Dubail has been rocked by the announcement that Singapore’s most visited tourist attraction will be named after a famous singer and actor.
Singapore’s Singapore Tourism Office said on Friday that the Fujian Hotel will be named the Dubae Hotel in honour of singer and actress Karen Chin after it was selected as the official name for the hotel by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB).
Dubee, the hotel’s name, will also be changed to Singaport in honour of its location on the Malay Peninsula.
Singang, the city of Singapore’s capital city, has been chosen as the Singacountains Hotels destination for the naming of the hotel.
The STB had said it was planning to name the hotel Singagong in honour the actress Karen Chin and her husband, former footballer Paul “Pete” Chin.
It said the hotel would be named for the couple, who were known for their roles in films such as The Man From Shanghai, Lampshades and Mangaroo.
“The Fukunji Hotel is a Singapore institution, and we’re thrilled to be the official hotel name for our guests,” Singarakan Tourism Minister Tan Chuan said.
Singaports hotel, Singapore is named after singer Karen Chin, who died last year aged 89.
“It’s an honour for us to be chosen as one of the hotels chosen by STB, and also for the people of Singapore to know that we’ve taken this honour to heart,” Kianna Ng, head of the STB’s Tourism and Cultural Affairs Division, said.
The Singa Hotel, the tallest building in Singapore and the city’s most popular destination, will be renamed after singer and director Karen Chin. “
We look forward to working closely with the STS to make the hotel a success.”
The Singa Hotel, the tallest building in Singapore and the city’s most popular destination, will be renamed after singer and director Karen Chin.
The hotel is owned by Tong Tai Fong Holdings Limited, which is also the owner of the Bin Tai Fung, Tiananmen Square, and Shanghai Tower hotels.
It has been a favourite of the city and has been visited by celebrities including Gangnam Style star Psy, Jung Kim, Keeby and Daniels Shoebox.
Karen’s daughter, Amy, was named as the new hotel’s official name.
Amy Chin is the daughter of former Singaporean singer and actor Kathryn Chin.