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LTA-STB-TP-URA Advisory: Extension of Car-Free Sunday SG to 2018 with Coach Drop / Pick Up arrangements
Amendment to the Travel Agents Act and Travel Agents Regulation
Advisory on Temporary Closure of Spring Street Carpark and Spring Street
The Conditions of Licence Tourist Guide Must Adhere
 


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2018 Multi-Language Proficiency Test Dates Schedule
The Multi-Language Proficiency Tests will be scheduled on weekdays (0800hrs-1800hrs) except National public holidays.

Please note that STB reserves the right to:
a) Change the examination dates if necessary.
b) Postpone or cancel the examination if the minimum number of registration is not met.

All queries can be made to [email protected]

Thank you.

Regards,
Tourist Guide Licensing Department


Announcement Date: 15-01-2018
Attachment: 1.  2018 MLPT Schedule.pdf

LTA-STB-TP-URA Advisory: Extension of Car-Free Sunday SG to 2018 with Coach Drop / Pick Up arrangements
Dear Touirst Guides

Please be informed that the Car-Free Sunday SG is extended to 2018 and the upcoming dates are as follows:
28 January
25 March
27 May
29 July
28 October
30 December

Due to this, there will be road closures in the Civic District and CBD area. Please refer to Appendix A for the road closure map.

Civic District
Full closure: St Andrew's Road, Connaught Drive, Fullerton Road - 5am to 12.30pm
Lane closure: Stamford Road - 5am to 12.30pm

CBD
Full closure: Cecil Street, Robinson Road, Telok Ayer Street, Amoy Street, Stanley Street - 5am to 12.30pm
Lane closure: Collyer Quay, Maxwell Road - 5am to 12.30pm

Note that coach parking will not be possible along Anderson Bridge, Connaught Drive, Lau Pa Sat along Shenton Way and Telok Ayer Street from 5am to 12.30pm. As such, coaches are advised to park at the Raffles Boulevard Coach Park.

Thank you for your understanding and co-operation on the above.

Best Regards,
Ooin Tze Sern
Senior Officer | Tourist Guide Licensing
Singapore Tourism Board


Announcement Date: 15-01-2018
Attachment: 1.  Coach Advisory_Appendix A.pdf

Amendment to the Travel Agents Act and Travel Agents Regulation
The Travel Agents Act and Travel Agents Regulations have been amended to enhance consumer protection measures and better position the travel agent industry to grow and thrive in a rapidly evolving tourism landscape. The changes will take effect in phases from 1 January 2018.

For more information on the amendments, please refer to the attached guide.



Announcement Date: 02-01-2018
Attachment: 1.  Guide on the amendments to the Travel Agents Act and Travel Agents Regulations.pdf

Advisory on Temporary Closure of Spring Street Carpark and Spring Street
We would like to inform you that due to construction of the Thomson-East Coast Line Maxwell station, the URA carpark along Spring Street, i.e. Spring Street Carpark (off street) will be temporarily closed for reconfiguration works from 1 November 2014 to February 2015. Spring Street will be accessible until the end of November 2014. Thereafter, it will be closed from 1 December 2014 and will be reinstated by 4th Q 2018.

For more information, please refer to the attachments below.


Announcement Date: 05-11-2014
Attachment: 1.  Spring Street Carpark closure.pdf
2.  Spring Street Carpark closure Chinese.pdf

The Conditions of Licence Tourist Guide Must Adhere
With the implementation of the amended STB Act, the previous Singapore Tourism (Licensing and Control of Tourist Guides) Regulations, including the conditions of licence under The Schedule, are revoked. The conditions of licence can be found on the STB corporate website (www.stb.gov.sg).

As of 7 October 2014, all licensed tourist guides will be bound by these conditions of licence. The conditions of licence are listed in the attachment below for reference and can be revised from time to time.


Announcement Date: 31-10-2014
Attachment: 1.  Conditions of Licence.pdf