Midday getaway: Daycations take off as more book hotel rooms for a quick escape

DayAway worked with Raffles Hotel Singapore to create the Sunrise Spa and Swim package.
DayAway worked with Raffles Hotel Singapore to create the Sunrise Spa and Swim package.PHOTO: DAYAWAY

SINGAPORE - When Mr Toby Cai and his friends were backpacking in Thailand two years ago, they wanted to book a hotel room for the afternoon to freshen up before a trekking expedition.

Unable to find one, the trio wound up paying for a night's stay, but left after three hours.

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