Singapore is one of the Asian trio who offers rare success stories in containing local transmission using rigorous testing and isolation. As the world struggles with surging COVID-19 cases, Singapore, along with Vietnam and Taiwan, has succeeded in limiting local transmission.
Singapore is one standout place in Asia that is only keeping its coronavirus counts down as of late – it also announced a slew of new offerings for locals and some international visitors, paving the way for a potential return to travel that still prioritises safety. Singapore’s tourism industry has been working hard to reimagine products and experiences.
How did they rising up to the challenge through the pandemic? Singapore’s Faces of Tourism video series tell us the stories behind.
Released for the first time on July 21, 2020, Faces of Tourism tell us stories about diffrent faces of tourism stakeholders and how they have been working hard, rethinking, redefining, and rising up to the challenge through the pandemic.
The first episode of Faces of Tourism’s video, entitled “Singapore’s Retail Heroes”, features homegrown retail brands that innovated and adapted over the last few months, during COVID-19 pandemic. The video featuring Reckless Ericka, Books Actually, Pek Sin Choon, and Sir Aromatics. It show us how these retail heroes redefining their businesses and rising up to the challenge through the pandemic to bring a piece of Singapore.
Under the hashtag #SingapoReimagine, the second episode of Faces of Tourism tell us the stories of how Singapore Zoo, Garden by the Bay, SEA Aquarium and Deck have been working hard to provide new and exiting experiences for everyone who will visit Singapore.
The 3rd episode of Singapore’s Faces of Tourism episode features The Traveller DMC, Every Day Tour Company and Tribe Holidays. Each of them tell us how tours guides stood strong against the challenges to rethink and transform their business for locals and travellers alike. It’s a story about how they leveraged on tech games and unique experiences to provide new and exciting ways to visit Singapore.
Food Heroes is the latest episode of Singapore’s Faces of Tourism. It tell us the stories that nothing comes close to Singapore’s passion for food. Watch some of Singapore’s food heroes as they share what it takes to rise up to the challenge amidst the pandemic.