VISITING SINGAPORE

Singapore standard time is 8 hours ahead of GMT (+8 GMT).

 The weather in Singapore is usually warm and humid, at 30°C - 35°C. Light clothing is advisable.

The standard electrical current used in Singapore is 220- 240 volts AC (50 cycles). Power plugs with three square prongs are used here. Please check the voltage of appliances before using the power socket.

Tap water is potable as the water in Singapore passes World Health Organization standards.

The official currency of Singapore is the Singapore Dollar (SGD). Major international credit cards are widely accepted and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and money changers are easily accessible throughout the city. The average exchange rate is 1 USD = 1.35 SGD as of April 2019.

English is the working language in Singapore. Many Singaporeans also speak an additional language, usually Mandarin Chinese, Malay or Tamil.

Wi-fi and Connectivity. Visitors can register for a free public Wi-fi account with their foreign mobile numbers at any Wireless@SG hotspot. Overseas charges may apply.

Tipping is not necessary as a service charge of 10% is usually automatically incorporated in bills.

Places of Interest. For further tourist information, please visit the Singapore Tourism Board’s website.

HOTEL RECOMMENDATION

Nanyang Executive Centre

The Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC) is the only on-campus accommodation within the Nanyang Technological University where the ISEC 2021 Conference venue (NIE) is located.  NEC is purpose built for visitors working or attending meetings within the university campus. NEC offers hotel-like guest rooms from Deluxe Single, Deluxe Twin to Executive Suite.

Address:  60 Nanyang View, Singapore 639673

 

For more details please visit  www.ntu.edu.sg/nec

 

To book a room now, please use the Event Booking Form.

Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC). 

Located on the NTU campus and caters to visiting academics and guests of the university.

Genting Hotel Jurong

(Limited rooms available at this special rate. Do make your registration and bookings early.)

Address: 2 Town Hall Link, Singapore 60856

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