Singapore Tourism Awards 2019:
30 exceptional individuals and organisations celebrated as the best of Singapore’s tourism industry
Singapore, 9 May 2019 – 30 individuals and organisations were recognised tonight at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2019 for their exceptional achievements in delivering experience and enterprise excellence. Organised by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and held at The Ritz Carlton Millennia Singapore, the Singapore Tourism Awards presentation ceremony was graced by Minister for Trade and Industry Mr Chan Chun Sing.
STB Chief Executive Mr Keith Tan said, “The Singapore Tourism Awards recognises the efforts of our industry partners to make Singapore an attractive and vibrant city with a diverse range of experiences and attractions for visitors and locals. I am very encouraged by the strong competition and the impressive line-up of recipients and finalists, which underscores the industry’s continual push to excel and provide outstanding experiences, and I am confident that we will see even better and more innovative offerings in the future.”
Five recipients for Top Awards and Special Recognition
Two individuals, two organisations and one event were conferred top honours under the Top Awards and Special Recognition award categories.
Twenty-five recognised as the best in the tourism sector
Singapore Tourism Awards 2019 also lauded 25 other individuals and organisations for outstanding service delivery, across three award categories of Customer Service Excellence, Experience Excellence and Enterprise Excellence.
Ms Amy Lim, Director of Events, Asia Pacific at Herbalife Nutrition was commended as the Best Business Event Championunder the Experience Excellence (MICE) award for her strong advocacy of Singapore as a MICE destination. She played a vital role in anchoring Herbalife Honors 2019, as well as Herbalife South East Asia Extravaganza which has been held in Singapore five times over the past decade with over 10,000 attendees each time.
Addition of Best Shopping Mall Experience and Best Retail Store Experience awards
The Best Shopping Mall Experience and Best Retail Store Experience awards made their debut at the 2019 Singapore Tourism Awards, where they were clinched by The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands and TANGS respectively. The creation of these two new awards recognises the diversity of Singapore’s retail scene, where different industry players provide memorable shopping experiences for visitors and locals alike.
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About the Singapore Tourism Awards
Organised by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the Singapore Tourism Awards brings together Singapore's tourism sector to celebrate individuals and organisations that best deliver exceptional experiences and achieve enterprise excellence. The Awards is an integral part of STB's efforts to raise the Singapore tourism sector's competitiveness by motivating organisations and individuals to create compelling experiences or adopt best practices. For more information, visit www.singaporetourismawards.gov.sg.
About the Singapore Tourism Board
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is the lead development agency for tourism, one of Singapore’s key economic sectors. Together with industry partners and the community, we shape a dynamic Singapore tourism landscape. We bring the Passion Made Possible brand to life by differentiating Singapore as a vibrant destination that inspires people to share and deepen their passions. More: www.stb.gov.sg or www.visitsingapore.com | Follow us: facebook.com/STBsingapore or twitter.com/stb_sg
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