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Forbes Travel Guide Introduces Its Five-Star Rating Certification System to Singapore

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Forbes Travel Guide, the originators of the prestigious Five-Star ratings and certifications program, recently announced it will launch its first-ever hotel and spa ratings for Singapore in April 2011.

Travelers to Singapore can now access the same trusted, unbiased hotel reviews by Forbes Travel Guide that have aided travelers in the U.S. since 1958.

Fullerton Hotel Singapore (photo courtesy of
Fullerton Hotel Singapore (photo courtesy of

Forbes Travel Guide’s ratings are based on objective evaluations of more than 500 attributes at each rated property and provide a global and unified Five-Star rating system that consumers around the world can trust.

Singapore is the fourth country to receive Forbes Travel Guide’s Five-Star ratings, and the fourth city in Asia after Beijing, Hong Kong, and Macau. Forbes Travel Guide enters Singapore at a time when its tourism industry is delivering remarkable results and more Singaporeans are enjoying stay-cations at home.

With Forbes Travel Guide (official site) as a premier resource, travelers to Singapore, home to world-class travel services/facilities, including Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport, will be able to make more informed decisions for their trips.

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The ratings reflect the best-of-the-best in hospitality excellence and have long been considered one of the highest achievements in the travel industry.

About Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide (formerly known as Mobil Guide or Mobil Travel Guide) is a star rating service and online travel guide for hotels, restaurants, and spas. In 2011, Forbes Travel Guide published its last set of guidebooks and on November 15, 2011, launched its new online home,, which covers numerous international destinations, including Hong Kong, Macau, Beijing, Singapore, Shanghai, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, Japan, Thailand, and London. combines Forbes Travel Guide’s Five-Star travel ratings system with insights and perspectives from Forbes Travel Guide’s own inspectors.

The Mobil Travel Guide Star Ratings provided ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants, and spas on a scale of one star (average to good) to five stars (one of the best in the country) starting in 1958.

Forbes Travel Guide has continued the Five-Star ratings with rating categories of Five-Star, Four-Star, and Recommended, and has a team of inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against proprietary standards.

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Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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