Aviation Noise Pollution

1195 Words May 16th, 2013 5 Pages
Good evening to all, hope you had enjoyed the dinner. For me, I had a high quality dinner just now and this brings me to share with you about the recent endorsement on the Population White Paper by the Parliament. In Chapter 5 of the Population White Paper mentioned about “A High Quality Living Environment”. Being a developed country, Singaporeans nowadays are more concerned about the Quality of Life. Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) issues have also been addressed in this recently endorsed White Paper, this includes the addition of Health and Community Facilities to be build progressively in order support the expected 6.9 million population.

I would like to take this opportunity to share with you the key issues on how our
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Due to the highly contagious nature of the disease, people do not travel unnecessarily and hence, Tourism industry was badly affected. The sudden fall in the number of tourists visiting Singapore greatly affect the Airline operators. Airline operators were forced to cut down expense and reduce overheads in order to tide over the rough time. Fortunately, SARS was over pretty fast and we were back for business in no time.

Although Singapore Tourism industry performed outstandingly in year 2012, there are a couple of challenges expected to face in year 2013. While Singapore have recently launched a couple of iconic tourist attractions such as the Resort World Sentosa, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyers and Gardens by the Bay, our neighboring countries also have a growing list of their own iconic attractions such as Legoland and Hello Kitty Land in Malaysia, Casinos in South Korea and the Philippines. Tourists in the Asia region like China and Hong Kong may consider visiting our neighboring countries over Singapore. This may reduce Singapore’s share of regional tourist spending and may in turn affect the growth of Singapore Tourism industry.

While the Singapore Tourism Board is working their way to boost the tourism industry, Changi Airport Singapore also announces their 1.3 billion plan to build the new Terminal 4 and surrounding infrastructures in order to cater for the increase in the passenger capacity and also
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