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Of boutique hotels and bungalows in BT Weekend

Boutique hotels might be caught between big hotel chains and budget outfits, but four boutique hoteliers are counting on novel experiences to woo fussy travellers. Find out what they are up to in The Business Times' Weekend magazine tomorrow.

Also in the issue, The Weekend Interview speaks to Lam Soon Singapore's Whang Shang Ying about his love for Chinese calligraphy and jazz.

And if speed is your thing, get the lowdown on the Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400 and the Mercedes-Benz SL400 in Weekend Drive.

In the main paper's Brunch feature, we lift the curtain on Good Class Bungalows and find out what makes them so special.

This week, the Cubicle Files column examines the latest development in the gig economy - transition managers who are "rented" out to companies for a fixed period of time to fix specific problems.

Elsewhere in the issue, Cult Status shows you shoes that will give you instant street cred, while Disrupted hits the road by putting the Lumos city bike helmet to the test.

For audiophiles, Music To My Ears is back with a good look at the Kondo Ongaku Integrated Amplifier and Hawkwind's 26th studio album, The Machine Stops.

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