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Golf Primo- The Platform for Finding Ria Bintan- Ocean & Forest Course at Discounted Rates!

(PRWEB) March 18, 2015

Golf Primo offers user friendly and convenient booking methods for avid golf players in tee times and golf course selection in Asia. They carefully select the golf courses and then recommend after a qualified screening. They visit the recommended golf courses to ensure that the course meets the high standards of selection. Under Golf Primo, players can choose the best suited courses, and can also book at Ria Bintan- Ocean & Resort Course at discounted prices.

The Director of Golf Primo, Ellen Chan said, “Players can now book Ria Bintan- Ocean Course or Resort Course at discounted prices with us. Located in Indonesia, the ocean course is spread in 7076 yards and has a total of 18 holes. Ria Bintan Golf Club that is one of the Asia’s leading courses, has been consistently named the best golf course in Asia and Indonesia. It is the first in Indonesia to achieve the highly acclaimed Audubon International Classic Sanctuary Program certification for its leadership, commitment and high standards towards environmental management.”

Designed by world celebrated golfing legend Gary Player, Ria Bintan Golf Club is a 27-hole championship course, which is set amidst the pristine white beaches, clear waters and lush green tropical forests. The 18- hole Ocean Course provides an enthralling experience to the players. The Ocean course features smooth fairways with beautiful views of South China Sea. It has been the leading choice venue of many regional events including the annual Golf Asia Challenge, Revo Coca-Cola Golf Carnival as well as the Ria Bintan Open, offering an enjoyable and challenging experience for all golfing enthusiasts.

The director further quoted, “We create an opportunity for the golfing enthusiasts to experience some of the leading golf courses and enjoy ultimate golfing vacation. It takes just a minute to sign up at our website, which is free of cost. You can explore unlimited tee times and avail deals and offers. We keep updating our deals and offers for you to choose the best-suited one.”

Golf Primo is a platform, where one may book a golf tee time online out of the various options available. They provide easy booking for leading golf courses in Asia for players to enjoy their golf vacation. This also helps Golf Clubs to connect with prospective players.

About Golf Primo -

Golf Primo is a fast growing online golf booking platform providing tee time reservation services in Asia. Apart from reliable and convenient booking methods in tee times and golf course selection, users can also take advantage of beginners golf lesson under them. They offer user friendly booking methods for prime golf courses such as Bintan Lagoon Resort, Palm Springs Golf Beach resort and Laguna Bintan golf course. If one is looking for discounted Ria Bintan golf package online, this is the place to be.

Contact Information:

Golf Primo Pte Ltd

Address: 11 Floor, Wisma Atria

435 Orchard Road

Singapore 238877

Tel: +65 6701 8236



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The Fight Against Corruption: A Call to Arms

The Fight Against Corruption: A Call to Arms
In fulfilment of its mandate the NBA Anti-Corruption Commission organised a one day conference held on 24th June at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja with the theme 'The Fight Against Corruption In Nigeria: The Way Forward. … When one …
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World’s famous zoos

Zoos are exciting worlds of adventure offering a wide variety of exotic and animals for enjoyment and education. There are many world’s zoos which are recognised for their comprehensive collection of species and animals including exotic and endangered animals, environment conservation and education programs.


De La Palmyre, La Rochelle, France

De La Palymyre Zoo extend more than 18 hectares. Visitors will have opportunities to observe over 1600 animals of all species. The zoo is always trying to improve the quality of the animals lives. It is also the member of many recognized international associations including the national Association of the zoological gardens, the world Association of the zoos and aquariums, and the Action for the safeguarding of the primates of West Africa (WAPCA).


De La Palymyre Zoo extend more than 18 hectares


Adelaide Zoo, Australia

Adelaide Zoo is home to more than 1,800 animals and around 300 species of exotic and native mammals, fish, and reptiles. In addition, it is a botanic garden with significant exotic and Australian trees including a superb Moreton Bay Fig near Minchin House.


Adelaide Zoo is home to more than 1,800 animals and around 300 species of exotic and native animals


Berlin Zoological Garden, German

Berlin Zoolocal Garden is home to almost 1,500 different species and about 16,000 animals. It presents the most comprehensive collection of species in the world. Visitors will be attracted by regular animal feedings. The zoo’s public image is enhanced by some globally known animals such as Knut, the Gian Panda, and the polar bear or Bao Bao.


Berlin Zoolocal Garden is home to almost 1,500 different species and about 16,000 animals


Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia

Taronga Zoo, the city zoo of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is situated on the shores of Sydney Harbour. It is divided into eight zoogeographic regions. The Zoo is home to about 340 species and more than 2,600 animals including wetlands and bush birds, and koala walkabout.


The Zoo is home to about 340 species and more than 2,600 animals including wetlands and bush birds, and koala walkabout.


Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, Australia

Taronga Western Plains Zoo aims at providing more living and breeding space for large animals like antelopes and elephants and endangered Black Rhinoceros, Cheetah and Przewalski’s Horse. The Zoo is home to more than 1,500 animals from all over the world.


Taronga Western Plains Zoo aims at providing more living and breeding space for large animals


Bronx Zoo, New York, America

The Bronx Zoo is home to over 4,000 animals of 650 species. There are several exhibits like World of Birds and World of Reptiles.


The Bronx Zoo is home to over 4,000 animals of 650 species


Auckland Zoo, New Zealand

Auckland Zoo is recognized as one of the most progressive zoons worldwide. It is one of the largest collection of animals of 119 different species.


Auckland Zoo is recognized as one of the most progressive zoons worldwide


Singapore Zoo

The Singapore Zoo is acclamined as one of the world’s most spectacular zoos. Animals are separated from visitors by natural barriers such as streams, rock walls, and vegetation. There are more than 3,600 mammals, reptiles, and birds including rare and endangered species.


The Singapore Zoo is acclamined as one of the world’s most spectacular zoos


Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, Orlando, Florida, America

Disney’s Animal Kindom theme park, is full of attractions, adventures, and entertainment. The Park leads the way in animal care, research, and education. There are over 1,700 animals from 250 species, becoming the largest animal-themed park in the world.


Disney’s Animal Kindom theme park, is full of attractions, adventures, and entertainment


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Singapore Airport – Transit Activities Suggestions

Singapore Changi Airport is one of the best in the world providing excellent facilities to all passengers. Take a free Changi Airport Information Guide at the time of your arrival, it contains information about the various facilities. I am going to feature some of them here.

At Transit Lounge, Duty Free Shopping is the highlight; branded cosmetics can be as mush as 40% lower than retail selling prices. Besides, the Airport DFS offers great discount for all merchandises from branded apparels to the latest IT gadgets. They accept major credit cards and if you wish to pay in cash, many shops accept multiple currencies that follow daily exchange rate of the day.

Free Internet and wireless are available throughout Changi Airport. 15 minutes access time at all Internet terminals. If you have a personal laptop and would like to use the service, registration is required but there is no limit for access time.

Cafes and restaurants serving International cuisine as well as local food at reasonable prices. Local cafes such as “Ah Kun” serving authentic local food. Try their Kaya Toast and coffee. Kaya is a local bread spread made of Pandan Leaves, sugar and egg yolk. It is one of the local favorites for breakfast. Another dish that is a must try is called “Laksa”, it is a rice noodle dish served with a thick coconut milk soup base.

Next to the cafes, there are TV programs and movie screening with comfortable seats. You can simply purchase a beer or coffee to go, then sit back and relax, enjoy the free to air television programs! It is also a very popular place for passengers catching a short rest.

For mothers and small children, playground and nursing rooms at all the three terminals of Singapore Changi Airport. The nursing rooms are well equipped with diaper changing facilities, hot water and washing basins. Free cartooning screening for children as well as the young at hearts.

To freshen up, there is a gym and shower place as well as a swimming pool. Charges are applicable.

For relaxation, there is a spa and a hair salon locating at Terminal 1 Transit Lounge next to the entrance of the Airport Transit Hotel.

For a better rest, the Singapore Airport Transit Hotel provides excellent services like hotel rooms and relaxation facilities, locating at all the three Singapore Airport terminals. Charges are reasonable and it is a very popular Transit hotel. Make a reservation 3-4 weeks before your arrival to avoid disappointment.

If you have more than 5 hours, consider a free Singapore City Tour by Changi Airport. Approach the Visitors Center counters for registration. There are 2 routes: the cultural and historical, each will take about 2 hours. Free Tourist bus shuttle tourists from the airport to the tourist attractions. To join the city tour, make sure you have a valid Singapore entry visa (if applicable). Check out the Immigration Authority Website for Visa requirements.

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Things to Do in Singapore

Savor Singapore: The Sights and the Scenes

They say the best thing to do in Singapore is to go shopping. True enough, shopping can be an amazing experience in Singapore. The wide stretch of stalls and malls along Orchard Road will satisfy your craving for almost anything! Be it clothes from expensive designer brands to the cheaper yet fashionable local Singaporean labels, jewelry, accessories, gadgets, or even food; Singapore’s Orchard Road is sure to keep you satisfied.

Aside from shopping, there are lots more to do while in Singapore. One great way to start your day in Singapore is to have breakfast with the orangutans. Singapore Zoo boasts of having the world’s most successful orangutan-breeding program and offers a morning tour with the option to have a wild breakfast among these awesome animals.

Get your adrenaline pumping at the G-Max Reverse Bungee. Be prepared to be launched 200 kilometers per hour to a height of 60 meters for around 5 minutes and feel your stomach turn upside down at Singapore’s first ever bungee! Take this exciting memory with you home with a DVD recording of yourself in the air taken by an on-board camera for just a few extra dollars.

Take a break and enjoy a leisurely cruise that’s sure to let you get to know Singapore more by giving you a fantastic view of the city-state. There are several options to choose from so you can choose the most convenient time for your cruise. The Morning Glory Cruise gives you an amazing view of picturesque islands and includes a stop-over to Kusu Island to see an ancient Chinese Temple, the High Tea Cruise has the same route as with the Morning Glory Cruise but offers cakes, tartlets and sandwiches that you can enjoy with high tea and the Dinner Cruise boasts of an international dinner buffet.

Meet Shrek and see Jurassic Park come to life at Universal Studios Singapore! Everyone will surely enjoy a day at the Universal Studios. Adults get to experience ancient Egypt in the Revenge of the Mummy Ride while kids can enjoy Shrek and Fiona’s beautiful castle and swamp as well as Madagascar.

Not able to join the orangutans for breakfast earlier? Not a problem! Singapore Zoo also offers a dinner buffet at the Ulu Ulu Safari Restaurant as well as a night safari. Imagine African safari without the excruciating heat. Enjoy watching nocturnal animals in their natural habitat from your tram and follow a walking trail to see them closer. What are you waiting for? Plan your trip to Singapore now!

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Destination: Singapore

The city is extremely clean, safe and locals and tourists alike are not even permitted to chew gum. Yes, these things are true but that does not mean thatSingaporewill put you to sleep. It is actually quite the opposite. Your unforgettable vacation to one ofSoutheast Asia’s most enduring countries begins when you land at their luxurious airport. Take note,  Singaporehas one of the best airports in the world. Come on, if an airport can be that great, just imagine what the rest of the city has in store for you.


Singaporeis a breath of fresh air when compared to countries such asBangkokwhich has a wide array of attractions as well but is also home to bumper to bumper traffic at almost all hours of the day. Many times traffic eats up a ton of vacation time. Who needs that? Especially when most people only get a two week vacation  leave per year. If you visitSingapore, this will not be a problem at all. Aside from clear roads, their train lines are also a cinch to use.


The longer you stay inSingaporethe more you will appreciate its unique beauty and charm. From the different types of people you meet to the scrumptious dishes each hawker center and restaurant serve, you will truly understand why the city is comparable to no other. You can go sightseeing all day, shop all afternoon and enjoy at the local bars and clubs all night without worrying about your safety.


This well-run Asian country will give you a closer look at not only the local culture but will also open your eyes to the lifestyles of  the Chinese, Indians and Malays that chose to settle there. Embark on two totally different experiences by heading toChinatownone day and then checking out Little India the next day. With the type of ethnic diversity found inSingaporeyou are bound to be delightfully surprised at every destination you visit.


One thing that is loved all around the world is food. The natives have a passion for all things food related. Find a ton of delicious dishes to fit whatever your budget is. There are economically priced fast food chains, reasonably priced hawker centers as well as extravagant restaurants that cost an arm and a leg. Whether you are willing to break the bank to try the most popular dishes or you want to spend your cash a bit more conservatively, one thing is for sure, you will not leave the island with an unsatisfied stomach.


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WATG Elects New Members to the Board

Irvine (PRWEB) April 28, 2015

Renowned architectural and design firm WATG has announced the election of two executives to their board of directors. This year, the board welcomes the addition of newly elected Margaret McMahon, senior vice president and managing director of the Wimberly Interiors, and Deborah Rosenblum, vice president, who was re-elected for a second term. The two female executives joins a third woman on the board, resulting in three of the six director seats in 2015 filled by women. With women comprising half of the firm’s board seats, WATG has further distinguished itself with equal gender representation, a unique achievement in the architectural design world. This board member composition further demonstrates the progressive evolution of WATG as the firm celebrates 70 years of award-winning design. Other current and previously elected board members include Dave Moore (Chairman), Muriel Muirden, Rob Day, and Perry Brown. Mike Seyle as President and CEO of the firm, is an ex officio member of the Board of Directors.

Tasked with charting the course for the firm’s short and long-term strategic vision, which includes client service and geographical expansion initiatives, among others, the WATG board meets regularly to develop and assess key business goals, and provide oversight for the company’s current and future operations. As an example, Wimberly Interiors, which is headed by Margaret McMahon, emerged from this BOD process. According to Perry Brown, having a vision for WATG and planning for this vision is where a great deal of satisfaction lies. “I enjoy coming together with the board and really looking toward the future,” says Brown. “Talking about the possibilities and making sure that we try to look from all aspects and scenarios from different angles is important. What are we going to do? Where do we want to be? And what does it mean? We try to cover all aspects and scenarios.” Quarterly meetings are held at or near various WATG offices, and to ensure a steady influx of fresh representation and insight, board members serve three-year terms, which are staggered, with two of the six Board positions up for election every three years. In addition to having women now representing half of the Board of Directors for 2015, this year’s elections were also noteworthy because voting was extended to significantly more employees, as a benefit from the company’s new Employee Ownership Trust Program. This new program allows employees with two or more years of service an opportunity to vote for board candidates, ensuring a greater number of employees have a “voice” in the firm’s future. Candidates are selected by the board nomination committee during an “open” nomination period which assists greatly in fostering a diverse cross section of experience, and fresh, insightful thinking.

The current board of directors team consists of the following individuals, representing broad-based experience and true to form, exceptional visionary capability:

Dave Moore

Senior Vice President Dave Moore has been chairman of the board since 2012 and is based in the Singapore office, where he is managing director. With over 25 years of experience, he spans a wide range of project types and disciplines. Prior to his current position in Singapore, Moore served as the managing director of the Honolulu office, where he garnered diverse knowledge and expertise in mixed-use and urban development that included intimate beachfront retreats as well as luxury boutique properties. Chosen as a key part of the firm’s expansion plan, Moore has taken the Singapore office from just four people to include over 80 talented designers that work collectively across all of the WATG service lines.

Deborah Rosenblum

Recently elected as secretary of the board of directors, Deborah Rosenblum is a vice president in the Honolulu office, where her range of skills includes concept through design development, documentation and construction administration, and extensive design expertise. Initially based in the Honolulu office, Rosenblum also served as managing director of the London office. Her design background originally focused on large international hospitality projects, with roles that varied from project designer to project manager, allowing her to develop a deep reservoir of hospitality project leadership experience. Rosenblum derives great satisfaction from seeing the impact her work has on those who visit her design projects.

Margaret McMahon

As senior vice president and the head of the interiors service line of WATG, Margaret McMahon accomplished the successful launch of Wimberly Interiors, now considered a respected brand in hospitality design. Her vast design experience, from designing the acclaimed Bentley Suites at The St. Regis in New York and Istanbul, to opening successful interior design studios in Los Angeles, New York, Singapore, Dubai and Miami have distinguished her as an inspiring leader and true visionary in the world of interior design. McMahon’s work is often featured in leading international design publications.

Muriel Muirden

Working from London office, Muriel Muirden is executive vice president of strategy, a key service practice at WATG that offers clients pre-development strategic advice and support. With a truly global perspective that spans Europe, Africa, the Middle East, China, Central Asia, and other regions, she advises the firm’s leaders on current tourism trends and market opportunities, while conducting proprietary research on evolving hospitality products and market dynamics. Brought up in the Far East and educated in Scotland, Muirden’s rich background includes serving as an instructor in the Office of Executive Education at Harvard University, where she lectured on economic master planning for large land-use projects.

Perry Brown

Perry was recently elected as treasurer of the board of directors, and serves as senior vice president in the Irvine office, where his expertise is focused on site planning and design, project management, and construction management. Throughout his nearly 30 years, he has directed the design of numerous large-scale hospitality projects around the world, including the now legendary Atlantis Paradise Island Resort and Casino in the Bahamas. Brown’s background with WATG includes the distinction of serving as managing director in two office locations in the US, where he led multi-disciplinary creative teams. His extensive international experience, from working in several global WATG offices, provides immeasurable value across a broad range of high profile projects.

Rob Day

As senior vice president and director of planning, Rob Day oversees the critical process of integrating a complex variety of components into a cohesive, forward-thinking design. His noteworthy contributions to WATG include re-establishing the planning service line with the company in 1998. His background includes work on a wide variety of experience on hospitality, leisure, and urban mixed-use projects around the world, including the expansion of the Bei Da Hu resort in northeast China. Known for practicing a highly collaborative, team approach with clients, while in the London office Day was tapped by the Ministry of Tourism in Morocco as their resort planning advisor for the ambitious Plan Azur, a nationwide tourism strategy to develop six coastal resort areas along the country’s Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts.

Mike Seyle

As president and chief executive officer since 2009, Mike Seyle has proven a strong business, management, and legal background to WATG. His leadership in these and other key areas has resulted in significant international growth including the opening of new offices in Istanbul and Dubai. Prior to being tapped as president and CEO, Seyle spent four years as director of business and legal affairs for the firm, overseeing business, regulatory, insurance, and general corporate matters. Before joining WATG, Seyle held executive positions in a privately held financial services group, as well as a leading law firm in San Diego. He received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California.

About WATG

Over the course of the last seven decades, WATG and affiliated design studio Wimberly Interiors have become the worlds leading design consultants in the industry. With offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, New York, London, Istanbul, Dubai, Singapore, and Honolulu, the full-service design firm is best known for creating internationally acclaimed destinations in 160 countries across six continents. WATG offers design services comprising strategy, planning, architecture, urban design, landscape, and interior design for urban, tourism and resort destinations. WATG’s projects are renowned not only for their design and sense of place but also for their bottom-line success. Explore more at and

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