It would appear that Singapore-based Reserveit.sg has maintained its front-runner status as the king of online restaurant reservation sites in Singapore.
Now, with the launch of their mobile app on iOS, they are leaving Chope.sg and TableDB in the dust.
Mobile is big in Singapore, so there’s definitely value in creating a mobile app to allow users to fluidly make reservations. Read more
After being at SGE for about seven months now, I’ve noticed something about Singapore entrepreneurs: We’re pretty adept at taking a business concept from overseas and applying it locally.
Which is fine by the way — as long as it isn’t blind copying.
The latest to follow in this fine tradition is Singapore-based Connoisseur Club, which is essentially an online restaurant reservation site combined with a group buying site. Think Open Table and Groupon‘s love child. Read more
Chope your seats before it's too late!
Sooner or later, someone was going to use the Internet to let diners make restaurants reservations instantly.
Such an idea isn’t new: US-based OpenTable has been doing it since 1998, and they’ve expanded their services into eight countries.
In Singapore, the concept is just beginning to take off. Within the past couple of years, at least four such websites have already sprung up.
Reservations.SG started operating in 2010, while Reserveit.sg (read our interview with them) and Chope launched around the same time, in June 2011. Read more