Singapore is a thriving business and financial centre for Southeast Asia. It has the world's busiest port, and its award winning airport serves more than 60 major airlines, including the country's own international carrier, Singapore Airlines. This is a bustling city-state with excellent communications and transport, including a hi-tech Mass Rapid Transit system and plenty of inexpensive taxis.
Singapore has an astonishing mix of old ethnic areas, modern offices and shopping complexes. It has over 70 world class hotels, 18 lush golf courses, and a host of tourist attractions.
Singapore offers a range of attractions to fascinate all ages. Its beautiful open-concept zoo has captured international attention. Here, in a park-like setting, natural barriers replace bars, giving the best possible environment for animals and visitors alike. Have breakfast with a gentle orang utan, and see endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger, the pigmy hippopotamus and the golden tamarin.