Raffles Hotel is a Singapore icon. A luxury colonial-style national monument that first opened in 1887, it has been featured in Hollywood rom-com Crazy Rich Asians and hosted the likes of Michael Jackson, Queen Elizabeth II, and probably anyone who’s anyone during their visit to Singapore. Recently, the brand’s flagship property completed its three-phased restoration (led by interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud and architecture firm Aedas), which began in February 2017, unveiling an updated look that nonetheless retains a sense of nostalgia and classic sophistication.
This article is a part of our Influential Brands 2019 series, where we highlight the most influential brands in Singapore. Raffles Hotel has been awarded 2019 Top Employer Brand in the category of Luxury Hotel in Singapore.