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Marina Bay Sands transformed Singapore's skyline and its tourism landscape

Author: Vicky Karantzavelou / Date: Wed, 02/15/2012 - 11:26
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Opened on 27 April 2010 Singapore Marina Bay Sands is part of the mega $5.5 billion resort project aiming to make Singapore as the top Southeast Asia’s entertainment destination...

Opened on 27 April 2010 Singapore Marina Bay Sands is part of the mega $5.5 billion resort project aiming to make Singapore as the top Southeast Asia’s entertainment destination. Marina Bay Sands is a union of three luxurious hotels joined together by state of the art beautiful sky terrace, Sands SkyPark. Developed by the world renown gaming company, Las Vegas Sands, Marina Bay guarantees comfort and pleasure for all its guests.

Marina Bay Sands hotel is comprised of three 55 storey towers, which opened in April 2010. The three towers are connected with a one hectare roof sky park offering 360 degree views of Singapore’s skyline and featuring beautifully sculptured gardens, restaurants and a swimming pool. The project features a 2,561 room hotel, a 120,000 square meters convention & exhibition centre, a 74,322 square meters mall, an iconic ArtScience museum, two large theatres, seven “celebrity chef” restaurants, two floating Crystal Pavilions, an ice skating rink, and the world’s largest atrium casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. The complex is topped by a 340m-long SkyPark with a capacity of 3,900 people and a 150m infinity swimming pool, set on top of the world’s largest public cantilevered platform, which overhangs the north tower by 67m.

Aside from the unique innovative architectural design, elegance can also be found within every corner of the hotels interior. Each room is fabricated with warm comfortable setting and fully equipped with superior amenities. Everything within Marina Bay is set above the level of excellence. The hotel offers world-class gaming, new-concept bars, and hip clubs that help bring nightlife to another level. Experience this whole new definition of luxury found only in Marina Bay Sands.

Atrium Rooms

The Atrium Deluxe, Premier & Grand Rooms are located at the heart of the action, on hotel floors up to level 22. With King Beds or two doubles, these rooms provide comfort & style for any type of getaway.

Atrium room amenities include:
  • Stylish, modern decor
  • Views of either the city skyline or the sea
  • Executive work desk
  • High speed internet access (wired / wireless)
  • Cable TV and movies on demand
  • Mini-bar
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible or handicapped rooms are available
  • Non-smoking or smoking rooms are available
Horizon Rooms

The Horizon Deluxe, Premier & Grand Rooms can be found on the higher floors of our three hotel towers and boast spectacular views of the Marina Bay or Sea. With King Beds or two doubles these rooms feature modern and stylish décor with Singapore’s skyline as a backdrop.

Marina Bay Club Rooms

Situated on the higher floors, the Marina Bay Club room offers guests access to the most unique and luxurious club found in any hotel. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, guests will not only enjoy their room with outstanding views, but also undoubtedly be impressed by the superb facilities and services offered by on the Sands SkyPark.

Located 200 meters above the city, guests can enjoy all day dining, including American breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, evening cocktails, an all-day open bar serving non-alcoholic beverages, private meeting room access, complimentary wireless Internet, newspapers and magazines all in an incredible setting.

Sands Expo & Convention Center

The Sands Expo & Convention Center offers more then 120,000 square meters of meeting space, making it one of the largest and most flexible locations in Asia. It is also the biggest MICE (meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) facility in Singapore, and the ballroom is the largest in Southeast Asia, capable of hosting up to 11,000 delegates. Beyond those facilities, delegates can enjoy luxurious accommodation at Marina Bay Sands Hotel, take in a Broadway musical, eat at the finest restaurants, enjoy world-class shopping, visit the casino and experience a unique destination.

Casino Facilities

The luxurious 15,000 square metre casino features almost 500 gaming tables, 1,600 slot machines, as well as more than 30 private gaming rooms. In the casino’s own words “Marina Bay Sands offers a vast selection of the newest and most popular electronic gaming machines worldwide. Their collection of machines features more than 250 themes and game titles to choose from.”

The main gaming floor, the world’s largest gaming floor, is made up of more than 130,000 Swarovski crystals and weighs just a bit over seven tons! But there’s much more to see and do.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Vicky Karantzavelou

Co-Founder & Chief Editor

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.