If you are thinking to celebrate this Christmas and New Year 2012 Singapore, then hurry in booking the hotels and many people have already done so and it has been claimed that the Singapore hotels’ occupancy rate has been hiked between 5 to 30 percent when compared with the last year.
Singapore hotels organize parties on Christmas and New Year and hence people from Singapore and outside Singapore come specially to celebrate in Singapore.
The hotels in Marine Bay and Sentosa have already witnessed the occupancy of rooms by as much as 30 percent.
There are hotels that are fully booked from Christmas Day to the mid of January as Singapore has witnessed an increase in the number of tourists. Singaporeans also prefer to stay in hotels in this season and spend their vacations known as “staycations”.
Marine Mandarin Singapore’s Director of Marketing Communications,Ernawati Setijo, claimed that there has been an increase of 5 percent annually.
Hotel and Retaurant sector expects to have a growth of 5.9 percent in 2011 because of the demand of people to celebrate Christmas and New Year in hotels and enjoy the parties and special food there.
The winner is Orchard Central that got the title of “Best Dressed Building Contest”. This contest was organized by Orchard Road Business Association. The other three winners of this contest were Tanglin Mall, ION Orchard and TANGS@Tang Plaza. All these were awarded for their as they got succeeded in creating a greener Christmas.
Orchard Central (OC) was successful in their decorations and was able to impress the judges. OC use the combination of pink and black that was very unique. Also the shopping center as its has made a great Christmas tree and that too with 850 recycled Pink Dolphin bottles.
Assistant Director of Retail Business Group of Far East Organization, Ms Chan Iz-Lynn,told that the jury focused on the use of recycling material in the decoration material for Christmas.
In the prize, the Orchard Central will get S$80,000 in cash as award of the competition “Best Dressed Building Contest” and the rest 3 winners will get S$30,000.
Special care for Homeless Animals on this Christmas will be given by the people in Singapore.
Which animals fall under the category of “Homeless”?
These animals are those that have been left on streets or met with an accident.
Special care will be given to these animals by a bakery in Singapore in the form of minced fish cookies,mashed peas and chicken pies.
The people who want to make their contribution in this noble cause, can pay for these animals at The Barkery Singapore and the animal bakery which is managed by family will give them to Animal Lovers League,Action for Singapore Dogs and Zeus Communications.These three are the shelters for the animals.
Singaporeans can feel the position of the shelter dogs that they do not get the privileges as pets get. Also these animals do not have families,homes and even toys. So people there have decided to provide such animals nutritious food.
Ricky Yeo ,President of Action for Singapore Dogs, claimed that people in Singapore are benevolent enough and hence will contribute maximum on this Christmas.
Also 10 percent of the money collected for food will be given for the nourishing of shelter animals. This noble cause drive will last till end of December 2011.Kind Singapore!!!
Singapore’s famous Orchard Road,Marine Bay and Sentosa Harbour front are famous places for celebrating Christmas.
Orchard Road,which is the shopping paradise in Singapore, has been decorated with 10,000 LED bulbs which is 36 km in length. Visitors are given blue flowers,logos related to Christmas.
Also Orchard Road is offering attractive discounts for people coming here to celebrate Christmas. Also there are about eleven malls in Orchard Road that have organized the contest of “Best Dressed Building”.
Extensive lights,music,decorations etc. makes Singapore spectacular place to visit. Also Singapore Flyer, the Helix Bridge and Esplanade are decorated with lights.
One can spend Christmas Eve on Marine Bay that allows you to enjoy the complete Singapore.Musical shows at Marine Square with 1500 strong choir group singing songs for audience.Resorts World Sentosa has the Southeast Asia’s tallest Christmas tree which is 38 meters long.
The Chronicles of Narnia – this is the exhibition that will start from 3rd December till January 2012 end at Marine Bay Sands (MBS)
Also Wicked which is Broadway’s biggest blockbuster will be performing at MBS Grand theater from 6th December 2011 to 26th February 2012.