The new platform will allow local businesses to publish official information on operating hours and update other information directly. The platform will enable travelers to get accurate information, but also provides that information to third-party online travel agencies (OTAs) and online travel guides. So far, 600 companies in Singapore have already registered. The hub is not designed exclusively for any single source market. However, given the importance of the China market for Singapore, it will invariably need robust Chinese language support and integration with Chinese travel platforms. Something that Ho-Strangas Shyn Yee, Director for Global Product Management at STB’s data partner Expedia, was quick to emphasize. Get the full story at Jing Travel