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Who is the owner of Sentosa Singapore?

Who is the owner of Sentosa Singapore?

Sentosa Development Corporation

Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of Singapore
Headquarters 39 Artillery Avenue, Sentosa, Singapore 099958
Agency executives Bob Tan, Chairman Thien Kwee Eng, CEO
Parent agency Ministry of Trade and Industry

Is Sentosa privately owned?

Resorts World Sentosa It has a Universal Studios Theme Park (known as Universal Studios Singapore) which occupies nearly half of the resort space. Development of the resort was financed privately at a cost of $SGD5. 75 billion and it does not receive any government subsidies.

Why is Sentosa so important to Singapore?

It is home to the world’s largest oceanarium The S.E.A Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is the biggest oceanarium on the planet. Its 45 million litres of water is home to more than 100,000 sea creatures, spread across over 800 species.

Who built Sentosa?

It became the first land link to be constructed between Singapore and an offshore island. A year later on 15 December 1992, the Sentosa Causeway was completed and officially opened by then Senior Minister of State (Trade and Industry), Lim Boon Heng. The total cost of the Sentosa causeway project was S$117 million.

Why is Sentosa so popular?

Sentosa Island is famous for the massive Resorts World, which in itself contains many fun things to see and do. Sentosa is also home to all of the best beaches in. All featured attractions are easy to get to, thanks to a free bus service that runs around the island as well as a free monorail service.

What was Sentosa previously known as?

Until 1972 Sentosa was known as Pulau Belakang Mati – roughly translated as “island of death from behind” – but was renamed as part of a Singaporean government campaign to turn it into a resort island.