RWS TO OPEN OCEANARIUM, SETS DATE FOR GRAND OPENING CELEBRATIONS
ALMOST three years since its soft launch in January 2010, Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) will open the last of its facilities by December 7, a day which will also mark the grand opening of the integrated resort.
Biswajit Guha, director, education and conservation, Marine Life Park, said marine educational programmes would be offered to local and overseas school groups next year, adding that the park has been “working closely with Singapore Tourism Board’s Overseas Study Trips branch”.
These programmes will also be made available to corporate groups.
With the completion of the final attraction, Greg Allan, RWS’ vice president, rooms and F&B, hopes to see stronger business performance in 2013.
Allan said: “We aim to increase the length of stay of our guests from two nights now to three nights in 2013. We are also expecting 16 million visitors (across RWS) within the next year.
“Going forward, our resources will focus on revenue growth. Additional resources will be deployed to promote our attractions and resorts in major and secondary cities in China, as well as India, which is emerging.”
Details on ticket prices and packages will be released closer to opening day.
Meanwhile, plans for the grand opening day are being finalised. Festivities will include a ceremonial launch at RWS’ Lake of Dreams, public performances, a 12-minute public fireworks display, promotions at retail and F&B outlets, as well as a gala dinner for 1,600 invited guests at the Resorts World Convention Centre.