As one of the smallest nations of Southeast-Asia, Singapore, an island city-state, is one of the world's most prosperous countries. Earning its name as the world's busiest port, Singapore receives a large number of foreign and out-of-state tourists each year.
Singapore in recent years, has become a hot tourist destination, owing to its rich blend of Chinese, Indian and Malay influences combined with the modern day comforts. Adding color to this rich blend are the numerous city attractions like, Chinatown, Kampong Gelam and Arab Street, Jurong Birdpark, Red Dot Design Museum, Chinese and Japanese Gardens and Little India.
Being such a popular tourist destination, the city of Singapore has something to offer to one and all. While the attractions offer a traditional glimse of Singapore's mixed culture, not to be left behind are the shopping malls and casinos. The city being licensed for legalised gambling, sports several casinos and casino resorts competing with the likes of Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Colorful festivals and celebrations form a major part of Singapore's lifestyle. The biggest event celebrated by far is the Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year held in February. Other events include, Dragon Boat Festival, Hungry Ghost Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival. The best way to enjoy these major tourist attractions and activities is to plan a stay in city downtown hotels like, Orchard Hotel or the Asphodel Inn Singapore. This you can do by making a reservation with Downtownhotels.org site and utilizing the available hotel deals and discounts.