa May 26: Vesak Day Jul 20: Hari Raya Haji Aug 9: National Day Nov 4: Deepavali Dec 25: Christmas Day School Holidays Youth Day: TBC Teacher’s Day: TBC Children’s...

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Catch New Shows & Win Exclusive Gifts with Cartoon Network this Summer!

Cartoon Networks brings daily themed programming specials, new shows, and chances to win amazing toys and plushies to make this the Best Summer Ever for you and your little ones! The current COVID-19 situation may have thrown a wrench in your family holiday plans but you can still make the best of it with Cartoon Network. From 11 May onwards, you can live through the adventures of your favorite Cartoon Network characters daily from 9 am onwards! On top of that, there will be new episodes from brand new shows, like Power Players and Monster Beach, premiering every weekend from May to June! To make your viewing experience even sweeter, Cartoon Network is also offering you a chance to win...

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8 Family-friendly Hotels in Singapore with Babysitting Services

If you’re planning a vacation, a getaway or a staycation in Singapore with your family for your next holiday, you might want to book into a family-friendly hotel with either a babysitting service or a kids club. That way, you’ll be able to sneak a date alone with your spouse into your itinerary without worrying about your little ones. Here’s our pick of 8 best hotels in Singapore with a kids club or babysitting service! 1. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, 101 Siloso Road Singapore 098970 Sandwiched between glittering emerald ocean and lush green hills, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa is a destination of its own. Aside from its idyllic surroundings...

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7 Things to Keep Your Kids Occupied with Over the CNY Long Weekend

Whether you’re celebrating Chinese New Year or not, this long weekend provides a great opportunity to spend quality time bonding with your little ones. Don’t worry if you’ve come up empty thinking about what to do, we’ve got some ideas that can help you! Here are 7 things you can do with your little ones over the long weekend! 1. Catch a Movie Doctor Dolittle [Source: Universal Pictures] If like us, you feel there is so many movies but so little time to actually get around to watching them, then now is a great time to catch one! And instead of staying at home, you can make a date out of it and drop by a movie theatre, where you...

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