Compact and convenient, Singapore is an exciting collection of distinct neighbourhoods that offer business visitors a unique opportunity to combine business with pleasure. From shopping to historic walking tours to fine dining, the island’s array of leisure options guarantees every delegate an experience he or she will never forget. Shophouses, beaches, theme parks and unique architecture provide exotic locations for networking and downtime alike. They also demonstrate the breakneck speed of development that has shaped the modern face of Singapore and provide business visitors with fascinating insight into one of Asia’s best-known success stories.
Futuristic shopping malls, flagship designer stores and a packed calendar of promotions, launches and lifestyle events – welcome to Orchard Road, Singapore’s shopping mecca. Unique offerings from local fashion designers hang alongside world-famous luxury and high-street brands in an avenue of stores.
Bargain hunters can spend an afternoon wandering the labyrinthine, yet refreshingly air-conditioned alleys of Far East Plaza, while label hunters luxuriate in the exclusive setting of Orchard Gateway, ION or Robinsons Somerset malls.
Heart of Singapore’s arts and entertainment sector – the island’s “West End.” After taking in a show at one of two major theatres, visitors can be wowed by a ride on the Singapore Flyer or a stroll through the Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay. Waterfront dining experiences at the Fullerton Heritage and local streetfare at Gluttons Bay or Satay by the bay are complemented by a star-studded cast of celebrity chef restaurants, all in the shadow of Singapore’s iconic skyline.
An island getaway minutes away from Singapore, the pristine white beaches, sprawling golf courses and exclusive spas make this an adult’s playground. Thrill seekers will be drawn to attractions such as Universal Studios Singapore, WaveHouse, iFLy Singapore, MegaZip and Adventure Cove WaterparkTM , after which they can head to Vivo City for some retail therapy, or St James Power Station for the hearth-thumping nightclubs.. This diverse island offers escape on every level.
Singapore’s ethnic enclaves, Chinatown, Little India, Kampong Glam and Joo Chiat, are home to rich customs and traditions and offer the intrepid explorer a feast of new experiences. Witness an intoxicating mix of commerce and culture as heritage brands, merchant stores, temples and mosques vie for space with new businesses such as designer outlets, boutique hotels, bars and cafes. Learn about the evolution of businesses as these precincts constantly change and develop over time to remain epicentres of trade, and continue to remain relevant to today’s discerning travellers.
Wine, dine, and club by the riverside at any one of the trio of quays along the Singapore River. Robertson Quay is an entertainment enclave with bars, performing arts houses and art galleries. It is home to the Singapore Tyler Print Institute, which has free print and paper art installations. Clarke Quay is a colourful kaleidoscope of restored warehouses that comes alive at night with an array of restaurants, jazz clubs and more. Boat Quay is a trailblazer of the Singapore entertainment scene, offering an eclectic mix of high end restaurants, alfresco dining and lively bars and pubs.