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Changi Airport launches interactive gallery and curated district tours to promote attractions in Changi Precinct
Explore Changi Precinct with insta-worthy photo spots and eight discoverytours, including a new tour uncovering unique stories of Changi Airport’s development
SINGAPORE, 5 July 2022 – Changi Airport has launched the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery at Terminal 3 (T3), kicking off an initiative to drive awareness of the Changi Precinct which includes areas in and surrounding Changi Airport such as Pulau Ubin, Pasir Ris, Tampines, Bedok and East Coast Park. Featuring interactive elements and photo spots modelled after iconic sights and sounds in the Changi Precinct, visitors can pose for photos and discover fun facts across seven themed zones. As part of the initiative, Changi has also launched two new exploration tours – My Changi Airport Tour and My Changi Village Heritage Tour – in partnership with MyCommunity, a local non-profit organisation that celebrates Singapore’s heritage and culture through organising tours, programmes and exhibitions.
Explore the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery
Step into the exciting world of Changi Precinct at T3 Departure Hall where visitors can pose with iconic cultural landmarks. The journey begins at the Changi Airport zone where visitors can take photos with models of various popular spots at the airport such as Jewel Changi Airport and the well-loved Terminal 2 flight information flip-board.
Moving through seven different zones, visitors can learn interesting nuggets and stories of Siglap in the drawers of an old-school barbershop, play a digital arcade game at an HDB void deck and ‘watermelon’ playground, and jump onboard a bumboat that brings visitors through the history of Pulau Ubin and the eastern coast of Singapore.
Hear the stories of Changi Airport through a guided tour
A newly curated tour of Changi Airport traces the development of the airport from its humble origins through the stories of airport staff and visitors. The tour begins in Terminal 1 and guides participants to discover the airport's recreational spaces, artwork installations, designs, and heritage businesses. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the airport while exchanging stories with airport staff they meet along the tour, giving them a peek into behind-the-scenes operations that keep Changi Airport running, as well as intriguing anecdotes of people who have worked and visited Changi Airport from the past to the present.
Experience Changi Precinct through activities
In addition to the two new tours, visitors can also sign up for six other tours running till October, each exploring a key area of the Changi Precinct such as Bedok, Pulau Ubin and Pasir Ris. For a more hands-on experience, look forward to curated specialty and craft workshops during the September school holidays, where participants get to meet and learn traditional skills from craftsmen within the precinct.
Tour prices start from S$20 per person. Please refer to the Annex for more details on the tours.
Mr Lim Ching Kiat, Changi Airport Group’s Managing Director of Air Hub Development, said, “Many of the travellers who fly to Changi Airport are interested to venture beyond the airport to explore the Changi Precinct, which is rich with local history and culture. Hence, Changi Airport Group has been working with various partners around Changi Airport over the last two years to promote appreciation of the many hidden gems of the eastern part of Singapore. We invite local residents and travellers to kickstart their journey of exploring the charms of Singapore’s East through the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery. We hope this allows them to understand the Changi Precinct deeper and encourage exploration of lesser-known spots in Singapore.”
The “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery will run till 23 October 2022 at T3 Departure Hall. Admission is free. In addition, for July and August, the first 150 visitors each month to take a picture or video with the “Hello, Changi Precinct” gallery and post it on their social channels  with the hashtag #ChangiPrecinct will receive an exclusive Changi Eats promo code.
For more details on the tours and how to sign up, please visit https://bit.ly/hellochangiprecinct-media.
For high-resolution images of the gallery and the tours, please download from https://bit.ly/CP-mediaphotos. Please refer to the Annex for a quick overview of photos available.
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About Changi Airport Group
Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.
As one of Asia’s most connected international aviation hubs, Changi Airport links Singapore to over 120 cities globally, with over 80 airlines operating more than 4,000 weekly flights. Jewel Changi Airport, a multi-dimensional lifestyle destination, opened in April 2019, adding to Changi Airport’s shopping and dining offerings of close to 500 F&B and retail outlets. The world’s most awarded airport, Changi has won over 600 accolades for its consistent and excellent airport staff service, passenger experience and safety standards.