As part of Phase 2 of the post-circuit breaker period, 13 Singapore attractions will be reopening from 1 July 2020. These include selected attractions at Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa. Other attractions and tour operators can also submit their reopening proposals to Singapore Tourism Board (STB) for assessment.
Singapore Attractions Reopening 1 July 2020
In an STB media release, it was announced that MTI and STB have assessed the reopening proposals for 13 attractions to reopen and approved their resumption of operations from 1 July 2020.
The 13 Singapore attractions reopening on 1 July 2020 are:
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1. Bounce (Trampoline Park)
2. Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay (initially for Friends of the Gardens members only)
3. Jurong Bird Park (reopening to public on 6 July)
4. Madame Tussauds Singapore
5. River Safari (reopening to public on 6 July)
6. Singapore Zoo (reopening to public on 6 July)
7. Zero Latency (VR Game Room)
8. ArtScience Museum
9. Sands SkyPark and Observation Deck
10. Marina Bay Sands’ Casino
11. Universal Studios Singapore
12. S.E.A. Aquarium (reopening on Saturday, 4 July)
13. Resorts World Sentosa’s Casino
Safe Management Measures at the Attractions
The attractions which are reopening are required to adhere to the safe management measures and demonstrate the ability to meet density requirements and separation requirements within the attraction.
Notably, when the attractions reopen, they will operate at no more than 25% of their normal capacity. If they are able to successful implement their safe management measures and show additional plans to handle an increased capacity, they may be allowed to increase capacity gradually.
There are also various restrictions and changes to the operations at attractions such as Singapore Zoo, Gardens by the Bay, Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands during this period of time.
Mr Keith Tan, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board, said: “The tourism sector has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but our industry partners have responded with professionalism and resilience. With tourism reopening in a safe and gradual manner, STB’s key priority will be to ensure that tourism businesses can provide a safe and enjoyable experience for their guests and visitors. While it will be some time before Singapore can fully welcome international visitors, we hope Singaporeans and residents of Singapore will enjoy what our tourism businesses have to offer, in a socially responsible way.”