Marina Bay Sands Singapore Opens First Phase
The Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore has opened to the public. Las Vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson was on hand to open the first phase of the project at the Feng Shui approved time of 15:18. The first phase includes 963 hotel rooms the event plaza and the casiono as well as parts of the shopping mall and convention center and some of the project's many restaurants and bars. The resort already has events booked in the convention starting next month.
The official grand opening is scheduled for June 23. At that time the remainder of the property's 2,560 guest rooms, more shops and restaurants will open. June 23 also markets the opening of the Sands SkyPark, the incredible park which sits 60 stories off the ground and is perched atop all three of the property's hotel towers.
"Singapore's reputation as a world-class international tourist destination will be further enhanced with the opening of Marina Bay Sands and our company's reputation for building economy-changing tourism developments will be cemented around the world," said Mr Adelson.