‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Delivers Boost to Singapore Hotels

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A view of the rooftop infinity pool at Sands SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, the setting of the global movie hit Crazy Rich Asians. Marina Bay Sands

Skift Take: In recent years the island city-state of Singapore wisely expanded its airport, hotels, stopover program, and luxury offerings. That helped to prepare it for a recent influx of tourism after its star turn in the global blockbuster movie “Crazy Rich Asians.”

— Sean O’Neill

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Drone Scare Disrupts London Gatwick During Holiday Rush

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An Easyjet plc aircraft, left, taxis along the tarmac at London Gatwick Airport in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg

Skift Take: As we’ve remarked over the years, it’s only a matter of time until a doofus with a drone knocks an airliner out of the sky and kills dozens or hundreds of people. In fact, it almost happened recently in Mexico.

— Andrew Sheivachman

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