Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is a global financial centre with a tropical climate and multicultural population. In circa-1820 Chinatown stands the red-and-gold Buddha’s Tooth Relic Temple, Little India offers colourful souvenirs and Arab Street is lined with fabric shops. Singapore is also known for eclectic street fare, served in hawker centres such as Tiong Bahru and Maxwell Road.
Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore, built by the South Korean company Ssangyong Engineering and Construction and completed in 2010. The architect was Aedas, and they were responsible for employing all consultants and for developing, co-ordinating and implementing the design. Engineering was provided by Arup and Parsons Brinkerhoff (MEP).
Set in 3 ultra-modern high-rise buildings, this luxury hotel is a 2-minute walk from Bayfront metro station. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with city/bay views, the sleek rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and minibars. There are chic bars, and posh restaurants that serve international dishes. Other amenities include a rooftop infinity pool, a spa and a gym.