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Fairmont Singapore gets an update
Fairmont Singapore gets an update

Even a hotel designed by I.M. Pei needs an occasional update – especially with the tourism boom in Singapore. Fairmont Singapore recently completed a multimillion-dollar makeover that added a new lobby and a new ultimate standard room category called Fairmont Premier. The lobby boasts art installations and an adjacent hip bar called Anti:Dote.  In North Tower, 365 guest rooms were refreshed, and most became Fairmont Premier rooms.  When I checked room rates online, Premier rooms cost $20 to $40 more.  The redesign blends modern and Peranakan traditions. Pernakan is a blend of colonial Chinese and Malaysian customs and crafts. “In line with our vision to...