From December 1, 2018, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel will roll out a complimentary half-day tour Tiong Bahru Heritage Tour, available to any guest who books a stay at the property.
Running twice-daily every Saturday at 09.00 and 13.00, tours includes return transfer by coach, certified English-speaking guides from Tour East Singapore, and sampling of local dishes such as chwee kueh, min jiang kueh, you tiao, traditional kaya butter toast at Tiong Bahru Market. Other places of interest the tour visits include the Qi Tian Gong Temple; wall murals in the district; Seng Poh Garden; and Galicier Pastry, a four-generation-old bakery which sells traditional nonya kueh.
In addition, the Grand Copthorne team will also create in-house activities revolving around the cultural festivals in Singapore for guests.
Readers who type “LOCAL” while booking rooms on the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel’s website will receive a three per cent discount.
The ‘Live Like a Local’ campaign is supported by Singapore Tourism Board’s Experience Step Up Fund that encourages experience development projects that enhances visitors’ experience in Singapore.