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Singapore Airlines partners COMO Shambhala to offer wellness cuisine in the air

Singapore Airlines will offer COMO Shambhala’s award-winning wellness cuisine on select Singapore Airlines flights later this year, according to a media announcement made earlier this month. The wellness initiative is part of a longer term partnership between the airline and COMO Shambhala. The inclusion of the wellness dishes will be progressively made available in Singapore Airlines’ Book the Cook service. What else? In the announcement, Singapore Airlines mentioned a wider range of initiatives for “future collaborations”, which may include “on-board amenities, as well as in-flight entertainment content relating to wellness, among others”. This sounds like there isn’t really a plan yet. Wellness dishes Currently, Singapore Airlines is already offering several ‘feel good’ dishes under its ‘Deliciously Wholesome’ range, which is all the rage among airlines in recent times. In business class, customers can now select from some of the healthier options, including: Marinated Free Range Chicken on a Spring Salad Bouquet with Cheese Shavings, Roasted Walnuts and White Balsamic Dressing Spring Salad Bouquet of Haricot Verte Beans, Artichokes, Asparagus and Tomatoes with Hard Boiled Eggs …

REVIEW: Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok (Metropolitan Room)

The Metropolitan by COMO in Bangkok is one of my favourite hotels in the entire city. Despite it being a boutique chain of hotels with no affiliation to any of the major hotel chains (read: no loyalty perks), this remains one of my most memorable hotels for its simplicity in design, comfort and excellent service, making me feel right at home. About COMO COMO Hotels and Resorts is a chain of luxury properties across the world, and they believe in providing “luxury travel experiences with personalised service in elegant properties, each individually curated to reflect its location.” There are 14 COMO properties around the world, with over half of them in Asia. You will notice a trend in the locations they choose for their resorts: most are idyllic or exotic destinations, such as the two resorts in Bhutan and several beach resorts including Phuket and Bali. And I bet you didn’t know – the COMO Hotels and Resorts is part of the COMO Group, which is owned by Singaporean Christina Ong. Some other well known …