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The Edge Property: Offshore: Oxley positions Batam as a convention city

May 01, 2017 - The Edge Singapore

A strategic location and great connectivity to three major cities - Singapore, Jakarta, and Kuala Lumpur - has made Batam an

alluring destination for MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and events).

An added incentive for companies and holiday seekers who want more bang for their buck is the currency exchange rate of $1 to IDR9,500. For Singaporeans, Batam is just a 45-minute ferry ride away, either from the ferry terminal at Tanah Merah or HarbourFront Centre.

As such, it ...