Navigation Links
Hotels in Singapore Suffocates From Worsening Haze
Date:6/22/2013

Singapore (PRWEB) June 22, 2013

Hotels in Singapore are gasping for reprieve from the haze that has descended over the island state since June 13. As the country is shrouded in a dense blanket of smoky fog, tourists started cancelling hotel room reservations, cutting short their holiday and diverting to haze-free destinations.

Singapore faces its worst haze situation since the 1997 Southeast Asian Haze; a large-scale air quality disaster affecting many countries in the region. According to statistics from the National Environment Agency of Singapore (http://www.nea.gov.sg), the Pollutants Standard Index (PSI), a measurement for air pollution has indicated Singapore’s air quality to be in the “very unhealthy” range since June 18. NEA has also issued health advisory for the public to stay indoors and should avoid all physical activity outdoor.

The haze also couldn’t have come at the right time as July to August period is the peak season for visitors from China and Indonesia. Hotels in Singapore are now anticipating a drop in visitors from these top two visitor markets. Other regional markets are also expected to make alternative plans as tourists are put off by the polluted air.

“We have noticed a 16% drop in hotel room bookings since June 17 when the haze starts to worsen. And on Thursday when the PSI hit 371 which is unprecedented and at a hazardous level, we started to see tourists cancelling their booked hotel rooms in Singapore,” says Danny Lee of BudgetHotels.sg.

Tourists hoping to ride the iconic Singapore Flyer will have to wait as it has suspended operations for safety reasons. Other popular tourist spots like Resorts World Sentosa and Singapore Zoo have also suspended outdoor attractions and shows till the haze situation improves. For tourists heading to Singapore, they are advised to adjust their itinerary to indoor activ
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. VegasHotelEscapes.com Announces 30-50% Off Las Vegas Hotels For Fathers Day Weekend
2. 1-800-GO-VAPOR.com to Target Resort Hotels with Chemical-Free Vapor Steam Cleaner Technology
3. 2013: The 10 Healthiest Business Hotels in the U.S.
4. Popular Orlando destination deals now at Hotelsescape.com
5. Westin Hotels and Resorts Partners With Leading Atlanta Security Firm
6. The Stone Bake Oven Company Launch A New Design Stone Oven For Pizzeria’s, Restaurants, Hotels and the like
7. Board Certified San Diego Dermatologist Sabrina G. Fabi, MD, Gives Ultherapy® Workshop in Bangkok, Singapore & Seoul
8. BE Sustainable Outlines Aims in Asia Following Singapore Company Setup
9. Wheelock Honors Haiti Fund Co-Founder Karen Keating Ansara, Global Fund For Women, And The Singapore Government For International Achievements
10. Thought Leaders from Around the World Including Britain, Africa, Singapore, Iceland, US Convene in Boston for Symposium Dedicated to Improving Lives of Families Globally
11. Singapore scientist wins coveted Chen New Investigator Award 2013
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Deer Path of ... host a Valentine’s Day Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 4 ... 12500 Regency Parkway in Huntley, Illinois, serves adults with physical disabilities ... event will include Valentine's Day treats, games and sweetheart-themed karaoke. , ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Liberty University has ... (M.A.) program from the Council for Accreditation of ... part of Liberty’s Center for Counseling & Family Studies ... dean of the university’s new School of Behavioral Sciences. Prior ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Hollywood, California (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The City ... 2015 at 10 a.m., to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the ... United States. , “It’s been 42 years since the Roe vs. ... choose is still as present as ever,” said City of West ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program is pleased to announce ... ever created for kids with cancer. The Chemo Duck App, available ... filled with enjoyable games to help children of all ages living ... helps to keep kids entertained, educated and at ease while waiting ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 VogueQueen is a seasoned and trusted ... many designers are thrilled to have it lead the wedding ... new collection of prom dresses for the global market. , ... strategic vision and he focuses on continuing the goal of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Deer Path of Huntley Affordable Assisted Living to Host Valentine's Day Happy Hour 2Health News:Liberty University's Resident Master’s Counseling Program Receives CACREP Accreditation 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 2Health News:Chemo Duck Launches First App Ever Created for Kids with Cancer 3Health News:VogueQueen Unveils New Designs of Prom Dresses for 2015 2
... SEATTLEMassage therapy helps ease chronic low back pain and improve ... Annals of Internal Medicine will publish in its July ... (Swedish) massage, the trial found that both types of massage ... massage helps people with back pain to function even after ...
... SUNDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) -- No doubt about it: Fireworks ... deafening sounds. But they also can be a danger. ... them maimed for life, because they did not use them with ... a lack of common sense," said Julie L. Heckman, executive director ...
... , MONDAY, July 4 (HealthDay News) -- A look at ... be a good predictor of the length of his penis, according ... between the second and fourth digits on a man,s right hand ... penis, with a lower index-to-ring finger length ratio indicating a longer ...
... The Mary river turtle ( Elusor macrurus ), which ... will suffer from multiple problems if temperatures predicted under ... Queensland have shown. The scientists, who are presenting their ... in Glasgow on 3rd July 2011, incubated turtle eggs ...
... -- Preschool children need to be able to go beyond ... according to researchers. "We think that seeing that there ... when children go beyond three that counting is necessary to ... a graduate student in psychology at the University of Chicago, ...
... Reporter , FRIDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Most people ... the Fourth of July. But for many family ... panic attack. Some dogs are so terrified, they dig out ... escape from the sound. Others pant, pace, tremble, whine and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Massage eases low back pain in randomized controlled trial 2Health News:Massage eases low back pain in randomized controlled trial 3Health News:Safety Experts Warn of Fireworks Dangers 2Health News:Safety Experts Warn of Fireworks Dangers 3Health News:Safety Experts Warn of Fireworks Dangers 4Health News:Could Finger Length Predict Penis Length? 2Health News:Climate change threatens endangered freshwater turtle 2Health News:Understanding Numbers Isn't as Simple as 1, 2, 3 2Health News:Fireworks and Fido Don't Always Mix 2Health News:Fireworks and Fido Don't Always Mix 3
(Date:1/23/2015)...  The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) released a public opinion ... a new study analyzing the impact of increased cost sharing on ... working to educate policy makers and the public on the costs ... on how the Iowa healthcare exchange could ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... ATLANTA , Jan. 23, 2015 More than a ... a quarter of those with private insurance, filled a prescription ... to a report in this week,s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ... health care providers to treat moderate to severe pain.  They ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Inc., a leader in hand hygiene monitoring, today announced ... subsidiary of Ascendis Health Limited, in Johannesburg, ... of millions of patients around the world are affected ... patient to patient via the unwashed hands of healthcare ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 2New research shows Iowa health exchange would benefit from improvements 3Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2
... following letter is being released by CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE Alternext ... Fellow Shareholders: , I am writing today to provide you ... you on our plans for dealing with the current financial ... a year of meaningful accomplishments which put CEL-SCI in a ...
... Pharmacyclics (Nasdaq: PCYC ) announced today the ... by the principals of Pacific Biopharma Group, Ltd. (PBG), ... People,s Republic of China. The transaction was structured as ... at $0.93/share. Robert Duggan, CEO of Pharmacyclics noted, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders 2CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders 3CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders 4CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders 5Pharmacyclics, Inc. Announces Closing of a Private Financing With the Principals of Pacific Biopharma Group, Ltd. 2Pharmacyclics, Inc. Announces Closing of a Private Financing With the Principals of Pacific Biopharma Group, Ltd. 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: