Return to our Home page Search
Click here for the hotel and hospitality news from around the globe Hotel, Travel and Hospitality Articles Videos and in-depth Interviews
CONCIERGE DESK
Read more now
Read more now
Read more now
Singaporeans first in Asia to use SmartGate for entry to Australia
Wednesday, 5th March 2014
Source : The Wrap @ Web in Travel
 

A self-service processing option for travellers entering Australia, which expedites speedier entry instead of having to queue to see a customs and border protection officer, has been extended to Singaporeans from February 26.
 
SmartGate makes travelling to Australia and passing through passport control much easeri and faster for Singaporeans, especially during busy periods.
 
Present to announce the extension to all eligible Singapore nationals were Australia’s minister for trade and investment, Andrew Robb (pictured left with Singapore citizens), and assistant minister for immigration and border protection, Michaelia Cash.
 
“Customs and border protection is launching a trial to allow Singaporean e-passport holders, aged 16 years and over, to use SmartGate self-processing facilities in Australia’s eight major airports,” said Robb.

Full story

~ Important Notice ~
Articles appearing here contain copyright material. They are meant for your personal use and may not be reproduced or redistributed. While 4Hoteliers makes every effort to ensure accuracy, we can not be held responsible for the content nor the views expressed, which may not necessarily be those of either the original author or 4Hoteliers or its agents.

Learn more about DigiJames - in room technology
Advertisment  
 Related News  (Click title to read article)
Smaller planes, bigger demand - Asian aviation devolves.
Singapore Airshow 2014 wraps up with deals worth US$32 Billion.
News from around the Asia Pacific region, Feb 25.
Singapore employees the unhappiest in APAC.
 Latest News  (Click title to read article)
News from around the EMEA region, Aug 2
Saturday, 2nd August 2014

News from around the Asia Pacific region, Aug 1
Friday, 1st August 2014

Global hiring will increase
Friday, 1st August 2014

Hilton plans smartphone room key in majority of hotel rooms by 2016
Thursday, 31st July 2014

Ebola empties hotels as Africa borders close
Thursday, 31st July 2014

© Copyright 4Hoteliers 2001-2014 ~ unless stated otherwise, all rights reserved.
You can read more about 4Hoteliers and our company here

Use of this web site is subject to our
terms & conditions of service and privacy policy