In the past decade, Singapore has played host to many high-profile events such as the annual Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, the BNP Paribas Women's Tennis Association Finals Singapore, as well as the World Rugby Sevens series in 2016.
World Cup has attracted billions of viewers worldwide; even for a non-soccer fanatic like me, checking out the games’ highlights and the results has somehow become a “daily ritual” for me during this period of time.
Recently I read the news about this guy who owns a Porsche supercar; he made some impolite remarks on social media saying that the commuters in our local transport are poor people; he also mentioned about the "stench" in our public transport (I was like 'Huh?').
“Sport is one of the few social activities of human beings that can be recognised in virtually every community and culture around the globe as a vehicle for bringing people together” (Allen et al., 2010, p.
This is not a piece of commentary about Budget 2013—but in the context of elite sport, community development, and football—it is encouraging that sport participation is becoming an increasingly important part of daily life.
It has been said that a hungry man is an angry man; now imagine a hungry nation and the types of emotions that stir in their bellies upon hearing their others are laying claim on their favourite dishes.
As my profession revolves around luxury brand strategies, I have often asked myself and my friends “what is the best customer service you have ever experienced?”
I can list many single fantastic customer experiences such as when I lost my American Express in Spain and it was replaced within 15 hours (including cash in local currency), or when a staff member at Six Sense turned off the internet-access in my villa because “one shouldn’t be working on one’s birthday”.