More Singaporeans opting for reunion dinners in JB

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JOHOR BARU – More Singaporeans are taking advantage of the attractive exchange rates and celebrating with their loved ones at Chinese restaurants here this year.

Checks by The Star revealed that an average Chinese New Year eight-course meal for 10 in Singapore was more than twice the price of a similar meal in Johor Baru.

An average eight-course meal for a table of 10 at Chinese restaurants in Singapore costs between $530 and $2,988 while in Johor Baru it was between RM789 (S$300) and RM2,088.

M Suite Hotel general manager Dev Singh said the hotel’s Ming Court Chinese restaurant was almost fully booked.

“We can see a 15 per cent increase in bookings from Singaporeans this year compared to last year,” he said.

Read more  The Star/Asia News Network

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