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Adele’s postponed Las Vegas Residency
As Covid continues to rage, singer Adele has postponed a residency at Caesars Palace following half her team and crew contracting the illness. The resort continues to scramble to fill her spot with performers – Keith Urban will take on some dates in March and April.
The full story at: https://edition.cnn.com/2022/01/27/entertainment/caesars-palace-adele-residency-keith-urban-artists/index.html
The recovery of Singapore’s MICE sector
Last year, Singapore saw an 80% drop in visitor arrivals – an all-time low. However, there have been some signs of recovery in the MICE sector: in 2021, more than 200 events were hosted, with almost 50,000 attendees. There are also many plans for MICE events in 2022 – one big one being the Singapore Airshow next month.
Read more at: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/consumer/singapore-visitor-arrivals-fell-more-than-80-last-year-from-2020-in-a-historic-low
A seven-year Formula One deal for Singapore
The local events industry continues to bounce back as Singapore Tourism Board and Singapore GP announce a new seven-year deal to continue hosting a Formula One race here. Previous deals were shorter – the current longer deal aims to help Singapore build itself up as a business and lifestyle destination. More here: https://www.straitstimes.com/sport/formula-one/formula-one-singapore-renews-deal-until-2028-this-years-night-race-on-oct-2