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25th Apr 2021

One-North Eden 85% Sold During Launch Weekend


One-North Eden 85% Sold During Launch Weekend

Singapore, 25 April 2021 – As at 6pm today, One-North Eden saw 140 units (or nearly 85%) of the project’s 165 units snapped up during its virtual launch weekend, April 24 and 25. Developed by TID Pte Ltd, One-North Eden is the first residential launch in the one-north hub in 14 years.

Take-up rate was strong across all unit types with the selling price working out to about S$1,800 to S$2,250 per square foot (psf). One-bedroom plus study and two-bedroom units proved the most popular and were quickly sold out at 10am on the first day of launch.

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06th Apr 2021

Millennium Hotels and Resorts Conferred Two Best-In-Class Awards in China


Millennium Hotels and Resorts Conferred Two Best-In-Class Awards in China

(L-R) Ms Elaine Tao, Ms Yao Xiao and Ms Sammy Hu from Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ Marketing team of Greater China

Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) was recently conferred “Best International Hotel Management Group of China” at the 2021 AHF Asia Hotel and Travel Forum Annual Meeting and 16th China Hotel Starlight Awards Ceremony. The event, which was held in Shanghai, China, also saw the global hospitality leader win at the property level, with Millennium Resort Wuyishan listed among the “Top 10 Resort Hotels of China”.

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06th Apr 2021

Strong Interest In TID’s One-North Eden Ahead Of Launch


Strong Interest In TID’s One-North Eden Ahead Of Launch

Singapore, 6 April 2021 – One-North Eden has been generating high levels of interest well-ahead of its launch. Strategically located in the one-north technology enclave of Fusionopolis, Biopolis and Mediapolis, it is the first mixed-use development to be launched in the iconic precinct since 2007. Previews begin from Saturday, 10 April 2021 and bookings on 24 April 2021 when the project is launched.

Home to many high-tech companies, the one-north area draws a large pool of local and foreign talent. Tapping on this growing working population, this makes the launch of One-North Eden timely and highly anticipated, contributing to its attractive appeal.

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23rd Mar 2021

Hong Leong Finance Launches First Green Loan For Vehicle Rental Companies


Hong Leong Finance Launches First Green Loan For Vehicle Rental Companies

Singapore, 23 March 2021 – Ramping up efforts to push Singapore towards being a green and sustainable city, Hong Leong Finance (HLF) has today announced the launch of the nation’s first green vehicle financing initiative for vehicle rental companies.

This new initiative comes in two parts. Firstly, HLF is offering the Vehicle-Green Loan at a competitive rate as low as 1.5% per annum up to seven years to steer the vehicle rental sector towards green vehicles usage. This package is available for fully electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid vehicles (a combination of a petrol engine with an electric motor).

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04th Feb 2021

Seniors Go Virtual On A Safari Adventure With Hong Leong Foundation


Seniors Go Virtual On A Safari Adventure With Hong Leong Foundation

Volunteers from Hong Leong Foundation striking a pose with ‘Moe’ the capybara and his handler from Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

Singapore, 4 February 2021 – Nearly 330 elderly from six senior homes enjoyed a specially curated virtual wildlife adventure with Hong Leong Foundation and Wildlife Reserves Singapore earlier today (4 February). Established in 1980, Hong Leong Foundation is the charity arm of Hong Leong Group Singapore and is a regular and committed supporter in education, welfare, the elderly, heritage and the Arts.

The senior residents aged 60 to 105 are from Adventist Home for the Elders, Kheng Chiu Loke Tin Kee Home, St Andrew’s Cathedral Home for the Aged, St. Vincent Home, Tai Pei Old People’s Home and Zion Home for the Aged.

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21st Dec 2020

Millennium & Copthorne’s The Bailey’s Hotel Ranked Among Top 20 ‘Cool and Unusual’ London Hotels by Global Grasshopper


Millennium & Copthorne’s The Bailey’s Hotel Ranked Among Top 20 ‘Cool and Unusual’ London Hotels by Global Grasshopper

Singapore/London, 21 December 2020 The Bailey’s Hotel London, a luxury Victorian-style hotel operated and owned by Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), has been named among London’s top 20 cool and unusual hotels by Global Grasshopper, an award-winning travel blog and resource for independent travellers.

Global Grasshopper praised the “immaculately presented” The Bailey’s Hotel – restored from a 19th century townhouse – for its “quintessentially English, old-world charm”, replete with a sweeping staircase, intricate stonework and stained-glass windows.

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Hong Leong Group Sold 1,398 Residential Homes In 2020 Amid Improved Buyer Confidence Since Q3

Singapore, 21 December 2020 – Hong Leong Group said today that it had sold 1,398 residential units with a total sales value of S$2.11 billion this year (as at 6pm, 20 December 2020) amid clear indications of pent-up demand and buyer confidence returning after earlier COVID-19 uncertainty, especially since the Circuit Breaker was lifted six months ago.

The Group’s property-related companies include its flagship, SGX-listed City Developments Limited (CDL), Hong Leong Holdings Limited (HLHL), Hong Realty (Private) Limited and TID Pte. Ltd.

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CDL To Sell Penang Hotel; Combined Sales Of S$105 Million And Divestment Gains Of S$50 Million From Disposal Of Three Hotel Assets

City Developments Limited (CDL)’s wholly-owned hotel subsidiary, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Limited (M&C) has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement to divest the Copthorne Orchid Hotel & Resort Penang in Malaysia for RM 75 million (approximately S$25 million). The divestment is in line with the Group’s strategy to extract value from its non-core hotel assets, streamline its portfolio and recycle capital following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Global Hospitality Leader Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Announces Spikes In Online Staycation Bookings In Singapore and London Ahead of Festive Season

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Limited (M&C) said today that its hotels in key gateway cities of Singapore and London have reported spikes in staycation bookings and restaurant outlets, with strong domestic demand ahead of the Christmas and New Year festive season leading up to Chinese New Year in February 2021.

Singapore hotels under M&C – a subsidiary of Singapore Exchange-listed City Developments Limited (CDL) – recorded bookings of 31,480 room nights in the August to November 2020 period, up nearly seven-fold from 4,698 in the preceding four months. M&C owns or operates over 2,000 hotel rooms in Singapore, including Orchard Hotel Singapore, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Copthorne King’s Hotel, M Social Singapore, M Hotel and Studio M.

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts Eases Redemption of SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

Singaporeans who are looking to use their SingapoRediscovers Vouchers on staycations will now find it easier to redeem them. Addressing the troublesome multiple-platform issue for voucher redemption, Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) has integrated the vouchers into their website. MHR is amongst the first hospitality groups to partner GlobalTix for this initiative.

“We wanted an easy way for Singaporeans to use their vouchers at our hotels. The first thing was to simplify the process by incorporating the vouchers into our website,” said Mr Lee Richards, Vice President Operations, South East Asia, MHR. “By doing so, we removed the additional layer of going to different websites to complete the redemption process.”

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My Millennium Crowned Best Loyalty Programme At The Loyalty & Engagement Awards 2020

My Millennium, the global guest loyalty programme of Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR), recently trumped shortlisted contenders from across South Asia, Southeast Asia and ANZ regions to win Gold for Best Loyalty Programme – Travel/Hospitality and Bronze in Best Regional Loyalty Campaign at the Loyalty & Engagement Awards (LEA) 2020 on 25 November. Ranked amongst industry-leading finalists and judged by an independent panel of marketing and loyalty experts, MHR was rewarded for its outstanding loyalty programme in the Travel/Hospitality category and within the region.

This is the second consecutive year that MHR has placed amongst the top of class at the LEA. In 2019, MHR was awarded two Silver awards for Best Loyalty Programme (Launch/Relaunch) and Best Loyalty Programme – Travel/Hospitality.

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Family Of Brazen Otters Spotted At Orchard Hotel Singapore As Millennium Hotels And Resorts Launches Otter Family Christmas Adventure For A Good Cause

Mr Lee Richards, Vice President Operations (SEA) of Millennium Hotels and Resorts having an otterly joyful launch with the children in the new family-themed room.

Otter sightings in Singapore have become commonplace and these adorable otter families are now weaving their way beyond parks and forests to explore upscale shopping belt Orchard Road.

Taking inspiration from Singaporeans’ fascination with the much-loved otter families, Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) will be launching an Otter Family Christmas Adventure in the newly decorated family-themed rooms at Orchard Hotel.

Experience MHR’s brand-new Otter Family Adventure staycation package and kids will be delighted to receive a Christmas Otter upon arrival. For every package purchased this Christmas, $20 will go to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (STSPMF), a charity devoted to helping needy kids and youth. For packages purchased after Christmas, $10 will go to the yearlong charity programme.

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