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Raffles Hotel Singapore takes its legendary guest experience to the next level with Adyen

Raffles Hotel Singapore has appointed Adyen, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, as its preferred payments partner to deliver a holistic and frictionless hospitality experience within and beyond its iconic property walls.

Always committed to being relevant and ever evolving to adapt to the changing needs of today’s traveller, the iconic Raffles Hotel Singapore is at the forefront of technology adoption with its latest offering of seamless and hassle-free payment experiences to its guests. Through Adyen, Raffles Hotel Singapore powers its unified commerce offering, providing simpler, faster and more customer-centric payment experiences across all sales channel touchpoints, from online to offline, including suite reservations, dining in its restaurants and bars as well as at Raffles Spa and Raffles Boutique.

Chadi Chemaly, Hotel Manager, Raffles Hotel Singapore comments:
“Delivering bespoke and sincere service is always at the core of our legendary Raffles experiences that

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  • November 24, 2020

What ‘Level Four’ shutdown status means for your holiday

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Cornwall – GETTY

The Joint Biosecurity Committee has recommended that the Covid-19 alert level be moved back up to Level Four, the second-highest option and the first time it has changed since June 19. This means the transmission of the virus is “high or rising exponentially” and social distancing must be in place – but what does this mean for your holiday?

Boris Johnson is expected to announce new national restrictions in a televised address tonight at 8pm, including a 10pm curfew for hospitality venues including restaurants and bars and a return to working from home where possible. 

For now, he will stop short of the two-week “circuit break” and it seems the “rule of six” will remain in place, meaning you can still go on holiday with another household as long as your group size is no larger than six in England. In Wales, children under the age of

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  • September 22, 2020

Los Angeles on verge of ‘red’ threat level, mayor says

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 570,000 people worldwide.

Over 13 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their nations’ outbreaks.

The United States has become the worst-affected country, with more than 3.3 million diagnosed cases and at least 135,582 deaths.

Los Angeles on verge of moving into ‘red zone,’ mayor warns COVID-19 cases top 13 million worldwide California closing all bars, indoor restaurants statewide Arizona’s ICUs 90% full Hong Kong Disneyland to temporarily close

Here is how the news is developing today. All times Eastern. Check back for updates.

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