Off the beaten track
Fullerton woos Gulf honeymooners
The Fullerton Singapore is gearing up to woo more Gulf residents in an attempt to diversify its traditional sources of tourist revenue and tap into a potentially lucrative market.The hotel has launched the two premium honeymoon packages in an attempt to promote Singapore as an 'affordably exclusive' destination for short breaks, honeymoons and weddings. The Far East Honeymoon package, priced at $9,018 is being billed as a blend of old world sophistication with charm in a contemporary setting - creating a world-class honeymoon experience in Singapore's most elegant presidential suite. The Far East Suite has been home to visiting heads of state, dignitaries, and nobility from around the world. The package includes a personal butler, candlelit dinner in the privacy of the suite accompanied by the resident pianist, a private boat ride along the historic Singapore River complete with butler service and champagne breakfasts as well as many other romantic delights. The second package - The Fullerton Honeymoon is on a more modest scale for the modern traveller who prefers simplicity. This package is priced at S$3,888. Set in the heart of Singapore's dazzling arts, cultural and entertainment district, the Fullerton combines tranquility with a refined elegance. It is also the only hotel in Singapore to have been ranked one of the world's best new hotels in the much coveted Conde Nast Traveller 2002 "Hot List". Located by the Singapore River, the Fullerton offers a magnificent pool, views of the river and a landscape of modern and historical scenes.