More Singaporeans are going on staycations now, especially now that it’s not yet safe to travel.
As the pandemic lingers on and the year-end school holidays approach, demand looks set to skyrocket.
In a bid to offer greater diversity and appeal to more targeted demographics, some hotels are positioning their staycations as novel experiences.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts, for example, has launched a Yacht-cation Escape package. Bookings at Orchard Hotel and M Social include a sailing expedition to the Southern Islands of Singapore.
In need of a quiet place to work because the house next door is undergoing renovation? Long-suffering neighbours can seek respite from the drilling and hacking by taking a Reno-Vacation at Frasers Hospitality’s serviced residences. Even pets are welcome at Fraser Suites Singapore, Fraser Place Robertson Walk and Fraser Residence Orchard.
For anyone who has ever looked at a shipping container and felt it looked cosy, Shipping Container Hotel may be calling your name. The pop-up hotel claims you can be an off-the-grid pioneer, yet still live the luxe hotel life – in a metal oblong.
Meanwhile, if you are a mum fed up with home-based learning and working from home, Fairmont Hotel has a relaxing Mumcation package for you.
Three journalists from The Sunday Times check out hotel life with a difference. It’s hard work but someone’s got to do it.