Businesses hope for boost from royal visit to Singapore
12 September 2012 Last updated at 01:10 BST
Do the royals make good brand promoters?
That's something Singapore is about to find out, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visiting the island state as part of a tour commemorating the Queen's diamond jubilee year.
A good portion of their time here is being spent with British related business and helping promote the UK.
The BBC's Sharanjit Leyl reports.