Maranatha Overseas Study Tour 2015 (MOST 2015)

20 January 2015

Maranatha Overseas Study Tour is a program that held by International Office of Universitas Kristen Maranatha. The purpose of this program is to give a new insight and experience about the destination country, like culture, lifestyle, and work environment.

The trip started from 13th January 2015 until 15th January 2015. The trip began with the visitation to Tech in Asia Company. Tech in Asia is a company that provides an online news site which covers breaking technology news and startup stories in Asia. We were warmly welcomed by Ms. Gwendolyn Regina from Tech in Asia.

Group pictures in Tech in Asia with Mr. Stephanus and Ms.Gwendolyn

After Tech in Asia, the next destination was Altez by Far East Organization. Far East Organisation is the largest private property developer in Singapore, with a growing reputation for building innovative and functional spaces and providing enriching experiences and value for its customers, and Altez is one of the residence built by them, which is the tallest in Singapore and located in Tanjong Pagar, near CBD (Central Business District)area. This visit was guided by Mr. Teddy and Mr. Frans. We visit the 8th floor which provide gymnasium, pool, waterfall, and other facilities for the owner of the condo. We also visit the 60th floor which provide the Singapore view from 360 degrees point of view.

Group photos inside the condominium

Group photos inside the condominium

The first day trip ended with the visitation to Merlion, Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands, and Wonderful Water Fountain.

in front of Marina Bay Sands

in front of Marina Bay Sands

In front of Merlion Statue

In front of Merlion Statue

The next destination was Marina Barrage or also known as P.U.B. Marina Barrage is a dam built across the 350-metre wide Marina Channel to keep out seawater, forming Singapore’s first reservoir in the city and 15th reservoir. Marina Barrage is also in charge for maintaining the Singapore’s fresh water supply and flood control.

Inside of the Red Gallery, Marina Barrage

Inside of the Red Gallery, Marina Barrage

Another places that visited by the group were Chinatown, Sentosa Island, Orchard road, and Alive Museum in Suntec City.

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