With Spikes Asia 2011, scheduled from 18 to 20 September 2011, Campaign India has put together a list of ten things for those delegates who want to explore the city beyond the confines of their hotel rooms and the seminar auditoriums.
1. For the animal enthusiasts, there is the Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park and The Night Safari. Promoted as one of the best zoos and safaris in the world, it houses about 500 species of animals and birds. The zoo supposedly attracts about 1.6 million visitors each year.
2. Standing at 165m, the Singapore Flyer is the world’s largest observation wheel, larger than the more famous London Eye, offering panoramic views of the Marina Bay, the island city and beyond.
3. Zouk is the destination that established Singapore on the international dance music scene by continuously delivering progressive and fresh music for over 20 years.
4. Famous for its shopping, Orchard Road is the place to be for all the avid shoppers as it has 19 malls housing all the biggest brands in the world.
5. Marina Bay Street Circuit is Singapore’s official F1 track, with tight bends and long straights along the harbor , a must visit for all speed demons. And, with the race weekend just a few days away, the excitement will already be in the air.
6. The symbol of Singapore, half-fish and half lion - The Merlion at the Merlion Park attracts more than one million visitors annually.
7. Marina Bay Sands is a resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Developed by Las Vegas Sands, it is billed as the world's most expensive standalone casino property at S$8 billion. Marina Bay Sands features three 55-story hotel towers which are connected by a 1 hectare sky terrace on the roof, shaped like a ship.
8. For the geek in you, a visit to Singapore is incomplete without dropping by at Sim Lim Square and Funan Digitalife Mall.
9. Lying near the mouth of the Singapore River, the site of Clarke Quay, set amidst a backdrop of old shop houses, one can savour the many delights of Chinese, Italian, Iberian as well as the local cuisine. When the sun goes down, you don't have to look too far as the place houses some of the city's trendiest nightspots.
10. Sentosa Island is Singapore's premier island getaway and a must visit destination for tourists. It hosts unique family attractions and has a variety of experiences for all ages like the Rasa Sentosa Resort, Resorts World Casinos, Universal Studios and the Underwater World.