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Resorts World at Sentosa
will also offer other family entertainment experiences such as Quest
Marine Life Park with the largest single marine tank in the world
and interactive dolphin habitat, operated by the world-renowned
Dolphin Quest. Other attractions include the Equarius Water Park
which offers customised water-rides, and a Maritime Xperiential
There will also be
entertainment along the retail, dining and entertainment precinct of
FestiveWalk, three public amphitheatres which will feature regular
performances including the Crane Ballet spectacular, as well as ESPA,
a premiere spa resort. Resorts World at Sentosa will also feature a
resident show ¨C ¡®Le Vie¡¯ which is put together by members from the
same creative team behind the Cirque du Soleil blockbusters such as
¡®KA¡¯ and ¡®O¡¯ in Las Vegas. There will be a total of six hotels
offering 1,830 rooms including a first-in-the-world hotel - Hotel
Michael - designed by award-winning architect, Michael Graves.
(Please refer to the attached fact sheet for more details.)
Architectural Concept and Design
The overall composition
of buildings, form and massing responds well to the existing fabric
of Sentosa. The architecture is human scale with a village-like
festive ambience. The site is well laid out, providing visitors
with a clear visual orientation to key attractions and facilities.
The extensive use of
water, landscaping and the choice of materials (such as stone and
wood) reflect the tropical resort feel of the island. Most of the
major attractions are also designed with canopies, covered walkways
and landscaped features to enhance visitors' experience in
all-weather condition. There is attractive night lighting to
highlight the architectural features of the individual buildings and
character of different zones.
has a strong track record in developing leisure resorts in various
overseas locations, including Malaysia and Australia. Star Cruises
with its modern fleet of ships is one of Asia¡¯s leading cruise lines
and the third largest cruise operator in the world. Together, the
consortium has over 40 years of experience in developing and
operating hotels, resorts, attractions, entertainment and cruise
lines. The consortium has a global distribution network of more than
35 offices in 17 countries.
Genting committed to a
development investment of S$3.85 billion. Together with the land
price and other associated capital costs, the total investment by
Genting is S$5.2 billion. Genting is expected to generate about $2.7
billion (or approximately 0.8%) to Singapore¡¯s annual Gross Domestic
Product and about 30,000 jobs throughout the economy by 2015.
The Singapore Government would
like to thank all the three proposers for the tremendous efforts and
resources that they have put into the RFP.
1 The Tender
Approving Authority also comprises Mr Mah Bow Tan, Minister for
National Development; Mr Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade and
Industry; Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister for Education and
Second Minister for Finance; Mr Raymond Lim, Minister for Transport
and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs; Dr Vivian Balakrishnan,
Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports and Second
Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts; and Mr S.
Iswaran, Minister of State for Trade and Industry.
Fact Sheet: Resorts World at Sentosa
by Genting International and Star Cruises (Bid Company ¨C Infinity@TheBay
Total Project Investment
Total Development Investment of S$5.2 billion,
inclusive of the land price (S$605 million) and other
associated capital cost.
343,000 square metres
Key Components of the
Resorts World at Sentosa is designed as a
collection of resorts within a resort so visitors can have a
The anchor family leisure attractions
include The Universal Studios Singapore Theme Park, The
Quest Marine Life Park, The Equarius Water Park, The
Maritime Xperiential Museum, and other entertainment
offerings located along FestiveWalk.
The Universal Studios Singapore Theme
Park, will be developed at the east side of the IR site,
using the theme ¡°Ride the movies¡±. The number of attractions
found in this park is comparable to Universal Studios
Orlando and Islands of Adventure. There will be seven themed
worlds within Universal Studios Singapore namely: Waterworld,
Lost World, Egypt, Super Hero City, Back Lot-The Big Apple,
Hollywood Boulevard and Cartoon Studios. Of the 22
state-of-the-art attractions, 16 are designed specifically
for Singapore. A Dreamworks Digital Animation Studios will
allow visitors to learn the magic of computer-generated
imagery and creation of films through a tour to see
animation artists at work.
Marine Life Park, an
oceanarium spanning 8 hectares, will feature an interactive
man-made dolphin habitat as well as a 6.5 million gallon
Whale Shark Lagoon, amongst other exhibits. This facility,
operated by Dolphin Quest, will also offer other marine-type
The 1.3 hectares Equarius Water Park
is a unique water theme park custom-designed to integrate
with the hillside terrain of Sentosa.
The Maritime Xperiential Musuem,
set at the waterfront, is expected to be the world¡¯s first
maritime silk route museum, dedicated to the subject of the
maritime silk route between East Asia and the Middle East.
Exhibits include a full-scale glass replica of an ancient
trading ship, a 360-degrees multimedia motion shipwreck
theatre as well as live performances by acrobats on-board
the ¡®Bao Chuan¡± (Zheng He boat). It will also house the
world¡¯s first historical research centre dedicated to the
maritime silk route.
There will be three public amphitheatres:
The ShowPlace, an open-air 2,150 seat public
amphitheatre; The Bull Ring, a 6,300 seating capacity
amphitheatre; and Imagineering, a 1,714 seating
capacity theatre which provides a magical dreamlike show
with water, light and visual effects.
The Crane Ballet,
a showcase of multi-media moving art will add vibrancy to
the area as the cleverly choreographed animatronic crane
dances and moves gracefully nightly at the Festivewalk,
emitting colourful rays of light, spurts of water, and
sprays of fire, all in sync with delightful music and
enhanced with video images on giant LCD screens.
The Le Vie showroom, which has a seating
capacity of 1,600, will feature a resident show - the ¡°Le
Vie¡± (Life) show, which is
helmed by members from the same creative team behind
blockbusters such as ¡®KA¡¯ and ¡®O¡¯
in Las Vegas. It promises
spectacular stage and prop set-ups coupled with an
award-winning production team.
Signature gourmet restaurants with
Masterchefs such as Alain Fabregues, Alan Wong, Scott
Webster, Marlon Abele-MARC Group, Gary Kunz, Harlan
Goldstein, Susur Lee, Luke Mangan and Don Pintabona.
An integrated spa wellness experience
with the ESPA Spa centre, offering programmes for
wellness and self-improvement as well as 42 private ESPA
Villas for a tranquil accommodation option.
Flagship concept retail stores including
new retail brands not currently in Singapore such as Bershka,
Stradavarius, Cortefiel, Promod, as well as The Universal
Store and Hamleys toy store.
Meeting and Incentive
Meeting facilities with the ability to
host approximately 12,000 delegates in 3 key venues: Le
Vie Showroom / Plenary Hall (1,600 theatre-style
seating), Ballroom (7,300 theatre-style seating) and
22 Meeting Rooms (3,390 seats).
Provides the option of 7 indoor
incentive venues which includes Broadway Theatre, Movie
Studios, Snoopy¡¯s Stage, Waterworld Amphitheatre etc., as
well as 10 outdoor incentive venues such as The
Showplace, The Bull Ring, Festivewalk, etc.
A total of 1,830 rooms offered across 6
hotels, including Hard Rock Hotel, Maxim¡¯s Residences and
the first-in-the-world Hotel Michael, where the building,
interior and finishing will be designed by Michael Graves.
Total GFA of about 152,000 sqm.
Key Architecture and
The overall composition of buildings, form and
massing respond well to the existing fabric of Sentosa. The
architecture is human scale with a village-like festive
ambience. The site is well laid out, providing visitors with
a clear visual orientation to key attractions and facilities.
Responsiveness to Tropical Climate
The extensive use of water, landscaping
and the choice of materials (such as stone and wood) reflect
the tropical resort feel of the island. Most of the major
attractions are also designed with canopies, covered
walkways and landscaped features to enhance visitors'
experience in all-weather condition.
There is attractive night lighting to
highlight the architectural features of the individual
buildings and character of different zones.
Michael Graves and
Evaluation Process - Integrated
Resort on Sentosa
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