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2021-02-02
The Singapore Tourism Board said visitor arrivals dropped 85.7 percent to 2.7 million in 2020, but that the sector has emerged as more resilient after taking steps to reshape its tourism offerings.

2021-02-01
Singapore police uncovered 299 cases of fake gambling platforms in 2020, up 1,800 percent from the previous year, resulting in losses of S$15.4 million.

2021-01-29
Singapore local residents are continuing to support the island’s two integrated resorts, with Q4 results confirming a trend noted the prior quarter.

2021-01-28
The Singapore market continues to show resilience during the pandemic, Bernstein Research noted in commentary on Las Vegas Sands' Q4 results. 

2021-01-15
Major cruise lines have been pushing back their planned dates to resume sailing as the Covid-19 pandemic drags, helping to dampen a fourth-quarter rally in stocks.

2021-01-14
Sportradar said it has entered a partnership with the Asian Football Confederation to become the official video and data distribution partner for national team and club competitions.

2021-01-12
Sheldon Adelson, whose vision for gaming in Asia helped reshape the skylines of both Macau and Singapore, has died at age 87 following complications for the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. 

2021-01-06
The Ministry of Home Affairs of Singapore (MHA) announced that it will be reconstituting the Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA) to establish the Gambling Regulatory Authority (GRA) by 2021. The GRA will have an expanded mandate to regulate the entire gambling...

2020-12-18
Singapore’s two integrated resorts surprised analysts with the strength of their most recent results, despite higher entry fees for locals and a lack of international travel.

2020-12-16
Singapore authorities have jailed a father and a son who were running a transnational gambling syndicate that took bets based on Singapore Pools lotteries. The pair were also fined S$800,000.

2020-12-16
Gary Bowerman, tourism industry analyst and director of Check-in Asia, speaks with Asia Gaming Brief managing editor Sharon Singleton about prospects for tourism recovery in 2021, how governments are seeking to boost domestic travel to plug the gaps and...

2020-12-15
Genting Singapore's shares have been upgraded to buy by analysts at Maybank on expectations of recovery as Covid-19 restrictions are eased and the resort can increase capacity. 

2020-12-11
Singapore has unilaterally decided to allow visitors from Taiwan into the country without quarantine from Dec. 18.

2020-12-09
A Singapore "cruise to nowhere," operated by Royal Caribbean has been forced to return to port after an 83-year-old passenger tested positive for Covid-19.

2020-12-04
As we near the end of a tourism-free year, the industry is gearing up for one last push to salvage annual revenue with a round of campaigns to capitalize on the upcoming holiday season. Reliance on locals and “staycation” marketing have been a theme...

2020-12-04
Royal Caribbean International's Quantum of the Seas has become the second ship to start cruises to nowhere from Singapore, with stepped-up coronavirus protocols in effect.

2020-12-02
Thai hotel chain, Dusit Thani, has opened its first hotel in Singapore and said that there is strong local demand for "staycations" to support the property while borders are closed.

2020-12-02
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore issued a statement indicating that both Hong Kong and Singapore have decided to defer the start of the air travel bubble even further, and it will not be implemented until next year. This is due to Hong Kong’s inability...

2020-12-01
Singapore's Marina Bay Sands has been visited twice in the past two weeks by known Covid-19 cases during their infectious period, according to the Ministry of Health.

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