Some attractions at Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa will reopen this week with precautionary measures after being closed as part of COVID-19 restrictions.
Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) today (4 April) announced major expansion plans to generate new tourism growth. With a total development investment of S$4.5 billion, RWS will add over 164,000 square metres of new attractions, entertainment and lifestyle offerings. The major expansion will take place in stages, with new experiences opening every year from 2020 to a projected completion around 2025.
Universal Studios Singapore will be tying up with Netflix to recreate scenes from “Stranger Things”. Universal Studios Singapore’s (USS) Halloween Horror Nights returns this year with Asian horror taking centre stage and popular Netflix drama Stranger Things thrown into the mix. With five haunted houses and two scare zones, the annual themed event at Sentosa is amping up the scare factor in its eighth edition, which will run on 18 nights from 27 September to 31 October.
Localised for audiences in Singapore, the Taiwan musical comedy “Super Mommy” being staged at Resort World Sentosa sees an upper middle-class family struggle when they hire a domestic helper to assist with bringing up their child. While this may have been relatable one or two decades ago, the fact that the family is wealthy enough to hire a domestic helper (cost is never an issue with them) means that their grouses never truly feel important, especially in this day and age. In fact, her performances outshine everyone else’s, to the point where you wonder why she wasn’t given the lion’s share of the musical numbers.
Sea lovers, take note. National Geographic’s Ocean Wonders at the S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa is on now until 20 May. Learn about the fastest, largest and heaviest marine species at the Ocean Record Breakers exhibition, and see the newest marine addition, the Sand tiger sharks. Also, visitors pick up some photography tips and submit their Instagram-worthy pictures to the Marine Photography Adventure competition. For the kids, there is also the National Geographic Ocean Exploration Workshop, at both the Aquarium and the Maritime Experiential Museum, where they can learn how to be great explorers and understand more about ocean conservation. Since the museum re-opened in late 2017, five new zones have been added, including ‘Pirate Encounter’, 'Maritime Coin History', 'Ports of Call', 'Singapore Maritime Legacy' and ‘Learning to ‘Navigate’. The museum Is open daily from 10am to 7pm. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook.
Following negative feedback from netizens, the Chinese New Year Dog Circus 2018 show scheduled for February 2018 has been cancelled.
Scaring people is serious business in Singapore, with the country already seeing a host of Halloween-related events slated for the weeks leading up to 31 October. But very few have seen the intricate preparations behind some of these scare events.
Various food items that will be featured at The GREAT Food Festival. Food lovers are in for a treat as Singapore’s biggest ever gourmet event, The GREAT Food Festival (TGFF), will take place next month from 21 to 24 September. The festival, which will take place over an area of over 215,000 square feet, is a collaboration between Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) and Savour Events, an international gourmet festival curator.
Universal Studios Singapore’s popular scare festival, Halloween Horror Nights, will be returning from 29 September to 29 October, and it will feature a zombie laser tag experience among its new lineup of shows, scare zones and haunted houses.