By James Chen, AdLib Contributor-at-large
In 2011, Groupon.sg will showcase more ‘50% off’ travel deals in the region, after the extension of its presence in SEA to Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. Its exclusive partnership with Starwood Hotels and Resorts enables Groupon to negotiate the best deals with top hotels and do all the homework so that subscribers can do what’s most important to them – relax and enjoy their Groupon purchase.
Karl Chong, the Founder of Beeconomic and CEO of Groupon Singapore, is a finance geek turned entrepreneur. He desires to develop his portal as a city guide for cool events and unique places to visit. Singapore has a wide range of international musicals, local bands, film festivals and he wants to showcase deals that allow people to know what’s hot and enjoy the city with their friends.