Singapore Experience Awards 2012 Recognises 30 Businesses and Individuals

Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Mr. Lionel Yeo, Singapore Tourism Board CEO at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore Island Ballroom
Mr. Lionel Yeo, Singapore Tourism Board CEO speaking at the Singapore Experience Awards 2012 at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore Island Ballroom

16 October 2012, Singapore – As part of TravelRave week in Singapore, this year’s Singapore Experience Awards recognised 30 outstanding businesses and individuals in an award ceremony held last night at the Island Ballroom of Shangri-la Hotel Singapore.  The Guest-of-Honour for the night was Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam.

Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Guest of Honour - President Tony Tan
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Guest of Honour – President Tony Tan Keng Yam

A panel of 77 judges comprising local and overseas industry leaders from the fields of dining, education, entertainment and hospitality evaluated the finalists based on a stringent set of criteria including interviews and mystery shopping.

 

EVENTS

Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Leisure Event of The Year - Chingay Parade Singapore 2011, People's Association
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Leisure Event of The Year – Chingay Parade Singapore 2011, People’s Association
  • Association Conference of the Year – 21st International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) World Volunteer Conference, National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)
  • Exhibition of the Year -Asia TV Forum and Market, Reed Exhibitions
  • Leisure Event of the Year – Chingay Parade Singapore 2011, People’s Association
  • Meeting of the Year -IHG Australasia, Middle East & Africa Leader’s Meeting2011, DG Global Australasia Pte Ltd
  • Trade Conference of the Year -Digital & Music Matters, Branded

 

MARKETING & MEDIA

 

  • Best Singapore Experience Story – Broadcast – “Play to Bond” by Koh Say Chong, Salt Films
  • Best Singapore Experience Story – Digital – “Singapore Fling: The Local’s Guide to Singapore’s Best Food” by Lorraine Elliot, Not Quite Nigella
  • Best Singapore Experience Story – Print – “Singapore Guide” by Danii Dugaev, Afisha Mir Magazine
  • Most Innovative Marketing Initiative – “Elephant Parade Singapore 2011 at Tangs the Christmas Store” by TANGS

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Best Hotel Experience - The St. Regis Singapore
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Best Hotel Experience – The St. Regis Singapore
  • Best Business Event Service Experience – MP Singapore Pte Ltd & Pico Art International Pte Ltd for 20th World Orchid Conference 2011, Singapore
  • Best Business Event Venue Experience – Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
  • Best Dining Experience -L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Resorts World Sentosa
  • Best Education Experience (Tourism and Hospitality) – School of Hospitality, Republic Polytechnic
  • Best Enrichment Experience -DNA Learning Lab Programmes, Science Centre Singapore
  • Best Healthcare Experience -Specialist Dental Group
  • Best Hotel Experience -The St. Regis Singapore
  • Best Nightspot Experience -1-Altitude
  • Best Shopping Experience – Malmaison by The Hour Glass
  • Best Travel Experience -Dhobis, Saris and a Spot of Curry, The Original Singapore Walks, Journeys Pte Ltd
  • Best Visitor Attraction Experience -Night Safari

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

 

  • Food & Beverage – Paul Lui, My Humble House, Tunglok Group
  • Hotel – Tan Seow Chyi Evelyn, Park Hotel Clarke Quay
  • Nightspot -Mohamed Azlam s/o Abdul Kadir, The Fullerton Hotel
  • Retail – Lee Boon Choo Wendy, DFS Galleria Singapore
  • Tour Guiding – Ainah Binte Manap, Freelance
  • Transport (Taxi) – V A Moorthy, Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd
  • Visitor Attraction – Chandramohan s/o Ramalingam, Jurong Bird Park, Wildlife Reserves Singapore

 

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year - Ms Cynthia Chua, CEO & Founder of Spa Esprit Group
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year – Ms Cynthia Chua, CEO & Founder of Spa Esprit Group

 

  • Business Event Ambassador – Mrs Tan Keat Fong, Deputy Director, Professional and International Relations, National Library Board
  • Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year – Ms Cynthia Chua, CEO and Founder, Spa Esprit Group
  • Lifetime Achievement for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism – Mr Benedict Soh, Executive Chairman, Kingsmen Creatives Ltd

 

Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Business Event Ambassador - Mrs Tan Keat Fong - Deputy Director of Professional and International Relations of the National Library Board
Mr. Lionel Yeo, Singapore Tourism Board Chief Executive presenting the Business Event Ambassador award to Mrs Tan Keat Fong – Deputy Director of Professional and International Relations of the National Library Board
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Best Visitor Attraction Experience - Night Safari
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Best Visitor Attraction Experience – Night Safari
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Best Shopping Experience - Malmaison by The Hour Glass
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Best Shopping Experience – Malmaison by The Hour Glass
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Best Night Spot Experience - 1-Altitude
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Best Night Spot Experience – 1-Altitude
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Best Hotel Experience - The St. Regis Singapore
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Best Hotel Experience – The St. Regis Singapore
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Best Dining Experience - L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Resorts World Sentosa
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Best Dining Experience – L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Resorts World Sentosa
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Best Business Event Venue Experience - Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Best Business Event Venue Experience – Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands

 

Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Trade Conference of the Year - Digital & Music Matters, Branded
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Trade Conference of the Year – Digital & Music Matters, Branded
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 - Most Innovative Marketing Initiative - "Elephant Parade Singapore 2011 at TANGS the Christmas Store" by TANGS
Singapore Experience Awards 2012 – Most Innovative Marketing Initiative – “Elephant Parade Singapore 2011 at TANGS the Christmas Store” by TANGS

 

Mr. Lionel Yeo, Singapore Tourism Board, Chief Executive at the Singapore Experience Awards 2012
Mr. Lionel Yeo, Singapore Tourism Board, Chief Executive at the Singapore Experience Awards 2012