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Shop and shop and shop at the Great Singapore Sale 2011

Ready for the much‐anticipated, two‐month‐long sale in Asia? Then, gather your friends and family and head to the ongoing Great Singapore Sale (GSS) 2011, which lasts until July 24. Grab the best deals on fashion apparel, luxury goods, electronics and experience late‐night shopping amid good food and company. Now in its 18th year, the GSS offers tourists eight whole weeks of great discounts and freebies, tourist privileges and benefits, exciting activities and fabulous finds.

With up to 70% discounts on almost everything, bargain hunters, shopaholics and fashionistas can splurge on trendy retail brands like Dorothy Perkins, Kenneth Cole, Forever 21, Warehouse, Ben Sherman, Club 21, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Kipling, Mint by MeIM, Topshop and Topman.

Photo courtesy of Marina Bay Sands / Singapore Tourism Board

Visitors looking for more than a fashion and apparel sale can also find their own niche during this great shopping extravaganza. Brands like Urban Beach Bar, Erabelle, TSUYA TSUYA, Lee Hwa Jewellery and The Body Shop also have good offers on home accessories, spa packages, luxury deals, watches, jewellery, toys and beauty treatments. But more than the participating top‐notch brands, tourists also take center stage with all the great privileges and promotions made especially for Singapore’s beloved visitors. If you are planning to spend most of your time mall hopping in Singapore’s shopping district, it’s your chance to make the most out of your tourist privileges.

Don’t forget your passport and boarding pass, because in premium shopping hotspots like ION Orchard, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Central, Millenia Walk, The Centrepoint, VivoCity, Marina Square Shopping Mall, Orchard Central, The Heeren, Wisma Atria and Suntec City Mall, you can get attractive privileges, freebies and discounts as a tourist.

For great shopping and gift ideas from Singapore, visitors can check out the fantastic GSS offers and MasterCard® privileges from ‘GET SINGAPORE’ – a collection of brands that represents eclectic and stylish Singaporean brands and merchandise. Tourists who charge S$100 to MasterCard® at GET SINGAPORE brands’ outlets will receive a free TravelPAC ‘I love SG’ laptop sleeve!

Even better news for holders of MasterCard®, you can avail of discounts and accumulate rewards from over 100 shopping, dining, hotel and spa establishments. Visitors also stand a chance to win an exclusive return trip to Singapore when you charge $100 to your MasterCard® and claim GST refunds at Global Blue. Still hungry for more bargains even well into the night? Not to worry. The GSS doesn’t close when the sun goes down. Sift through great discounts while enjoying late‐night shopping, dining and entertainment in Orchard Road and Marina Bay. And don’t forget to drop by Little India, Chinatown and Kampong Glam if you want to add authentic ethnic finds and souvenirs to your shopping adventure.

“The Great Singapore Sale is an experience that gets bigger and better each year,’ said Ms Sherina Chan, Singapore Tourism Board’s (STB) Area Director for the Philippines and Brunei. “Bruneians will be spoilt for choice with the multitude of offers and spending rewards in store. In addition, visitors can also enjoy value deals from 30 hotels around Singapore, discounted dining vouchers from over 100 of Singapore’s favorite restaurants, and great sightseeing tours for a total lifestyle experience. Basically, there will be something for everyone.”

“This year to make it extra special, we are thrilled to bring GSS to the global online community where retailers can engage with consumers and share attractive GSS deals using Twitter at #GreatSingaporeSale. Likewise Bruneians can check out the latest GSS activities and share all the great deals with their family and friends,” she added.

To find more about the GSS 2011 offers, promotions, and events, visit the GSS 2011 official website at www.greatsingaporesale.com.sg.

About the Singapore Tourism Board
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is a leading economic development agency in tourism, one of Singapore’s key service sectors. Known for partnership, innovation and excellence, STB champions tourism, making it a key economic driver for Singapore. We aim to differentiate and market Singapore as a must‐visit destination offering a concentration of user‐centric and enriching experiences through the “YourSingapore” brand. For more information, please visit http://www.stb.gov.sg/ or http://www.yoursingapore.com/

For media inquiries, please contact: Laila Opiña at +632 635‐9355 (extension 161) or email laila.opina@agatep.com.

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