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Room and Board These hotels will swathe you in luxury and comfort while you’re at FTE Global or APEX EXPO, with one option to stir up some inspiration for a timely impromptu getaway – pour the rum and light up a cigar.

Marina Bay Sands

Mandalay Bay

Hotel Saratoga

Singapore

Las Vegas, United States

Havana, Cuba

SIN, Changi Airport Singapore Dollar

LAS, McCarran International Airport Calling code: +65

PHOTOS: MARINA BAY SANDS; MANDALAY BAY RESORT; HOTEL SARATOGA

Commute time to airport: 20 mins

US Dollar

Calling code: +1

Commute time to airport: 10 mins

HAV, José Martí International Airport Cuban Peso

Calling code: +53

Commute time to airport: 40 mins

why you’ll go

why you’ll go

why you’ll go

There’s more reason to stay at Marina Bay Sands than just APEX EXPO – bet on extravagant shows, a lavish casino, celebrity chefs and its famous rooftop park with an infinity pool that offers panoramic views.

In true over-the-top Vegas style, this hotel manages to fit a casino, wave pool and shark reef aquarium into one complex. And if none of that suits your fancy, step onto the Strip to browse all that Sin City has to offer.

Step back in time. This refurbished 1930s hotel exudes timeless Cuban charm while keeping up with modern amenities. Old Havana and the bars Hemingway frequented are just a short walk away.

why you’ll stay

why you’ll stay

why you’ll stay

Swap the resort bubble for some local culture. See and taste the city-state’s unique blend of Chinese, Malaysian and Indian cultures through laksa spicy noodle soup or chili crab at the hawker stalls.

When you’ve had enough of the orange tans, neon lights and tassels, take a car out to Red Rock Canyon, 40 minutes away, and be reminded this town was built in the middle of the Mojave Desert.

Warm weather, white-sand beaches and laid-back Cuban vibes will have you wanting to linger. Life here is slowgoing, so allow yourself some extra time to extend that break.

fun fact

fun fact

fun fact

Sands familiar? The super-hotel was developed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. and designed by Moshe Safdie, famous for the Lego-inspired Habitat 67 in Montreal.

Get an airport-facing room and watch the airplanes take off and land at McCarran International or go in for the close-up. LAS is known to be spotter-friendly.

Lost your impulse to shop? Since consumption was associated with capitalism, Cuba has very few ads and billboards.

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This issue, colored LEDs, YouTube and TV box sets entertain us en route to summer destinations. At the airport, beacons beckon and GPS ensur...

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